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Toshihiro Nagoshi

Also Known As

  • 名越 稔洋
  • Toshijiro Nagoshi

Game Credits

Business

Binary Domain (2012)   (General Director)
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing (2010)   (R&D Creative Officers)
Sonic Battle (2003)   (Executive Management)
Daytona USA (2000)   (Management Staff)
Shenmue (1999)   (R&D Dept. #4 Supervisor)
 

Production

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020 (2019)   (Executive Producers)
Team Sonic Racing (2019)   (Executive Producers)
Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise (2018)   (Executive Director)
Judgment (2018)   (Executive Director)
Puyo Puyo Champions (2018)   (Executive Producers)
Shenmue I & II (2018)   (Supervisors)
Shining Resonance Refrain (2018)   (Executive Producers)
Valkyria Chronicles 4 (2018)   (Executive Producers)
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA - Future Tone (2017)   (Executive Producers)
Sonic Forces (2017)   (Executive Producers)
Sonic Mania (2017)   (Executive Producers)
Valkyria Revolution (2017)   (Executive Producers)
Yakuza: Kiwami (2017)   (Executive Director)
Yakuza: Kiwami 2 (2017)   (Executive Director)
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (2016)   (Executive Supervisors)
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (2016)   (Executive Supervisors)
Puyo Puyo Chronicle (2016)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice (2016)   (Chief Producers)
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life (2016)   (Executive Director)
7th Dragon III: Code:VFD (2015)   (Executive Producers)
Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX (2015)   (Executive Supervisor)
Tembo the Badass Elephant (2015)   (Executive Producers)
Yakuza 0 (2015)   (Executive Director)
Fantasy Zone (2014)   (Exective Producers)
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd (2014)   (Executive Producers)
Puyo Puyo Tetris (2014)   (Chief Producers)
Uta Kumi 575 (2014)   (Chief Producers (チーフプロデューサー))
Altered Beast (2013)   (Executive Producers)
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (2013)   (Executive Producers)
The Cave (2013)   (Executive Producers)
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F (2013)   (Executive Producers)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games: So... (2013)   (Executive Supervisors)
Sonic: Lost World (2013)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic: Lost World (2013)   (Chief Producers)
Binary Domain (2012)   (General Director)
Hell Yeah!: Wrath of the Dead Rabbit (2012)   (Executive Producers)
The House of the Dead 4 (2012)   (Chief Producers)
NiGHTS into Dreams... (2012)   (Executive Producers)
Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure (2012)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic Adventure 2 (2012)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II (2012)   (Chief Producers)
Yakuza 5 (2012)   (General Director)
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (2011)   (Executive Supervisors)
Puyo Puyo: 20th Anniversary (2011)   (Chief Producers)
Rise of Nightmares (2011)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic: Generations (2011)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic: Generations (2011)   (Chief Producers)
Space Channel 5: Part 2 (2011)   (Chief Producers)
Super Monkey Ball 3D (2011)   (Chief Producers)
Yakuza: Dead Souls (2011)   (General Director)
Crazy Taxi (2010)   (Chief Producers)
K-ON! Houkago Live!! (2010)   (Chief Producers (チーフプロデューサー))
Resonance of Fate (2010)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic: Colors (2010)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic: Colors (2010)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic: Free Riders (2010)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I (2010)   (Chief Producers)
Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll (2010)   (Chief Producers)
Valkyria Chronicles II (2010)   (Chief Producers)
Vanquish (2010)   (Chief Producer)
7th Dragon (2009)   (Chief Producer)
Bayonetta (2009)   (Chief Producers)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (2009)   (Chief Producers)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (2009)   (Chief Producers)
Puyo Puyo 7 (2009)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic and the Black Knight (2009)   (Chief Producers)
Wacky World of Sports (2009)   (Chief Producers)
The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return (2008)   (Chief Producers)
Phantasy Star Ø (2008)   (Chief Producers)
Phantasy Star Portable (2008)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic: Unleashed (2008)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic: Unleashed (2008)   (Chief Producers)
Thunder Force VI (2008)   (Chief Producers (チーフプロデューサー))
Valkyria Chronicles (2008)   (Chief Producers)
NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams (2007)   (Chief Producers)
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (2006)   (Producer)
Yakuza 2 (2006)   (General Director)
Spikeout: Battle Street (2005)   (Producer)
Super Monkey Ball Deluxe (2005)   (Producer)
Super Monkey Ball: Touch & Roll (2005)   (Producer)
Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon (2004)   (Executive Producer)
F-Zero GX (2003)   (Producer)
Sonic Heroes (2003)   (Development Division)
Super Monkey Ball 2 (2002)   (Producer)
Super Monkey Ball Jr. (2002)   (Producer)
Spikers Battle (2001)   (Producer)
Super Monkey Ball (2001)   (Producer)
Daytona USA (2000)   (Producer)
Planet Harriers (2000)   (Producer & Director)
Slashout (2000)   (Producer)
Spikeout: Digital Battle Online (1998)   (Producer)
Virtua Fighter 3tb (1998)   (Supervisor)
Daytona USA Deluxe (1996)   (Supervisor)
Sega Super GT (1996)   (Producer)
Virtua Racing (1992)   (Executive Producers)
 

Design

Super Monkey Ball 2: Sakura Edition (2018)   (R&D Creative Officer)
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing (2010)   (Creative Officer)
Yakuza 3 (2009)   (Planning/Original Concept)
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (2006)   (Director)
Yakuza 2 (2006)   (Original Concept)
Super Monkey Ball Deluxe (2005)   (Director)
Yakuza (2005)   (General Supervisor/Producer)
Super Monkey Ball 2 (2002)   (Director)
Super Monkey Ball Jr. (2002)   (Director)
Super Monkey Ball (2001)   (Director)
Daytona USA (2000)   (Design Directors)
Spikeout: Digital Battle Online (1998)   (Chief Designer)
Sega Super GT (1996)   (Game Director)
 

Writers

Judgment (2018)   (Based on a Story by)
 

Art/Graphics

Virtua Fighter 3tb (1998)   (Character Modeling Direction)
Virtua Fighter 2 (1994)   (Stage designers)
Virtua Racing (1992)   (Chief Designer)
 

Audio

Burning Rival (1992)   (Voice Cast)
 

Support

Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008)   (Supervisors (Original Games))
Sonic Riders (2006)   (Development Support)
Daytona USA: Championship Circuit Edition (1996)   (Advisers)
 

Thanks

Super Monkey Ball Jr. (2002)   (Extra Special Thanks)
Digital Dance Mix: Namie Amuro (1997)   (Special Thanks)
Daytona USA (1995)   (Special Thanks)
Burning Rival (1992)   (Special Thanks)
 

Other

Yakuza: Kiwami (2017)   (Yakuza Development Staff)
Crush (2012)   (Chief Producers)
Yakuza 4 (2010)   (General Director)
Yakuza 3 (2009)   (General Director)
Super Monkey Ball (2008)   (Sega Corporation)
Sonic Advance 3 (2004)   (Development Division)
Sonic Heroes (2003)   (Development Division)
 


Developer Biography

Toshihiro Nagoshi graduated from the Tokyo University of Art and Design in 1989 and joined SEGA shortly thereafter, working for AM2 under Yu Suzuki as a CG designer. He quickly ascended the ranks, and in 1999 became the manager of AM11. When AM11 became Amusement Vision, Nagoshi took the helm as president. While at AM2, Nagoshi designed one of the most famous arcade games: Daytona USA.

Nagoshi has worked on several other arcade games, as well as some designed for home consoles. He launched the Yakuza franchise in 2005. In 2009 Nagoshi became the R&D Creative Officer of Sega of Japan's Consumer Division. In 2012 he was appointed to a position on Sega's board of directors as well as Chief Creative Officer at Sega Japan.

Last updated: Oct 20, 2016