Children of Mana Credits

Credits

Game DesignKōichi Ishii
Original StoryMasato Kato
Character DesignNao Ikeda, Ryoma Itoh
Music ProductionKenji Ito
Music CompositionKenji Ito, Masaharu Iwata, Takayuki Aihara

NEX Entertainment Game Development Staff

ProducerKatsuji Aoyama
DirectorYoshiki Itō
Program DirectorYasunori Gotoh
Art DirectorYukari Miki
Sound DirectorTakuya Yokota
Script DirectorTeppei Suzuki
Additional StoryAtsushi Komine
Game PlannersOsamu Ohkubo, Kaori Uegaki, Yoshikazu Yamaki, Toshikazu Saitoh, Daisuke Tajima
ProgrammersDaisuke Haga, Shin Ishida, Hiroyuki Horita, Yasuyuki Kurushima
Character ArtistsHidekazu Ochiai, Tomohiro Ohnuki, Shigeru Komatsuzaki, Hidehiko Amano
Concept ArtistsChie Ohta, Kazuhiro Nagata, Yusuke Tsubouchi
Background ArtistsSayaka Yamada, Makiko Takahashi, Hitoshi Aoki, Naoko Kikkawa
2D WorksNozomi Ohtawa
Visual EffectsKenji Demura
Synthesizer OperatorKaoru Okada
ScriptwritersTakeshi Kawamura, Michita Nagato
Technical SupportKazuhiko Yamada, Yukihiko Tani, Yuichiro Kubo
Localization StaffYoshiki Itō, Teppei Suzuki, Hiroyuki Horita, Nozomi Ohtawa, Michita Nagato

Production I.G Animation Movie Staff

Animation ProducerHidekazu Terakawa
Storyboard DirectorAyumi Shiraishi
Animation Character Design DirectorAyumi Shiraishi
Animation Character Design Assistant DirectorYosuke Anai
Art DirectorMinoru Nishida
ArtistMariko Tazaki
Animation CheckerMaiko Nogami
Color PlanningSayo Motegi
Cinematography DirectorMakoto Kogawa
Visual EffectsKanta Kamei
EditingTaeko Hamauzu
Sound ProductionMasafumi Mima
Sound EffectsShizuo Kurahashi
Sound EngineeringFujio Yamada
Production CoordinatorYoshikazu Ui
Production FacilitatorShinpei Ezaki

Square Enix Co., Ltd. - Localization

General ManagerMasashi Hiramatsu
Localization CoordinatorsRobin Kodaira, Jin Kimura
Localization AssistantShizuka Uchida
Translation CoordinatorSergio Massabò (BABEL MEDIA)
Italian TranslatorsLia Desotgiu (BABEL MEDIA), Lara Ferrulli (BABEL MEDIA)
German TranslatorsThorsten Distler (BABEL MEDIA), Hans Brechtel (BABEL MEDIA)
French TranslatorsXavier Kemmlein (BABEL MEDIA), Claude P. Esmein (BABEL MEDIA)
Spanish TranslatorsDiana Díaz Montón (BABEL MEDIA), Virginia Paradés-Gurrea (BABEL MEDIA)

Square Enix Co., Ltd. - Project Administration

Ratings AdvisorHiroko Hamada
AssistantSatomi Yamakawa
Ratings Section ManagerMasashi Hiramatsu

Square Enix Co., Ltd. - Quality Assurance

QA CoordinatorKenta Takeuchi
Assistant QA CoordinatorAkira Hasegawa, Takashi Yamada
QA Technical EngineersKazuya Okamoto, Hisato Iwatsuki
QA Technical AssistantYusuke Sadamasa
QA Senior TesterKunihiko Matsumoto
QA TestersShingo Murakami, Ringo Wachi, Hidekazu Watanabe, Takeyuki Suzuki, Masanori Nakahama, Keisuke Iizuka, Mai Kitade, Kotomi Ishida, ...and All QA Staff
QA Technical DirectorHideyuki Kato
QA ManagerYukihiro Shibuya
General ManagerKoji Yamashita

Square Enix, Inc.

Quality Assurance ManagerDavid Carrillo
Assistant QA ManagerMohammed A. C. Wright
Senior QA CoordinatorAaron J. Adams
QA AssociatesJason Sanders, Glenn Lee
QA CoordinatorJoshua D. Boden
QA TeamDoug Gauthier, Mark Grayson, Daniel Hall, Cuong Quach, Matt Sanchez, Thomas Schell, Julie Wanamaker, Chris Wingood
QA TranslatorsArthur T. Kawamoto, Elijah Smolko
Localization SpecialistsJyun Takagi, Brody Phillips, Laurie Spillane
Editorial SpecialistJennifer L. Mukai
Localization DirectorYutaka Sano
QA DirectorYutaka Sano

Credits continued

Special Thanks Sanctuary TeamYuichi Tsuchiya, Hidetomo Saito, Yasuyuki Hayasaka, Hideo Iwasaki, Mikiharu Ōiwa, Kazuhiko Takahashi, Airi Yoshioka, Kōji Ōkohara, Yoshinori Kamei
Special Thanks Digital Media LabsKeisuke Toyoshima, Hideaki Sato
Production SupportChikako Sato, Tomoko Touyama
Project ManagerHironori Koyama
Co‑ProducerYasuhito Watanabe
ProducerTakashi Orikata
Executive ProducerKōichi Ishii
General ProducerYōichi Wada

Square Enix Ltd

Production ManagerSeb Ohsan Berthelsen
QA SupervisorAndré Woitczyk
Assistant QA SupervisorLorenzo Grimaldi
Production TeamAlex Moresby, Yuko Tomizawa, Antonio Marfuggi
Glossary CreatorsAlessandro Bovenzi (Italian), Stefanie Deinet (German), Erwan Jegouzo (French), Rafael Rios Perez (Spanish)
EditorsDario de Cesare (Italian), Larissa Kogleck (German), Sophie Gendron (French), Luis Garcia Navarro (Spanish)
QA CoordinatorsEnrico Ghira (Italian), Larissa Kogleck (German), Sophie Gendron (French), Tony Lopez (Spanish)
English QA TeamTakahiro Yamamoto, Kim Richards
Italian QA TeamRiccardo Rossi, Gabriele Tesone
German QA TeamAndré Herling, Ulrike Pohlmann, Max Randacher
French QA TeamYann-Marig Brézac, Sonia Duflon, Guillaume Viteau
Spanish QA TeamMiryam Nieto García, José Maria Polonio, Antonio Jurado Yush
Senior Vice President - Sales and MarketingMichael Sherlock
Senior Vice PresidentTomohiro Yoshikai
PresidentJohn Yamamoto
CEOJohn Yamamoto

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

David Carrillo, 140 other games
Koji Yamashita, 130 other games
Yukihiro Shibuya, 129 other games
Yōichi Wada, 125 other games
Yutaka Sano, 124 other games
Seb Ohsan Berthelsen, 113 other games
Hideyuki Kato, 107 other games
Michael Sherlock, 105 other games
Yuko Tomizawa, 95 other games
Aaron J. Adams, 93 other games
John Yamamoto, 91 other games
André Woitczyk, 85 other games
Dario de Cesare, 78 other games
Alex Moresby, 69 other games
Kazuya Okamoto, 65 other games
Alessandro Bovenzi, 62 other games
Masashi Hiramatsu, 59 other games
Masaharu Iwata, 54 other games
Hisato Iwatsuki, 51 other games
Takahiro Yamamoto, 47 other games
Antonio Marfuggi, 46 other games
Kenji Ito, 45 other games
Mohammed A. C. Wright, 43 other games
Lorenzo Grimaldi, 43 other games
Joshua D. Boden, 42 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII, a group of 35 people
Kingdom Hearts II, a group of 34 people
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King, a group of 33 people
Final Fantasy II, a group of 32 people
Final Fantasy III, a group of 30 people
Heroes of Mana, a group of 28 people
Final Fantasy Tactics, a group of 27 people
Star Ocean: First Departure, a group of 27 people
Drakengard 2, a group of 26 people
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, a group of 25 people
Final Fantasy XIII, a group of 25 people
Shining Tears, a group of 23 people
Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume, a group of 23 people
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Ring of Fates, a group of 23 people
Final Fantasy IV, a group of 23 people
Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria, a group of 23 people
Radiata Stories, a group of 22 people
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift, a group of 22 people
The Last Remnant, a group of 22 people
NieR, a group of 21 people
Kingdom Hearts: Re:coded, a group of 21 people
Star Ocean: The Last Hope, a group of 21 people
Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales, a group of 21 people
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - My Life as a King, a group of 20 people
The World Ends with You, a group of 20 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Nish (91), Joshua J. Slone (4672) and formercontrib (159410)