Legend of Mana Credits

Legend of Mana - All Staff

DirectorKōichi Ishii
ProducerAkitoshi Kawazu
Program Main / BattleTomoki Anazawa
Game Design & System Design ChiefAkihiko Matsui
Art Director & Map BG Graphic Design ChiefKōji Tsuda
Battle Effect & Battle Design ChiefHiroshi Takai
Character Illustrations & Character Graphic Design ChiefShinichi Kameoka
MusicYoko Shimomura
Artifact Design & CG Item DesignMasaki Takahashi
Program BG Map & Program "RING・ring LAND"Fumiaki Fukaya
Program World MapKeitarou Adachi
Story & Event Data ChiefNobuyuki Inoue
Story & Event DataMiwa Shoda
Story & Monster Motion DataMasato Yagi
World Map System Design Chief & Sub System DesignDaisuke Fukugawa
Map Data ChiefHiroyuki Kuwata
Character Graphic Design Masaki Ōtani, Gen Kadoi, Yayoi Morisako, Yoko Tamai, Nao Ikeda, Rie Sato
Boss Monster Design ChiefToshiaki Matsumoto
Boss Monster Graphic DesignMika Anzai, Mami Ikeuchi
Pet Monster Graphic Design ChiefNoriko Sasaki
Pet Monster Graphic DesignKonomi Ishizuka, Takeshi Oda, Makoto Takahashi, Satoshi Matsuura, Yutaka Watanabe
Map BG Graphic DesignNobuhiro Imagawa, Takashi Honjo, Yukitomo Watanabe, Kazuhiko Takahashi, Nobuko Hatayama, Mayumi Kubota
World Map Graphic DesignMasashi Okutani
World Map Effect & Magic EffectShigeyuki Ōno
Menu Graphic Design & Icon Graphic DesignTakayuki Ohdachi
Summons Card Illustration DesignMasayo Asano, Sadako Nakamura
Map DataToshiya Tange, Yuko Abiru, Ken Ogisu
Event Data AssistantWataru Ueda, Kazuhiro Yamauchi
Monster Action Data AssistantKazuyuki Shindo
Sound ManipulatorTakeharu Ishimoto, Hidenori Iwasaki, Ryo Yamazaki, Hirosato Noda
Sound ProgrammerMinoru Akao
Sound EngineerYoshitaka Fujita, Teruaki Sugawara
Sound EditorTomohiro Kamiya, Hisatoshi Nouzawa, Hiroyuki Nakamura, Kazumi Mitome
Publicity ProducerTadashi Nomura
Publicity ChiefNoriko Watanabe
Publicity StaffMasakazu Azegami, Kakuko Obinata
Production ManagerHideki Imaizumi
Production AssistantYumiko Naruse, Izumi Kuwabara
Technical Support StaffHidehiro Moriyama, Ryoji Sugiyama, Taketomo Abe, Yumi Watanabe, Miduho Yoshinaga
Special ThanksAlexander O. Smith

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Quality ManagementHiromi Masuda, Hideki Matsuoka, Koji Shirasugi, Takashi Seki

Square Co., Ltd.

Localization Department General Manager Koji Yamashita
Deputy General ManagerAkira Kashiwagi
Localization CoordinatorKazuyoshi Tashiro
Localization SpecialistAmanda Jun Katsurada, Brody Phillips
Monitor StaffDai Otsuka, Hiroko Nishiyama, Kei Suzuki, Mamoru Ikeda, Masashi Nagai, Masato Kudo, Masatoshi Hagiwara, Megumi Amagai, Minoru Saitou, Norihiro Maezawa, Rei Sakata, Satomi Goto, Syunsuke Nishitani, Taiki Eda, Takaaki Hagiwara, Tomomi Takizawa, Toshihiro Imoto, Yoshiyuki Takahashi, Yuichiro Kawanishi, Yuko Morita

Square Electronic Arts LLC

PresidentJun Iwasaki

Squartz Co., Ltd

PresidentHiromi Masuda
Quality Assurance SectionShiro Koizumi, Hideki Matsuoka

Credits

EditorsRichard Amtower IV, Brian Bell
Associate ProducerAkihito Kozu
Senior Customer Service ManagerRick Thompson
Assistant Customer Service ManagerFernando Bustamante
Customer Service LeadAlaine C. de Leon
Customer Support RepresentativesMark Abarca, Mark Acero, Patrick H. Cervantes, Alan DeGuzman, James Dilonardo, Caroline Liu, John Montes, Ryan Riley
Public Relations / Events ManagerLisa Ahern
Assistant PR ManagerFrancine DeMore
Business Development ManagerElaine Di Iorio
Product CoordinatorBeth Faust
Sales CoordinatorSean Montgomery
Media PlannerKyoko Yamashita
Creative PlannerKeiko Kato
Assistant Product ManagersAndrew Shiozaki, Mitsuru George Torii
Product AssociatesAndy Hsu, Irene Sam, Junko Shibata-Burke, Brad Varey
Product Administrative AssistantMari Takashima
Marketing AssistantRika Maruya
Marketing ManagerKenji Mimura
Vice ChairmanYoshihiro Maruyama
Packaging / Manual DesignSteven Wright

Square Soft, Inc. - Quality Assurance Staff

QA ManagerJon Williams
Assistant QA ManagerMike Givens
Lead AnalystDerek C. Smith
Assistant Lead AnalystJaime J. Bencia
Product AnalystsBryan D. Chen, Michael D. Christoffers, Jonathan Domasig, Jonathan A. Mankin, James J. Robles, Terry R. Stone, Shane Viall, Joshua Walters
QA TranslatorsDana J. Kwon, Kenji Nakamura, Rintaro Yoshida

"Song of MANA" - Opening and Ending Theme -

Produced byYoko Shimomura
VocalsAnnika
Lyrics Yoko Shimomura
Translated by Carina
Arranged byOsamu Katsumori (CLEAR)
People of SpiritsYasushi Sugiyama (Piano), Osamu Katsumori (Guitar), Yoshiyuki Kuriyama (Bass), Kiichirou Akui (Drum), Akira Fujiyama (Pan Flute), Gavyn Wright Group
Computer Programming Osamu Katsumori
Recorded & Mixed byKenji Nagashima
Recorded at Tai Studio Air Studios London, Polar Studios ‑ Sweeden, Square Studio

"Nostalgic Song" - Ending Theme of Mana's Story -

Produced byYoko Shimomura
StringsGavyn Wright Group
Recorded & Mixed byKenji Nagashima
Recorded atAir Studios ‑ London

"Legend of MANA" - Title Theme -

Produced byYoko Shimomura
A. PianoSanae Hatori
StringsShinozaki Group
Recorded & Mixed byKenji Nagashima
Recorded atCrescent Studio, Sound City

"Music for Magical Instrument - Ensamble with the Holy Spirit -

Produced byYoko Shimomura
InstrumentsTakashi Asahi (Pan Flute), Yoko Shimomura (Other), Kenji Nagashima (Other)
Recorded byKenji Nagashima
Recorded at Tower Side Studio

"Vocalise" - Siren's Song -

ChorusSaki Mizutani

Music

Co‑ordinated byMakiko Fujiwara (Coool Communications Ltd.), Yasuko Endo (Legato Music), Miyuki Yamasaki (Legato Music), Noriko Kiso (AO Ltd), Minako Kubota (OR[UK]Ltd.), ELLE
Special Thanks toMaria Molin Ljunggren (MLP), Rolf Persson (N.E.W Music), Koji Haishima, Yoko Washida, Tomoko Morita (CLEAR), Professional Percassion, Rebecca, Yoshiko Watanabe, Tamiyuki Sugiyama (Spike), Alexander O. Smith, Naoto Echizen (Square)

Credits

Exeuctive ProducerTomoyuki Takechi, Hironobu Sakaguchi, Hisashi Suzuki

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.

Koji Yamashita, 132 other games
Richard Amtower IV, 114 other games
Alaine C. de Leon, 76 other games
Hironobu Sakaguchi, 71 other games
Fernando Bustamante, 65 other games
Jun Iwasaki, 58 other games
Yoko Shimomura, 52 other games
Kyoko Yamashita, 51 other games
Minoru Akao, 51 other games
Kazuyoshi Tashiro, 49 other games
Patrick H. Cervantes, 45 other games
Joshua Walters, 43 other games
Jon Williams, 42 other games
Akitoshi Kawazu, 42 other games
Bryan D. Chen, 40 other games
Akira Kashiwagi, 40 other games
Jaime J. Bencia, 40 other games
Derek C. Smith, 38 other games
Sean Montgomery, 36 other games
Kōichi Ishii, 36 other games
Tomoyuki Takechi, 36 other games
Yoshiyuki Takahashi, 36 other games
Hiroyuki Nakamura, 35 other games
Hiromi Masuda, 33 other games
Alexander O. Smith, 32 other games

Collaborations

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

Final Fantasy Anthology, a group of 53 people
SaGa Frontier 2, a group of 51 people
Final Fantasy VIII, a group of 50 people
Final Fantasy IX, a group of 50 people
Vagrant Story, a group of 47 people
Chocobo's Dungeon 2, a group of 43 people
The Bouncer, a group of 42 people
Chrono Cross, a group of 42 people
Chocobo Racing, a group of 41 people
Front Mission 3, a group of 41 people
Threads of Fate, a group of 39 people
Parasite Eve II, a group of 36 people
Driving Emotion Type-S , a group of 34 people
Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring, a group of 34 people
Final Fantasy X, a group of 34 people
Final Fantasy Chronicles, a group of 28 people
Xenogears, a group of 27 people
Brave Fencer Musashi, a group of 26 people
Final Fantasy VII, a group of 23 people
Kingdom Hearts, a group of 22 people
Final Fantasy V, a group of 22 people
Final Fantasy Origins, a group of 21 people
Bushido Blade 2, a group of 20 people
Racing Lagoon, a group of 20 people
Final Fantasy Tactics, a group of 20 people

Credits for this game were contributed by msl (353) and monkeyislandgirl (8699)