Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Credits

Original Dark Souls

DirectorHidetaka Miyazaki
ProducerHidetaka Miyazaki
Lead ProgrammerJun Itō
Programmers Cheongju Na, Hideki Toyota, Motoki Kawakami, Masaaki Sakamoto, Hiromi Izawa, Akira Watanabe, Motohiro Tsuzuki, Tomonari Kuramochi, Koichirou Takita, Takashi Murakami, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Fumitoshi Takahashi, Takehiro Kakizawa, Isao Wada, Yosuke Ono, Yuki Tsutsumi, Takahiro Kawanaka, Seiya Ishibashi
Planner ‑ PlayerKaikō Arima
Planners ‑ EnemyShigeto Hirai, Yuji Yabuki, Hiroki Izumi
Planners ‑ Map/EventMasaru Saito, Junya Ishizaki, Masaru Yamamura
Planner ‑ Menu/SystemMasaki Saito
Lead Graphic DesignerMakoto Satoh
Graphic Designers ‑ Player/EnemyRyo Fujimaki, Takashi Konno, Nozomi Nakayama (AlphaOmega Corporation)
Graphic Designers ‑ MapNozomi Shiba, Hisao Yamada, Naomi Maehara, Hikaru Wada, Masako Saitoh, Mika Hasegawa, Jun Takeda (Tricrest inc), Takashi Saito (IMAGICADIGITALSCAPE Co. Ltd.), Yuka Nakazawa (Teco inc.), Yukiko Takahashi (Teco inc.), Maaya Kawamura (Teco inc.), Mitsuhiro Ōmori (NAC Inc.), Takuya Matsuda (NAC Inc.)
Graphic Designers ‑ Menu/EffectYuka Kishi, Motofumi Ota, TOSE SOFTWARE CO. LTD., townfactory Co.
Art Director (Adviser)Masaki Takahashi (SHIROGUMI INC.)
Motion Designer ‑ PlayerHiroyuki Okazawa
Motion Designers ‑ EnemyHiroki Motoshiromizu, Daisuke Kawano, Katsunori Hasegawa, Marie Kadohira, Yasunori Takahashi (Tricrest inc), Masanori Iwasato (CREEK & RIVER Co. Ltd.), Kazuyuki Takasugi (MiCROViSiON Inc.), Satoru Takeda (MiCROViSiON Inc.)
Motion Designer - Real Time DemoTakayuki Sugimura, Teco inc.
Sound DesignerYuji Takenouchi
Art DesignersDaisuke Satake, Hiroshi Nakamura, Masanori Waragai, Mai Hatsuyama, Sho Katayama, Hitomi Yoshimura
CG Movie ManagerTakayuki Muro
Product ManagerYoshiyuki Ikeda
Special ThanksHirokazu Akino, Yuri Suzuki
SupervisorsNaotoshi Zin, Eiichi Nakajima

Original Dark Souls - MoCap

MoCap StudioIMAGICA Corp.
MoCap ProducerTetsuya Kobayashi (IMAGICA Corp.)
MoCap SupervisorShigeaki Nunokawa (IMAGICA Corp.)
MoCap EditorsAyako Sakuma (IMAGICA Corp.), Yoshiko Koyama (IMAGICA Corp.)

Original Dark Souls - Art Design

MOVANOVA.LTD - Art Director & Lead Concept ArtistMichael Chang Ting Yu
MOVANOVA.LTD - Concept ArtistsGus Mukin, Johnny Tam, Justice Wong, Bosco Lo Kin Chuen
MOVANOVA.LTD - Project ManagersGrace Chang, Hatsumi Fujita
TABOT, inc. - Lead Concept ArtistTsutomu Kitazawa
TABOT, inc. - Concept ArtistRan Ando
TABOT, inc. - Project ManagerMasahiko Inotani

Original Dark Souls - English Script and Voice Recording

Production & Project ManagementKengo Watanabe (Frognation Ltd), Lynn Robson (Frognation Ltd), Yuka Tero (Frognation Ltd)
Script WritingRyan Morris (Frognation Ltd), Lynn Robson (Frognation Ltd), Kengo Watanabe (Frognation Ltd), Ema Kodaka (Frognation Ltd)
Voice CastingAdam Chapman (Liquid Violet), Vanessa Baker (Audio Catz)
Voice DirectionAdam Chapman (Liquid Violet), Ryan Morris (Frognation Ltd)
RecordingRob Edwards (Goldcrest Post London)
Post‑productionMichael Dunn (Liquid Violet), Leyton Rooney (Liquid Violet), Peter Wilkinson (Liquid Violet)

Original Dark Souls - Cast

Rickert of Vinheim/Vince of ThorolundAdam Sopp
Laurentius of the Great Swamp/Crestfallen MerchantAndy Gathergood
Griggs of VinheimBlake Ritson (as Blake Ritzon)
Reah of Thorolund/Quelaag's Sister/Sieglinde of CatarinaCharlie Cameron
Itinerant Merchant Woman/Gwynevere/Priscilla, the Dragon CrossbreedClare Corbett
Knight Lautrec of CarimDaniel Roberts
Solaire of Astora/Vamos the Blacksmith/Blacksmith GiantDaniel Flynn
Oswald of CarimDavid Gant
Dusk of Oolacile/Anastacia of AstoraEmma Pierson
Alvina of the Darkroot WoodEve Karpf
GwyndolinHarry Lister Smith
Big Hat LoganIan Thompson
Darkmoon Knight/Quelana of IzalithJenny Funnel
Shiva of the EastKuei Lin Hsu
Crestfallen Warrior/Domhnall of ZenaMatt Morgan
Siegmeyer of Catarina/Itinerant MerchantMiles Richardson
Knight of the Undead AsylumOliver Le Seur
Kingseeker Frampt/Darkstalker Kaathe/Egg BearerPeter Marinker
NarratorPik Sen Lim
Maiden KnightRyan Morris
Andre of Astora/Petrus of Thorolund/IngwardSean Barrett
Trusty Patches/Knight Lautrec of CarimWilliam Vanderpuye

Original Dark Souls - Sound Effects Foley Recording

Foley RecordistKazushige Sato (DiMAGIC)
Foley Artist Shunsuke Hongo (Ventuno Inc.)
Post Production ManagerMasayasu Yamashita (Media City Inc.)

Original Dark Souls - Music

Music ComposerMotoi Sakuraba
Ending VocalEmi Evans (freesscape)
StringsHiroyuki Koike Strings
TbMasanori Hirohara, Shinsuke Torizuka
B.Tb.Ryota Fujii
HornJonathan Hammill, Yoshiyuki Uema, Yuta Ono
ChoTokyo Philharmonic Chorus
Timp. & PercYuki Hasegawa
HarpTomoyuki Asakawa
Recording StudioSOUND INN, Wonder Station
Recording & Mix EngineerAtsushi Kobayashi
Assistant EngineersKazunori Yamada (SOUND INN), Hiroyuki Akita (Wonder Station)
Score & DirectionChiaki Kato, Masaki Murata
Recording DirectorMitsugu Nakamura (TEAM Entertainment)

Original Dark Souls - CG Movie - SHIROGUMI INC.

ProducerYūichirō Iwaki
DirectorMasaki Takahashi
CG DirectorHiroyuki Yoshida
CG DesignersYūichi Kubota, Kotaro Okuyama, Atsushi Sato, Hiroki Yamamoto, Takaaki Okamura, Kazutaka Sugiyama, Mitsuo Eguchi, Tomohiro Tsuji, Tomohiro Kurokawa, Shinji Tanaka, Masayuki Hirano, Kwon Suhyun, Shinji Miyake, Nobutoshi Kojima, Hiromi Fujii, Yuko Murakami, Hiroo Kihara
CG CompositersEisin Okubo, Shingo Kobayashi
CameraMasayuki Hosoyama, Jun Suganami, Toshiaki Kimura
Surround Sound MA EngineeringProcyon Studio Co. Ltd.

Original Dark Souls - FromSoftware Sales and Marketing

Promotion DesignHiroyuki Kani, Tsuyoshi Arai
Promotion SupportYasunori Ogura, Kōji Sugiyama, Hiroyuki Yanai

Original Dark Souls - Sheild Design Contest Winners

The Highest AwardAdam Ledzion, Alexandros Karpas, Matt Gunn, Yusuke Sugomori

Artorias of the Abyss

DirectorHidetaka Miyazaki
ProducerHidetaka Miyazaki
Lead ProgrammerJun Itō
ProgrammersMasaaki Sakamoto, Motoki Kawakami, Takuya Harada, Tomonari Kuramochi, Koichirou Takita, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Takehiro Kakizawa, Isao Wada, Kohei Yamamoto, Takahiro Kawanaka, Heeseong Nan
Planner ‑ PlayerKaikō Arima
Planner – EnemyTakeyuki Kitazaki
Planners ‑ Map/EventMasaru Saito, Masaru Yamamura, Junya Ishizaki, Yoshitaka Osawa
Planners ‑ Menu/SystemShinichiro Nishida, Masaki Saito
Lead Graphic DesignerMakoto Satoh
Graphic Designers ‑ Player/EnemyRyo Fujimaki, Takashi Konno
Graphic Designers – MapNozomi Shiba, Hisao Yamada, Naomi Maehara, Jun Miyauchi
Graphic Designers ‑ Menu/EffectYuka Kishi, Motofumi Ota
Motion Designers – Player/EnemyTakashi Sato, Hiroki Motoshiromizu, Yasunori Takahashi (Tricrest inc)
Motion Designer - Real Time DemoDaisuke Kawano
Sound DesignerYuji Takenouchi
Art DesignerDaisuke Satake, Hiroshi Nakamura, Masanori Waragai, Mai Hatsuyama
Product ManagerYoshiyuki Ikeda
Special ThanksHirokazu Akino, Kazuhiro Hamatani
SupervisorsNaotoshi Zin, Eiichi Nakajima

Artorias of the Abyss - English Script and Voice Recording

Production & Project ManagementKengo Watanabe (Frognation Ltd), Lynn Robson (Frognation Ltd)
Script WritingRyan Morris (Frognation Ltd), Lynn Robson (Frognation Ltd), Ema Kodaka (Frognation Ltd), Ian Milton-Polley (Frognation Ltd)
Voice CastingAdam Chapman (Liquid Violet), Vanessa Baker (Audio Catz)
Voice DirectionAdam Chapman (Liquid Violet), Ryan Morris (Frognation Ltd)
RecordingRob Edwards
Post‑productionMichael Dunn, Leyton Rooney (Liquid Violet), Peter Wilkinson (Liquid Violet)

Artorias of the Abyss -Cast

Dusk of OolacileEmma Pierson
Artorias of the AbyssFreddie A’Brassard
Lord’s Blade CiaranHannah John Kamen
ElizabethJoanna Wake
Hawkeye GoughMike Carter
Marvellous ChesterWilliam Houston

Artorias of the Abyss - Music

Music ComposerMotoi Sakuraba

Artorias of the Abyss - FromSoftware Sales and Marketing

Promotion DesignHiroyuki Kani, Tsuyoshi Arai, Takayuki Muro
Promotion SupportYasunori Ogura, Kōji Sugiyama

NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.

Executive ProducerMakoto Asanuma
Producer Daisuke Uchiyama
Associate ProducerTakeshi Miyazoe, Chunming Wu, Jonathan Underwood
International Marketing Coordinators Atsuo Yoshimura, Yutaka Fuse
Special ThanksTomoaki Nanjo, Tomoaki Imanishi

NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. & NAMCO BANDAI Partners S.A.A.

SVPKevin Yanagihara
VP Label & Brand StrategyHiroaki Ochiai
VP Marketing, Sales and PublishingOlivier Comte
Namco or Bandai Business Unit Senior DirectorYasuhiro Nishimura
Head of Bandai PRJulie Carneiro
VP Distribution OperationsChristophe Delanoy
Packaging Project ManagerSandrine Dubois
Product ManagerJulien Ramette

Local Marketing Team

UKLauren Bradley
FranceOlivier Réocreux
DeutschlandDavid Razaghi
IbericaDavid Castaño
ItalyLuca Visentini
BeneluxMaarten Ordelman
NordicAndré Persson
HellasChris Altiparmakis
AustraliaStephen O'Leary
ProducerKarine Balichard
Localisation ManagerFranck Genty
Localisation Project ManagerClémence Aubry
Quality Control ManagerOlivier Robin
Quality Control Project ManagerBertrand Mangin
Publishing and Product Support DirectorSamuel Gatté
Engineering ServicesEmeric Polin, Stéphane Entéric

Special Thanks To

GlobalStep LLC – Project ManagerSumit Arora, Piyoosh Sah
GlobalStep LLC – Test LeadNeeraj Bhardwaj
GlobalStep LLC – TestersPankaj Pandey, Sandeep Pandita, Amol Bohara, Jitendra Pawar, Prasad Pakale, Saurabh Tarolkar, Keshav Subhash Kale, Nagaraju Dhiddi, Zaher Vacha, Mangesh Bhatkar, Kunal Ghoran, Prashant Gulab Medhe, Mahendra Tomar, Tabrez Shaikh, Faisal Khateeb, Biswajit Das
Keywords International Ltd – Project ManagersSandy Roethig, Tommaso Petrelli
Keywords International Ltd – Test LeadsNicolas Hermant
Keywords International Ltd – French TesterThomas Verney
Keywords International Ltd – Italian TesterSebastiano Passarello
Keywords International Ltd – German TesterAndreas Lüdicke
Keywords International Ltd – Spanish TesterSergio Sampalo Álvarez
Keywords International Ltd – PolishPiotr Perkowski, Michał Dyrda
Keywords International Ltd – RussianAlex Karpouski, Ilja Zaitsev
Translation CompanyAround The World, Synthesis Milano, Synthesis Iberia Madrid, QLOC

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.

Executive ProducerTakahiro Sasanoi
Chief ProducerNobuaki Taguchi
ProducerAndrew Davis
Global Brand ManagerBrandon Zien
Director of Production ServicesTad Hirabayashi
QA ManagerDamon Bernal
CQC SupervisorDavid Moya
Project CoordinatorJesse Mejia
Customer Support SupervisorJesus Barragan
QA LeadMerwin O. Del Rosario
CQC Test TeamMatt Warner, Yeng Vue, Alisa Lin, Darren Lim, Eric Sawi, Kevin Chen, Kimo Pamintuan, Micah Geary, Richard Navarro, Victor Del Rosario
Pole To Win LeadDavid Stevens, Robert Harada
Pole To Win TestersDaniel de la Vega, Giovani Vazquez, Herrick Lee, Josh Hamrick, Kevin Ly
Special ThanksBrian Hong, Brandon C. Williams, Austin Keys, Matthew Peterson, David Humbert

Credits

NAMCO BANDAI Partners Korea Ltd.Chad Park, Yi Suel-A
NAMCO BANDAI Partners Taiwan Ltd.Will Chen
Traditional Chinese Translators Chung-Long Wang, Cheng-Ning Chiou, Shih-Wei Pai
FaceGen fromSingular Inversions Inc.
Uses Simplygon®, Copyright ©2012 Donya® Labs AB
DARK SOULS uses Havok®. Copyright 1999-2012 Havoc.com Inc. [and its Licensors]., All rights reserved

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Credits for this game were contributed by GTramp (60825)