NieR Credits

cavia Inc.

DirectorYoko Taro
ProducerTakuya Iwasaki
Assistant ProducersTakahiro Inahashi, Nobukazu Itabashi
Main PlannerDaisuke Iizuka
PlannersSaiko Hirai, Naoshige Kamamoto, Nao Hakumoto, Marika Tanimoto, Machiko Tsuji
Event DirectorManabu Nakamura
Event Team ManagementNobuhiko Ikeuchi
Monster DesignKenji Hoshio, Taro Hasegawa, Anna Mito
Boss DesignerKenji Hoshio
NPC DesignKenji Hoshio, Yoshio Kamikubo, Anna Mito
DesignerMinoru Katakai
Art DirectorYoshio Kamikubo, Shogo Tojo
Lighting DirectorEiji Ōkoshi
Character DesignerTakeshi Sugiyama
Character ArtistYoshio Kamikubo
Character ModelersKenji Hoshio, Anna Mito, Kenji Nakata, Daisuke Yoshioka
BG ArtistsChika Sakamaki, Eiji Ōkoshi, Tomoyasu Katoh, Masanori Kajita, Shogo Tojo, Takeshi Sugiyama, Ui Houda, Yasuhito Kimura, Yoshiko Sannohe
Motion DesignTakeshi Ambe, Akira Shinoda
UI Artist MotionAoi Nakamura
Effect DesignRyuzo Kishi, Kenji Nakata
2D ArtistTakeshi Sugiyama
Technical ArtistMasayuki Suzuki
Title Sequence DesignDaisuke Yanagisawa
Lead ProgrammerTakeshi Katayama
System ProgrammingHajime Kitamura, Shinya Tsukizaki
Event ProgrammingJun Odaira
Library ProgrammingRyosuke Asahara, Daisuke Hamada, Toshiyuki Koike, Yūichirō Mine, Kazuya Takahashi, Kosuke Tanaka
2D Works ProgrammingKazuyosi Akamatu, Yu Anazawa
AI ProgrammingTomoyuki Ando, Yuta Satoh
Sound DirectorTakafumi Nishimura
Voice ActorMarika Tanimoto
Technical SupportEiji Ōkoshi
SupporterMasato Kobayashi
Special ThanksYusuke Nakao, Sora Suzuki

NieR

Scenario WritersHana Kikuchi, Sawako Natori
ScriptersYuta Hanawa, Masanobu Shindo
BG ArtistsKawashima Isa, Kenji Tokiwa
LightingKawashima Isa
Emil ConceptualJWWORKS
Motion DesignAkira Noto, Nishitani Tadashi, Tsuneo Yamasaki
2D Works ProgrammingToshiki Ohara
English VO DirectorWendee Lee
Voice ActorMaru Ayasato
QA TestersNorio Akimoto, Kotomi Araya, Sho Azumi, Takumi Dendo, Yu Ebihara, Kishigami Fumiya, Kakeru Hikichi, Shohei Ichiyanagi, Kensuke Igarashi, Yota Ito, Yumie Kawamura, Hiroki Kawano, Azusa Kogi, Sou Kojima, Keigo Kouno, Shinichi Kuramoto, Kazuhiro Kurokawa, Hokuto Kusunose, Yoshinori Matsubara, Jyunki Matsuoka, Yuhta Miura, Yasuyuki Murakami, Yuki Murata, Asami Nagashima, Yamagishi Naoto, Yukihide Nomura, Kazunari Notsuki, Naoto Obara, Tooru Ogawa, Yutaka Ogihara, Yuhma Ohchi, Masaki Okada, Masatsugu Oomiya, Shingo Sakaki, Hidefumi Sakama, Masayuki Sasahara, Jyunichi Satou, Yukiko Watanabe, Kenichi Yamamoto, Daisuke Yamamoto, Masami Yamamoto, Keita Yamazaki, Masayuki Sato, Yuusuke Satou, Ryuta Sugano, Natsumi Suzuki, Keisuke Suzuki, Miho Suzuki, Yuh Tadokoro, Daigo Tazaki, Chihiro Uematsu, Eri Washida, Kouji Yanou, Nami Yoshida
German TranslatorMartin Böcking
French TranslatorGeneviève Marier-Howard

DiGi PLANNET Co., Ltd.

Executive ProducerKen Asō
CG DesignersNobuyasu Aihara, Konomi Deguchi, Ryota Takahashi, Yasuyuki Watanabe, Yūjin Yoshioka

Scarab Studio Inc.

Image Board DesignSukeyasu Arimoto, Takeshi Matsuzawa

ELSEWARE, Ltd.

Artwork ManagementSouichirou Nakatsu
Artwork & Character DesignD.K

STUDIO IBUKI Inc. UZUMAKI MOTION

Animation LeaderMasahiro Miura
AnimatorsEmi Doi, Shinsaku Hashimoto, Aisa Ito, Yuichi Nagashima, Keigo Nakamura, Hosei Takakubo, Naoki Terada, Kouji Yamazaki

anima Inc.

DirectorsKazuya Sasahara, Makoto Seki
Executive ProducerShinya Sasahara
ProducerYoichiro Kiyota
Production CoordinatorKei Yonezuka
Animation LeaderManabu Konno
AnimatorsKazuki Eigen, Taiyou Hasegawa, Misaki Higuchi, Kuniharu Koike, Masashi Matsumoto, Takahiro Miura, Takafumi Oi, Takayuki Shigekawa, Hidekazu Yamada

FLAME Inc.

Line ManagerTakashi Kitada
Background ModelShinya Igusa, Hideki Sano, Yuko Yamada
Weapon ModelKazuya Iwade, Takashi Kitada, Nanami Kuramochi, Tomonori Nagakubo, Keiichi Nagao, Kiyofumi Nishida, Yuuto Sekine, Asako Shinohara, Motohiro Tokunaga, Yuko Yamada, Kohei Yamaguchi

CREEK & RIVER Co.,Ltd.

Motion DesignJunji Inagawa

Avant Inc.

ProducerJunko Sakurai
Motion DesignChinatsu Ishida, Yuki Kato, Tadashi Ohashi, Tsukasa Shigaki, Yuta Shimizu, Atsushi Sugiyama, Ryo Takagi

MBA INTERNATIONAL Co., Ltd.

ScripterKousuke Kojyo

IMAGEEPOCH Inc.

Effect DesignHiroki Matsuyama, Shinji Takei

Media.Vision Entertainment Inc.

Image Board DesignKiyotaka Motoyoshi, Mariko Shiobara

E-Smile Co., Ltd.

ScripterHiroyuki Namiki

8-4, Ltd.

English Translation CoordinatorJohn Ricciardi
English Translation Lead TranslatorKevin Gifford
English Translation EditorAlan Averill
English Translation SupportAndrew Church, Mark MacDonald, D. Scott Miller, Hiroko Minamoto

Square Enix, Inc.

President & CEOPhil Rogers
Senior Vice PresidentShinji Hashimoto
Senior Manager of OperationsFranko F. Fonseca
Vice President of MarketingAmi Matsumura-Blaire
Product Marketing ManagerKristina Yoon
Product MarketingAndrew Ahn, Joanne Tam
Assistant Director of Public RelationsSonia Im
Global CommunicationsEmi Bliss
Public RelationsAmelia Cantlay, Maliha Fariz, Klee Kuo, Laura Shiraishi
Sales, Global Communications, MerchandiseKanji Tashiro
SalesRonald Kurtz, Johnny Lam, Daniel McConnell, Jennifer Park, Eric Rosenberger, Pete Spiegelman
MerchandiseWilbur Lin
Senior Director of Community & ServiceYasu Kurosawa
Information Center ManagerMicah Bravo
Information Center SupervisorsCarl Hidalgo, Jereme Skelton
Information Center RepresentativesNeil Herrera (Tak), James Massey, Gene Messerschmitt
Operations Support ManagerSean Michael
Operations Support SupervisorDana J. Kwon
Operations Support AgentsJesse Fuller, Chris Ichikawa, Jose Osio
Special ProjectsYuka Kayukawa
Web ServicesTim Law, Patrick Lofstrom, Maiko Sakurai
Creative ServicesSakura Minamida, Parker Sapp
Localization & QA DirectorYutaka Sano
Senior Quality Assurance ManagerDavid Carrillo (Ribs)
Assistant QA ManagerAaron J. Adams
Senior QA CoordinatorMathew A. Clift
QA CoordinatorGreg Melancon
QA AdministratorKeith P. Martz
QA AssociateJoshua D. Boden
QA TranslatorMonica S. Chin
QA TeamE. J. Alcantara, Amber Elliott, Michael Gavidia, Patrick Lee, Dylan C. Lifa, Travis Otten
VP of Legal & Business AffairsClinton Foy
Legal & Business AffairsSteve Ross, Desiree Rosales, Adam Sullivan
General CounselClinton Foy

Square Enix Ltd.

President and CEOJohn Yamamoto
Co‑COOJürgen Goeldner, Michael Sherlock
Senior Production ManagerSeb Ohsan Berthelsen
Assistant Production ManagerYuko Tomizawa
Vice‑President ‑ BrandLarry Sparks
Brand Director, Project CoordinationMakoto Kotaka
Senior Brand ManagerAdrian Arnese
Assistant Brand ManagerCraig Parker-Wood
European PR ManagerAlex Huhtala
Digital Communications ManagerAntonio Marfuggi
Senior Creative Services ManagerStéphanie Journau
Chief of QAAndré Woitczyk
Assistant QA ManagerDario de Cesare, Lee Deneini
Localization ProducerAlessandro Bovenzi
Assistant Localization ProducerDaniel Mellar
Localization TeamPierre Gauthier, Elisa Giribaldi, Sina Moelleken, Mariona Pera i de Miguel, Morgan Rushton
UK QA LeadAlex Chinchen
UK QA CoordinatorVince Sri-Ram
UK QA TeamCeridwen Brown, Sofie Dodgson, Dean Matthews
German QA LeadMichael Becker
German QA CoordinatorHoi-yee Leung
German QA TeamStefan E. Mayer, Olivier Mentha, Franz Teske
German QA TesterSabrina Gasser
French QA LeadKevin Balon
French QA CoordinatorThibaut Salembier
French QA TeamLaura-May Abron, Robert Hemingway, Mikaël Joly, Agathe Sézanne, Rafik Si Ahmed

Square Enix Co., Ltd.

PublishersKeiji Honda, Yōichi Wada
ProducerYōsuke Saitō
Co‑ProducerYuki Yokoyama
Sales & Marketing Division Senior Vice PresidentShinji Hashimoto
Sales & Marketing Division General ManagerTomoyoshi Ōsaki
Sales & Marketing Division ManagersKoji Takada, Makoto Tsuda, Tsutomu Yamada
Sales & Marketing Division StaffYoshiyuki Takahashi, Ayako Hasegawa, Shunichi Hashimoto, Kazuki Ito, Tomomi Iwakura, Kazuo Kusakawa, Masahiro Matsumoto, Haruko Matsumoto, Shinya Nakamura, Miki Nakano, Toshihide Nomura, Hiroshi Ogane, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Tatsuhiko Tsubota, Tomomi Tsuchide, Atsuo Takahashi, Keisuke Takahashi, Yoshiki Yamada, Aki Yamamoto, Rumi Yoshikawa, Masaki Yano
Publicity Division Senior Vice PresidentKōji Taguchi
Publicity Division Publicity ProducerShuichi Kobayashi
Publicity Division Artwork CoordinatorTakashi Kamimura
Publicity Division Web CoordinatorChiaki Yamauchi
Publicity Division Advertisement StaffHitoshi Nishio, Chieko Tsurunaga
Publicity Division Publicity StaffToshiyuki Inoue, Kumiko Ishida, Ayako Kawamoto, Yuko Kono, Emiko Sato
Mocap SupervisorHiroki Minami (MCG [Motion Capture Group])
Lead Mocap DesignerAyaka Kawata (MCG [Motion Capture Group])
Mocap CoordinatorSaika Aoki (MCG [Motion Capture Group])
Mocap DesignersTakahiro Iwagami (MCG [Motion Capture Group]), Go Sakuyama (MCG [Motion Capture Group]), Hansok Kim (MCG [Motion Capture Group]), Hiroaki Kibe (MCG [Motion Capture Group]), Masatoshi Kasuya (MCG [Motion Capture Group]), Nobuaki Kume (MCG [Motion Capture Group])
Quality Assurance General ManagerKoji Yamashita
Quality Assurance Senior ManagerYukihiro Shibuya
Quality Assurance ManagerHideyuki Kato
Quality Assurance Chief CoordinatorYuuchi Kikumoto
Quality Assurance Ratings AdvisorReiko Kondō
Quality AssuranceNaoko Asazuma, Mikihiro Hayashi, Tomohito Kohno, Masaki Matsuhashi, Toshie Matsuo, Kazuya Okamoto, Toshihiro Takemoto, Toshimitsu Umezawa
Localization General ManagerKen Narita
Localization CoordinatorsMayo Ogawa, Shizuka Uchida
Translation SupervisorsChristopher M. Kennedy, Robin Kodaira
C&S Division Back-end Support StaffRyuji Kudō, Natsuyo Takada
C&S Division ManagerToshio Murouchi
C&S Division Information Center ManagerYoshinori Suzuki
C&S Division Customer Service ManagerShosaku Takabayashi
Legal & IP DivisionHiroshi Harada, Makiko Kitamura
Special ThanksMasashi Hiramatsu, Takayuki Kawasaki, Akiko Orita, Hiroshi Satō, Chikako Sato

Music

ComposersKeigo Hoashi (MONACA), Kakeru Ishihama (MONACA), Keiichi Okabe (MONACA)
Music EditorRyūichi Takada (MONACA)
Choir, Tokyo FM Boys ChoirKazuya Miyashita, Daishu Oikawa, Kento Yamazaki
ChoirNami Nakagawa
VocalEmi Evans (Freesscape)
GuitarTakanori Goto
Strings, Muroya StringsDaisensei Muroya

Cup of Tea Productions, Inc.

English Voice Casting and Recording StudioCup of Tea Productions Inc., NSI
English Voice CastingLainie Bushey

Voice Actors

Voice ActorsMasayori Hayashi, Nami Nakagawa

Delfi Sound Inc.

SE&MA Product ManagementYukifumi Makino
Recording EngineersNobushige Masahiko, Hiroyuki Suzuki
Sound Effect DesignShinpei Yamashita
PianistYutaka Minobe

AC FACTORY

Motion Actor CoordinatorMasanori Tomita
Motion ActorsMasashi Nitta, Emiko Saito, Kazumi Yamashita

Special Thanks

Special ThanksMasahiko Fuchikami (bold), Kimihiko Fujisaka, Masato Ishii (Future Pirates), Marito Kamura, Kimihiko Kato (SAMPRAS design), kei, Hideki Nakashima (ADK), Mitsuo Nishimura, Shu Shinkawa (Theo Production), Motoaki Shirai (SFiDA)

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.

Ami Matsumura-Blaire, 162 other games
David Carrillo, 137 other games
Larry Sparks, 136 other games
Shinji Hashimoto, 129 other games
Koji Yamashita, 129 other games
Keiji Honda, 126 other games
Yukihiro Shibuya, 126 other games
Yōichi Wada, 125 other games
Yutaka Sano, 122 other games
Reiko Kondō, 115 other games
Seb Ohsan Berthelsen, 109 other games
Hideyuki Kato, 104 other games
Michael Sherlock, 101 other games
Kōji Taguchi, 100 other games
Aaron J. Adams, 93 other games
Wendee Lee, 91 other games
John Yamamoto, 91 other games
Yuko Tomizawa, 90 other games
Hiroyuki Suzuki, 88 other games
Keith P. Martz, 87 other games
Ronald Kurtz, 85 other games
André Woitczyk, 83 other games
Phil Rogers, 82 other games
Stéphanie Journau, 77 other games
Dario de Cesare, 76 other games

Collaborations

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

Mindjack, a group of 124 people
Star Ocean: The Last Hope, a group of 121 people
Lord of Arcana, a group of 118 people
Star Ocean: The Last Hope - International, a group of 117 people
Front Mission Evolved, a group of 112 people
Final Fantasy XIII, a group of 104 people
Final Fantasy XIV Online, a group of 102 people
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep, a group of 99 people
The Last Remnant, a group of 98 people
Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light, a group of 97 people
Space Invaders Infinity Gene, a group of 92 people
Dragon Quest Wars, a group of 88 people
Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection, a group of 87 people
Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days, a group of 85 people
Drakengard 3, a group of 85 people
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Echoes of Time, a group of 82 people
Final Fantasy IV, a group of 80 people
Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume, a group of 79 people
Kingdom Hearts: Re:coded, a group of 78 people
Dissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy, a group of 74 people
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, a group of 74 people
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years, a group of 74 people
Dissidia: Final Fantasy, a group of 74 people
Star Ocean: First Departure, a group of 71 people
Crystal Defenders, a group of 70 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Sciere (511451)