Manabu Yamana

aka: M. Yamana, 山名 学
Moby ID: 134093

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Manabu Yamana (山名学, born 8th June 1965) is a Japanese game designer and programmer from Tokyo. After having worked on MSX and PC-88 computer games during his high school years, he joined Chunsoft while attending college. He was one of the programmers for Dragon Quest games. In 1992, he founded Heart Beat and led the development of several Dragon Quest installments. After the company's dissolution in 2002, he went on to found Genius Sonority.

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Pokémon Café Mix (2020, iPhone) Game Designer
Pokémon Battle Trozei (2014, Nintendo 3DS) Director
Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure (2011, Nintendo DS) Director
Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors (2007, Wii) Production Executive
Pokémon Battle Revolution (2006, Wii) Director
Pokémon Trozei! (2005, Nintendo DS) Director
Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness (2005, GameCube) Director
Pokémon Colosseum (2003, GameCube) Directed by
Dragon Quest IV: Michibikareshi Monotachi (2001, PlayStation) Director of Programming
Dragon Warrior VII (2000, PlayStation) Director of Programming
Dragon Warrior III (1996, SNES) Main Program
Dragon Quest VI: Maboroshi no Daichi (1995, SNES) Direction
Dragon Quest V: Tenkū no Hanayome (1992, SNES) Director
Otogirisō (1992, SNES) Development Director (開発監督)
Dragon Warrior IV (1990, NES) Chief Programmers
Dragon Warrior III (1988, NES) Programmer
Dragon Warrior II (1987, NES) Programmers
Dragon Warrior (1986, NES) Programmed by
Midnight Building (1983, MSX) Copyright 1983 by
Super Drinker (1983, MSX) By

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