Naoto Ohshima

aka: Naoto Oshima, Rocky Nao, Bigisland, Big Island, Ohshima Naoto, 大島 直人

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Naoto Ohshima is a former employee of SEGA who designed the original characters of Sonic the Hedgehog and Doctor Robotnik, from the Sonic the Hedgehog series. In the nineties he left the company and joined Artoon Co., Ltd..

The literal translation of his name is Big Island.

Credited on 48 games

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Fantasian (2021, iPhone) Special Thanks
Balan Wonderworld (2021, PlayStation 5) Development Producer
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr's Journey (2018, Nintendo 3DS) Production Management
Hey! Pikmin (2017, Nintendo 3DS) Development Producer
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (2016, Nintendo 3DS) Supervisor
Terra Battle (2014, iPhone) Special Character Illustration
Yoshi's New Island (2014, Nintendo 3DS) Development Producer
Sonic CD (2011, iPad) Director
Wii Play: Motion (2011, Wii) Directors
The Last Story (2011, Wii) Special Thanks
FlingSmash (2010, Wii) Senior Producers
echoshift (2010, PSP) Producer
Ju-on: The Grudge (2009, Wii) Chief Producer
Away: Shuffle Dungeon (2008, Nintendo DS) Character Design
Vampire Rain (2008, PlayStation 3) Producer
Lost Odyssey (2007, Xbox 360) Special Thanks
Blue Dragon (2006, Xbox 360) Executive Producers
Sonic the Hedgehog (2006, Game Boy Advance) Character Design
Yoshi's Island DS (2006, Nintendo DS) Senior Producers
Swords of Destiny (2005, PlayStation 2) Special Thanks

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