Toshihiro Nagoshi

aka: Toshijiro Nagoshi, 名越 稔洋
Moby ID: 69434

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Toshihiro Nagoshi graduated from the Tokyo University of Art and Design in 1989 and joined SEGA shortly thereafter, working for AM2 under Yu Suzuki as a CG designer. He quickly ascended the ranks, and in 1999 became the manager of AM11. When AM11 became Amusement Vision, Nagoshi took the helm as president. While at AM2, Nagoshi designed one of the most famous arcade games: Daytona USA.

Nagoshi has worked on several other arcade games, as well as some designed for home consoles. He launched the Yakuza franchise in 2005. In 2009 Nagoshi became the R&D Creative Officer of Sega of Japan's Consumer Division. In 2012 he was appointed to a position on Sega's board of directors as well as Chief Creative Officer at Sega Japan.

Credited on 137 games

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Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania (2021, Windows) Executive Management
Lost Judgment (2021, PlayStation 5) Based on a story by
Sonic Colors: Ultimate (2021, Xbox Series) Executive Producers
Judgment (2021, PlayStation 5) Based on a Story by
Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 (2020, Nintendo Switch) Executive Producers
Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020 (2020, Android) Executive Producers
Sakura Wars (2020, PlayStation 4) Executive Producers
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix (2020, Nintendo Switch) Executive Producers
Yakuza: Like a Dragon (2020, PlayStation 4) Executive Director
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020 (2019, Nintendo Switch) Executive Producers
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD (2019, Nintendo Switch) Executive Management
Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: The Official Video Game (2019, PlayStation 4) Executive Producers
Yakuza 5 (2019, PlayStation 4) Executive Director
Team Sonic Racing (2019, PlayStation 4) Executive Producers
Yakuza 4 (2019, PlayStation 4) General Director
Judgment (2018, PlayStation 4) Based on a Story by
Puyo Puyo Champions (2018, PlayStation 4) Executive Producers
Resonance of Fate (2018, PlayStation 4) Chief Producers
Valkyria Chronicles 4 (2018, Windows) Executive Producers
Shenmue I & II (2018, Windows) Supervisors

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