Keiichi Yano

aka: 矢野 慶一
Moby ID: 72425

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Currently VP of Development of iNiS Corporation, Keiichi Yano is the co-founder of the independent game development company iNiS, which is known for rhythm games such as Gitaroo-man, Ossu! Tatakae! Ouendan, and more recently Elite Beat Agents and Lips. Other notable programming projects include the NFactor2 Realtime 3D Engine and the MixJuice Interactive Music Engine.

Music has been a major part of his life since pre-school and at the University of Southern California where he majored in Jazz Studies. In the rare moments when he's not making games, he can be found jamming on his sax at Tokyo clubs.

Credited on 10 games

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The Hip Hop Dance Experience (2013, Xbox 360) Producer
The Black Eyed Peas Experience (2011, Xbox 360) Producer
Lips: Party Classics (2010, Xbox 360) Game Designer
Lips: Number One Hits (2009, Xbox 360) Game Designer
Lips (2008, Xbox 360) Game Designer
Disaster: Day of Crisis (2008, Wii) Engine Design
Elite Beat Agents (2006, Nintendo DS) Director
Gitaroo Man Lives! (2006, PSP) Game Design
Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan (2005, Nintendo DS) Director/Game Design
Gitaroo Man (2002, PlayStation 2) Game Design / Main Programming

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