Atsushi Saito

aka: 斉藤 敦士, Atsushi Saitou, Kamipallet
Moby ID: 814861

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Game Developer/Designer/Illustrations/Manga Creation

After working for two decades as a designer at a game company, he went independent in May 2018, founding atelier mimina and creating the indie game Giraffe and Annika.

Other than making games using UE4 Blueprint, he specializes in art direction, background design and UI design. He is a generalist type that is able to do many things, such as 3D modeling and videography. His work has won UnRealDevGrants and the TGS 2017 Dengeki Grand Prize Indie Category.

Other than game development, he is involved in manga and figure creation under the pseudonym "Paper Palette". An article about the making of a figure he created, Mint Miku, was included in the April 2015 edition of CGWORLD (vol. 200).

Game Career

Character Modeling/Background Modeling/Camera Authoring

Animation Director & Illustration


Background Designer

Lead UI Designer

Art Director

Lead UI Designer

​Original Work, Director, Program & Character Design

Credited on 11 games

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Giraffe and Annika (2019, Windows) Writer
God Eater 3 (2018, PlayStation 4) CG Modelers
The Hip Hop Dance Experience (2013, Xbox 360) Senior UI Designers
The Black Eyed Peas Experience (2011, Xbox 360) Graphic Design Lead
Lips: Party Classics (2010, Xbox 360) User Experience Designer
Lips: Number One Hits (2009, Xbox 360) User Experience Designer
Lips (2008, Xbox 360) UX Designer
Elite Beat Agents (2006, Nintendo DS) Character Design / Illustration
Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan (2005, Nintendo DS) Game Concept
Gitaroo Man (2002, PlayStation 2) Head of CG Design / Stage Authoring
Lethal Skies: Elite Pilot: Team SW (2001, PlayStation 2) Structure CG Designers

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