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Ninja Blade Game Credits

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Ninja Blade
Game Manual

Game Manual

Developer: FROM Software
Genre: Action
Release Date: 04/07/2009
Platform: Xbox 360

Credits

FROM SOFTWARE, INC.

Ninja Blade Staff:

Producer

  • Masanori Takeuchi

Director

  • Keiichiro Ogawa

Lead Programmer

  • Takeshi Suzuki

Lead Graphics Designers

  • Masato Miyazaki
  • Takaaki Yamagishi
  • Jun Miyauchi

Lead Planner

  • Kazuhiro Hamatani

Character Designers

  • Takahiro Kawano (CAPCOM)
  • Keiji Nakaoka (CAPCOM)

Music Composers

  • Norihiko Hibino (Gem Impact)
  • Takahiro Izutani (Gem Impact)
  • Yoshitaka Suzuki (Gem Impact)
  • Takahide Ayuzawa (Gem Impact)

Storyboard

  • Itsuro Kawasaki (Production I.G)

Story

  • Masanori Takeuchi
  • Kazuhiro Hamatani

Script

  • Yasuyuki Mochida (Edge WORKS)
  • Kiyoko Takagi (Edge WORKS)

Special Thanks

  • Mai Nakano (Edge WORKS)
  • Takumi Yugawa (Edge WORKS)

Script Rewrite

  • Microsoft Global Publishing Team

Offline CG Movie Director

  • Takayuki Muro

Product Manager

  • Yoshiyuki Ikeda

Additonal Staff:

Programmers

  • Hiroshi Takada
  • Toshimitsu Koyachi
  • Naoki Tanaka
  • Runo Sahara
  • Kyouichi Murata

Background Graphics Designers

  • Masako Saito
  • Takashi Matsuo
  • Masanori Goto
  • Sachie Ito
  • Hidenori Satou
  • Mituo Uehara

Background Lighting and Texture

  • Tomoko Watanabe
  • Naomi Maehara

Motion and Real-Time Cut-Scene Designers

  • Hiroki Motoshiromizu
  • Yasutaka Matsubara
  • Takayuki Sugimura
  • Haruhiko Honma
  • Hidehiko Sakamura

Technical Department Programmers

  • Takehiro Kakisawa
  • Tomonari Kuramochi
  • Hiroki Oomae

Planners

  • Masaki Saito
  • Tsunemasa Kobayashi
  • Seikichi Nishi

Sound Effect Staff

  • Tsukasa Saito
  • Shinya Nemoto
  • Hideyuki Eto

Offline CG Movie Staff

  • Syouta Hirasawa
  • Kouji Sugiyama
  • Syunichiro Watanabe
  • Su Jim Kim

PR Team (Japan)

  • Eiichi Nakajima
  • Yoshinori Komatsu
  • Yasunori Ogura
  • Jun Kawauchi
  • Hiroyuki Yanai
  • Daisuke Satake
  • Hiroyuki Kani
  • Tsuyoshi Arai

QA Team

  • Lead QA Manager
  • Noboru Kashiyama
  • Testers
  • Oki Hagiwara
  • Kenji Akiba
  • Kazumi Kawada
  • Kei Sato
  • Koushi Seike
  • Yuji Takei
  • Daisuke Deguchi
  • Naoto Tomita
  • Hironori Hagiwara

Test Team (Digital Hearts Co., Ltd.)

  • Lead Tester
  • Youji Kondou
  • Testers
  • Takenori Ida
  • Takanori Ueda
  • Hideaki Enomoto
  • Takehisa Okabe
  • Daiki Ogawa
  • Tatsunori Sakurai
  • Jyo Kuninari
  • Hideya Seto
  • Junichi Takemura
  • Kouki Todaka
  • Sayaka Nakaoki
  • Keita Hashimoto
  • Akira Hasegawa
  • Shouya Fujii
  • Osamu Furuta
  • Hiroshi Hoshino
  • Akira Matsui
  • Kentarou Morihira
  • Yuhsaku Yoshida
  • Tatsuya Wakita

Ending Theme

  • "Beanstalk" Song and Lyrics: Yuki Koyanagi

Composer

  • Norihiko Hibino (Gem Impact)

Voice Casting and Studio Director, English

  • Jack Fletcher

English Cast

  • Ken Ogawa: Chris Edgerly
  • Kanbe Ogawa: Darryl Kurylo
  • Kuroh Sakamoto: Yuri Lowenthal
  • Michael Wilson: John DiMaggio
  • Andy Walker: Khary Payton
  • Tojiro Kurokawa: Jim Ward
  • Ryoko Kurokawa: Kelly Hu
  • Doctor: Liam O'Brien
  • Businessman: Fred Tatasciore
  • Female High School Student: Kim Mai Guest

Voice Recorded at Technicolor Interactive

  • Tom Hays, Director, Audio Services
  • David Walsh, Recording Engineer
  • Lydian Tone, Dialogue Editor
  • Elizabeth Johnson, Dialogue Editor
  • Heather Pennington, Session Assistant

Japanese Cast

  • Ken Ogawa: Takayuki Sakadume
  • Kanbe Ogawa: Takeyuki Sugou
  • Tojiro Kurokawa: Shiro Goou
  • Ryoko Kurokawa: Mayumi Asano
  • Tomo Adachi
  • Akiko Sotomura
  • Hana Takeda
  • Yasuhiro Mamiya
  • Hiroshi Shirokuma
  • Kensuke Tamura
  • Toru Nara

Supervisor

  • Naotoshi Zin

POLYASSETS UNITED INC

  • Kazuhiko Tsukada
  • Yuko Ota
  • Kosei Kasai
  • Wei Siong
  • Wong Loon
  • Leslie Lay
  • Chris Tan
  • Kevin Edward

D.H. INC.

  • Akihiro Yanagi
  • Norio Takagi
  • Naoki Tajiri
  • Yasuaki Ono
  • Daima Agawa
  • Mituhiro Kageyama
  • Kodai Tukada
  • Kazumi Ozahata
  • Masaru Tamura

TOSE SOFTWARE (HANGZHOU) CO., LTD

  • Jianping Qiu
  • Jie Chen
  • Xiaohui Fu
  • Chenyan Zhao
  • Kefeng Zhang
  • Shihong Dai

TECO INC.

  • Takeshi Matsuda
  • Shinsuke Kuraya
  • Rikka Nagashima
  • Ryuichi Shimomura

DIGITALSCAPE CO., LTD.

  • Toshinori Tanizawa
  • Hirotatsu Ishida
  • Yuuichi Nagashima
  • Chiharu Katagiri

CABLE ENTERTAINMENT CO.

  • Yuji Unuma
  • Manami Baba

GENKI CO., LTD.

  • Kouhei Iwasaki
  • Yuto Kumagai
  • Mari Uchiyama
  • Shota Yamada

IMAGEEPOCH INC.

  • Kohji Saitoh
  • Minako Arai

ANIMA INC.

Director

  • Yuki Nakamura

Producer

  • Yoichiro Kiyota

Production Manager

  • Kei Yonezuka

Animation

  • Kuniharu Koike
  • Katuyoshi Yoshizawa
  • Takafumi Ooi
  • Takeru Najima
  • Takahiro Miura
  • Matsubayashi Hiroyuki
  • Naoki Terada
  • Akihito Ohta
  • Housei Takakubo
  • Misaki Higuchi
  • Takashi Hiramichi

Modelers

  • Tomohiro Kagawa
  • Toru Okishima

MOVANOVA LIMITED

Creature Design and Poster Artist

  • Michael Chang

Project Advisor

  • Grace Chang C.Y.

Managing Director

  • Hatsumi Fujita

ART STANDARD

Creature and NPC Designer

  • Wataru Kamiya

STUDIO IBUKI INC.

Director

  • Ken Hatsuumi

Motion Designers

  • Aisa Ito
  • Emi Doi
  • Atsuko Nishiguchi
  • Masahiro Miura
  • Koji Hayashi
  • Shinsaku Hashimoto
  • Takahisa Ueno

ACQUIRE CORP.

  • Masaki Kawakami
  • Yumiko Sugiyama
  • Takamitsu Nakahama
  • Madoka Nakamura
  • Naoki Yoshikawa
  • Hiromichi Watanabe

ACFACTORY

  • Emiko Saito
  • Yuichi Makita
  • Yuu Sato

KASTUGEKIZA

Action Choreographer

  • Wataru Koga

Motion Actors

  • Wataru Koga
  • Kenji Hata
  • Tony Hosokawa
  • Keiichi Wada

MICROSOFT GAME STUDIOS

Microsoft Global Publishing Team:

Director

  • Norman Cheuk

Group Program Manager

  • Tacey Miller

Program Manager

  • Miho Horiuchi

Group Business Manager

  • Jay Ong

Business Development Manager

  • Lenny Simon

Game Evaluation Lead

  • Mike Mace

User Research Lead

  • Kevin Keeker

User Research Engineer

  • Kevin Goebel

Lead Producer

  • Jason Schklar (JS Consulting)

Geopolitical Reviewer

  • Tom Edwards (Englobe Inc.)

Director

  • Kiichiro Urata

Developer Account Manager

  • Norimichi Yonekura

Account Manager

  • Shigenori Kawashima

Release Manager

  • Nozomu Nagai

Content Publishing Manager

  • Laura Hamilton

UX Lead and Editor

  • Andrea Roberts

Additional Editor

  • Candice Johnson (Volt)

Documentation Design Lead

  • Chris Lassen

Documentation Designer

  • Doug Startzel (Lux Group Inc)

World Wide Localization Teams

U.S. Localization Team

  • Seiko Braswell (Volt), Localization Project Manager

Dublin Localization Team

  • Ben Cahill, Program Manager
  • Jean-Philippe Chassagne, Lead Localization Engineer
  • Ingo Schumacher, Test Lead
  • Magali Lucchini (CPL Solutions), Localization Program Manager
  • Jamie O'Connell, Packaging Program Manager
  • Sara Agostini (Intl Vendor), Packaging Program Manager
  • Corinna Balkow (CPL Solutions), Documentation Program Manager

Korea Localization Team

  • Yoon Hee Jung, Program Manager
  • In Goo Kwon, Tester
  • Jun Hee Lee, Tester
  • Young Jin Park, Localization Project Manager
  • Young Hoon Shim, Reviewer

Taiwan Localization Team

  • Lana Peng, Lead Program Manager
  • Wen-Chin Deng, Software Design Engineer Test
  • Daniel Huang (104), Tester
  • Jason Cheng (104), Tester
  • Joey Chen (104), Tester
  • Aurore Liang (104), Localization Project Manager

Group Product Manager

  • Jerret West

Global Product Manager

  • Hees Kyung

Marketing Communications Manager

  • Henry Liu

Global Marcom Director

  • Taylor Smith

PR Manager

  • Erica Zelaya

Special Thanks

  • Mark Gravestock
  • Don Mattrick
  • George Peckham
  • Takashi Sensui
  • Blake Fischer
  • Shotaro Kobayashi (Volt)
  • Charles Sinex (Volt)
  • Joe Djorgee
  • Black Ops
  • Kristen Miyake
  • JoAnne Williams
  • Matt Whiting
  • Keywords International Ltd.

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