Akihisa Watabe
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Akihisa Watabe

Akihisa Watabe is current employee of Nintendo Pictures.

Watabe is a native resident of Japan. After graduating from Kyushu Institute of Design,he initially worked for Omnibus Japan before officially joining Nintendo Pictures in 1992.

Work History

Development Department Manager
Nintendo Pictures Co., Ltd.
December 1992 - Present

Technical Director
Omnibus Japan
January 1988 - December 1992

BA, Visual Communication Design
Kyushu Institute of Design
1979 - 1983

Notable Works

  • Super Mario Bros. Wonder (2023) - Technical Support
  • Star Ocean: The Divine Force (2022) - Technical Supervisor
  • Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016) - System & Technology
  • Pikmin Short Movies (2014) - R&D
  • Boku no Natsuyasumi 4: Setouchi Shōnen Tanteidan (2009) - Technical Advisor
  • KOF: Maximum Impact (2004) - Cinematics
  • Ninja Gaiden (2004) - Scenery Modeling & Visual Effect
  • Black/Matrix + (2000) - Technical Director
  • Countdown Vampires (1999) - Technical Director
  • R?MJ: The Mystery Hospital (1997) - CG Technical Director

INFOBOX
Profile: Akihisa Watabe / 渡部 晃久
Company: Nintendo Pictures Co., Ltd.
Source: Game Credits. Japan Media Archives. Kyoto Report Investigative Methods.
Author: MetalLord

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