Kenji Yamamoto
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Kenji Yamamoto

Current employee of Nintendo Company Limited, having worked mainly in the development department during his time with the company.

Yamamoto was born in Kurashiki, Japan in 1964. His favorite film is Youngblood, and his personal hobby is collecting guitars. After graduating from the Osaka University of Arts, he officially joined Nintendo in 1987, initially working as a Sound Composer for the Research & Development 2 Division.

His initial prize work was the composing the soundtrack to Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!

Yamamoto should not be confused with a programmer at Nintendo also named Kenji Yamamoto.


Work History

Nintendo Co., Ltd.
April 1987 - Present

BA, Faculty of Music Studies
Osaka University of Arts
Fall 1984 - Spring 1987

Notable Works

Profile: Kenji Yamamoto / 山本 健誌 / やまもと けんじ
Company: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Source: Game Credits. Japan Media Archives. Kyoto Report Investigative Methods.
Author: Kyoto Ninja

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