Takaya Imamura
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Imamura in 2021 outside Nintendo headquarters, shortly after retiring.

Takaya Imamura

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

Imamura is a native resident of Japan. After graduating from the Osaka University of Arts, he officially joined Nintendo in 1989, initially working as a Graphic Artist for the Entertainment Analysis & Development Division.

His first prize work was character design and background design on F-Zero for the Super Famicom.


Work History
January 20, 2021 - present

Nintendo Co., Ltd.
April 1989 - January 20, 2021

BA, Faculty of Visual Design
Osaka University of Arts
Fall 1985 - Spring 1989

Notable Works

Profile: Takaya Imamura / 今村 孝矢 / いまむら たかや
Company: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Source: Game Credits. Japan Media Archives. Kyoto Report Investigative Methods.
Author: Kyoto Ninja

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