Yoichi Kotabe
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Kotabe in 2010.

Yoichi Kotabe

Yoichi Kotabe is a former employee of Nintendo Company Limited, having worked mainly in the development department during his time with the company.

Kotabe was born on September 15, 1936 in Kyoto Japan. After graduating from the his university program and working at Toei Animation and Shin-Ei Animation, he officially joined Nintendo in 1985, initially working as a graphic artist for the Research & Development 4 Division.

Kotabe left the company in 2007 but still serves as an advisor.


Work History

Nintendo Co., Ltd.
2007 - Present

Graphic Artist
Nintendo Co., Ltd.
1985 - 2007

Graphic Artist
Shin-Ei Animation Co., Ltd.
September 1971 - 1985

Graphic Artist
Toei Animation Co., Ltd.
1958 - September 1971

Notable Works

Most works between 1985 and 2007

Name: Yoichi Kotabe / 小田部 羊一 / こたべ よういち
Gender: ♂ Male
Company: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Source: Game Credits. Interviews. Japan Media Archives. Kyoto Report Investigative Methods.
Author: takamori shiho

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