Yoshio Sakamoto
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Sakamoto in 2021.

Yoshio Sakamoto

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

Sakamoto is originally from Nara, Japan. After graduating from the Osaka University of Arts, he officially joined Nintendo in 1982, initially working as a Graphic Artist for the Research & Development 1 Division.

His first prize work was designing early Game & Watch software, which quickly shifted to designing Famicom titles. Since then, Sakamoto has worked on an eclectic and varied catalog of software that never fails to surprise his audience.


Work History

Manager / Producer
Nintendo Co., Ltd.
January 2004 - Present

Nintendo Co., Ltd.
April 1982 - Present

BA, Faculty of Visual Design
Osaka University of Arts
Fall 1978 – Spring 1982

Notable Works

Profile: Yoshio Sakamoto / 坂本 賀勇 / さかもと よしお
Company: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Source: Game Credits. Japan Media Archives. Kyoto Report Investigative Methods.
Author: Kyoto Ninja

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