Illustrator and producer who co-designed the character Mega Man as the Global Head of Production at Capcom. He also produced the video game series Dead Rising.
He worked as a graphic designer for the 1987 video game Street Fighter.
He launched the company Concept after leaving Capcom, where he worked for 23 years.
He was born in Kishiwada, Osaka, Japan.
He created the Mega Man series, which was later adapted into a film starring Olan Rogers.