Masahiro Sakurai

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Birthday
3, 1970
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
3, 1970 (age 48)
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan

About

Known for creating the Super Smash Bros. and Kirby video games, he also voiced characters in several of the games in these popular series.

Before Fame

In his late teens, he began working for the Japanese HAL Laboratory, Inc. video game company. He later worked for Q Entertainment and created his own companies, Project Sora and Sora Ltd.

Trivia

He directed such Nintendo DS games as Kid Icarus: Uprising and Meteos.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. He married Michiko Sakurai.

Associated With

He and Final Fantasy developer Hironobu Sakaguchi both had successful careers in the Japanese and international video game industries.