Shigesato Itoi

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Birthday
10, 1948
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Game designer and writer known for his work on the first three Earthbound games. He's also known for his website Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun.

Before Fame

He provided the role of Tatsuo Kusakabe in the 1988 movie My Neighbor Totoro. He founded Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun in 1998.

Trivia

He's appeared on episodes on of Iron Chef and Hey! Spring of Trivia. He also made a bass fishing game called Itoi Shigesato no Bass Tsuri No. 1.

Family Life

He married Kanako Higuchi in 1993.

Associated With

He and Haruki Murakami worked together on the book Yume de aimashou.