Shinji Mikami

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Birthday
11, 1965
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
11, 1965 (age 54)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Known best for designing and producing the popular Resident Evil video game series, this gaming entrepreneur also worked on such popular Capcom games as Ace Attorney and Devil May Cry. He founded his own video game production company, Tango Gameworks, in 2010.

Before Fame

After studying business at Japan's Doshisha University, he began working for Capcom. Early in his career, he designed Disney character-based games for Super Nintendo and Game Boy.

Trivia

His Resident Evil series popularized the PlayStation video game system and also inspired a horror film series.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Japan's Yamaguchi Prefecture.

Associated With

He and Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi both had prominent video game designing careers in Japan.