Toshihiro Nagoshi

Toshihiro Nagoshi (名越 稔洋, Nagoshi Toshihiro, born in June 17, 1965 in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi) is a Japanese video game producer and designer for Sega. Nagoshi headed Sega AM4/Amusement Vision. He is best known as the producer and director of the Super Monkey Ball series, excluding Super Monkey Ball Adventure. His credits also include Virtua Striker, Daytona USA, and Spikeout. He and his studio teamed with Shigeru Miyamoto and Nintendo for F-Zero GX on the Nintendo GameCube. He is the producer for the multi-million dollar budget Ryu ga Gotoku series, released in North America and Europe as Yakuza series. He was recently involved in the latest version of Super Monkey Ball, entitled Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz, for Nintendo's Wii console. He was also the voice actor of Jackson in Sega-AM2's Burning Rival. During his time at Amusement Vision, Toshihro Nagoshi wrote a regular column in Edge, which was entitled "AV Out" in reference to both Amusement Vision's initials and the consumer electronics term "A/V".

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