Hiroyuki Kobayashi (producer)

Hiroyuki Kobayashi (小林 裕幸, Kobayashi Hiroyuki, born August 12, 1972 in Nagoya, Japan[1]) is a Japanese video game and anime television series producer and supervisor. He is employed by Capcom.[1]

Hiroyuki Kobayashi
小林 裕幸
Born (1972-08-12) August 12, 1972 (age 47)
Alma materChukyo University
OccupationVideo game and anime producer, planner, and supervisor
Years active1995–present
Known for


Kobayashi studied computer science at Chukyo University. After graduating, he was hired at Capcom in 1995 as a programmer on the first Resident Evil game.[1] After working as programmer on the sequel and a planner on the first Dino Crisis game, his first producer role was on Dino Crisis 2 in 2000.[1]

Starting with the first Sengoku Basara game (titled Devil Kings in North America) in 2005, Kobayashi worked as the producer for the video game series as well as a planning supervisor for the various anime adaptations. He was very interested in the Sengoku period and wanted to create an action game inspired by that period.[2]


Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role
1996 Resident Evil Programmer
1998 Resident Evil 2
1999 Dino Crisis Planner
2000 Dino Crisis 2 Producer
2001 Resident Evil – Code: Veronica X Associate producer
Devil May Cry Producer
2002 Resident Evil
Resident Evil Zero Promotional producer
2003 P.N.03 Producer
Dino Crisis 3
2004 Under the Skin
2005 Resident Evil 4
Devil Kings
2006 Sengoku Basara 2
2007 Sengoku Basara 2 Heroes
2008 Devil May Cry 4
Sengoku Basara X
2009 Sengoku Basara: Battle Heroes
2010 Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes
2011 Sengoku Basara Chronicle Heroes
2012 Dragon's Dogma
Resident Evil 6 Executive producer
2013 Gaist Crusher Producer
2014 Sengoku Basara 4
2018 Mega Man 11 Executive producer


Year Title Role
2007 Devil May Cry: The Animated Series Supervisor
2008 Resident Evil: Degeneration Producer
2009 Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings Planning supervisor
2010 Sengoku Basara II
2011 Sengoku Basara: The Last Party
2012 Resident Evil: Damnation Producer
2014 Sengoku Basara: End of Judgement Planning supervisor
2017 Resident Evil: Vendetta[3] Producer


  1. ^ a b c d "インタビュー 小林裕幸さん" [Interview: Mr. Hiroyuki Kobayashi]. Sony Computer Entertainment. October 2006. Archived from the original on August 10, 2011. Retrieved August 9, 2011.
  2. ^ "インタビュー : 「PSP版は集大成」 「戦国BASARA」シリーズの小林裕幸プロデューサー" [Interview: PSP Compilation Sengoku Basara series producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi]. Mantan Web. May 6, 2009. Archived from the original on August 10, 2011. Retrieved August 9, 2011.
  3. ^ http://collider.com/resident-evil-vendetta-hiroyuki-kobayashi-interview/

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