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Kazuma Kaneko (金子 一馬, Kaneko Kazuma) (born September 20, 1964) is a video game artist and game designer for Atlus. While working for the same company, he has also done freelance work for Capcom and Konami, designing Dante and Vergil's Devil Trigger forms in Devil May Cry 3, along with the Inhert and Lloyd designs in Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner.[1][2] He is best known for his work in the Megami Tensei series of video games.

Kazuma Kaneko
Native name
金子 一馬
Born (1964-09-20) September 20, 1964 (age 54)
NationalityJapanese
OccupationVideo game artist, designer
Known forCo-founding Atlus

WorksEdit

Year Game Role(s)
1988 King of Kings Character designer
1990 Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei 2 Character designer, demon designer, sprite artist
1992 Shin Megami Tensei
Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible Coordinator
1994 Shin Megami Tensei II Character designer, demon designer, sprite artist
Majin Tensei Coordinator
Shin Megami Tensei If... Character designer, demon designer, sprite artist
1995 Kyuuyaku Megami Tensei Character designer
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner Character designer, demon designer
1996 Revelations: Persona Character designer, Persona designer
1997 Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers Character designer, demon designer
1999 Persona 2: Innocent Sin Character designer, Persona designer
Maken X
2000 Super Robot Wars Alpha Mecha designer
Persona 2: Eternal Punishment Character designer, Persona designer
2001 Maken Shao: Demon Sword
2002 Shin Megami Tensei: Nine Demon designer
2003 Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner Character designer
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne Character designer, demon designer, creative director, art director
2004 Digital Devil Saga Character designer, demon designer, art director
2005 Digital Devil Saga 2
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening Dante and Vergil's Devil Trigger form design
3rd Super Robot Wars Alpha: To the End of the Galaxy Mecha designer
Sangokushi Taisen Character designer
2006 Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Soulless Army Character designer, demon designer, art director, writer
2007 Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine Demon designer
2008 Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon Character designer, demon designer, art director, writer
2009 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Demon designer
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona Art director
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Producer, creative director, character designer, demon designer
2013 Shin Megami Tensei IV Scenario concept, demon designer
2015 Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition Packaging artwork
2016 Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse Concept, demon designer
Persona 5 Demon modelling supervisor, demon designer
Persona 5: The Animation – The Day Breakers Demon designer
2018 Persona 5: The Animation

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brandon Sheffield (2006-5-12) Gamasutra – E3 Q&A: Atlus' Character Designer Kazuma Kaneko. Retrieved on 2007 – 9-1.
  2. ^ Hirohiko Niizumi (2004-9-20) Gamespot – "Atlus Designer Kazuma Kaneko working on Devil May Cry 3" Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 2007 – 9-1.