Sakurai, Masahiro

Sakurai, Masahiro

Given name: 政博
Family name: 桜井
Birthday: Aug 3, 1970
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Birth place: Musashimurayama, Tokyo, Japan

Masahiro Sakurai is a Japanese video game director, designer, writer and voice actor, best known as the creator and director of the Kirby and the Super Smash Bros. series. Mostly working on games for Nintendo platforms, he is currently the Director of Software Development for his companies Sora Ltd. and Project Sora.

He is also the author of a weekly column for Famitsu magazine and has developed a cult following for his streamlined, yet deep gameplay. Apart from his work in the Kirby and Super Smash Bros. series, he directed the acclaimed games Meteos and Kid Icarus: Uprising. He also voiced the character King Dedede in Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards and Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

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Jeysonn | Jun 30, 7:02 PM
He is truly a legend, Sakurai thank you for everything you've done. You're one hell of a game director ~

TARDISES | Jun 27, 2:37 PM
I have a reason to get the fighters pass now. Thank you based Sakurai for delivering unto us bear and bird!


JoJotard | Apr 15, 3:31 PM
"Never ask me for anything ever again"

treccer | Apr 8, 5:13 PM
where tf is Joker at??

Benji64 | Mar 23, 1:01 PM
Masahiro Sakurai the legendary anime creator

Afloo | Feb 16, 5:51 PM
We already knopw 2 of the real pillar men. Araki and Daddy Sakurai. We are missing 1 member lol

TARDISES | Dec 28, 2018 1:28 PM
Everyone is here! Dead, but here.

gyatso | Dec 9, 2018 9:33 AM
undertale came to switch as well papa sakurai. we want SANS

MeAndMyStar | Dec 7, 2018 5:40 AM
Literally why is Joker coming to ultimate? I don't understand. I mean, not that I'm complaining.

Xidez | Nov 7, 2018 10:11 AM
You just pulled a Thanos my man D:

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