Hironobu Sakaguchi

1962 - Today

Hironobu Sakaguchi

Hironobu Sakaguchi (坂口 博信, Sakaguchi Hironobu) (born November 25, 1962) is a Japanese video game designer, director, producer, writer, and film director. He is best known as creator of the Final Fantasy series, having conceived the original concept for the first title Final Fantasy and also having directed several later entries in the franchise, and has had a long career in gaming with over 100 million units of video games sold worldwide. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hironobu Sakaguchi has received more than 542,266 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11th most popular game designer.

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  • 25

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  • 4.55

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  • 2.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among GAME DESIGNERS, Hironobu Sakaguchi ranks 11 out of 37Before him are Satoshi Tajiri, Jeff Kinney, Sid Meier, Gary Gygax, Shinji Mikami, and Toru Iwatani. After him are Yu Suzuki, Markus Persson, Will Wright, Peter Molyneux, Steve Jackson, and Tetsuya Nomura.

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Among people born in 1962, Hironobu Sakaguchi ranks 136Before him are Choi Min-sik, James Kottak, Matteo Messina Denaro, Victor Pelevin, Manuel Amoros, and Kirsan Ilyumzhinov. After him are Tigran Sargsyan, Richard Roxburgh, Cary Elwes, Markus Merk, Maruschka Detmers, and Fred Rutten.

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Among people born in Japan, Hironobu Sakaguchi ranks 843 out of 3,113Before him are Ikuo Matsumoto (1941), Masi Oka (1974), Yasuhiro Yamashita (1957), Hajime Moriyasu (1968), Saneatsu Mushanokōji (null), and Stephen Fumio Hamao (1930). After him are Junji Ito (1963), Masamune Shirow (1961), Hiromu Arakawa (1973), Teruo Nimura (1943), Takeshi Urata (1947), and Shigefumi Mori (1951).