GAME DESIGNER

Koji Igarashi

1968 - Today

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Koji Igarashi (Japanese: 五十嵐 孝司, Hepburn: Igarashi Kōji, born 17 March 1968) is a Japanese video game producer, programmer, writer, and creative director. Often credited as IGA, he began his career by joining Konami in 1990 as a programmer. Over the next ten years, he moved into a senior role within the company, working on Castlevania: Symphony of the Night as a programmer, writer, and assistant director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Koji Igarashi has received more than 458,190 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Koji Igarashi is the 41st most popular game designer, the 1,520th most popular biography from Japan and the 19th most popular Japanese Game Designer.

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among GAME DESIGNERS

Among game designers, Koji Igarashi ranks 41 out of 46Before him are Yuji Horii, Hideki Kamiya, Al Lowe, Mark Cerny, Ed Boon, and Scott Cawthon. After him are Carol Shaw, Todd Howard, Naoto Ohshima, Jens Bergensten, Jordan Mechner, and Tim Schafer.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1968, Koji Igarashi ranks 395Before him are Olga Shishigina, Axelle Red, Erik Palladino, Ha Seok-ju, Anthony E. Zuiker, and Peter Bondra. After him are Florin Prunea, Fernando León de Aranoa, James Toney, Margaret Cho, William Regal, and Joey Lauren Adams.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Koji Igarashi ranks 1,520 out of 5,560Before him are Yutaka Akita (1970), Masahiro Nakai (1972), Yusuke Minoguchi (1965), Mayumi Kaji (1964), Natsuki Takaya (1973), and Tsuneyasu Miyamoto (1977). After him are Toshiya Fujita (1971), Daisuke Matsui (1981), Satoshi Furukawa (1964), Nobutaka Taguchi (1951), Tadahiro Nomura (1974), and Yoshitoshi ABe (1971).

Among GAME DESIGNERS In Japan

Among game designers born in Japan, Koji Igarashi ranks 19Before him are Eiji Aonuma (1963), Yoshinori Kitase (1966), Yuji Naka (1965), Kazunori Yamauchi (1967), Yuji Horii (1954), and Hideki Kamiya (1970). After him are Naoto Ohshima (1964).