Tetsuya Nomura

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Tetsuya Nomura (野村 哲也, Nomura Tetsuya, born October 8, 1970) is a Japanese video game artist, designer and director working for Square Enix (formerly Square). He designed characters for the Final Fantasy series, debuting with Final Fantasy VI and continuing with various later installments. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tetsuya Nomura has received more than 1,191,764 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Tetsuya Nomura is the 20th most popular game designer (down from 17th in 2019), the 1,125th most popular biography from Japan (down from 984th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Japanese Game Designer.

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Among game designers, Tetsuya Nomura ranks 20 out of 46Before him are Toru Iwatani, Shinji Mikami, Lizzie Magie, Gary Gygax, Klaus Teuber, and Will Wright. After him are Peter Molyneux, Yu Suzuki, Masahiro Sakurai, Hidetaka Miyazaki, Eiji Aonuma, and John Carmack.

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Among people born in 1970, Tetsuya Nomura ranks 148Before him are Ciriaco Sforza, Alonzo Mourning, Albert Ferrer, Jason Gray-Stanford, Sarah Silverman, and Shane McMahon. After him are Chris Coleman, Martin McDonagh, Charisma Carpenter, Michaela Schaffrath, Christopher Cassidy, and David James.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Tetsuya Nomura ranks 1,125 out of 5,560Before him are Hironobu Kageyama (1961), Masahiro Hasemi (1945), Ukyo Katayama (1963), Hyde (1969), Fumio Gotō (1884), and Hisako, Princess Takamado (1953). After him are Toshiyuki Morikawa (1967), Mitsugu Nomura (1956), Masae Suzuki (1957), Masaru Uchiyama (1957), Namie Amuro (1977), and Hideko Maehata (1914).


Among game designers born in Japan, Tetsuya Nomura ranks 9Before him are Gunpei Yokoi (1941), Satoru Iwata (1959), Satoshi Tajiri (1965), Hironobu Sakaguchi (1962), Toru Iwatani (1955), and Shinji Mikami (1965). After him are Yu Suzuki (1958), Masahiro Sakurai (1970), Hidetaka Miyazaki (1974), Eiji Aonuma (1963), Yoshinori Kitase (1966), and Yuji Naka (1965).