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Masato Kato is known for his work on Chrono Cross (1999), Kuraimâzu hai (2008) and Chrono Trigger (1995). See full bio »

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Known For

Chrono Cross
Chrono Cross Writer
Kuraimâzu hai
Chrono Trigger
Ninja Gaiden 3


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 2018 Midnight Bus (screenplay) (post-production)
 2016 Hibana (TV Mini-Series) (screenplay - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2016) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (screenplay)
 2016 Everesuto: Kamigami no itadaki (screenplay)
 2014 Fushigi na misaki no monogatari (screenplay)
 2013 Daijôbu 3 kumi (screenplay)
 2013 Sôgen no isu (screenplay)
 2012 Ninja Gaiden 3 (Video Game) (as Runmal) / (story)
 2010 Raiou
 2008 Sands of Destruction (Video Game)
 2008 Kuraimâzu hai (screenplay)
 2006 Dawn of Mana (Video Game) (story)
 2006 Nihon chinbotsu (screenplay)
 2005 Yuki ni negau koto (screenplay)
 2005 Taga tameni (screenplay)
 2003 Baten kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean (Video Game) (screenplay)
 2003 Okite yakuza (Video)
 2001 Drug
 1999 Chrono Cross (Video Game) (scenario writer: field section)
 1998 Mizu no naka no hachigatsu (TV Movie)
 1998 Xenogears (Video Game) (script)
 1995 Chrono Trigger (Video Game) (story plan)
 1993 Cho abnormal sex: hentai mamire (screenplay)
 1992 Funky Monkey Teacher 2 (screenplay)
 1991 Funky Monkey Teacher (screenplay)
 1991 Ninja Ryû Ken-den III: Yomi no Kata-sen (Video Game) (story - as Runmal)
 1990 Ninja Ryû Ken-den II: Ankoku no Jashin Ken (Video Game) (screenplay - as Runmal)
 1988 Sei Jukujo
 1987 Kango joshiryô: Kegasareta tenshi (screenplay - as Masato Katô)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Masato Katô | Runmal

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Personal Quote:

[about Chrono Cross] The world couldn't be made any bigger in terms of graphics, because of hardware limitations. We've squeezed in data to the limit. If it were possible, I would've liked to make the world a little wider. However, since we're making players jump between two parallel worlds, making the world map wider would confuse the player and get out of hand. I intended not to make the world ... See more »

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