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Shigesato Itoi

Shigesato Itoi was born on November 10, 1948 in Maebashi, Gunma, Japan. He is known for his work on My Neighbor Totoro (1988), EarthBound Beginnings (1989) and EarthBound (1994). He has been married to Kanako Higuchi since 1993. See full bio »

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My Neighbor Totoro Tatsuo Kusakabe
EarthBound Writer


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 2014 Dairantou sumasshu burazâzu for Wii U (Video Game) (characters: Ness & Lucas - uncredited)
 2008 Dairantô Sumasshu Burazâzu ekkusu (Video Game) (characters: Ness & Lucas - uncredited)
 2006 Mother 3 (Video Game) (scenario) / (story)
 2003 Mother 1 + 2 (Video Game)
 2001 Super Smash Bros. Melee (Video Game) (producer: EarthBound)
 1999 Super Smash Bros. (Video Game) (character: Ness - uncredited) / (story concept: EarthBound)
 1994 EarthBound (Video Game) (written by)
 1989 EarthBound Beginnings (Video Game) (creator)
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Alternate Names:

Shigesato OK? Itoi | Shigesato Ok? Itoi

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Is the man behind the creation of Nintendo's RPG video game series, "Mother" (AKA Earthbound).

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