Shigeru Miyamoto

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Shigeru Miyamato has been helping create games for Nintendo since 1981. In the late 1970s Nintendo was going bankrupt. Myamato then made two characters, Donkey Kong and Mario (then called Jumpman), for the game Donkey Kong (1981). He has been the supervisor of many games, like the Mario and Zelda games. See full bio »

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  Polyverse (characters) (pre-production)
 2023 Luigi Meets a Combine Elite (Short) (characters) (pre-production)
 2022 Video Game Heroes (TV Series) (characters created by - 2 episodes) (pre-production)
- Star Fox (2022) ... (characters created by)
- Legend of Zelda (2022) ... (characters created by)
 2022 The Mario and Sonic Tribute - Headstrong 3 (Video short) (characters) (filming)
 2021 Mario VS Sonic Food Battle Round 2 (Video short) (characters)
 2021 Mario VS Sonic Food Battle (Video short) (characters)
 2020 Game and Watch: Super Mario Bros. (Video Game) (characters)
 2020 Super Mario Bros. 5 (Video Game) (characters)
 2019 New Super Mario World 2: Around the World (Video Game) (Characters by)
 2019 Inkura in Luigi's Mansion (Video short) (characters)
 2019 Super Mario Bros 2: The Legend Continues (Short) (Created by)
 2018 Super Mario Bros. (Short) (creator)
 2018 The Fawful Movie (based on characters created by)
 2017 Super Mario Odyssey (Video Game) (based on characters created by - uncredited)
 2016 Luigi Meets a Combine Soldier (Short) (characters)
 2016 Legend of Zelda Abridged (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... (characters)
 2015 Hyper Metroid (Video Game) (characters)
 2014 Pikmin (TV Series)
 2013 Donkey Kong Country Returns (Video Game) (characters)
 2012 With Lyrics (TV Series short) (based on characters created by - 1 episode)
- Baby Mario & Papa Yoshi (2012) ... (based on characters created by)
 2011 Super Mario All Stars 6 - Trilogy Worlds (Video Game) (characters)
 2011 Super Mario Star Road (Video Game) (creator)
 2011 Super Mario 3D Land (Video Game)
 2011 Psycho Waluigi (Video Game) (characters)
 2010 Super Mario Bros. 4 (Video Game) (characters)
 2008 The Legend of Zelda: The Sage of Darkness (based on the video game by)
 2006 Super Mario World: Return to Dinosaur Land (Video Game) (characters)
 2005 Super Princess Peach (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 2005 Mario Tennis: Power Tour (Video Game) (characters)
 2004 Super Mario 64 DS (Video Game) (characters)
 2004 Mario Power Tennis (Video Game) (characters)
 2003 The Legend of Zelda: Collector's Edition (Video Game) (characters)
 2003 Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3 (Video Game) (creator - uncredited)
 2002 The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (Video Game) (story)
 2002 Mario Party 4 (Video Game) (original characters)
 2002 Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2 (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Super Smash Bros. Melee (Video Game) (character design: Mario, Luigi, Link & Donkey Kong)
 2001 Mario Kart: Super Circuit (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 2001 Dr. Mario 64 (Video Game) (character: "Mario")
 2001 Super Mario Advance (Video Game) (characters)
 2000 Mario Party 3 (Video Game) (original characters)
 2000/I Mario Tennis (Video Game) (characters)
 1997-2000 Donkey Kong Country (TV Series) (characters - 39 episodes)
- Just Kidding (2000) ... (characters)
- It's a Wonderful Life (2000) ... (characters)
- Best of Enemies (2000) ... (characters)
- Hunka Hunka Burnin' Bluster (2000) ... (characters)
- The Big Switch-a-Roo (2000) ... (characters)
 1999 Mario Party 2 (Video Game) (original characters)
 1999 Donkey Kong 64 (Video Game) (Donkey Kong created by - uncredited)
 1999 Game & Watch Gallery 3 (Video Game) (original characters - uncredited)
 1999 Super Mario Bros. Deluxe (Video Game) (characters)
 1999 Super Smash Bros. (Video Game) (character design: Mario, Luigi, Link & Donkey Kong)
 1998 Mario Party (Video Game) (character)
 1998 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Video Game) (story & characters)
 1997 Donkey Kong Land III (Video Game) (characters)
 1996 Donkey Kong Land 2 Commercial (Short) (characters)
 1996 Donkey Kong Land 2 France Commercial (Short) (characters)
 1996 Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! (Video Game) (original creator "Donkey Kong" - as S. Miyamoto)
 1996 Mario Teaches Typing 2 (Video Game) (characters)
 1996 Donkey Kong Land 2 (Video Game) (characters)
 1996 Tetris Attack (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1996 Super Mario 64 (Video Game) (based on characters created by - uncredited)
 1996 Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (Video Game) (characters)
 1995 Donkey Kong Land Commercial (Short) (characters)
 1995 Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (Video Game) (original creator: Donkey Kong - as S. Miyamoto)
 1995 Mario Clash (Video Game) (characters)
 1995 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (Video Game) (characters)
 1995 Mario's Tennis (Video Game) (characters)
 1995 Donkey Kong Land (Video Game) (characters)
 1995 Mario's Game Gallery (Video Game) (characters)
 1994 Super Mario All-Stars + Super Mario World (Video Game) (characters)
 1994 Tetris & Dr. Mario (Video Game) (creator)
 1994 Mario's Early Years! Preschool Fun (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1994 Donkey Kong Country (Video Game) (original creator: Donkey Kong - as S Miyamoto)
 1994 Mario's Early Years! Fun with Letters (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1994 Mario's Early Years! Fun with Numbers (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1994 Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 1993 Link: The Faces of Evil (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1993 Mario & Wario (Video Game) (Mario created by - uncredited)
 1993 Super Mario All-Stars (Video Game) (characters)
 1993 The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1992 Mario Is Missing! (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1992 Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (Video Game) (characters)
 1991 Super Mario World (TV Series) (characters - 13 episodes)
- Mama Luigi (1991) ... (characters)
- A Little Learning (1991) ... (characters)
- The Yoshi Shuffle (1991) ... (characters)
- Rock TV (1991) ... (characters)
- Gopher Bash (1991) ... (characters)
 1991 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1991 Mario Teaches Typing (Video Game) (characters)
 1990 The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 (TV Series) (characters - 26 episodes)
- Super Koopa (1990) ... (characters)
- The Venice Menace (1990) ... (characters)
- True Colors (1990) ... (characters)
- Recycled Koopa (1990) ... (characters)
- Up, Up, and a Koopa (1990) ... (characters)
 1990 Super Mario World (Video Game) (characters)
 1989 Super Mario Land (Video Game) (characters)
 1988 Donkey Kong Classics (Video Game) (characters)
 1988 Super Mario Bros./Duck Hunt (Video Game) (Super Mario Bros)
 1988 Super Mario Bros. 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 1988 Super Mario Bros. 2 (Video Game) (characters)
 1987 Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1986 The Legend of Zelda NES Commercial (Short) (characters)
 1986 VS. Super Mario Bros. (Video Game) (characters)
 1986 Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels (Video Game) (characters)
 1986 The Legend of Zelda (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1985 Donkey Kong Jr. Math (Video Game) (characters)
 1985 Super Mario Bros. (Video Game) (characters)
 1984 Mario Bros. Special (Video Game) (characters)
 1984 Donkey Kong 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 1983 Donkey Kong Jr./Jr. Sansû Lesson (Video Game) (characters)
 1983 Donkey Kong 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 1983/I Mario Bros. (Video Game) (characters)
 1983 Game & Watch: Mario's Cement Factory (Video Game) (character: Mario)
 1983 Mario's Cement Factory (Video Game) (characters)
 1983/II Mario Bros. (Video Game) (characters)
 1982 Donkey Kong Junior (Video Game) (characters)
 1981 Donkey Kong (Video Game) (creator - uncredited)
 1980 Space Firebird (Video Game) (character design)
 1979 Space Fever (Video Game) (character design)
 1979 Space Fever High Splitter (Video Game) (character design)
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Alternate Names:

S. Miyahon | Miyahon | Kattobi Miyamoto | Mr. Miyamoto | S. Miyamoto | S Miyamoto


5' 5" (1.65 m)


Yasuko ?  (2 children)

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A delayed game will eventually be good, a bad game is bad forever. See more »


Was introduced to Nintendo by his father who was a schoolmate to now former Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi. Yamauchi was so impressed with Miyamoto's untrained artistic abilities that he was instantly hired. See more »


Frequently works with Koji Kondo See more »


The Godfather of Video Games See more »

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