Kenji Kaido

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Kenji Kaido in October 2005

Kenji Kaidō (海道 賢仁 Kaidō Kenji?) is the producer of Sony Computer Entertainment Japan's Product Development Department #1.

Kaidō started his videogaming career at Taito in 1987, where he worked as project leader and lead game designer on arcade titles Bonze Adventure, Night Striker, Champion Wrestler, Cameltry, Sonic Blast Man, Warrior Blade and Dead Connection.

Kaidō then changed departments to work on the world's very first Home Karaoke Console, the X55 (presently called MEDIA BOX) from its very beginnings. In 1996, he then worked as the project leader and lead game designer for coin-op game Cleopatra Fortune.

In 1997, Kaidō left Taito and joined Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. There he started working on the game Ape Escape as its lead game designer and associate producer.

Most recently, Kaidō worked as product manager and producer for Ico in 2001, and Shadow of the Colossus in 2005. He left Sony in August 2012. [1]


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