Shigefumi Hino

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Shigefumi Hino (日野 重文 Hino Shigefumi, born in 1963) is a graphics designer, game director, and planner from Nintendo. He is known to be behind Yoshi from the Yoshi franchise. Super Mario World is the first game he worked on. Hino is the director of the Pikmin series alongside Masamichi Abe.[1] In the Pikmin series, Hino has primarily focused on graphics design and was involved in character elements of the games, while Abe has primarily focused on gameplay design.



  1. ^ Arendt, Susan (3 December 2007). "Autographed Pikmin 2 Swag Auctioned for Charity". Wired News. Retrieved 12 October 2010.