Atsushi Miyagi is a Nintendo graphic designer and adviser. He graduated from the Kanazawa College of Art in 1994 as a fine artist, despite originally wanting to work as a painter. After seeing artwork from a Super Nintendo RPG game in a magazine, he decided to work at the video game industry. After some months, he started working as a graphic designer. For some years, he worked at several small game studios till in 2000, he joined Nintendo where he still works today. His first work was modeling the Bianco Hills in Super Mario Sunshine. After this, he made the Tower of the Gods, Ganon's Tower and Hyrule Castle Courtyard in the Wind Waker. He then made the underground garden stage for Pikmin 2. He became well known for his work and became the lead environment artist in Twilight Princess, where he planned the field design and managed the field design team. He made alone all the environments from the 2004 trailer. He made courses in Mario Kart Wii, and advised the art staff in New Super Mario Bros. Wii.