Koji Takahashi
Koji Takahashi
Company Nintendo
Current Position Art Director
First game The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
Latest game Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

Koji Takahashi is a graphic designer who works in Nintendo, formerly in the EAD Division. He is mostly known for his design work in the Animal Crossing and The Legend of Zelda franchises.


His first work is the game The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker where he was a character designer. After this, he started working at the Animal Crossing series was a character designer and worked the two Nintendo DS Zelda games, as well as Wii Music, where he became a design director.

After Ryuji Kobayashi, the previous art director from the Animal Crossing series, went to work on The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, he took his role since Animal Crossing: New Leaf. He also worked in A Link Between Worlds.

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