Takafumi Kiuchi
Takafumi Kiuchi
Company Nintendo (since 2004)
Current Position Designer
First game Super Mario 64 DS
Latest game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Takafumi Kiuchi is a character designer and modeler for Nintendo who has mostly worked on the Zelda series. He joined the company in 2004 and worked on titles like Twilight Princess, where he designed about 25 enemies, including some of the middle bosses. He became the main enemy designer in Skyward Sword and Breath of the Wild, where he designed the signature Bokoblin enemies.

Kiuchi also worked on other titles such as Wii Fit, where he designed the in-game Wii Balance Board character.

SS Bokoblin

A Bokoblin, one of the enemies designed by Takafumi Kiuchi on Skyward Sword

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