Wataru Yamaguchi
Wataru Yamaguchi-0
Company Nintendo EAD
Current Position Illustrator
First game Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
Latest game Mario Kart Wii

Wataru Yamaguchi is a Nintendo game illustrator, who has worked for Nintendo since the early Nintendo 64 days, mainly in traditional and computer illustration. He also made clay models for use in Pikmin marketing campaigns and cover art.

He became one of the main CG supervisors for the Mario series until at least 2008.


Wataru showing his clay models.


Special Thanks


  • Wataru Yamaguchi provided the lyrics for the songs "Vacant Lives" and "Grasp Power!" in the game 1080° Snowboarding; where he also voiced the character Kensuke Kimachi.

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