Hiromasa Shikata is a Nintendo employee, mostly known for his work in The Legend of Zelda series. He joined the company in 1997 as a background artist and designed various areas in Zelda titles, such as the Kakariko Village Windmill in Ocarina of Time and the Forsaken Fortress and Windfall Island in The Wind Waker.

In later years, he became involved in planning on most portable Zelda titles, becoming the director of A Link Between Worlds and Tri Force Heroes. He was also the planner of The Legend of Zelda: Battle Quest game in Nintendo Land.

He had the position of Coordinator of Nintendo EAD3 before the reestructure to Nintendo EPD.


Kakariko Village in Ocarina of Time


Forsaken Fortress, one of several areas created by Hiromasa Shikata

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