Kenta Motokura
Kenta Motokura
Born Tokyo, Japan
Company Nintendo (since 2000)
University Tama Art University
Current Position Assistant Manager (EPD Production Group No. 8)
First game Pokémon Stadium 2
Latest game Super Mario Odyssey

Kenta Motokura is an assistant manager of the Nintendo EPD Production Group No. 8, and the current main director of the 3D Mario series.


Motokura joined the company on April 2000 and initially worked on character design on various titles.

He was transfered to EAD Tokyo after the company's reestructure, where he took the role of design director on the 3D Mario titles, until he eventually became a codirector of Super Mario 3D World and the sole director of Super Mario Odyssey.

In 2015, he became the Assistant Manager of the Production Group No. 8 of Nintendo EPD.


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