Kosuke Yabuki
Born June, 1980
Adachi-Ku, Tokyo
Company Nintendo (since 2005)
University University of Tokyo
Current Position Manager (EPD Production Group No. 9)
First game The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Latest game New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
Twitter Kosuke YABUKI

Kosuke Yabuki is the manager of the Nintendo EPD Production Group No. 9, and the current producer of the Mario Kart series and ARMS.


Yabuki started working with the company in the EAD department in April 2005[1] as a planner on various projects, until he became the director of Mario Kart 7 and Mario Kart 8.

As Hideki Konno went to smartphone development, Yabuki replaced him as manager of Production Group No. 9. In this position, he has become the producer of the Mario Kart series, as well as the Nintendo Switch title ARMS.

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