Masanao Arimoto (born October 27, 1966) is a veteran graphic designer who works for Nintendo. He joined the company during the end of the Nintendo Entertainment System era and has worked mostly in several high profile games in The Legend of Zelda and Mario franchises throughout his career.

Around the GameCube era, Arimoto took on the role of design director. In recent years, he has been mostly involved in the 2D Mario series.

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