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is a Japanese video game designer working for Square Enix
is a Japanese video game and publishing company best known for its console role-playing game franchises, which include the Final Fantasy series, the Dragon Quest series, and the action-RPG Kingdom Hearts series...
. Yoshida was born in 1967 and joined Square Co.
was a Japanese video game company founded in September 1983 by Masafumi Miyamoto. It merged with Enix in 2003 and became part of Square Enix...
in 1995, before the company merged with Enix
The was a Japanese company that produced video games, anime and manga. The company was founded by Yasuhiro Fukushima on September 22, 1975 as and renamed Enix in 1982...
. He is well known for his work on the Final Fantasy
is a media franchise created by Hironobu Sakaguchi, and is developed and owned by Square Enix . The franchise centers on a series of fantasy and science-fantasy role-playing video games , but includes motion pictures, anime, printed media, and other merchandise...
series. He is a frequent collaborator of game designer Yasumi Matsuno
is a video game designer. He is one of a few designers to have two games receive a perfect score by Famitsu magazine. Vagrant Story and Final Fantasy XII were critically acclaimed by the magazine with a 40/40 score.-Early projects:...
Zeliard is a platform-action RPG video game developed for the NEC PC-8801 and published by Game Arts in 1987 in Japan, and re-published for MS-DOS PCs in 1990 by Sierra Entertainment in Europe and North America...
(1990) (PC): Design
- Ogre Battle
is a 1993 real-time strategy role-playing video game for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, directed by Yasumi Matsuno with artwork by Akihiko Yoshida...
(1993) (SNES): Character and tarot card design
- Tactics Ogre (1995) (SNES): Character design and background art direction
- Final Fantasy Tactics
is a tactical role-playing game developed and published by Square for the Sony PlayStation video game console. It is the first game of the Final Fantasy Tactics series and was released in Japan in June 1997 and in the United States in January 1998...
(1997) (PS1): Character design
- Vagrant Story
is a Japanese-developed console role-playing game developed and published by Square for the PlayStation video game console. The game was released in 2000, and has been re-released through the PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable consoles eleven years later...
(2000) (PS1): Character design and background art direction
- Wild Card (2001) (WonderSwan): Character and card design
- Final Fantasy XII
is a console role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 2. Released in 2006, it is the twelfth title in the Final Fantasy series and the last in the series to be released exclusively on the PlayStation platform...
(2006) (PS2): Main Character design and background design supervisor
- Final Fantasy III (Remake) (2006) (DS): Character design
- Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
is a tactical role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix for the Sony PlayStation Portable and iOS. The game is an updated version of Final Fantasy Tactics for the PlayStation video game console....
(2007) (PSP): Character design
- Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift
is a tactical role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix for the Nintendo DS handheld game console.Grimoire of the Rift is the sequel to Final Fantasy Tactics Advance as well as an iteration in the Ivalice Alliance.- Gameplay :...
(2007) (DS): Artistic supervisor and additional illustration
- Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light (2009) (DS): Character design
- Final Fantasy XIV
, also known as Final Fantasy XIV Online, is the fourteenth installment in the Final Fantasy series. It was released in September 2010 for Microsoft Windows, with a PlayStation 3 port in development. The game is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game and is developed and published by...
(2010) (PS3, PC): Art direction
- Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (2010) (PSP): Character design/Promotional artwork
- Dissidia 012: Final Fantasy (2011) (PSP): Special thanks
- Bravely Default: Flying Fairy
Bravely Default: Flying Fairy is an upcoming 2012 role-playing video game by Square Enix for the Nintendo 3DS. Akihiko Yoshida is handling the character designs. It will feature augmented reality in the gameplay....
(upcoming 2012) (3DS): Character design