Akihiko Matsui is a battle system designer, director, and producer who has worked for first Squaresoft and later Square Enix for over twenty years. He started working at Squaresoft as a low-level employee on the Final Fantasy IV team, making memory maps and having an influence on Edward Chris von Muir's character development. He was notably the director for Chrono Trigger with Yoshinori Kitase and Takashi Tokita. At the present time, he is the producer of Final Fantasy XI, replacing Hiromichi Tanaka who resigned from the company.
|Final Fantasy IV||Battle System Designer|
|Final Fantasy V||Battle System Designer|
|SaGa Frontier||Game Data Developer|
|Legend of Mana||Game Designer and Chief System Designer|
|Final Fantasy XI||Battle Data Designer (1999 - 2003), Main Battle System Designer (2003 - 2010), Director (2010), Producer (2012~)|
|Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn||Main Battle System Designer|
- Akihiko Matsui makes a cameo appearance as an enemy in Final Fantasy IV. "He" can be found in the Developer's Room.
- Akihiko Matsui on Wikipedia
- Akihiko Matsui's member profile on the official Final Fantasy XI forums (must be logged in to view)