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Hideo Minaba

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Hideo Minaba (皆葉英夫, Minaba Hideo?) is a video game art director. He began work with Squaresoft in 1991. His first major role was as a field graphics designer on the Super Famicom title Final Fantasy V. He was the art director of Final Fantasy VI. He was later placed in charge of artistic supervision of Final Fantasy Tactics for the PlayStation. Minaba later served as art director of both Final Fantasy IX and Final Fantasy XII.

Minaba left Square Enix in 2004, the middle of Final Fantasy XII's development. He formed Designation, a freelance art company.

Works Within the SeriesEdit

Game Minaba's Credit(s)
Final Fantasy IV Debugger (uncredited)
Final Fantasy Mystic Quest Special Thanks
Final Fantasy V Field Graphics
Final Fantasy VI Art Director
Final Fantasy Tactics Art Supervisor
Final Fantasy IX Art Director
Character Design: Zidane, Garnet, Vivi, Kuja, Beatrix
Final Fantasy Tactics Advance Design Work Director
Final Fantasy XII Art Director (with Isamu Kamikokuryo)
Airship Design
Final Fantasy XIV Special Thanks
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Costume Design: Zidane's Marcus's Cloak and Kuja's Treno Nobleman
Final Fantasy XIII-2 Character Design: Paddra Nsu-Yeul, Alyssa Zaidelle
Costume Design: Hope Estheim
Bravely Default Background Art Design
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Map Designer

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