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Tetsuya Nomura (野村 哲也 Nomura Tetsuya?) is a Japanese video game director and character designer working for Square Enix (formerly Square). He first started working designing few parts from Final Fantasy V and Final Fantasy VI and has also been the character designer from various games, debuting in Final Fantasy VII. Additionally, Nomura debuted as video game director for the Kingdom Hearts series starting in 2002 and was also the director from the CGI film, Final Fantasy VII Advent Children.

For Disney, Nomura received the "Excellence in Visual Arts" award by the International Game Developers Association for his work in the first Kingdom Hearts game, alongside Shinji Hashimoto. In IGN's "The Top 100 Video Game Creators of all Time", Nomura was listed at number 84.

Kingdom Hearts Series Discography

Year Game Position
2002 Kingdom Hearts Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2004 Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2005 Kingdom Hearts II Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2007 Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2008 Kingdom Hearts coded Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2009 Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2010 Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2011 Kingdom Hearts Re:coded Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2012 Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2013 Kingdom Hearts χ Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2013 Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 ReMIX Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2014 Kingdom Hearts HD II.5 ReMIX Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2015 Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2017 Kingdom Hearts HD II.8 Final Chapter Prologue Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2017 Kingdom Hearts HD I.5+II.5 ReMIX Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story
2019 Kingdom Hearts III Director/Producer/Character Designer/Story