Masahiro Sakurai

Japanese video game designer

Masahiro Sakurai (桜井政博, Sakurai Masahiro), (born August 3, 1970) is a video game designer who worked at HAL Laboratory from 1991 to 2003. His single game for Nintendo 3DS, Kid Icarus: Uprising was released in 2012.[1] Sakurai is the creator of game franchises, Kirby and Super Smash Bros. He founded Sora Ltd in 2005.

Masahiro Sakurai
Born (1970-08-03) August 3, 1970 (age 52)
OccupationVideo game director, designer


  1. "Kid Icarus Uprising Developer Closes". IGN.