Kensuke Tanabe

Kensuke Tanabe

Kensuke Tanabe is a Japanese producer and senior officer at Nintendo.

Tanabe has been a Nintendo employee since the mid-80s and is responsible for several franchises including Metroid Prime, Donkey Kong and Paper Mario.

As a designer, Tanabe has notably worked on games such as Super Mario Bros. 3, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Stunt Race FX.

As a producer, the Nintendo veteran has recently overseen the Luigi’s Mansion, Metroid Prime and Kirby games.

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