After serving as Chief Programmer and Director for a development company in Fukuoka, Hino founded LEVEL-5 in October, 1998, hoping to instill genuine excitement and wonder in children with his creations.
Hino specializes in cross-media strategies, producing consistently successful series, including: YO-KAI WATCH, Inazuma Eleven, and LBX. These beloved series are globally distinguished and cherished by a wide demographic. Hino's celebrated Professor Layton series garnered 15.5 million sales world-wide.
Akihiro Hino Job Title President & CEO Company LEVEL-5 INC.