From Sega Retro
Manabu Tsukamoto is a former Sega employee who originally served as a planner for the Virtua Fighter series and a manager for the Virtua Striker series. He later became involved with the former series' motion design aspect.
Following the release of Shenmue, Tsukamoto was reassigned to Amusement Vision, where he retained his motion design duties as director of the corresponding department for sister games F-Zero AX and F-Zero GX.
He later joined Koei.