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Hiroshi Aso

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Hiroshi Aso
Company(ies): Sega of Japan
Role(s): Producer

Hiroshi Aso (麻生 宏) is an Executive Supervisor for Sega employed since the late '80s. He acted as a director during the late Master System era and a producer during the late Mega Drive and early Saturn eras. For Shenmue, his last major title with the company, he served as Production Manager.

Some of Aso's most noteworthy titles include Ristar, Knuckles' Chaotix, Dragon Force and The House of the Dead.

Production history

  • Space Harrier (32X;
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    1994) — Special Thanks (as H.Aso)
  • Space Harrier (Master System;
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    1986) — Special Thanks (as Shy Guy Aso)
  • G-LOC: Air Battle (Game Gear;
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    1990) — Director (as Asohy)
  • Michael Jackson's Moonwalker (Master System;
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    1990) — Planners (as Asohy)
  • The GG Shinobi (Game Gear;
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    1991) — Special Thanks (as Asohy)
  • Dragon Crystal (Game Gear;
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    1990) — Special Thanks (as Asohy)
  • Crystal Warriors (Game Gear;
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    1991) — Special Thanks (as Asohy)
  • Astérix (Master System;
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    1991) — Map Edit (as Asohy)
  • Defenders of Oasis (Game Gear;
    1992) — Thanks (as Asohy)
  • Batman Returns (Game Gear) (Game Gear;
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    1992) — Planning (as Asohy)
  • Batman Returns (Game Gear) (Game Gear;
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    1992) — Director (as Asohy)
  • Jurassic Park (8-bit) () — Director (as Asohy)
  • Taz-Mania (Master System) (Master System;
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    1993) — Thanks to (as Asou-san)
  • Yuu Yuu Hakusho Gaiden (Mega Drive;
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    1994) — Special Thanks (as Asohy)
  • Dynamite Headdy (Mega Drive;
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    1994) — Director (as Hiroshi Asoh)
  • Jurassic Park (Mega-CD) (Mega-CD;
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    1993) — Sega Of Japan Representative
  • Tomcat Alley (Mega-CD;
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    1994) — Media:TomcatAlley_MCD_JP_SSCredits_JP.pdf[1] (as Hiroshi Asoh)
  • After Burner Complete (32X;
    1995) — Special Thanks (as H.Aso)
  • Ristar (Mega Drive;
    1995) — Producers
  • Tempo (32X;
    1995) — Producers
  • Stellar Assault (32X;
    1995) — Producer (as Hiroshi Asoh)
  • Astal (Saturn;
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    1995) — Special Thanks (as 麻生 宏)
  • Zaxxon's Motherbase 2000 (32X;
    1995) — Producers
  • Gakkou no Kaidan (Saturn;
    1995) — 製作プロデューサーMedia:GakkounoKaidan_Saturn_JP_SSEnding.pdf[2] (as 麻生 宏)
  • Pro Striker Final Stage (Mega Drive;
    1995) — Producer (as 麻生 宏)
  • Pro Striker Final Stage (Mega Drive;
    1995) — Director (as 麻生 宏)
  • Wing Arms (Saturn;
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    1995) — Producer (as Hiroshi Asou)
  • Hang-On GP (Saturn;
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    1995) — Producer (as Hiroshi Asoh)
  • F1 Challenge (Saturn;
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    1995) — Producers (as Hiroshi Asoh)
  • Battle Arena Toshinden Remix (Saturn;
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    1995) — ProducerMedia:BattleArenaToshindenR_Saturn_JP_SSEnding.pdf[3]
  • Pepenga Pengo (Mega Drive;
    1995) — Producer
  • Godzilla Rettoushinkan (Saturn;
    1995) — -プロデューサー-Media:GodzillaRS_Saturn_JP_SSEnding.pdf[4] (as 麻生 宏)
  • Sega Touring Car Championship (Saturn;
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    1997) — Production Managers
  • Sega Touring Car Championship (Windows PC;
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    1998) — Production Managers
  • Guardian Heroes (Saturn;
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    1996) — プロデューサー (as 麻生 宏)
  • Cyber Troopers Virtual-On (Saturn;
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    1996) — Special Thanks
  • Ninku: Tsuyokina Yatsura no Daigekitotsu! (Saturn;
    1996) — ProducerMedia:NinkuTYnD_Saturn_JP_SSEnding.pdf[5]
  • Omakase! Savers (Saturn;
    1996) — プロデューサー (as 麻生 宏)
  • Linkle Liver Story (Saturn;
    1996) — Special Thanks
  • Dragon Force (Saturn;
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    1996) — プロデューサー (as 麻生 宏)
  • Dragon Force (Saturn;
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    1996) — Producers (as Hiroshi Asou)
  • Sega Ages Vol.2 Space Harrier (Saturn;
    1996) — Special Thanks
  • Sega Ages OutRun (Saturn;
    1996) — ThanksMedia:AgesOutrun_Saturn_JP_SSEnding.pdf[6]
  • Sega Ages After Burner II (Saturn;
    1996) — Special ThanksMedia:AgesAfterBurnerII_Saturn_JP_SSEnding.pdf[7]
  • As Aventuras da TV Colosso (Master System;
    1996) — Director (as Asohy)
  • Jinzou Ningen Hakaider: Last Judgement (Saturn;
    1996) — 総合プロデューサーMedia:JinzouNHakaider_Saturn_JP_SSEnding.pdf[8] (as 麻生 宏)
  • Virtua Fighter 2 (Mega Drive) (Mega Drive;
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    1996) — Special Thanks (as Hiroshi Asou)
  • Sega Ages Fantasy Zone (Saturn;
    1997) — Special Thanks
  • The House of the Dead (Model 2;
    1997) — Assistant Producer
  • The House of the Dead (Saturn;
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    1998) — Assistant Producer
  • The House of the Dead (Windows PC;
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    1998) — Assistant Producer
  • Fighter's History Dynamite (Saturn;
    1997) — Special ThanksMedia:Fighter'sHistoryD_Saturn_JP_SSEnding.pdf[9]
  • Virtua Fighter 3tb (Dreamcast;
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    1998) — Special Thanks
  • Super Tempo (Saturn;
    1998) — Special Thanks
  • Charge 'N Blast (Dreamcast;
    2000) — Producers
  • Space Channel 5 (Dreamcast;
    1999) — Scores
  • Space Channel 5 (PlayStation 2;
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    2002) — Scores
  • Shenmue (Dreamcast;
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    1999) — Production Manager
  • Ayrton Senna's Super Monaco GP II (8-bit) (Master System;
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    1992) — Special Thanks (as Asohy)
  • Astérix and the Secret Mission (Game Gear;
    1994) — Director (as Asohy)
  • Astérix and the Secret Mission (Master System;
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    1993) — Director (as Asohy)
  • Dino Crisis (Dreamcast;
    2000) — Special Thanks
  • Dreamstudio (Dreamcast;
    2000) — スペシャルサンクス (as 麻生 宏)
  • US Shenmue (Dreamcast;
    2001) — Production manager
  • US Shenmue (Dreamcast;
    2001) — Production Managers
  • Space Channel 5: Part 2 (Dreamcast;
    2002) — Scores
  • Space Channel 5: Part 2 (PlayStation 2;
    2002) — Scores
  • Space Channel 5: Special Edition (PlayStation 2;
    2003) — Sctore


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