Hiroyuki Kobayashi

Hiroyuki Kobayashi (小林 裕幸, Kobayashi Hiroyuki?) is a Japanese video game producer. He has worked on and produced several successful titles for Capcom after joining them in 1995.[1]


Kobayashi has directed several blockbuster games for Capcom, including various titles of the Resident Evil and Sengoku Basara franchises. He also assisted with the production of Resident Evil: Degeneration.

Role in the Devil May Cry seriesEdit

Kobayashi was involved with the first Devil May Cry as a programmer. He then went on to help produce Devil May Cry: The Animated Series[2] and direct and produce Devil May Cry 4. He also wrote episode 2, "Highway Star" of Devil May Cry: TAS[3] and worked as the supervising director alongisde Hideaki Itsuno for Devil May Cry The Live Hacker.


  1. Devolper Interview with Kobayashi.
  2. Hiroyuki KOBAYASHI's entry on Anime News Network.
  3. Hiroyuki Kobayashi on the Internet Move Database.

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