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Noboru Sugimura

Noboru Sugimura (杉村 升 Sugimura Noboru?), June 28, 1948 – February 25, 2005, was a Japanese television and video game writer best known for his work on the Metal Hero, Super Sentai, Resident Evil and Onimusha series.

Sugimura died in 2005. Yoshiki Okamoto, who meanwhile founded Game Republic, said: "He was an extremely energetic person, and I thought that he would live a lot longer than me. [...] I had recently asked him to do a new script for an upcoming game from Game Republic and I was looking forward to working with him again".

Role in the Devil May Cry seriesEdit

Sugimura co-wrote the story fo Devil May Cry with Hideki Kamiya.

CareerEdit

He had studied under Ei Ogawa, one of the main writers of the Japanese crime drama TV series Taiyō ni Hoero! that Sugimura was hired for in 1975 as well, marking his first job as a scenarist.[2] Starting his own business, he went on to become the main writer of Sukeban Deka and the Metal Hero Series, and later created scenarios for Seibu Keisatsu, Lupin III Part IIHadaka no Taishō and Kamen Rider Black.[2]

A great fan of Shinji Mikami's Resident Evil, Sugimura became involved with Capcom when he was introduced to Yoshiki Okamoto during the production of Resident Evil 2.[1] Initially consulted on a trial basis, he ended up writing the complete story for the game and, together with Okamoto and two others, co-founded the now-defunct Capcom writers studio Flagship in April 1997 and would later work on other Capcom titles such as Clock Tower 3 and the first three main installments of the Onimusha series.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1.  "Onimusha writer Noboru Sugimura dies"GameSpotCBS Interactive Inc. 28 February 2005. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  2. Jump up to:a b "鬼武者2 [集]の章"Capcom Co., Ltd. Archived from the original on August 13, 2011. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  3. ^ Minoru Funatsu (11 April 2001). "カプコン、深作欣二監督を招き「クロックタワー3」を制作"Game Watch. Impress Watch Corporation. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
Companies
Capcom - Ninja Theory
Directors
Hideki Kamiya - Hideaki Itsuno - Hiroyuki Kobayashi
Producers
Hiroyuki Kobayashi - Tsuyoshi Tanaka - Katsuhiro Sudo - Motohide Eshiro - Takayasu Yanagihara - Alex Jones - Michiteru Okabe - Matthew Walker
Writers
Noboru Sugimura - Katsuya Akitomo - Masashi Takimoto - Shusaku Matsukawa - Bingo Morihashi - Takayasu Yanagihara - Tameem Antoniades
Character Designers
Tatsuya Yoshikawa - Daigo Ikeno - Makoto Tsuchibayashi
Voice Actors
English: Adam D. Clark - Andrea Deck - Andrew Love - Chris Ayres - Christine Auten - Daniel Southworth - Danielle Burgio - David de Lautour - David Keeley - David Matranga - Drew Coombs - Françoise Gralewski - Flo DiRe - Hilary Haag - Howard Jerome - Jay Hickman - John Swasey - Johnny Yong Bosch - Jonathan Mallen - Kari Wahlgren - Kate Higgins - Kyle Hebert - Larry Leong - Liam O'Brien - Lou Beatty Jr. - Louis Herthum - Luci Christian - Mary Elizabeth McGlynn - Matthew Kaminsky - Melissa Davis - Race Davies - Richard Ridings - Rebecca Blackson - Reuben Langdon - Rob Mungle - Robin Riker - Sage Mears - Sarah Lafleur - Sherman Howard - Stephanie Sheh - T.J. Storm - Terence J. Rotolo - Tim Phillipps - Tony Daniels
Japanese: Akemi Okamura - Akira Sasanuma - Akio Ōtsuka - Atsuko Tanaka - Aya Hisakawa - Chafurin - Dai Matsumoto - Fumiko Orikasa - Hidenobu Kiuchi - Hideyuki Umezu - Hiroaki Hirata - Hirofumi Nojima - Ikuya Sawaki - Jōji Nakata - Kaito Ishikawa - Kaneta Kimotsuki - Kappei Yamaguchi - Katsuhisa Hōki - Katsuyuki Konishi - Kazunari Tanaka - Kazuya Tatekabe - Kenji Nomura - Kenta Miyake - Kenyu Horiuchi - Kishō Taniyama - Kōji Watanabe - Kōki Uchiyama - Kōsei Hirota - Kōsuke Takeuchi - Kyōsei Tsukui - Lynn - Masafumi Kimura - Masaki Terasoma - Misato Fukuen - Mitsuaki Hoshino - Miyoko Asō - Nachi Nozawa - Natsuko Kuwatani - Nobuaki Fukuda - Rikiya Koyama - Rintarō Nishi - Romi Park - Ryōka Yuzuki - Ryūji Nakagi - Sakiko Tamagawa - Saori Hayami - Shin'ichirō Miki - Shōzō Iizuka - Taiten Kusunoki - Takayasu Usui - Tomokazu Seki - Tomokazu Sugita - Tomoyuki Shimura - Toshiyuki Morikawa - Urara Takano - Yasunori Matsumoto - Yōko Matsuoka - Yutaka Aoyama - Yukana - Yūji Ueda - Yumi Kakazu - Yūya Uchida
Motion Capture Actors
Johnny Yong Bosch - Danielle Burgio - Stephanie Cheeva - Adam D. Clark - Louis Herthum - Reuben Langdon - Larry Leong - Sage Mears - Laura Napoli - Liam O'Brien - Daniel Southworth - T.J. Storm - Tim Phillipps
Face Models
Adam Cowie - Karlo Baker - Emily Bador - Andrea Tivadar - Ariana Diamant - Owen Hamze
Stage Actors
Ami Maeshima - Haruka Mimura - Jun Shirota - Kim Kwang-soo - Lee Se-young - Mikoi Sasaki - Naomi Majima - Ryōma Baba - Ryū Masaki - Takuma Sueno - Tomoya Warabino - Tomoya Yamaguchi - Yūki Nakayama
Other
MT Framework - RE Engine