Akinori Kaneko is a games director and producer. Kaneko has been working with Sony Interactive Entertainment and FromSoftware. Kaneko's first game was Echo Night published by Agetec for PlayStation in 1999. After that, Akinori Kaneko took part as the director of Echo Night 2: The Lord of Nightmares. Kaneko also worked on Murakumo: Renegade Mech Pursuit for Xbox. The latest work of Akinori Kaneko was Echo Night: The First Voyage, published in 2005.