Ichiro Shimakura is a games director and composer. Shimakura has been working with Nintendo, Hudson Soft, NDCube and Birthday. Shimakura's first game was Star Soldier: Vanishing Earth published by HUDSON SOFT for Nintendo 64 in 1998. After that, Ichiro Shimakura took part as the director of Elemental Gimmick Gear. Afterwards, Ichiro Shimakura worked on Mario Party 4 developed by Hudson Soft in 2002. Most lately, Ichiro Shimakura worked on Wii Party U.