Koichi Ishii is a games writer, director, artist and producer who started the games industry career in 1900. Since then, Ishii has been working with Square Enix, Square, Grezzo and Brownie Brown. Ishii started as the director of Crystal War. Then, Koichi Ishii went on to work on Final Fantasy (1987) as the designer. Later, Ishii also was part of the team who developed Final Fantasy XI published by Square for PC and PlayStation 2. Most lately, Koichi Ishii worked on Legend of Mana.