Makoto Wada is a games writer, director, artist and designer. Wada has been working with Nintendo, Locomotive Corporation and Paradigm Simulation. Wada's first game was Punch-Out!! (1987) published by Nintendo for Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, Wii and NES in 1987. Next, Makoto Wada worked on Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! taking on the role of artist. Later, Wada also was part of the team who developed StarTropics (1990) published by Nintendo for Wii U, Wii and NES. Most lately, Makoto Wada worked on Animal Crossing: New Horizons.