Manabu Yamana is a games director and producer. Yamana has been working with Square Enix, Genius Sonority, ArtePiazza and Heartbeat. Yamana's first published game was Dragon Quest 7 released in 2001. Then, Manabu Yamana went on to work on Pokémon Colosseum as the director. Yamana also worked on Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride for Nintendo DS. Most recently, Manabu Yamana was involved in the development of Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past. At the moment, Yamana is working on Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure, which was announced for Nintendo DS.