Naosuke Arai is a games director and composer. Arai has been working with Compile, Technosoft, Kaga Create and Naxat Soft. Arai's first published game was Herzog Zwei released in 1989. After that, Naosuke Arai took part as the director of Thunder Force III. Later, Arai also was part of the team who developed Thunder Force IV published by SEGA for Genesis. Most recently, Naosuke Arai was involved in the development of Devil's Crush.