Naoto Ohshima is a games director, artist, producer and designer. Ohshima has been working with Blit Software, SEGA, Sonic Team and Backbone Entertainment. Ohshima's first published game was Alex Kidd in Miracle World released in 1986. After that, Naoto Ohshima took part as the artist of Phantasy Star. Ohshima also worked on Blinx 2: Masters of Time and Space developed by Artoon for Xbox. Most lately, Naoto Ohshima worked on Hey! Pikmin. Currently, Ohshima is developing Spellcaster. The release date is yet to be announced.