Rieko Kodama is a games director, artist, producer and designer. Kodama has been working with SEGA, Sonic Team, Digital Eclipse and Merge Games. Kodama started in 1984 as the artist of The Black Onyx. After that, Rieko Kodama took part as the artist of Champion Boxing. Afterwards, Rieko Kodama worked on 7th Dragon III Code: VFD developed by SEGA in 2016. Most recently, Rieko Kodama was involved in the development of Deep Fear. Currently, Kodama is developing Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX with Merge Games. It is set to release in 2021.