Shigefumi Kawase is a games producer and designer. Kawase has been working with Inc. and HAL Laboratory. Kawase started in 2006 as the designer of Pokémon Ranger. Then, Shigefumi Kawase went on to work on Kirby's Return to Dream Land as the producer. Most recently, Shigefumi Kawase was involved in the development of Kirby and the Rainbow Curse.