Takayuki Hirono is a games designer and programmer. Hirono has been working with HAL Laboratory, Banpresto and Compile. Hirono started in 1986 as the designer of Zanac (1986). Next, Takayuki Hirono worked on The Guardian Legend taking on the role of programmer. Hirono also worked on Kirby's Avalanche (1995) developed by HAL Laboratory for Wii and SNES. Most lately, Takayuki Hirono worked on Kirby's Avalanche.