Yoichi Kotabe is a games artist. Kotabe has been working with Nintendo, Ikegami Tsushinki and Pax Softnica. Kotabe started in 1981 as the artist of Donkey Kong. Next, Yoichi Kotabe worked on Super Mario Kart taking on the role of artist. Afterwards, Yoichi Kotabe worked on Mole Mania (1996) developed by Nintendo in 1996. Most recently, Yoichi Kotabe was involved in the development of The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening.