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Kazuyuki Hoshino (星野 一幸 Hoshino Kazuyuki?) is an art director and character designer that works for Sonic Team at Sega, which he joined in 1991.[2] The first Sonic game Hoshino worked on was Sonic the Hedgehog CD as a character designer. He is notable for creating Metal Sonic and Amy Rose.





  • His favorite game in the series to have worked on was Shadow the Hedgehog, while his favorite game to play is Sonic Heroes.[2]
  • His favorite character in the series (apart from Sonic) is Dr. Eggman.[2]
  • To support GameInformer's charity stream, Hoshino drew, colored and signed artworks of Metal Sonic and Amy for a giveaway to people who donated.[3]


  1. ■「creator's interview!」第4回目は『SA2』アートディレクター、星野一幸氏へインタビュー!.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Shea, Brian (30 July 2021). Sonic Team Looks Back At The Blue Blur's First 30 Years. Game Informer. Retrieved on 7 August 2021.
  3. Aaron Webber (November 2, 2018). Twitter. Archived from the original on February 24, 2019. Retrieved on 2019-02-24.

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