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This article pertains to the staff members behind Sonic the Hedgehog 3.

Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Staff

Executive producer

Project manager

  • Hisashi Suzuki
  • Shinobu Toyoda
  • Masaharu Yoshii



Lead game designer

Senior game designers

Lead programmer

Senior programmers

  • Hiroshi Nikaidoh
  • Masanobu Yamamoto

Character designer

CG artist

  • Kunitake Aoki


Enemy artist

  • Satoshi Yokokawa

Scene artists

Art assistant

  • Osamu Ohashi

Music composers

SEGA Sound Team

Sound Project Coordinator

  • Hisaki Nimiya


  • Pamela Kelly

Executive management

  • Shouichirou Irimajiri
  • Tom Kalinske

Executive coordinator

  • Mamoru Shigeta
  • Tomio Takami
  • Diane A Fornasier
  • Roger Hector
  • Takaharu Utsunomiya

Sound special thanks

  • Mayumi Nina Sakazaki ("Mrm")
  • Cube Corp. (Masanori Hikichi, Miyoko Takaoka)
  • Opus Corp.
  • Masanori Nakayama (Studio Who)
  • Howard Drossin

Special thanks

  • Deborah McCracken
  • Emi Kawamura
  • Jina Ishiwatari

Presented by


  1. Confirmed: Michael Jackson composed the music for Sonic The Hedgehog 3. Nicholas Deleon. TechCrunch (3 December 2009). Retrieved on 14 November 2015.
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