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Yoshihisa Hashimoto (橋本 善久 Hashimoto Yoshihisa?) is a former Sonic Team programmer, designer, and director. He was best known for directing Sonic Unleashed and the Hedgehog Engine. He left Sega and Sonic Team in mid 2009 for Square Enix,[1] where he became a CTO there and also a technical director of Luminous Studio.





  • Hashimoto was the 27th Sonic Channel creator to be interviewed on Sonic Channel.[2]


  1. Oliver, Tristan (6 July 2009). Yoshihisa Hashimoto Out of Sonic Team. TSSZ News. Retrieved on 11 April 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Interviews Creator: Yoshihisa Hashimoto. Sega Japan. Retrieved on 22 June 2018. “「正当進化」と「大胆な変化」!”
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