Kenji Kaido

Kenji Kaido


Sony Computer Entertainment Japan

Outside the Shadows

Kenji Kaido is a Producer in Sony Computer Entertainment Japan's Product Development Department.  Kaido started his career at Taito in 1987, where he worked as Project Leader and Lead Game Designer on the arcade titles "Bonz Adventure," "Night Striker," "Champion Wrestler," "Cameltry," "Sonic Blast Man," "Warrior Blade" and "Dead Connection.” 

Kaido then switched departments to design on the world’s very first Home Karaoke Console, the X55 (currently called MEDIA BOX) from its very beginnings.  He next worked as the Project Leader and Lead Game Designer to develop the coin-op game “Cleopatra Fortune” in 1996.  In 1997, Kaido joined Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and took on the game project “Ape Escape” as its Lead Game Designer and Associate Producer.

Kaido also worked as Product Manager and Producer for "ICO" in 2001, and "Shadow of the Colossus” in 2005.