Kagemasa Kozuki vs Hideo Kojima

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Video Game Designer
$1.4 Billion
Net worth 2018
Technology
Industry
Miscellaneous
Tokyo, Japan
Residence
Setagaya
Japan
Country
Japanese
12/11/1940
BirthDay
24/08/1963
Height
1.73 m
2
Children
Bachelor of Arts / Science, Kansai University
Education
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
1973

, LTD (1 million yen in capital) was established and began manufacturing amusement machines for arcades in 1973

1969

Kagemasa Kōzuki (current Chairman of the Board) founded his business in 1969

1940

Kagemasa Kōzuki (上月 景正, Kōzuki Kagemasa, 12 November 1940) is a Japanese industrialist who founded Konami, a Japanese entertainment company

2011

On April 1, 2011, Kojima was promoted to Vice President of ‘Konami Digital Entertainment’

2001

He repeated his success in 2001 with the release of the video game and anime franchise ‘Zone of Enders’

1998

In 1998, the release of his PlayStation title ‘Metal Gear Solid’ brought him to the attention of industry insiders and fans alike and he became a celebrity in the video game world

1987

Released in 1987, the first ‘Metal Gear’ game introduced its tough protagonist ‘Solid Snake’ to the world, and the title remains one of Kojima's most recognizable and successful franchises

1986

Beginning with the release of the first iteration in 1986, the ‘Metal Gear’ franchise is Kojima's biggest and most recognizable contributions to the gaming world