|Occupation||Video game director, designer|
Masahiro Sakurai (桜井政博, Sakurai Masahiro) is a video game designer who worked at HAL Laboratory from 1991 to 2003. His single game for Nintendo 3DS, Kid Icarus: Uprising was released in 2012. Sakurai is the creator of game franchises, Kirby and Super Smash Bros. He founded Sora Ltd. in 2005, a company he still runs.