|Born||August 3, 1970
|Occupation||Video game director, designer|
Masahiro Sakurai (桜井政博 Sakurai Masahiro ) is a video game developer who used to work for HAL Laboratory. In 2009, Sakurai started a company called Project Sora. The company published and released Kid Icarus: Uprising for the Nintendo 3DS console in March 2012. The company closed on June 30, 2012. He's most famous for making Kirby and Super Smash Bros.