Shintaro Kanaoya - CEO
Shin is the founder and CEO of Chorus Worldwide, with overall responsibility for the company's strategy, with a particular focus on identifying titles for inclusion in Chorus' publishing activities.
Shin's career started in 1996, joining UK developer Bullfrog Productions, which had recently been acquired by Electronic Arts. That began a 12-year run at EA, where he performed a variety of roles in both development and publishing, in the UK and Japan. In 2008, Kanaoya joined Microsoft, and took on the role of Head of Business Strategy for Rare Ltd, a wholly-owned studio within MS. In 2011, he transferred to Vancouver, Canada. After leaving Microsoft in 2014, and seeing a need for a route to market for indie developers into the rapidly growing Asian markets, Kanaoya founded Chorus Worldwide.
Fuzuki Ninomiya - COO
Fuzuki joined Chorus in 2017, as COO. His primary focus is on the production of Chorus' titles.
Before Chorus, Fuzuki held a variety of production positions in Tokyo, including Chief Development Officer for G&D Co. Ltd, where he oversaw over 200 staff. He also spent 12 years at EA Japan, leaving in 2012 as Director of Product Localization for Asia. Fuzuki is bilingual in Japanese and English.
Ryuji Oyanagi - PR & Partner Manager
Ryuji joined Chorus in 2014, and is responsible for PR activities for Chorus' titles, as well as managing Chorus' partnerships in Japan.
Ryuji has been in the games industry since 1999, and has held PR and other positions at multiple companies in Tokyo, including EA, Activision, THQ, Capcom, GMO, and Nishi Shinken.