River City Ransom creator dies

Mitsuhiro Yoshida, a Japanese designer best-known in the west for River City Ransom, has died at the age of 61. Yoshida’s career will always be associated with the titles he worked on at Technōs Japan in the ’80s and ’90s, directing games like as Nekketsu Super Dodge Ball (Kōkō Dodgeball-Bu) and River City Ransom (Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari). He also worked on titles including Double Dragon and Nintendo World Cup (his softography is here)

In more recent times Yoshida and worked founded as president of the studio Miracle Kids!which continued to work on Downtown / River City Dodgeball games, and which announced the news.

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