Masahiro Sakurai is the creator of two popular Nintendo series: Kirby and Super Smash Brothers. He was born August 3, 1970 and lives in the Kantō region of Tokyo, Japan. He no longer works on Kirby games because of his disappointment with the way HAL does sequelization and development. He formed Sora Ltd. and Project Sora and continues to work on Super Smash Brothers. He also made Kid Icarus: Uprising.