Game Creator and Professor, College of Image Arts and Sciences, Ritsumeikan University
Born in 1968 in Tokyo. IIDA began his career as a director with Aquanaut’s Holiday (PlayStation) in 1995. He also created such games as Tails of the Sun (PlayStation), Doshin the Giant (Nintendo 64DD), Discipline: The Birth of the Empire (WiiWare), Evangelion the Movie: Third Impact (PSP), and LINE easy diver (LINE GAME). He is known for his unique conceptualization style, thinking outside the box. In 2011, he was in charge of story and direction of Songs of ANAGURA: Missing Researchers & Their Remaining Devices, the permanent exhibition of the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) and which won an Excellence Award in the Entertainment Division at the 15th Japan Media Arts Festival. He is also the author of many books and articles.