Koji Igarashi is a video game producer, writer and creative director best known for his involvement with the Castlevania series. Often credited and referred to as IGA, Igarashi began his career in the video game industry in 1990 when he joined Konami as a programmer.
Inti Creates is an independent Japanese video game developer that was founded in 1996 by former Capcom employees. After spending several years developing unique original concepts, the development studio established a partnership with their former employer to develop the Mega Man Zero series. The small development studio became known for the Mega Man Zero and Mega ZX series before shifting focus to concentrate on creating their own intellectual properties.