Takashi Tezuka
Takashi Tezuaka
Born November 17, 1960 (age 54)
Nationality Japanese
Other names Ten Ten
Known for Directing Mario and Zelda games
Occupation General Manager
Term 1984-present
Partner Shigeru Miyamoto

Takashi Tezuka (born November 17, 1960) is a game designer/director for Nintendo. He is a graduate of the Design Department of Osaka of University of Arts and is currently a General Manager. 


Tezuka is known for his work with the earlier Mario games such as Super Mario Bros. 3 and Super Mario World. He is also known for helping with some games from the The Legend of Zelda series. Tezuka is also helps create some of the Yoshi games. Tezuka helped with the Wii U and is currently helping produce another Yoshi game known as Yoshi's Woolly World.