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Yuzuru Ogawa is a Japanese programmer working for Nintendo. He joined Nintendo in 1991, the same year that Metroid II: Return of Samus was first released. He was an assistant programmer on that game. Ogawa has also programmed games such as Super Mario Land 2: 6Gold Coins, Teleroboxer, Pikmin and Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree. Apart from programming, Ogawa has contributed support to X for the Game Boy, art and graphics for Nintendogs, and was credited under special thanks in Super Mario Sunshine.