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Also known by the pen name Hagane Tsukishio, Kotaro Uchikoshi is a scenario writer for visual novel adventure games. He initially worked as a scenario writer for KID from 1999 to 2004, writing the first two Memories Off games and particularly the Infinity series, including Remember 11: The Age of Infinity and most notably Ever 17: Out of Infinity, his most highly acclaimed work at the time. His last visual novel for KID was 12Riven: The Psi-Climinal of Integral in 2008.

In 2004, he left KID and Jiro Ishii invited him to join Chunsoft, where he has been writing the Zero Escape series since 2009, including 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors and Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward, both of which have been unexpectedly successful overseas, helping to expand the audience for visual novels in the Western world.

He is currently co-writing 5pb's visual novel Steins;Gate: Linear Bounded Phenogram, along with Steins;Gate creator Naotaka Hayashi, another highly acclaimed writer he has previously worked with on Remember 11 and 12Riven.

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