Akihiko Yoshida (吉田明彦) (born 1967) is a Japanese video game character designer currently working for Square Enix. He also does the drawings that the 3D models or 2D sprites will be based upon. Yoshida was born in 1967 and joined Square in 1995, which the company was known by at the time before the merger with Enix. He is well known for the main character designs and background design supervisor in Final Fantasy XII for the PlayStation 2 as well as the character designs for Final Fantasy Tactics and Vagrant Story (also providing background art direction) both for the PlayStation and the Final Fantasy III remake for the Nintendo DS. He is a frequent collaborator of game designer Yasumi Matsuno.