Masaaki Kikuta is a programmer and composer at Hudson Soft. He single-handedly developed much of the earliest Famicom games of the 1980s, but only one (Raid on Bungeling Bay) made it to the NES.
He is responsible for programming cheat codes on the NES with that string in it.
|1984-07-28||Nuts & Milk (FC) (ナッツ＆ミルク)|
|1985-02-22||Raid on Bungeling Bay (NES) (バンゲリングベイ)|
|1985-10-15||Challenger (FC) (チャレンジャー)||
|1985-12-19||Binary Land (FC) (バイナリィランド)|
In most of the games he developed, he used the name "Kiku". His name was only used on cheat codes.