It's impossible to play a JRPG without encountering one of Nomura's designs or finding an artist influenced by said designs. Make no mistake, the man does good work. If he didn't he wouldn't still be leading projects for one of the most powerful AAA publishers in the industry after almost three decades.
Shit on FFXIII all you want, but there were some great character designs in that game.
But sometimes...perhaps too often many would argue...he tries way too hard and we end up with At least he deserves props for helping keep Hot Topic's open across the world.