Browsing the "Biographies" Category

Ayako Saso Profile

December 30, 2012 by Chris Greening

Electronica musician known for extensive working alongside Shinji Hosoe on various scores, remixes, and original works


Yuji Takenouchi Profile

December 30, 2012 by Chris Greening

The Konami veteran has returned to the spotlight as sound director for the Dark Souls series and founder of the GE-ON-DAN alliance


Noriyuki Iwadare Profile

December 30, 2012 by Chris Greening

Became Sega's answer to Nobuo Uematsu with his works on Saturn RPG franchises such as Grandia, Langrisser, and Lunar


Yasunori Mitsuda Profile

December 30, 2012 by Chris Greening

Won the hearts of millions of gamers with his beautiful scores for RPGs such as the Chrono, Xeno, and Inazuma Eleven franchises


Koji Hayama Profile

December 30, 2012 by Chris Greening

Fiercely independent composer best known for his light-hearted and extravagant compositions for the Cho Aniki series


Takahito Eguchi Profile

December 30, 2012 by Chris Greening

Versatile artist who embarked on a freelance career after Final Fantasy X-2 to compose animes, produce pop songs, and orchestrate the Sonic series


Kentaro Haneda Obituary

December 30, 2012 by Chris Greening

The late musical polyglot graced gamers with classical Wizardry scores, but was also famed as a pianist, anime composer, and presenter


Koji Kondo Profile

December 30, 2012 by Chris Greening

Legendary sound leader of Nintendo EAD famous for composing the initial entries and iconic themes of the Super Mario and Zelda franchises


Masafumi Takada Profile

December 30, 2012 by Chris Greening

With a career spanning sixty amazing years, the artist now dedicates his time to producing Dragon Quest's scores, albums, and concerts


Mitsuto Suzuki Profile

December 30, 2012 by Chris Greening

Starting his career with a popular techno-pop unit, the artist has taken increasingly important roles in the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy


Shinobu Nagata (née Tanaka) Profile

May 20, 2012 by Chris Greening

After scoring several of Nintendo EAD's biggest GameCube titles (e.g. Mario Kart, Super Mario), she now focuses on casual titles at Nintendo


Ryuji Sasai Profile

July 20, 2011 by Chris Greening

Rock bassist and ex-Square composer known for creating classic scores such as Mystic Quest, Rudra no Hihou, and the Xak series


Noriko Matsueda Profile

June 8, 2011 by Chris Greening

Retired artist whose projects at Square ranged from the militaristic Front Mission, the pop-flavoured Final Fantasy X-2, and the jazzy Racing Lagoon


Junya Nakano Profile

June 8, 2011 by Chris Greening

The underused artist behind Threads of Fate developed a distinctive style that focused more on timbres and rhythms than melodies



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