Daisuke Ishiwatari

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Ishiwatari at FanimeCon 2010

Daisuke Ishiwatari (石渡 太輔 Ishiwatari Daisuke?, born August 14, 1973 in Johannesburg, South Africa) is a Japanese video game developer, illustrator, musician, composer and voice actor. He is best known for creating the 2D fighting game series Guilty Gear. He designed the characters and storyline, and wrote the music. He also provides the in-game voice for the characters Sol Badguy and Order-Sol, as well as Freed Velez in Battle Fantasia.

Ishiwatari worked with Arc System works on the first Guilty Gear as soon as he left school. Recently, Daisuke, along with Yoshihiro Kusano, also wrote the music for BlazBlue, as well as painting the character selection portraits for the sequel, BlazBlue: Continuum Shift. As well as this, he has also composed for Hard Corps: Uprising.

Daisuke Ishiwatari is also noted as being a composer in the metal and rock genres. His compositions, found in his signature series, Guilty Gear, feature no lyrics, but intricate guitar work, as do his compositions found in BlazBlue. The albums Guilty Gear XX in LA and Guilty Gear XX in NY include vocals for selected songs, as do three albums in Japanese by the band Lapis Lazuli.

Queen is known as his favorite band.[1]

Productions[edit]

Appearance[edit]

Games[edit]

Radio[edit]

  • Cafe Arc
  • Guilty Gear Web Radio
  • Isotchi no Shūkan Shakishaki (guest appearance)
  • Impress TV (guest appearance)
  • BlueRadio (3rd guest appearances)
  • Zoku - BlueRadio (12th guest appearances)

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Guilty Gear X Blazblue OST Live (2011)
  • BlazBlue Song Accord #2 with Continuum Shift II (2010)
  • BlazBlue Song Accord #1 with Continuum Shift (2009)
  • BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger Original Soundtrack ~Bonus Discs~ (2009)
  • BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger Original Soundtrack ~Consumer Edition~ (2009)
  • Guilty Gear XX Λ Core - Secret Gig (2008)
  • Aksys Games 2008 Promotional CD (2008)
  • BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger Original Soundtrack (2008)
  • Guilty Gear 2 Overture Original Soundtrack Vol.1 (2007)
  • Guilty Gear 2 Overture Original Soundtrack Vol.2 (2008)
  • Guilty Gear Isuka Original Soundtrack (2004)
  • Guilty Gear Original Sound Collection (1998)
  • Guilty Gear Series Best Sound Collection (2003)
  • Guilty Gear Sound Complete Box (2005)
  • Guilty Gear X Heavy Rock Tracks ~ The Original Soundtrack of Dreamcast (2001)
  • Guilty Gear X Original Sound Track (2000)
  • Guilty Gear X Rising Force Of Gear Image Vocal Tracks -Side.I ROCK YOU!!- (2001)
  • Guilty Gear X Rising Force Of Gear Image Vocal Tracks -Side.II SLASH!!- (2001)
  • Guilty Gear X Rising Force Of Gear Image Vocal Tracks -Side.III DESTROY!!- (2001)
  • Guilty Gear XX in L.A. Vocal Edition (2004)
  • Guilty Gear XX in N.Y Vocal Edition (2004)
  • Guilty Gear XX Original Soundtrack (2002)
  • Guilty Gear XX Sound Alive (2003)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guilty Gear X Drafting Artworks (in Japanese). Enterbrain. 2000.  Translation.

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