Hiroyuki Namba

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Hiroyuki Namba
Born (1953-09-09) September 9, 1953 (age 61)
Origin Japanese flag Tokyo
Genres Progressive rock
Occupation(s) Composer, musician
Instruments Keyboards
Years active 1979–present
Associated acts Sense of Wonder
Website Official website

Hiroyuki Namba (難波 弘之 Namba Hiroyuki?, born September 9, 1953) (occasionally credited as Hiroyuki Nanba) is a Japanese musician. He has composed for and arranged songs from Japanese anime, OVA and video games. Notably, Hiroyuki Namba composed for Dallos, the first anime Original video animation. However, in the United States, he is known for composing the soundtrack to the Armitage III film. Namba plays keyboards in Sense of Wonder, a Japanese progressive rock band.

Works[edit]

Associated acts[edit]

  • Sense of Wonder (1987-)
  • Tatsuro Yamashita (1991-)
  • Horii Katsumi Project
  • Nuovo Immigrato (1997-)
  • Yajuh Ohkoku (1997-)
  • Acoustic Progressive Jazz (2000-)
  • ExhiVision (2003?)

Discography[edit]

Hiroyuki Namba solo[edit]

Date Title
1979 September 21 Sense of Wonder
1981 May 21 Party Tonight
1982 January 21 飛行船の上のシンセサイザー弾き (Synthesist on a Zeppelin?)
1985 March 21 ブルジョワジーの秘かな愉しみ (Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie?)
1986 April 21 N氏の天球儀 (The Celestial Globe of Mr. "N"?)

Sense of Wonder[edit]

Date Title
1987 April 21 Synphobeat
1988 September 7 Aquaplanet

Image albums (Hiroyuki Namba and Sense of Wonder)[edit]

Date Title
1984 March 25 真幻魔大戦
1984 April 21 グリーンレクイエム (Green Requiem)
1985 December 15 銀河ネットワークで歌を歌ったクジラ

Hiroyuki Namba and Sense of Wonder[edit]

Date Title
2001 November 25 Earth Side

Arrangements[edit]

  • 1988 - Music from Ys II (tracks 26~29)
  • 1988 - Sorcerian Super Arrange Version
  • 1988 - Sorcerian Super Arrange Version II Plus Sorcerian System Vol. 1 (tracks 1~7)
  • 1989 - Sorcerian Super Arrange Version III Sengoku Sorcerian vs. Pyramid Sorcerian (tracks 1~3)
  • 1989 - Falcom Sound Catalog Special Digest Disc (tracks 1, 5~11)
  • 1989 - Ys III: Wanderers from Ys -Super Arrange Version- (tracks 1, 2, 4~9)
  • 1992 - Falcom "NAMBA" Collection
  • 1998 - Very Best of Ys (track 11)
  • 2001 - Genso Suikoden Music Collection Produced by Hiroyuki Namba
  • 2003 - Ys Special Collection -All About Falcom- Memorial Sounds (tracks 1, 4)
  • 2005 - Heavy Metal Thunder -The Recordings- (composed and arranged track 9)

Soundtracks[edit]

  • 1997 - Armitage III - Poly-Matrix

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