Tatsuyuki Maeda

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In this Japanese name, the family name is "Maeda".
Tatsuyuki Maeda
Native name 前田 龍之
Also known as Tatsuya Maeda
Born (1968-06-11) June 11, 1968 (age 46)
Tokyo, Japan
Genres Video game music
Occupation(s) Composer, arranger, sound editor, foley artist
Instruments Electronic organ
Years active 1992–present
Labels Wave Master Entertainment

Tatsuyuki Maeda (前田 龍之 Maeda Tatsuyuki?, born June 11, 1968, in Tokyo, Japan), is a Japanese composer and sound designer working for Sega's Wave Master studio. He graduated from school with an electric organ player course. He is best known for composing the music for Sonic 3, Sonic & Knuckles, Dragon Force, and Sonic 3D Blast.

Alongside Masaru Setsumaru, he has created the majority of the sound effects utilized in various Sega games.[1][2]

Works[edit]

Video games
Year Title Role Co-worker
1992 Kuni-chan no Game Tengoku Part 2 Composition/arrangement
1993 Golden Axe III Composition/arrangement Naofumi Hataya, Haruyo Oguro, and Tomonori Sawada
1994 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Composition/arrangement Various others
J. League Pro Striker 2 Composition/arrangement
Sonic & Knuckles Composition/arrangement Wave Master
Anpanman 2 Sound director
1995 Astal Composition/arrangement Tatsuya Kouzaki
Super Columns Composition/arrangement
Ninku (Game Gear) Composition/arrangement
Ninku Gaiden: Hiroyuki Daikatsugeki Sound director
Mickey to Ooki na Furudokei Sound director
Yukai na Mori no Packet Sound director
1996 Dragon Force Composition/arrangement
Super Columns Composition/arrangement
Ninku (Game Gear) Composition/arrangement
Ninku Gaiden: Hiroyuki Daikatsugeki Composition/arrangement
Sonic 3D Blast (Mega Drive) Composition/arrangement Jun Senoue, Masaru Setsumaru, and Seirou Okamoto
Pico Drive Composition/arrangement
1997 Dumbo Sound director
Sanrio Puroland Composition/arrangement
Peter Pan Sound director
1998 Sakura Wars 2 Sound effects Wave Master
Sonic Adventure Sound effects
2000 Skies of Arcadia Composition/arrangement Yutaka Minobe
2001 Sonic Advance Composition/arrangement Yutaka Minobe
2002 GunValkyrie Composition/arrangement Teruhiko Nakagawa
Shinobi Composition/arrangement Wave Master
Sonic Advance 2 Composition/arrangement Yutaka Minobe and Teruhiko Nakagawa
2003 Sonic Pinball Party Sound effects
Sonic Battle Sound effects
2004 Sonic Advance 3 Sound effects
Yoshi Topsy-Turvy Composition/arrangement Masaru Setsumaru and Mariko Nanba
2005 Tian Xing: Swords of Destiny Sound director
Sonic Gems Collection Arrangement Naofumi Hataya, Takenobu Mitsuyoshi, Tomonori Sawada, and Takeshi Isozaki
2006 Phantasy Star Universe: Ambition of the Illuminus Sound effects
2007 Sonic and the Secret Rings Sound effects
NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams Composition/arrangement Wave Master
2008 Valkyria Chronicles Sound effects
Sonic Unleashed Sound effects
2009 Yakuza 3 Sound effects Wave Master
Sonic and the Black Knight Sound effects
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games Sound effects
Phantasy Star Portable 2 Sound effects
2010 Yakuza 4 Sound effects Wave Master
2011 Yakuza: Dead Souls Sound effects
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games Sound effects
2012 Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure Sound effects
Phantasy Star Online 2 Sound effects
2013 Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Sound effects
2014 Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax Composition/arrangement Wave Master

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wave Master profile". Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mobygames". Retrieved 13 July 2012.