October 24, 1959 |
|Occupation||video game composer, director, storywriter|
Chihiro Fujioka (藤岡 千尋 Fujioka Chihiro?, born on October 24, 1959, in Osaka, Japan) is a video game designer and composer, as well as rock drummer. He has worked at Xtalsoft, Square, and AlphaDream where he is primarily known for directing Super Mario RPG as well as his involvement in several Mario & Luigi games. He is currently a member of Earthbound Papas, a band led by Nobuo Uematsu.
Fujioka began his career as a sound designer and composer at Xtalsoft in 1983 and quickly distinguished himself in a management capacity. He first collaborated with Ryuji Sasai on the soundtrack to Mugen no Shinzou III. When Xtalsoft was absorbed to become the Osaka branch of Technology and Entertainment Software in 1990, Fujioka became a director of the department. His first work with Square was as director of Final Fantasy Legend III on which he work with Sasai again on the soundtrack. His third involvement with Sasai was on Final Fantasy Mystic Quest with Sasai as sole composer and Fujioka writing. His most prominent role was as director of Super Mario RPG. Fujioka left Square in 2000 with a number of other employees to form AlphaDream, where he directed a number of their early games, including Tomato Adventure and a number of Hamtaro games, as well as helped design multiple Mario & Luigi games.
|Earthbound (アースバウンド?)||1983||Home computer||Composer|
|Lizard (リザード?)||1985||Home computer||Composer|
|Aspic Special||1987||Home computer||Composer|
|Satsui no Kaisou: Power Soft Satsujin Jiken (殺意の階層 ソフトハウス連続殺人事件?)||1988||Home computer||Composer|
|Combat Simulator: Battle Gorilla||1988||Home computer||Composer|
|Burai (ブライ?)||1989||Home computer||Composer|
|Mugen no Shinzou III (夢幻の心臓III?)||1990||Home computer||Composer|
|Final Fantasy Legend III||1991||Game Boy||Producer, composer|
|Final Fantasy Mystic Quest||1992||Super Nintendo||Writer|
|Super Mario RPG||1996||Super Nintendo||Director|
|Pai Shin (牌神?)||1997||PlayStation||Producer|
|Power Stakes Grade 1 (パワーステークスGrade 1?)||1997||PlayStation||Producer|
|Pai Shin 2 (牌神2?)||1998||PlayStation||Producer|
|Power Stakes 2 (パワーステークス2?)||1998||PlayStation||Producer|
|UFO: A Day in the Life||1999||PlayStation|
|Koto Battle: Tengai no Moribito||2001||Game Boy Color||Director|
|Tomato Adventure||2002||Game Boy Advance||Director|
|Hamtaro: Rainbow Rescue||2003||Game Boy Advance||Director|
|Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga||2003||Game Boy Advance||Special Thanks|
|Hamtaro: Ham-Ham Games||2004||Game Boy Advance||Director|
|Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time||2005||Nintendo DS||Field design|
|Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story||2009||Nintendo DS||Field design|
|Mario & Luigi: Dream Team||2013||Nintendo 3DS||Menu Design|
|Fairy Fencer F||2013||PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows||Main theme, with Earthbound Papas|
|Megadimension Neptunia VII||2015||PlayStation 4||Composer|
|Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam||2016||Nintendo 3DS||World Design|
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