Keishi Yonao

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Keishi Yonao
Born(1969-07-20)20 July 1969
OriginFukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
GenresVideo game
Sound director
InstrumentsSound chip
Years active1969–

Keishi Yonao (ヨナオケイシ(与猶 啓至・よなお けいし)) (July 20, 1969 - ) is mainly a Japanese video game background music composer from Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture. He is known for the Asuka 120% BURNING Fest. franchise, Mad Stalker: Full Metal Force and the award-winning Dies irae - Also sprach Zarathustra -.


He first started working on composing video game music with the 1989 MSX title, Hydefos. He then joined Fill-in-Cafe to compose soundtracks to various titles such as the Asuka 120% BURNING Fest. franchise and Mad Stalker: Full Metal Force. He later worked with ELF, for which he co-composed for and arranged the soundtrack of YU-NO: A girl who chants love at the bound of this world. He was later brought back to once again arrange YU-NO's soundtrack for 5pb.'s 2017 remake of it.[1] Besides video games, he also composed the CD album exclusive series Cyberphonic. Currently, the fourth album Cyberphonic 3 is in production. He also created a series of original works with REIKA at TILDE. His KORG DS-10, appeared at a large number of events.

In December 2009, he won a gold prize for composing Dies irae - Also sprach Zarathustra -. He and Masahiro Kajiwara have a deep friendship together.



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