Mahito Yokota

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Mahito Yokota
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Yokota in 2017
Background information
Native name
横田 真人
  • Composer
  • orchestrator
Years active1998–present
Associated acts

Mahito Yokota (横田 真人, Yokota Mahito) is a Japanese music composer and orchestrator who works for the video game development company Nintendo.[1] He is most known for his collaborations with Koji Kondo in the Super Mario Galaxy series, along with Super Mario 3D World.[2][3][4] Prior to joining Nintendo in 2003, Yokota served as an audio director at Koei.


All works listed below were composed by Yokota unless otherwise noted.

Year Title Notes
1998 Sangokushi Sousouden
1999 Saiyuki: Journey West sound effects
2000 Kessen sound director
2001 Kessen II
2002 Dynasty Tactics
Crimson Sea
2003 Dynasty Warriors 4 with various others
2004 Donkey Kong Jungle Beat
2006 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess orchestration
2007 Super Mario Galaxy with Koji Kondo
2008 Wii Music with Kenta Nagata and Toru Minegishi
2010 Super Mario Galaxy 2 with Ryo Nagamatsu and Koji Kondo
2011 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D 3DS adaptation of the original score
Super Mario 3D Land with Asuka Hayazaki and Takeshi Hama
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword with Hajime Wakai, Shiho Fujii and Takeshi Hama
2012 New Super Mario Bros. U with Shiho Fujii
2013 New Super Luigi U
Super Mario 3D World with Toru Minegishi, Yasuaki Iwata and Koji Kondo
2014 Mario Kart 8 sound support
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U arrangements with various others
Pikmin Short Movies collection of short CGI films, composed with Hajime Wakai
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker with Naoto Kubo
2015 The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D 3DS adaptation of the original score
Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash music supervision, along with Koji Kondo
2016 Mini Mario & Friends: Amiibo Challenge music supervision, along with various others
2017 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sound support, along with Takahiro Watanabe
Arms sound support, along with various others
Super Mario Odyssey sound management
2018 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate main theme recording management


  1. ^ Greening, Chris. "Mahito Yokota Profile". Video Game Music Online. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Iwata Asks: Super Mario Galaxy 2". Nintendo. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
  3. ^ Watts, Martin. "Mahito Yokota and Koji Kondo Discuss Their Involvement with Super Mario 3D World". Nintendo Life. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Interview with Super Mario Galaxy composers Koji Kondo and Mahito Yokota". Music 4 Games. Archived from the original on August 22, 2009. Retrieved 28 June 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)