Mahito Yokota

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Mahito Yokota
Native name 横田 真人
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Composer
  • orchestrator
Instruments Piano
Years active 1998–present
Associated acts

Mahito Yokota (横田 真人 Yokota Mahito?) is a Japanese video game music composer and orchestrator who has worked for Nintendo since 2003.[1] Yokota is most known for his collaborations with Koji Kondo in the Super Mario Galaxy series, along with Super Mario 3D World.[2][3][4]

Works[edit]

Video games
Year Title Role Co-worker(s)
1998 Sangokushi Sousouden Composition/arrangement
1999 Saiyuki: Journey West Sound effects
2000 Kessen Sound director
2001 Kessen II Sound director
2002 Dynasty Tactics Sound director
Crimson Sea Sound director
2003 Dynasty Warriors 4 Composition/arrangement Various others
2004 Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat Composition/arrangement
2006 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Orchestration
2007 Super Mario Galaxy Composition/arrangement Koji Kondo
2008 Wii Music Composition/arrangement Kenta Nagata and Toru Minegishi
2010 Super Mario Galaxy 2 Composition/arrangement Ryo Nagamatsu and Koji Kondo
2011 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D Adaptation Takeshi Hama
Super Mario 3D Land Composition/arrangement Asuka Hayazaki and Takeshi Hama
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Composition/arrangement Hajime Wakai, Shiho Fujii and Takeshi Hama
2012 New Super Mario Bros. U Composition/arrangement Shiho Fujii
2013 New Super Luigi U Composition/arrangement Shiho Fujii
Super Mario 3D World Composition/arrangement Toru Minegishi, Yasuaki Iwata and Koji Kondo
2014 Mario Kart 8 Sound support Takahiro Watanabe
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Arrangement Various others
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Composition/arrangement Naoto Kubo
2015 The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D Adaptation Naoto Kubo
Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Music supervisor Koji Kondo
2016 Mini Mario & Friends: Amiibo Challenge Music supervisor Various others
Films
Year Title Role Co-worker(s)
2014 Pikmin Short Movies Composition/arrangement Hajime Wakai

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greening, Chris. "Mahito Yokota Profile". vgmonline.net. 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.