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成毛美智子 (なるけ みちこ)
|Born||Chiba Prefecture, Japan|
|Genres||Video game music|
|Labels||SPE Visual Works, King|
She used to work for Telenet Japan and Riot, but many people who worked for these two companies left, and along with Naruke, later started working for Media.Vision. She has composed music for games outside of the Wild ARMs series, such as Psycho Dream on the Super Famicom and the Tenshi no Uta series on the PC Engine. While it was speculated that Naruke composed under the pseudonym "Hassy" for the @MIDI albums, the composer herself has stated that Hassy is a separate individual (Hiroya Hatsushiba).
She has made a number of songs for Media.Vision's Wild ARMs series. Occasionally, the main theme and ending theme of the Wild ARMs songs will contain lyrics, formerly being sung by Machiko Watanabe and Kaori Asoh. Most recently, for the tenth anniversary, a new vocalist has been introduced, Nana Mizuki. Her compositions in the Wild ARMs series include her signature whistling parts, whistled by Naoki Takao. Naruke has composed more than 400 songs for the Wild ARMs series. However, during the development of Wild ARMs: The 4th Detonator, Naruke fell ill, marking the first time in the Wild ARMs series that she did not compose the entire soundtrack.
In an interview for Wild ARMs: Piece of Tears, Naruke revealed items which she values, including her keyboard and rhythm machine, a pamphlet of Jerry Goldsmith, a figure of Kurokishi from "Gingaman", an original score of Bach, and a memorial vinyl disc.
- Legion (1990) - composition with Hiroto Otsubo, Shinobu Ogawa, and Takaharu Umezu
- Dekoboko Densetsu: Hashiru Wagamanma (1990) - arrangement with Hiroto Otsubo, Minoru Yuasa, and Shingo Murakami
- Valis III (Mega Drive) (1991) - arrangement with Takaharu Umezu and Minoru Yuasa
- High Grenadier (1991) - composition with Takaharu Umezu
- Tenshi no Uta (1991) - composition with Shinobu Ogawa
- Mirai Shounen Conan (1992) - composition
- Psycho Dream (1992) - composition
- Tenshi no Uta II: Datenshi no Sentaku (1993) - composition
- Wild Arms (1996) - composition
- Wild Arms 2 (1999) - composition
- Wild Arms 3 (2002) - composition
- Wild Arms Alter Code: F (2003) - composition
- Wild Arms 4 (2005) - composition with Masato Kouda, Nobuyuki Shimizu, and Ryuta Suzuki
- Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008) - arrangements of "Ocarina of Time Medley" and "Bramble Blast"
- The Wizard of Oz: Beyond the Yellow Brick Road (2008) - composition of "RIZ-ZOAWD!" and "My Home on the Hills"
- Noora to Toki no Koubou: Kiri no Mori no Majo (2011) - composition
- Half-Minute Hero: The Second Coming (2011) - composition with many others
- Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U (2014) - arrangements with many others
- Zombie Tokyo (2015) - composition with Noriyuki Iwadare
- Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey (2016) - composition of "Beyond the Tempest"
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (2018) - with various others (“Bloody Tears/Monster Dance” from Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest, "Mad Monster Mansion" from Banjo-Kazooie and "Let's Go to Seoul!" from Fatal Fury 2)
- Wild Arms: Million Memories (2018) - composition with Saki Furuya, Naoki Chiba, and Kyohei Ozawa
- Rakugaki Kingdom (2019) - composition with many others
- Eiyuden Chronicle (2022) - with Motoi Sakuraba
- FM Sound Module Maniax (2006) - composition with many others
- Griotte no Nemuri Hime ~FEL ARY LU EN TINDHARIA~ (2009) - composition with many others
- Feedback (2013) - composition
- Feedback 2nd (2013) - composition
- Feedback 3rd (2013) - composition
- Feedback 4th. (2014) - composition
- Game Music Prayer II (2014) - composition with many others
- THE LEGEND ARTISTS Otakara Hakken! (2014) - composition with many others
- Feedback 5th. (2014) - composition
- Feedback 6th. (2014) - composition
- "I have an idea of who Hassy might be," says the composer, referring to the pseudonym attributed to her on Wikipedia. "I think we might have even worked together a long time ago." Jeriaska (2008-12-20). "Michiko Naruke's Wild Arms, From Console to Stage". RPGFan. Retrieved 2008-12-25.
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