Tatsuyuki Maeda

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Tatsuyuki Maeda
Native name 前田 龍之
Also known as Tatsuya Maeda
Born (1968-06-11) June 11, 1968 (age 48)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation(s) Composer, arranger, sound editor, foley artist
Instruments Electronic organ
Years active 1992–present
Associated acts Masaru Setsumaru

Tatsuyuki Maeda (前田 龍之 Maeda Tatsuyuki?, born June 11, 1968, in Tokyo, Japan), is a Japanese composer and sound designer working for Sega, who is best known for composing the music for Sonic the Hedgehog 3, Sonic & Knuckles, Dragon Force, and Sonic 3D Blast.[1]


Video games
Year Title Role Co-worker(s)
1992 Kuni-chan no Game Tengoku Part 2 Composition/arrangement
1993 Golden Axe III Composition/arrangement Naofumi Hataya, Haruyo Oguro, and Tomonori Sawada
1994 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Composition/arrangement Various others
J. League Pro Striker 2 Composition/arrangement
Sonic & Knuckles Composition/arrangement Various others
Anpanman 2 Sound director
1995 Astal Composition/arrangement Tatsuya Kouzaki
Super Columns Composition/arrangement
Ninku (Game Gear) Composition/arrangement
Ninku Gaiden: Hiroyuki Daikatsugeki Sound director
Mickey to Ooki na Furudokei Sound director
Yukai na Mori no Packet Sound director
1996 Dragon Force Composition/arrangement
Sonic 3D Blast (Mega Drive) Composition/arrangement Jun Senoue, Masaru Setsumaru, and Seirou Okamoto
Pico Drive Composition/arrangement
1997 Dumbo Sound director
Sanrio Puroland Composition/arrangement
Peter Pan Sound director
1998 Sakura Wars 2 Sound effects Various others
Sonic Adventure Sound effects
2000 Skies of Arcadia Composition/arrangement Yutaka Minobe
2001 Sonic Advance Composition/arrangement Yutaka Minobe
2002 GunValkyrie Composition/arrangement Teruhiko Nakagawa
Shinobi Composition/arrangement Various others
Sonic Advance 2 Composition/arrangement Yutaka Minobe and Teruhiko Nakagawa
2003 Sonic Pinball Party Sound effects
Sonic Battle Sound effects
2004 Sonic Advance 3 Sound effects
Yoshi Topsy-Turvy Composition/arrangement Masaru Setsumaru and Mariko Nanba
2005 Tian Xing: Swords of Destiny Sound director
Sonic Gems Collection Composition/arrangement Naofumi Hataya, Takenobu Mitsuyoshi, Tomonori Sawada, and Takeshi Isozaki
2007 Sonic and the Secret Rings Sound effects Tomonori Sawada, Naofumi Hataya, and Masaru Setsumaru
Phantasy Star Universe: Ambition of the Illuminus Acoustic effects Masaru Setsumaru
NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams Composition/arrangement Various others
2008 Valkyria Chronicles Sound effects Various others
Sonic Unleashed Sound effects Masaru Setsumaru and Hideki Abe
2009 Yakuza 3 Sound effects Various others
Sonic and the Black Knight Sound effects Naofumi Hataya, Masaru Setsumaru, and Tadashi Kinukawa
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games Sound effects Masaru Setsumaru
Phantasy Star Portable 2 Sound effects
2010 Yakuza 4 Sound effects Various others
2011 Yakuza: Dead Souls Sound effects Takashi Nagasaka, Masaru Setsumaru, and Takeshi Isozaki
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games Sound effects Teruhiko Nakagawa, Tadashi Kinukawa, and Masaru Setsumaru
2012 Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure Sound editing Masaru Setsumaru
Phantasy Star Online 2 Acoustic effects Masaru Setsumaru
2013 Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Sound effects Teruhiko Nakagawa and Masaru Setsumaru
2014 Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax Composition/arrangement Various others


  1. ^ "Wave Master profile". Archived from the original on March 26, 2004. Retrieved 13 July 2012.