Yuka Tsujiyoko

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Yuka Tsujiyoko
Native name 辻横 由佳
Birth name Yuka Bamba
Born Uji, Kyoto, Japan
Genres Video game
Occupation(s) Composer
Instruments Piano
Years active 1990–present

Yuka Tsujiyoko (辻横 由佳 Tsujiyoko Yuka) is a Japanese video game music composer. She is best known for her contributions to the Fire Emblem and Paper Mario series, and several other Intelligent Systems developed games. She also scored the Super Scope games Battle Clash, and its sequel Metal Combat: Falcon's Revenge.

She was born Yuka Bamba in Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Tsujiyoko studied piano when she was in a preschool. She composed her first original composition when she was in high school as an assignment for her music class. Tsujiyoko attended Osaka Electric Communications Junior College, and she majored in electronic engineering. Before she joined Intelligent Systems, Tsujiyoko worked as a computer programmer for a software company. Tsujiyoko was inspired by Pat Metheny and Hirokazu Tanaka, with the latter being her mentor as he scored her first game project, Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light.[1]


Video games
Year Title Role Co-worker(s)
1990 Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light Composition/arrangement
1992 Fire Emblem Gaiden Composition/arrangement
Battle Clash Composition/arrangement
1994 Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem Composition/arrangement
Metal Combat: Falcon's Revenge Composition/arrangement
1996 Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War Composition/arrangement
Tetris Attack (Game Boy) Composition/arrangement Masaru Tajima and Masaya Kuzume
1998 Super Famicom Wars Sound assist Atsuko Yamamoto
1999 Fire Emblem: Thracia 776 Composition/arrangement
2000 Paper Mario Composition/arrangement Taishi Senda
2002 Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade Composition/arrangement
2003 Fire Emblem Composition/arrangement Saki Haruyama
2004 Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Composition/arrangement Yoshito Hirano
Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones Sound supervisor
Croket! Great Jikuu no Boukensha Composition/arrangement
2005 Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance Sound supervisor
2007 Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn Sound supervisor
2008 Super Smash Bros. Brawl Arrangement Various others
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon Sound director
2010 Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem Sound supervisor
2012 Fire Emblem Awakening Sound supervisor
2014 Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Arrangement Various others
2015 Fire Emblem Fates Sound supervisor
Pokémon Picross Composition/arrangement
2017 Fire Emblem Heroes Sound supervisor
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Sound supervisor


  1. ^ "Interview with Yuka Tsujiyoko". RocketBaby. Hollow Light Media. June 2001 – via archive.is. 

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