田中宏和 (game music composer)

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Also performs as: たなかひろかず

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Hirokazu "Hip" Tanaka (田中 宏和, Tanaka Hirokazu, born December 13, 1957), sometimes credited as Chip Tanaka, is a Japanese musician, composer, and sound designer, best known for his scores in various video games produced by Nintendo. At Nintendo, Tanaka worked on well known games such as Metroid, Kid Icarus, Super Mario Land, Tetris, Mother, Dr. Mario, and EarthBound.

Besides writing music, Tanaka is also known for his role in designing and coding the Famicom and Game Boy audio hardware, along with co-designing the NES Zapper, Game Boy Camera, and Game Boy Printer.

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Discography

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1987 Hikari Shinwa: Palutena no Kagami / Metroid Original Soundtrack Orchestra Version 田中宏和 2
1988 Toy Music: Dancing Super Mario Brothers 近藤浩治, Hiromi, 田中宏和, 金指英樹, 岡素世 & 菅浩秋 2
1990 GAME BOY MUSIC -G.S.M. NINTENDO 2- 田中宏和 & 長田達 1
1994 SUPER METROID "SOUND IN ACTION" 田中宏和, 山本健誌 & 濱野美奈子 2

Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 Game Sound Museum ~Famicom Edition~ 05 Wrecking Crew 田中宏和 1
2004 Game Sound Museum ~Famicom Edition~ 07 Light Gun Series - Wild Gunman / Duck Hunt / Hogan's Alley 田中宏和 1
2004 Game Sound Museum ~Famicom Edition~ 09 Block Set / Gyro Set 田中宏和 1
2004 Game Sound Museum ~Famicom Edition~ 12 Metroid 田中宏和 1
2004 Game Sound Museum ~Famicom Edition~ 13 Palutena No Kagami 田中宏和 1
2004 Game Sound Museum ~Famicom Edition~ S-2 Donkey Kong 3 田中宏和 1
2004 ゲームサウンドミュージアム 〜ファミコン編〜 04 バルーンファイト 田中宏和 2

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