10 August 2011

Episode 41: Only In Japan

Brent and Rob explore music from games only released in Japan (during the 8-bit and 16-bit era).  The spirit of Milli Vanilli also makes an appearance to embrace this music from the Land of the Rising Sun.  Full track listing below.



Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year

Magical Pop'n - Ichirou Ishibashi - Mystic Forest - Pack-In-Video - Super Famicom - 1995

Cutie Suzuki no Ringside Angel - Don - Pin Her Down! - Asmik Corporation/Copya System Ltd. - Mega Drive - 1990

Madou Monogatari: Hanamaru Dai Youchienji - Akiyoshi Nagao (Einosuke Nagao), Tsuyoshi Matsushima - Village - Compile/Tokuma Shoten - Super Famicom - 1996

Crisis Force - Kenichi Matsubara, Yasuhiko Manno, Jun Chuuma - Stage 1: Advanced City - Konami - Famicom - 1991

Super Back to the Future II - Hitoshi Sakimoto - Round 3-4 - Toshiba EMI - Super Famicom - 1993

Sangokushi Retsuden: Ransei no Eiyuutachi - unknown - Introduction - TOSE/Sega - Mega Drive - 1991

Donald Duck Mahou No Boushi - Takahisa Hirano, Takeshi Miura - The Magic Hat - Epoch - Super Famicom - 1995

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters - Kenichi Kamio - Statistics (?) - Konami - Game Boy (Japan) - 1998

Star Ocean - Motoi Sakuraba - Innocence - tri-Ace/Enix - Super Famicom - 1996

Barunba - M. Itoh, H. Nishikawa - Stage 2 (Reefer Area) - Namco/Zap Corp. - PC Engine - 1990

Sutte Hakkun - Akito Nakatsuka - Stage 1 - Nintendo - Super Famicom - 1998

Crisis Force - Kenichi Matsubara, Yasuhiko Manno, Jun Chuuma - Stage 7: Inside the Lair - Konami - Famicom - 1991

Hamelin no Violin Tamaki - Yoshiyuki Mori - Lake - Enix - Super Famicom - 1995

A Ressha de Ikou MD - Takaharu Umezu - gameplay - Artdink/Sega - Mega Drive - 1992

Akumajou Special: Boku Dracula-kun - Shinji Tasaka, Satoko Minami - Level 9 - Konami - Famicom - 1991

Barunba - M. Itoh, H. Nishikawa - Final Boss - Namco/Zap Corp. - PC Engine - 1990

Rockman and Forte - Naoshi Mizuta - Museum - Capcom - Super Famicom - 1998

Magical Hat no Buttobi Turbo! Daibouken - Anzaki Waraco - Sub-Window, Bonus Race - Vic Tokai - Mega Drive - 1990

Final Fantasy II - Nobuo Uematsu - Ancient Castle - Square - Famicom -1988

3 comments:

  1. Final Fantasy II also has a nice "shorty" called "Rejuvenation" the healing temple music. I recommend it.

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  2. Thanks for the Sangokushi Retsuden: Ransei no Eiyuutachi jam, Rob. Holy cow.

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    1. That amazing track ended up being used in Brent's short film "I Don't Dance".

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