Hironari Tadokoro was a Japanese sound designer, programmer and composer. He only worked on a few games which were developed by Marionette. According to Hironari, the first game he worked on was Mezase Pachi Pro: Pachiokun. He also was a part of the group of composers for Dr. Chaos (Ponii Ichinen). He has also worked at a game company by the name of F&C. He has also worked on the music to a CD called Maid San Best 2. While he usually only was an audio programmer, he also composed the music to a few games, his best known title being Phantom Fighter.
After the release of Pachio-kun 5, Tadokoro stopped working on video games.
On December 8, 2018, Hironari Tadokoro passed away.
Hironari programmed his own sound driver in 6502 assembly. Music and sound effects were written in Music Macro Language. While he was working on the Pachiokun games, the composers sent cassette tapes to him and he rewrote the music to his sound driver by hand.
|1987-12-18||Mezase Pachi Pro: Pachio-kun (FC) (目指せパチプロパチ夫くん)||Sound Driver|
|1988-09-16||Phantom Fighter (NES) (霊幻道士)|
|1988-11-??||Dr. Chaos (NES)|| |
|1988-11-12||Pachinko Grand Prix (FDS) (パチンコＧＰ)|
|1989-01-30||Pachio-kun 2 (FC) (パチ夫くん２)||Music Data Man|
|1989-12-08||Pachinko Time (GB) (パチンコ タイム)||Music Dataman|
|1989-12-19||I Love Softball (FC) (アイラブソフトボール)||Music Dataman|
|1989-??_??||Pachipro Densetsu (MSX) (パチプロ伝説)||Music Data Man|
|1990-06-15||Card Game (GB) (カード・ゲーム)||Music Dataman|
|1990-10-26||Pachio-kun 3 (FC) (パチ夫くん３)||Sound Driver|
|1991-06-28||Pool of Radiance (NES)||Music Programmer|
|1991-07-19||Pachinko Daisakusen (FC) (パチンコ大作戦１)||Music Dataman|
|1991-11-22||Pachio-kun 4 (FC) (パチ夫くん４)||Sound Driver|
|1992-07-19||Pachinko Daisakusen 2 (FC) (パチンコ大作戦２)||Sound Driver|
|1993-06-18||Pachio-kun 5 (FC) (パチ夫くん５)||Sound Driver|
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