Kenji Yamamoto

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Kenji Yamamoto
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Local 山本健誌 (やまもと けんじ)
Born 1964-04-25 (Age 52)
Birth Place Mie Prefecture, Japan
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg
Aliases K. Yamamoto, Metal Kenji

Not to be confused with Kenji Yamamoto.

Kenji Yamamoto is a Japanese composer and sound designer who worked with Nintendo. He was born April 25, 1964. He attended the Osaka University of Arts and obtained a music degree there. Coincidentally, Koji Kondo also attended there. He started working for Nintendo at age 23. His popular works include Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! and Super Metroid.


Released Title Sample
1987-10-?? Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! (NES)
1988-04-27 Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir - Prequel (FDS) (ファミコン探偵倶楽部 消えた後継者 前・前編) Music Director
1988-06-14 Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir - Sequel (FDS) (ファミコン探偵倶楽部 消えた後継者 前・後編)
1988-08-12 Famicom Wars (FC) (ファミコンウォーズ)
1989-05-23 Famicom Detective Club Part II: The Girl Who Stands Behind - Prequel (FDS) (ファミコン探偵倶楽部PARTII うしろに立つ少女 前・後編)
1989-06-30 Famicom Detective Club Part II: The Girl Who Stands Behind - Sequel (FDS) (ファミコン探偵倶楽部PARTII うしろに立つ少女 前・前編)
1990-08-?? Punch-Out!! (NES)
1990-10-23 Radar Mission (GB) (海戦ゲーム レーダーミッション)
1994-03-19 Super Metroid (SNES) (スーパーメトロイド)
1995-07-21 Galactic Pinball (VB) (ギャラクティックピンボール)
1998-04-01 Famicom Detective Club Part II (SFC)
1999-07-01 Forest's Beginning (SFC) (はじまりの森)
2001-07-21 Mario Kart: Super Circuit (GBA) (マリオカートアドバンス) Sound Support
2002-07-05 Momoko Sakura's Exhilarating Carnival (GBA) (さくらももこのウキウキカーニバル) Sound Support
2002-11-17 Metroid Prime (GC) (メトロイドプライム)
2003-??-?? Metroid: Zero Mission (GBA) (メトロイド ゼロミッション)
2004-11-15 Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (GC) (メトロイドプライム2 ダークエコーズ)
2005-06-23 Advance Wars: Dual Strike (NDS) (ファミコンウォーズDS)
2005-12-29 Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day (NDS)
2006-11-19 Excite Truck (WII)
2007-08-27 Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (WII)
2008-01-31 Super Smash Bros. Brawl (WII)
2008-12-24 Brain Age Express: Math (NDS)
2010-11-21 Donkey Kong Country Returns (WII)

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