Masanobu Tsukamoto

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Masanobu Tsukamoto
Masanobu Tsukamoto - 01.jpg
Local 塚本 雅信 (つかもと まさのぶ)
Born December 10, 1968 (Age 53)
Birth Place Hikone-shi, Shiga, Japan
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg
Aliases MATS, M. Tsukamoto, Pippicke Mats, 和田素輝美 (Motomi Wada), M•Tsukamoto(MATS)

Masanobu Tsukamoto is a Japanese composer and programmer. He attended the University of Tsukuba and graduated in 1991. In the early 90's, he worked for Compile and scored the music and sound for a great deal of their games. He later left in 1996 so he could be a freelancer. He is currently an executive director for Land Ho!


Released Title Sample
1990-10-05 Gun Nac (NES) Sound Effect
1990-12-21 M.U.S.H.A.: Metallic Uniframe Super Hybrid Armor (GEN) Sound Effects
1991-04-12 Gorby no Pipeline Daisakusen (FC) (ゴルビーのパイプライン大作戦)
1992-12-18 Naxat Super Pinball (SNES)
1992-12-18 Puyo Puyo (GEN)
1993-07-23 Puyo Puyo (FC)
1993-12-10 Super Puyo Puyo (SFC)
1996-??-?? Rude Breaker (PC98)


Tsukamoto is probably best known under his pseudonym MATS. The name comes from the first two letters of his first and last name, respectively.