Fumito Tamayama

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Fumito Tamayama
Fumito Tamayama - 4.jpg
Local 玉山 文人 (たまやま ふみと)
Born 1967-11-27
Birth Place Musashino, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg
Aliases F.Tamayama
Fumihito Tamayama
Tama Tamayama
Patsukin Tamayama
Batsunen Tamashikabane
M.C. Tamar
Bakkin! Tama
Bakkin Tamayama
Dosukoi (Bakkin) Tamayama
たまやまにあ ほっかいど おおざけのみ (Tamayamania Hokkaido Ouzakenomi)
Studio Cliche

Fumito Tamayama is a Japanese sound designer and composer. He attended Nihon University High School. He started working for Graphic Research in April 1989. There, he created the sound drivers for their Famicom games. He stayed there until he quit in March of 1991. A month after, Tamayama started working for Tamusofuto, Inc. and composed music there. In July of 1995, he founded the music group Studio Cliche, which composed music for some Game Boy Advance and PlayStation 1 and 2 games. The company wasn't doing too well and later was disbanded sometime after 2003. He then went on to worked for Fleur, Co., a company which produced an eroge game and they later was disbanded as well. Tamayama currently works for Traffic Content, Ltd., still composing music and sound for video games.

Tamayama's most memorable work was for the games he composed for the Sega Genesis including Decap Attack, Socket, and Battle Mania Daiginjō.

Music Development

Genesis / Mega Drive

I used MML programming.


Like on the Genesis, Tamayama programmed his music in MML using the sound driver that he and Yasuyuki Hamada created. He wrote the music on MS-DOS using a TSR program. Then he used MIDI with an OPN chip to play back his compositions.


Released Title Sample Notes
1989-??-?? Psycho Fox (SMS) Only One Song
1989-11-24 Vegas Connection: Casino Kara Ai o Komete (FC) (ベガスコネクション カジノより愛をこめて) Sound Driver
1990-04-27 Psyoblade (MD) (サイ・オ・ブレード) Only One Song
1990-05-25 Baken Hisshou Gaku: Gate In (FC) (馬券必勝学 ゲートイン)
1990-08-24 Power Mission (GB) (パワー・ミッション) Only One Song
1990-12-07 Power Racer (GB) (ヘッド・オン)
1990-12-15 DecapAttack (GEN)
1991-??-?? Trouble Shooter (GEN) (バトルマニア) Sound Effects
1991-02-22 Twin Cobra (GEN) (究極タイガー) Special Thanks
1991-03-29 Gem Gem (GB) (ジェム・ジェム)
1991-04-05 Solomon's Club (GB) (ソロモンズ倶楽部) Sound Programmer
1991-04-19 Super Golf (GG) (スーパー・ゴルフ)
1991-05-17 Ippatsu Gyakuten: DX Bakenou (GB) (DX馬券王)
1991-07-05 Baseball Fighter (FC) (ベースボール・ファイター)
1991-07-21 Koi Wa Kakehiki (GB) (恋は駆け引き)
1991-10-18 Xerd no Densetsu (GB) (ザードの伝説)
1991-12-20 Asmik-Kun Land (FC) (アスミッくんランド)
Music Producer/Sound Driver
1992-??-?? Kidokoro Tetsuya no Heisei Keiba Kenkyuu Kai (PC98) (城所哲也の平成競馬研究会)
1992-03-27 Captain Tsubasa VS (GB) (キャプテン翼VS)
1992-11-?? Widget (NES)
Arranger with Tinp. Uchibori and Yoko Kawashima.
1992-12-27 J.League Fighting Soccer: The King of Ace Strikers (GB) (Jリーグ ファイティングサッカー)
1993-02-19 Xerd no Densetsu II (GB) (ザードの伝説2)
1993-06-19 J.League Fighting Soccer: The King of Ace Strikers (FC) (Jリーグ ファイティングサッカー)
Sound Driver
1993-08-17 Socket (GEN) (タイムドミネーター 1st)
1993-12-24 Battle Mania: Daiginjou (GEN) (バトルマニア大吟醸)
1994-03-18 Derby Jockey (SFC) (ダービー・ジョッキー)
1994-03-25 Lucle (GB) (ルクル)
1994-04-02 J.League Winning Goal (GB) (Jリーグウイニングゴール)
Sound Driver
1994-05-27 J.League Winning Goal (FC) (Jリーグウイニングゴール)
Sound Driver
1994-06-30 Samurai Shodown (GB) (熱闘サムライ・スピリッツ)
1995-??-?? Bust-A-Move (GG) (パズル・ボブル)
1995-06-16 Seifuku Densetsu: Pretty Fighter X (SS) (制服伝説プリイティーファイターX)
1995-10-06 Shinseiki Odysselya 2 (SFC) (神世紀オデッセリア2)
1995-12-01 Space Invaders: Virtual Collection (VB) (スペースインベーダー バーチャルコレクション)
1996-??-?? Hotdog Storm (ARC) (ホット・ドッグ・ストーム) Sound Driver
1996-01-26 Stahlfeder: Tekkou Hikuudan (PS1)
1996-03-15 Linkle Liver Story (SS) (リンクル・リバー・ストーリー)
1996-06-28 SD Gundam: Over Galaxian (PS1) Sound Engineer
1996-09-27 Battle Arena Toshinden URA (SS) (闘神伝URA)
1996-11-22 FIST (PS1)
1996-11-22 FIST (SS)
1997-12-23 Hansha de Spark! (SS) (反射でスパーク!)
1998-02-26 Choro Q Jet: Rainbow Wings (PS1)
1999-05-27 BeatMania Append GottaMix (PS1) (ビートマニア APPEND GottaMix) Artist Coordinator
1999-11-25 BeatMania GB2 GotchaMix (GBC) (ビートマニアGB2 ガッチャミックス) Sound Design
2000-03-10 Doraemon Memories: Nobita no Omoide Daibouken (GBC) Sound Driver
2000-08-31 Fire ProWrestling for WonderSwan (WS)
2000-09-28 BeatMania GB Gotcha Mix 2 (GBC) Sound Organize
Unreleased Secret Ties (NES) (怪盗シュガー)
Unreleased Raster Gear (FC) (ラスター・ギア)
Unreleased Shounen Majutsushi Indy (FC) (少年魔術師インディ) Sound Driver


In Secret Ties, he uses the name Dosukoi(Bakkin)Tamayama. According to Tamayama, the name was meant as a joke. Kintama is Japanese for "testicles".

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