Shigemitsu Goto

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Shigemitsu Goto
Shigemitsu Goto - 1.jpg
Local 後藤 重満 (ごとう しげみつ)
Born 1971-12-31
Birth Place Japan
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg
Aliases Sigemitu Goto, SIR-1008, スキャット後藤 (Scat Goto), Scat Gotoh, ごっとん (Gotton), Go-Shige, ごしげ (Goshige), sigemitu

Shigemitsu Goto (better known as Scat Goto) is a Japanese composer and arranger. For over two decades, Goto has been working professionally in audio, starting his work in the video game industry as early as 1994 when he worked for TOSE. In 1997, he left TOSE and started working at Inner Brain, Human Entertainment, and TYO. However, in 2000, he decided to go freelance. In 2004, he started the audio group Flare Wave. Besides video game music, Goto has also scored music for film, television, and commercials. In addition, he has scored the music to many variety shows, B-movies, and children's programs, showing off his loose and cute style. In Japan, some of his most popular works include The Legend of Kusakari and Spelunker HD. In the west, Goto is best known for his work on Super Tetris 3, despite only being released in Japan. In particular, his arrangement of Technotris.

Audio Development


Goto used TOSE's version of Kankichi-kun by Nintendo.


Released Title Sample Notes
1994-08-26 Ultraman Chou Toushi Gekiden (GB) (ウルトラマン 超闘士激伝)
1994-12-16 Super Tetris 3 (SFC) (スーパーテトリス3)
1994-12-23 Super Bases Loaded 3: License to Steal (SNES) (スーパー燃えろ!!プロ野球) With "Shibikkun" and Akihito Suita.
1995-02-24 From TV animation: Slam Dunk 2: IH Yosen Kanzenban!! (SFC) (テレビアニメ スラムダンク2 IH予選完全版!!) With Sukezo Oyama.
1995-03-17 Tetris Blast (GB) (スーパーボンブリス) Japanese Version with "Dolphin Lover", "Gocky-7 Alives", and "Lah++".
1995-07-28 Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Battle 22 (PS1) (ドラゴンボールZ アルティメットバトル22)
1995-10-27 From TV animation: Slam Dunk SD Heat Up!! (SFC) (テレビアニメ スラムダンク SDヒートアップ!!) With Sukezo Oyama.
1998-06-25 Mawatte Mucho! (PS1) (まわってムーチョ!)
1998-10-15 Azito 2 (PS1) (アジト2)
1998-12-23 Mizzunrna Falls (PS1) (ミザーナ・フォールズ 神の降りる町の犠牲者) Sound Staff: Sound Track
1999-06-24 Fire Prowrestling G (PS1) (ファイアープロレスリングG)
1999-12-10 Super Bombliss DX (GBC) (スーパーボンブリスDX) With "Dolphin Lover", "Gocky-7 Alives", and "Lah++".
1999-12-16 Art Camion Geijutsuden (PS1) (アートカミオン 芸術伝)
2001-03-21 Monster Guardians (GBA) (モンスターガーディアンズ)
2001-07-13 EX Monopoly (GBA) (EXモノポリー) Not listed in the game's credits.
2001-11-09 Gradius Galaxies (GBA) (グラディウスジェネレーション) With Hirofumi Sano and Kaori Takazoe.
2001-12-20 Adventure of Tokyo Disney Sea (PS2) (ドベンチャーオブ東京ディズニーシー)
2002-03-08 Koro Koro Puzzle: Happy Panecchu! (GBA) (コロコロパズル ハッピィパネッチュ!)
2005-02-10 Shin Bakusou Dekotora Densetsu (PS2) (真・デコトラ伝説 天下統一頂上決戦)
2006-02-02 Jui: Dr. Touma (PSP) (呪医 Dr.杜馬丈太郎)
2006-12-14 Naruto: Ninja Destiny (NDS) (ナルト忍列伝シリーズ)
2007-07-19 Zenmai Zamurai (NDS) (ぜんまいざむらい)
2008-04-24 Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Destiny 2 (NDS) (ナルト忍列伝2)
2008-10-30 Harvest Moon: Animal Parade (WII) (牧場物語 わくわくアニマルマーチ)
2009-02-26 Yakuza 3 (PS3) (龍が如く3)
2009-03-26 Spelunker HD (PS3) (みんなでスペランカー)
2009-04-29 Naruto Shippuden: Shinobu Retsuden 3 (NDS) (ナルト忍列伝3)
2010-01-07 Spelunker Black (PS3) Composer?
2010-01-25 Escapee GO! (DSI) With Hideaki Miyamoto.
2010-02-22 GhostSlayer (WII) Flareware Inc.: Sound and Music Composer with Hideaki Miyamoto.
2010-03-18 Yakuza 4 (PS3) (龍が如く4 伝説を継ぐもの) With DJ Giuliano and Yoshiji Kobayashi.
2010-06-29 Ikki Online (PS3) (いっきおんらいん)
2010-11-09 Just Dance Kids (WII)
2011-06-09 Yakuza: Dead Souls (PS3) (龍が如く:OF THE END) Flarewave Inc.: Sound Effect Production with Hideaki Miyamoto.
2011-07-19 The Smurfs: Dance Party (WII)
2011-10-25 Just Dance: Kids 2 (WII) In-Game Audio and Sound Effects: Flamewave Inc.: Composer
2011-11-12 Tamagotchi Collection (NDS) (たまごっちコレクション)
2012-03-21 Sine Mora (X360) (シネモラ) Contractors: Additional Sound Works with Hideaki Miyamoto.
2012-11-09 Sine Mora (W64) (シネモラ) Contractors: Additional Sound Works with Hideaki Miyamoto.
2012-11-22 Ouchi Mainichi Tamagotchi (3DS) (おうちまいにち たまごっち)
2012-12-06 Yakuza 5 (PS3) (龍が如く5 夢、叶えし者) Game Development Support: Music & SFX Creation Support - Flarewave Inc.: Audio Editing with Hideaki Miyamoto.
2013-11-07 Tamagotchi! Seishun no Dream School (3DS) (たまごっち!せーしゅんのドリームスクール)
2015-03-12 Yakuza 0 (PS4) (龍が如く0 誓いの場所) Flarewave Inc.: Sound Creator with Hideaki Miyamoto.
2015-05-13 The Legend of Kusakari (3DS) (シバ・カーリーの伝説)
2015-05-28 Possession Magenta (VITA) (ポゼッション マゼンタ)
2016-10-05 Paper Mario: Color Splash (WIIU) (ペーパーマリオ カラースプラッシュ) With Takeru Kanazaki and Fumihiro Isobe.
2017-08-08 Sine Mora EX (W64) Contractors: Additional Sound Works with Hideaki Miyamoto.
Unknown LEAD ZAQ Battle Version (IOS) (ざくざくざっくぅ)
Unknown Flying Pen (???)


Because of the company's secrecy, when Goto was working for TOSE, he was forced to use aliases. One of the aliases is SIR-1008, but it is unknown how he got this name. He was also credited as Go-Shige which is the first kanji character of his surname and given name, respectfully.