Takashi Kanai

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Takashi Kanai
Local 金井 貴史 (かない たかし)
Born Unknown
Birth Place Japan
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg
Aliases T. Kanai, Takashi Kanei

Takashi Kanai is a Japanese sound designer and audio director. He started off working at Tecmo from around 1993 to 1997. After that, he left Tecmo to start working at Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. where he served both as a sound designer and a sound director. He has done direction and sound design for many popular series for the Playstation series such as Gran Turismo and Ape Escape. It appears he retired from the industry around 2008.


Released Title Sample Notes
1994-12-20 Tecmo Super Bowl II: Special Edition (SNES) (テクモスーパーボウルⅡ スペシャルエディション) With Shigekiyo Okuda and Hideyuki Suzuki.
1995-10-?? Tecmo Super Bowl III: Final Edition (SNES) (テクモスーパーボウルⅢ ファイナルエディション) With Hideyuki Suzuki.
1996-07-25 Tecmo's Deception: Invitation to Darkness (PS1) (刻命館) With Shigekiyo Okuda and Takuya Hanaoka.
1996-??-?? Tecmo World Soccer '96 (ARC) (テクモワールドサッカー '96) With Hideyuki Suzuki and Shigekiyo Okuda.
1997-07-24 Monster Rancher (PS1) (モンスターファーム) With Takuya Hanaoka, Shigekiyo Okuda, and Makoto Hosoi.
1997-11-27 Crime Crackers 2 (PS1) (クライムクラッカーズ2) Sound Effects with Yoshiro Horie and Yoshiyuki Kadooka.
1997-12-23 Gran Turismo (PS1) (グランツーリスモ) Sound Design with Masamichi Seki, Yasuaki Yabuta, and Mitsukuni Murai.
1999-05-04 Pocket Dungeon (PS1) (ポケットダンジョン) Sound Effects with Yasuaki Yabuta.
1999-09-09 Ore no Ryouri (PS1) (俺の料理) Sound: Director with Yasuaki Yabuta.
1999-10-14 Robbit mon Dieu (PS1) (ロビット・モン・ジャ) Sound Director
Sound Effects with Luna Umegaki.
1999-10-28 Arc the Lad III (PS1) (アークザラッド Ⅲ) Sound Effects with Yasuaki Yabuta, Kentaro Nakagoshi, Hiroyuki Kasuya, and Yu Ogata.
1999-12-02 The Legend of Dragoon (PS1) (レジェンド オブ ドラグーン) Sound Director
Sound Effects with Kemmei Adachi, Hiroyuki Kasayu, Keiichi Kitahara, Kaori Oshima, and Luna Umegaki.
2000-11-15 Sky Odyssey (PS2) (スカイオデッセイ) Sound Director
2002-02-14 Dual Hearts (PS2) (デュアルハーツ) Sound Director
2002-07-18 Ape Escape 2 (PS2) (サルゲッチュ2) Sound Effects with Junko Sano.
2003-07-31 Hungry Ghosts (PS2) (ハングリィ ゴースト) Sound Director
Sound Designer with Hidehito Aoki and Junko Sano.
2004-11-03 Arc the Lad: End of Darkness (PS2) (アークザラッド ジェネレーション) Sound Team with Shinpei Yamaguchi, Tomonobu Kikuchi, Noburo Masuda, and Yu Ogata.
2004-12-28 Gran Turismo 4 (PS2) (グランツーリスモ4) Sound Design with various others.
2004-12-30 Ape Escape Academy (PSP) (ピポサルアカデミ~ア -どっさり!サルゲ~大全集-) Sound Advisor with Shinpei Yamaguchi.
2005-02-10 PoPoLoCrois (PSP) (ポポロクロイス物語 ピエトロ王子の冒険) Sound Effects Coordinator with Shinpei Yamaguchi.
2005-03-17 Ape Escape: On the Loose (PSP) (サルゲッチュP!) Sound Effects
2005-03-24 Wild Arms 4 (PS2) (ワイルドアームズ ザフォースデトネイター) Sound Effects with Yu Ogata, Hiroyuki Kasuya, and Hiroshi Yamagishi.
2006-02-02 Tourist Trophy (PS2) (ツーリストトロフィー) Sound Support with Takanori Masuno, Noburo Masuda, and Tsubasa Ito.
2006-02-09 Forbidden Siren 2 (PS2) (サイレン2) Foley Sound Recording with Takanori Masuno.
2007-12-20 Patapon (PSP) (パタポン) Sound Effects with Kenmei Adachi.
2008-01-10 Ape Quest (PSP) (サルゲッチュ ピポサル戦記) Sound Engineer with Kenmei Adachi.
2008-11-27 Patapon 2 (PSP) (パタポン2 ドンチャカ♪) Sound Effects with Yu Ogata and Kenmei Adachi.
2017-08-01 Patapon (PS4) (パタポン) Sound Effects with Kenmei Adachi.