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Tomoya Ohtani

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Tomoya Ohtani

Tomoya Ohtani (大谷 智哉) is a Sega sound composer who joined the company in the late 90s and created the music for games such as ChuChu Rocket!, Space Channel 5 Part 2 (alongside Naofumi Hataya & Kenichi Tokoi) and Billy Hatcher and the Giant Egg (alongside Mariko Nanba). He was also the sound director for Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic Unleashed, Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll, and Sonic Lost World.

Personal Info

  • Birthday: July 1, 1974
  • Place of birth: Tokyo, Japan
  • Education: University
  • Favourite beverage: Beer
  • Favourite meal: Sushi
  • Affected of: Stanley Kubrick
  • Favourite film: Famous Japanese Comedians, Downtown program
  • Favourite game: Space Channel 5
  • Favourite music: Dance
  • Hobbies: Motion picture films
  • Equipment: AKAI MPC2000 e-mu SP1200, etc. etc..

Production history

Discography

Song credits

Serani Poji special remix

  • Octopus Daughter ~I'm not an octopus~ — Remixed by

Sonic Adventure 2

  • Event: Strategy — Music & Arrangement, Programming
  • Kick the Rock! ...for Wild Canyon — Music & Arrangement, Programming
  • A Ghost's Pumpkin Soup ...for Pumpkin Hill — Music & Arrangement, Programming
  • Dive into the Mellow ...for Aquatic Mine — Music & Arrangement, Programming
  • Deeper ...for Death Chamber — Music & Arrangement, Programming
  • Space Trip Steps ...for Meteor Herd — Music & Arrangement, Programming
  • Neutral Garden — Arrangement, Programming
  • Race Entrance — Music & Arrangement, Programming
  • Challenge Race — Music & Arrangement, Programming
  • Hero Race — Music
  • Dark Race — Music
  • Event: The Base — Music & Arrangement, Programming
  • Event: Operation — Music & Arrangement, Programming [NOTE: Also known as "Event 8"]

multi-dimensional: Sonic Adventure 2 Original Sound Track

  • Chao Race Extended Mix [Chao's Doki-Doki Banana Chips Run Mix] — Re-mixed by (with Fumie Kumatani)
  • Chao Garden Extended Mix [Chao's Wack-Wack Up&Down the Ground Mix] — Re-mixed by (with Fumie Kumatani)

Space Channel 5 Part 2

  • S.C.5 25th Hour [option remix 2002] — Music & Arrangement
  • Ulala Again — Music & Arrangement
  • Rescue Before Melting — Music & Arrangement
  • Birdman Assembly — Music & Arrangement
  • Ulala Dance [Soundtrack Edit] — Music & Arrangement
  • Space Diver — Music & Arrangement
  • Rescue! — Music & Arrangement
  • Strobe Action — Music & Arrangement
  • Eyes Shining in the Dark — Music & Arrangement (with Kenichi Tokoi, Mariko Nanba & Naofumi Hataya)
  • The Approaching Calm — Music & Arrangement
  • Finale ~more happy more crazy~ — Music & Arrangement (with Kenichi Tokoi, Mariko Nanba & Naofumi Hataya)

Space Channel 5 Part 2 Moji Moji ★ Can't Stop Remix

  • This is My Happiness (I Hold You Mix) — Remixed by

Billy Hatcher and the Giant Egg

  • Chant this Charm ~Theme of Giant Egg~ — Words & Music (with Mariko Nanba)
  • Bang! Bang! Big Hornes Explosion — Music & Arrangement

Sonic Heroes

  • Stage 11 : Hang Castle — Music & Arrangement, Programming

Feel the Magic XY/XX

  • I Would Die For You ~Rapid 60's Tone Mix~ — Remixed by (with Mariko Nanba)

The Rub Rabbits!

  • Where Do Babies Come From? ~Akadoko Hell Mix~ — Remixed by (with Mariko Nanba)

Shadow the Hedgehog

  • The ARK — Music & Arrangement (with Jun Senoue), Programming
  • Black Comet — Arrangement, Programming
  • Final Haunt — Additional Programming

Sega Rally 2006

  • Steppin' Pedal — Music & Arrangement

Sonic the Hedgehog

  • His World ~Theme of Sonic the Hedgehog~ — Music & Arrangement
  • [Event] Sonic Appears — Music & Arrangement
  • Wave Ocean ~The Water's Edge~ — Music & Arrangement (with Mariko Nanba)
  • Wave Ocean ~The Inlet~ — Music & Arrangement (with Mariko Nanba)
  • Dusty Desert ~Quicksand~ — Music & Arrangement (with Mariko Nanba)
  • Theme of Sonic the Hedgehog ~2006 E3 Version~ — Music, Arrangement (with Yasutaka Kume)
  • [Event] Shadow's Infiltration — Music & Arrangement
  • Flame Core ~Volcano~ — Music, Arrangement (with Yasutaka Kume)
  • Flame Core ~The Cavern~ — Music, Arrangement (with Yasutaka Kume)
  • Soleanna New City — Music & Arrangement
  • Radical Train ~The Abandoned Mine~ — Music & Arrangement
  • Radical Train ~The Chase~ — Music & Arrangement
  • Result — Music & Arrangement
  • Town Mission 2 — Music & Arrangement
  • Town Mission 3 — Music & Arrangement
  • Town Mission 4 — Music & Arrangement
  • [Jingle] Invincible — Music & Arrangement
  • Dreams of an Absolution ~Theme of Silver the Hedgehog~ — Arrangement
  • Crisis City ~The Flame ~ Skyscraper ~ Whirlwind ~ Tornado~ — Music & Arrangement
  • Dusty Desert ~The Ruins~ — Music & Arrangement (with Mariko Nanba)
  • End of the World — Music & Arrangement
  • [Boss] Solaris Phase 2 — Music
  • [Event] Solaris Destroyed — Music & Arrangement

Brain Assist

  • Song of Touch de Uno! DS (Yonshimai Version) — Co-Arrangement (with Mariko Nanba)
  • Song of Touch de Uno! DS (Iburu & Mari Version) — Remixed by

Sonic Rush Adventure

  • A New Venture (Title Theme) — Music & Arrangement
  • Training — Music & Arrangement
  • Plant Kingdom - Act 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Plant Kingdom - Act 2 — Music & Arrangement
  • Plant Kingdom - Invincible — Music & Arrangement
  • Machine Labyrinth - Act 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Machine Labyrinth - Act 2 — Music & Arrangement
  • Machine Labyrinth - Invincible — Music & Arrangement
  • Blizzard Peaks - Act 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Blizzard Peaks - Act 2 — Music & Arrangement
  • Blizzard Peaks - Invincible — Music & Arrangement
  • Sky Babylon - Act 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Sky Babylon - Act 2 — Music & Arrangement
  • Sky Babylon - Invincible — Music & Arrangement
  • Jingle - Act Clear — Music & Arrangement
  • Sailboat — Music & Arrangement
  • Hidden Island — Music & Arrangement
  • Hidden Island - Invincible — Music & Arrangement
  • Boss — Music & Arrangement
  • Jingle - Boss Clear — Music & Arrangement
  • Boss - Whisker & Johnny — Music & Arrangement
  • Boss - Big Swell — Music & Arrangement
  • Jingle - Big Swell Clear — Music & Arrangement
  • Cutscene - Big Swell Clear — Music & Arrangement
  • Boss - Deep Core — Music & Arrangement
  • Boss - Deep Core - Allegro — Music & Arrangement
  • Jingle - Deep Core Clear — Music & Arrangement

NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams

  • Clashing Cerberus — Music & Arrangement
  • Clashing Cerberus : Hard Ver. — Music & Arrangement
  • Al-Di-La : Peppermint Ver. — Arrangement
  • Al-Di-La : Bergamot Ver. — Arrangement (with Naofumi Hataya)

True Blue: The Best of Sonic the Hedgehog

  • A New Venture (Surfin' S.R.A. Remix) — Remixed by

Sonic Unleashed

  • Endless Possibility - Vocal Theme - — Music & Arrangement, Programming
  • Cutscene - Opening — Co-Composed (with Takahito Eguchi), Beats Arrangement
  • Cutscene - A New Journey — Music (with Takahito Eguchi)
  • Windmill Isle - Day — Music & Arrangement
  • Savannah Citadel - Day — Music & Arrangement
  • Cutscene - The Egg Beetle — Beats Arrangement
  • Boss Battle - Day — Beats Arrangement
  • Boss Stage Clear — Music
  • Cool Edge - Day — Music & Arrangement
  • Intro: Rooftop Run - Night — Music & Arrangement
  • Rooftop Run - Night — Music & Arrangement
  • The World Adventure - Orchestral Theme - — Music
  • Rooftop Run - Day — Music & Arrangement
  • Arid Sands - Day — Music & Arrangement
  • Empire City - Night — Beats Arrangement
  • Empire City - Day — Beats Arrangement
  • Stage Clear — Music
  • Result Screen - E Rank — Music
  • The World Adventure - Piano Version — Music
  • Jungle Joyride - Day — Music & Arrangement
  • Cutscene - No Reason — Music (with Takahito Eguchi)
  • Cutscene - Congratulations — Music
  • vs. Egg Dragoon — Beats Arrangement
  • Super Sonic vs. Perfect Dark Gaia — Music, Beats Arrangement, Electric Bass
  • Cutscene - Rekindled Light ~ Save the Speech! — Music

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (DS version)

  • Dream Ultimate Figure Skating - Sonic Medley - Phase 1 (Endless Possibility) — Music & Arrangement
  • Dream Ultimate Figure Skating - Sonic Medley - Phase 2 (Knight of the Wind) — Arrangement
  • Dream Ultimate Figure Skating - Sonic Medley - Phase 3 (Sonic Heroes) — Arrangement
  • Dream Ultimate Figure Skating - Mario & Sonic Medley - Phase 2 (A New Venture) — Music & Re-Arrangement

True Colors: The Best of Sonic the Hedgehog Part 2

  • Dreams of an Absolution (Starry Night Remix) — Remixed by

Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll

  • The Happy Ride — Music & Arrangement
  • Just Beyond the Rainbow — Music & Arrangement
  • SA・KU・RA — Music & Arrangement
  • The Guiding Star — Music & Arrangement
  • Lava Rock — Music & Arrangement
  • Emmène-moi au Futur — Music & Arrangement, Japanese Lyrics

Sonic Colors (Wii version)

  • Reach for the Stars - Opening Theme - — Music & Arrangement
  • Tropical Resort - Act 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Tropical Resort - Act 2 — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Cyan Laser — Music & Arrangement
  • Tropical Resort - Act 3 — Music & Arrangement
  • vs. Rotatatron & Refreshinator — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Yellow Drill — Music & Arrangement
  • Starlight Carnival - Act 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Green Hover — Music & Arrangement
  • Starlight Carnival - Act 2 — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Blue Cube — Music & Arrangement
  • Starlight Carnival - Act 3 — Music & Arrangement
  • vs. Orcan & Skullian — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Orange Rocket — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Pink Spikes — Music & Arrangement
  • Game Land 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Game Land 3 — Music & Arrangement
  • Game Land - Color Power — Music & Arrangement
  • Game Land 5 — Music & Arrangement
  • Reach for the Stars - Short ver. — Music & Arrangement
  • Aquarium Park - Act 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Aquarium Park - Act 2 — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Yellow Drill Underwater ver. — Music & Arrangement
  • Aquarium Park - Act 3 — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Purple Frenzy — Music & Arrangement
  • vs. Nega-Wisp Armor - Phase 2 — Music
  • Speak with Your Heart - Ending Theme - — Music & Arrangement (with Mariko Nanba)

Sonic Colors (DS version)

  • Tropical Resort - Act 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Red Burst — Music & Re-Arrangement
  • Tropical Resort - Act 2 — Music & Arrangement
  • Tropical Resort - Mission — Music & Arrangement
  • vs. Globotron & Drillinator — Music & Arrangement
  • vs. Globotron & Drillinator - Pinch — Music & Arrangement
  • Starlight Carnival - Act 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Orange Rocket — Music & Arrangement
  • Starlight Carnival - Act 2 — Music & Arrangement
  • Starlight Carnival - Mission — Music & Arrangement
  • vs. Orcan & Skullian — Music & Arrangement
  • vs. Orcan & Skullian - Pinch — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Yellow Drill — Music & Arrangement
  • Aquarium Park - Act 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Cyan Laser — Music & Arrangement
  • Aquarium Park - Act 2 — Music & Arrangement
  • Aquarium Park - Mission — Music & Arrangement
  • vs. Nega-Wisp Armor - Phase 2 — Music
  • vs. Nega-Mother Wisp — Music & Arrangement
  • Tropical Resort - Demo Version — Music & Arrangement

Sonic Generations (PS3, Xbox 360 and PC versions)

  • Crisis City : Act 1 — Composed by, Arranged & Sound Produced by, Programming
  • Crisis City : Act 2 — Composed by, Arranged & Sound Produced by, Programming
  • Rooftop Run : Act 1 — Composed by, Arranged & Sound Produced by, Programming
  • Rooftop Run : Act 2 — Composed by, Arranged & Sound Produced by
  • Planet Wisp : Color Power / Pink Spikes — Composed by, Remixed & Sound Produced by
  • End Roll Medley ver. 1 — Composed by (with Masato Nakamura, SEGA, Jun Senoue & Kenichi Tokoi)
  • Boss Battle : Egg Dragoon — Original Programming (with Hideaki Kobayashi)
  • White Space Medley — Composed by (with Jun Senoue, Masato Nakamura, SEGA, Kenichi Tokoi, Naofumi Hataya & Mariko Nanba)

Sonic Generations (3DS version)

  • Tropical Resort : Color Power / Red Burst — Composed by, Remixed & Sound Produced by
  • Tropical Resort : Act 2 — Composed by, Arranged & Sound Produced by, Programming
  • End Roll Medley ver. 2 — Composed by (with Masato Nakamura, SEGA, Jun Senoue & Hideki Naganuma)

Sonic Lost World (Wii U version)

  • Wonder World - Title Theme - — Music
  • Windy Hill - Zone 1 — Music, Arrangement (with Takahito Eguchi)
  • Windy Hill - Zone 2 — Music, Arrangement (with Takahito Eguchi)
  • Color Power - Indigo Asteroid — Music & Arrangement
  • Careening Cavern — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Cyan Laser — Music & Remixed by
  • The Deadly Six Theme — Music, Arrangement (with Takahito Eguchi)
  • Desert Ruins - Zone 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Crimson Eagle — Music & Arrangement
  • Honeycomb Highway — Music & Arrangement
  • Desert Ruins - Zone 4 — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Yellow Drill — Music & Remixed by
  • Tropical Coast - Zone 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Yellow Drill (Submarine ver.) — Music & Remixed by
  • Juice Archipelago — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Orange Rocket — Music & Re-Edit
  • Sea Bottom Segue — Music & Arrangement
  • The Deadly Six Theme (Orchestra ver.) — Music
  • Title Screen — Music
  • Frozen Factory - Zone 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Ivory Lightning — Music & Arrangement
  • Snowball Waltz — Music, Arrangement (with Yutaka Minobe)
  • Double Down — Music & Arrangement
  • Tilt the Machine — Music & Arrangement
  • Silent Forest - Zone 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Color Power - Grey Quake — Music & Arrangement
  • Midnight Owl — Music, Arrangement (with Yutaka Minobe)
  • Owl Lights — Music
  • Color Power - Magenta Rhythm — Music & Arrangement
  • Island Relics — Music & Arrangement
  • The Deadly Six Theme (Violin ver.) — Music, Arrangement (with Takahito Eguchi)
  • Start Your Hedgehogs — Music & Re-Edit
  • Invincible (Sonic Heroes ver.) — Re-Edit
  • Speed Up! (Reach for the Stars ver.) — Music & Re-Edit
  • Lost World Jingle — Music
  • Mission Clear — Music
  • Item Get Level 1 — Music
  • Item Get Level 2 — Music
  • Item Get Level 3 — Music
  • Item Get Level 4 — Music
  • Stage Clear (Synth ver.) — Music & Arrangement
  • And the Winner Is... — Music & Re-Edit
  • The Lost Hex — Music
  • Sky Road - Zone 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Dragon Dance — Music, Arrangement (with Yutaka Minobe)
  • Color Power - Red Burst — Music & Arrangement
  • Thundercloud Acropolis — Music & Arrangement
  • Battle with Zavok (Orchestra ver.) — Music & Arrangement
  • Stage Clear — Music
  • Boss Rushes — Music
  • Lava Mountain — Music & Arrangement
  • Boss Rushes (Guitar ver.) — Music
  • Battle with Zavok — Music & Arrangement, Programming
  • Dr. Eggman Showdown — Music & Arrangement
  • Tails Laboratory — Music & Arrangement
  • Hidden World — Music & Arrangement
  • Hidden World - Cubliclated — Music & Re-Edit
  • Hurry Up! — Music & Arrangement
  • Tornado Time — Arrangement
  • Color Power - Black Wisp — Music & Arrangement
  • Sky Road - Bonus Stage — Music, Arrangement (with Yutaka Minobe)
  • Circus Caravan — Music & Arrangement
  • Super Sonic (Wonder World ver.) — Music & Remixed by
  • Yoshi's Island Zone — Arrangement
  • The Legend of Zelda Zone - Hyrule Field — Arrangement
  • The Legend of Zelda Zone - Dodongo’s Cavern — Arrangement

Sonic Lost World (3DS version)

  • Midnight Owl (Bayou Drums ver.) — Music, Arrangement (with Yutaka Minobe)
  • Special Stage — Music & Arrangement

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

  • Blizzard Peaks — Music & Re-Edit
  • The World Adventure — Music & Re-Edit
  • Windy Hill Zone — Music & Re-Edit

Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax

  • Emotional Buzz — Music & Arrangement, Programming
  • Memories Engraved — Music & Arrangement, Programming

Sonic Runners

  • Beyond the Speed of... — Music & Arrangement
  • Fly Away — Music & Arrangement
  • Power Ride — Music & Arrangement
  • Theory of Attack — Music & Arrangement
  • Spring Emotions — Music & Arrangement
  • Where to Today? — Music & Arrangement
  • Going My Way! — Music & Arrangement
  • Go Quickly! — Music & Arrangement
  • Fiery Passion — Music & Arrangement
  • End of the Summer — Music & Arrangement
  • Strange Parade — Music & Arrangement
  • Magical Snow Day — Music & Arrangement
  • Ambition — Music & Arrangement
  • Beyond the Speed of... - Short ver. — Music & Arrangement

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

  • 100m — Music & Arrangement
  • Football — Music & Arrangement

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