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Shigeharu Isoda

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Shigeharu Isoda
Date of birth: 1965-11-03 (age 53)
Company(ies): Sega of Japan
Role(s): Musician

Shigeharu "Nasu" Isoda (磯田 重晴), is a sound technician at Wave Master who has also composed music for a few games and has been involved with ports of Sega titles since the late '80s. He originally programmed sound effects and produced music for PC Engine (aka TurboGrafx-16) and X68000 titles alongside Kenichiro Isoda, mainly for the Darius series.

Notable Sega works include Bio-Hazard Battle (which he directed) and Roommania #203 (for which he was also a motion and voice actor).

Production history


  • Namco Video Game Music Library Vol. 1 (1989) [NOTE: Programming and Sound Data]
  • Ryukyu (1989) [NOTE: Sound Data]
  • PC Engine's World of Darius (CD) (1989) (as Shigeharu "Nasu" Isoda)
  • Daisenpuu (PC Engine Version) (1990) — Music Driver
  • Super Darius (1990) — Sound Effect
  • Darius Plus (PC Engine Version) (1990) — Music Driver
  • Darius Alpha (1990) — Music Driver
  • Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (Mega Drive Version) (1990) [NOTE: Sound Data and Advisor!?]
  • Ys (X68000 Version) (1991) [NOTE: Programming]
  • Cameltry (X68000 Version) (1991) [NOTE: Offer exclusive use of DOS]
  • Morita Shogi PC (1991) [NOTE: Sound Data and Sound Driver]
  • Tougi-Ou King Colossus (1992) [NOTE: Sound Data]
  • Fantastic Night Dreams: Cotton (X68000 Version) (1993) — Sound Programmer (X68K Staff) (as S.Isoda) [NOTE: Sound Data and Sound Driver]
  • Keeper (1993) [NOTE: Sound Data and Sound Driver]
  • Panorama Cotton (1994) — Sound Driver & Sound Effect
  • Shanghai: Banri no Choujou (SNES, X68000 and PC98 Versions) (1994) [NOTE: Sound Data and Sound Driver]
  • Shanghai: Triple Threat (3DO, PSX and FM Towns Versions) (1994/1995) [NOTE: Sound Data]
  • Shanghai: Triple Threat (ST-V and Saturn Versions) (1995) [NOTE: Sound Data and PCM Driver]
  • Popoitto Hebereke (ST-V Version) (1995) [NOTE: Sound Data]
  • RPG Tsukuru: Super Dante (1995) [NOTE: All Sound and Sound Driver]
  • Game no Tatsujin (Saturn, PSX and 3DO Versions) (1995) [NOTE: Sound Data]
  • Quantum Gate I: Akumu no Joshou (1995) [NOTE: Sound Data]
  • RPG Tsukuru 2 (1996) [NOTE: All Sound and Sound Driver]
  • Ryouri no Tetsujin: Kitchen Stadium Tour (1996) [NOTE: CD Steam PCM Driver Offer]
  • Game no Tatsujin 2 (1996/1997) [NOTE: Sound Data]
  • Ongaku Tsukuru: Kanade-Ru 2 (1996) [NOTE: Sound Driver and Maker Common Timbre]
  • Sound Novel Tsukuru (1996) [NOTE: All Sound and Sound Driver]
  • Sega Ages: OutRun (1996)
  • Civilization (1997) [NOTE: Sound Data]
  • World Evolution Soccer (1997) [NOTE: Sound Data]
  • Saturn Music School (1997) [NOTE: MIDI Driver]
  • Sound Novel Tsukuru 2 (PSX Version) (1997) [NOTE: Maker Common Use Sound Data Creation]
  • Sound Novel Tsukuru 2 (Saturn Version) (1997) [NOTE: Sound Data Creation]
  • Ongaku Tsukuru: Kanade-Ru 2 (1998) [NOTE: Maker Common Use Sound Data Creation]
  • Oekaki Logic (1999) [NOTE: Main Program]
  • Columns (SNES Version) (1999) — Main Staff [NOTE: Main Program]
  • Robot X Robot (1999) [NOTE: Sound Design]
  • Oekaki Logic 2 (1999) [NOTE: Main Program]
  • Turnabout (2000) [NOTE: Sound Design]
  • Super Galdelic Hour (2001) — Technical Support (Sound Section - Wavemaster)
  • Sonic Adventure 2: Battle (2001) — Sound Technical Support
  • The King of Fighters EX: Neo Blood (2002) — Sound Composed by
  • Space Channel 5 Part 2 Soundtrack Vol. Chu!! (CD) (2002)
  • Ghost Vibration (2002) — Sound Engineer (Development)
  • Roommania #203 (PS2 Version) (2002) — Programmer (Original Staff), Motion Actor (Motion Capture Studio - Links DigiWorks) (Original Staff), Sound Programmer (PlayStation 2 Version Staff), Technical Support (PlayStation 2 Version Staff)
  • Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut (2003) — Surround System Programmer (Sonic Adventure DX Staff)
  • New Roommania: Porori Seishun (2003) — Sound Technology & Technical Support
  • Sonic Heroes (2003) — Technical Supervisor
  • Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 32: Phantasy Star Complete Collection (2008) — Special Thanks (Wave Master)
  • Sonic Generations (2011) — Special Thanks (Wave Master Inc.)
  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Original Soundtrack (2014) — Mastered by

Other works

Ooparts (Sega System 14) [NOTE: All Sound and Sound Driver]
PC-9801/Mega Drive development machine

  • SDB Z80 — Design and Programming (Mega Drive development use - Z80 Debugger)
  • MIDI Editor — Design and Programming (Mega Drive development use - Sound Editor)
  • SDB 68K — Design and Programming (Mega Drive development use - MC68000 Debugger)

Macintosh

  • ADPCM Encoder — Sega Saturn use CD-ROM XA ADPCM Encoder
  • SSBug — Design and Programming (Sega Saturn sound development use debugger) [For Saturn sound board]
  • ToneEditor32X — Design and Programming (Super 32X use sound development tool)

Song credits

After Burner II (PC Engine Version)

  • Maximum Power — Arrangement
  • Final Take Off — Arrangement
  • Red Out — Arrangement
  • Super Stripe — Arrangement
  • After Burner — Arrangement
  • City 202 — Arrangement

OutRun (PC Engine Version)

  • Magical Sound Shower — Arrangement
  • Passing Breeze — Arrangement
  • Splash Wave — Arrangement
  • Last Wave — Arrangement

Sega Ages: OutRun

  • Last wave with... — Edit

Space Channel 5 Part 2 Soundtrack Vol. Chu!!

  • Ringtone Medley — Music & Arrangement

References