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'''Hirokazu "Hip" Tanaka''' (Japanese: '''田中宏和''' but usually credited in hiragana only, born December 13, 1957) is a Japanese composer and musician best known for creating or co-creating various video games by [[Nintendo]]. He is the composer of much the [[list of Japanese opening themes|opening theme]] and [[list of Japanese ending themes|ending theme]] songs used in the [[Pokémon anime]], but he is also currently the president of [[Creatures, Inc.]]
Among the many game soundtracks he composed, the most well known are the music of
[[wp:Metroid|Metroid ]], [[wp:Mother|Mother]] and [[wp:Earthbound|Earthbound]] (with others), [[wp:Mario Bros.|Mario Bros. ]], [[wp:Animal Crossing|Animal Crossing]], [[wp:Super Mario Land|Super Mario Land ]], [[wp:Balloon Fight|Balloon Fight]], [[wp:Kid Icarus|Kid Icarus]], [[wp:Wrecking Crew|Wrecking Crew]], and [[wp:Gyromite|Gyromite]]. In addition, he also was instrumental in developing the [[Game Boy Camera]] and the [[Game Boy Printer]].
==Bibliography of Pokémon Songs==