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Hirokazu Tanaka

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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 [[listList of Japanese opening themes|opening theme]] and [[listList of Japanese ending themes|ending theme]] songs used in the [[Pokémon anime]], and he is also currently the president of [[Creatures, Inc.]]
Among the many game soundtracks he composed, the most well known include the music of the {{met|Metroid (series)|Metroid}} series, the {{wb|Mother (series)|EarthBound}} series, {{smw|Mario Bros. (game)|Mario Bros.}}, {{wp|Fire Emblem}}, {{np|Animal Crossing (series)|Animal Crossing}}, the {{wk|Kirby}} series, {{smw|Super Mario Land}}, {{ww|Famicom Wars (game)|Famicom Wars}}, {{smw|Dr. Mario (game)|Dr. Mario}}, {{dk|Donkey Kong (game)|Donkey Kong}}, {{wp|Balloon Fight}}, {{wp|Kid Icarus}}, {{smw|Wrecking Crew}}, and {{wp|Gyromite}}. In addition, he also was instrumental in developing the [[Game Boy Camera]] and the [[Game Boy Printer]].
* [[Santa is Coming Soon!]]
* [[A New Oath]]
==={{series|Advanced Generation}}===
* [[Advance Adventure]]
* [[Pokémon Counting Song]]
* [[Spurt!]]
==={{series|Diamond & Pearl}}===
* [[High Touch!]]
* [[Get Fired Up, Spiky-eared Pichu!]]
* [[High Touch! 2009]]
==={{series|Best Wishes}}===
* [[Can You Name All the Pokémon? BW]]
* [[Be an Arrow!]]
* [[Sakura Go-Round]]
* [[V (Volt)]]
[[Category:Anime cast and crew|Tanaka, Hirokazu]]
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