Atsuko Iwanaga

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Atsuko Iwanaga
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Local 岩永 敦子 (いわなが あつこ)
Born June 19, 1961
Birth Place Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg
Aliases A. Iwanaga, まつだいら あこ (Ako Matsudaira)

Atsuko Iwanaga is a Japanese composer. She attended the Kunatachi College of Music and graduated in 1984. She started her video game music career working for Coreland Technologies, composing for some of their arcade games. She later moved on to Arc System Works and worked with Junya Kozakai on some of their Famicom titles.

Iwanaga is the wife of game designer Kenichi Iwanaga who founded Minato Giken.


Released Title Sample
1985-??-?? I'm Sorry (ARC) (ごんべえのあいむそーりー)
1985-??-?? My Hero (ARC) (青春スキャンダル)
1989-03-01 Hany in the Sky (PCE) (はにいいんざすかい)
1989-03-17 Rolling Thunder (FC) (ローリング・サンダー)
1989-11-24 Mahjong Gakuen: Toumasou Shirou Toujou (PCE) (麻雀学園 東間宗四郎登場)
1989-12-22 Mappy Kids (FC) (マッピー・キッズ)
1990-09-08 SD Sangoku Bushou Retsuden: Rekka no Gotoku Tenka o Nusure! (FC)
1990-09-14 Hany on the Road (PCE)
1990-10-21 Shufflepuck Cafe (FC) (シャッフルパック・カフェ)
1990-12-07 Chiyonofuji no Ooichou (FC)
1990-12-07 Fushigi no Yume no Alice (PCE)
1990-12-14 Zipang (PCE)
1990-12-15 Hissatsu Shigoto Nin (FC) (必殺仕事人)
1991-??-?? Quiz Gakuen Paradise (ARC)
1991-03-15 Obocchamakun (PCE)
1991-03-22 Road Spirits (PCE) Ending CG (Arc)
1992-04-17 Break Open! Ponkikki (FC) (ひらけ!ポンキッキ)
1992-08-07 Quiz World Show by Shoubai!! (GB) (クイズ世界はSHOW by ショーバイ!!)
1992-10-09 Shuffle Fight (FC) (シャッフルファイト)
1992-12-11 Sumo Soul (SFC) (大相撲魂) Special Thanks
1993-??-?? Nostradamus (ARC)
1993-02-19 Battle Baseball (FC) (バトル・ベースボール) Sound
1993-12-17 Taisen Mahjong Haopai 2 (GG) Special Thanks
1994-??-?? Dynamite Headdy (GG) (ダイナマイトヘッディー)
1994-??-?? Dynamite Headdy (SMS)
1994-02-18 Astro Atom (SFC) (鉄腕アトム) Music Program
1994-05-25 Gururin (SFC)
1994-09-30 Yuu Yuu Hakusho: Battle of Seven Strengths (GG) (激闘!七強の戦い) Music Program
1995-??-?? Sonic Labyrinth (GG) (ソニックラビリンス)
1995-02-24 Crayon Shin-chan: Showdown! Quantum Panic!! (GG) (クレヨンしんちゃん:対決!カンタムパニック!!) Sound Effector
1995-03-17 Battle Racers (SFC) (バトルレーサーズ) Special Thanks
1995-04-07 The Quiz Gear Fight!! (GG) (ザ・クイズギアファイト!!)
1995-11-17 Sonic Labyrinth (GG) Sound Programmer
1995-11-24 Jiro Akagawa: Witches' Sleep (SFC) (赤川次郎:魔女たちの眠り)
1996-01-26 Baku Baku (GG) Special Thanks
1996-03-29 Thief Saint Tail (GG) (怪盗セイント・テール) Sound Effects
1997-03-20 Super Robot Shooting (PS1) (スーパーロボットシューティング) Special Thanks
1998-??-?? Baku Baku Animal (SMS) Special Thanks


Atsuko usually went by the pseudonym Ako Matsudaira. The etymology of this name is unknown.

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