Hiroyuki Kawada

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Hiroyuki Kawada
Hiroyuki Kawada - 1.jpg
Local 川田宏之 (かわだ ひろゆき)
Born 1960.08.08.
Birth Place Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg
Aliases H. Kawada, Kawada, Hirokun Kawada, Leo.O

Hiroyuki Kawada is a Japanese composer who worked for Namco. He worked for Namco and composed a lot of their games' music, especially the NES soundtracks.

In Valkyrie no Bouken, he is credited as "Leo.O", which he says is his zodiac sign and blood type.

Music Composition


Kawada used Music Macro Language. The sound driver was most likely programmed by Nobuyuki Ohnogi.


Released Title Sample
1985-??-?? Star Luster (ARC) (スターラスター)
1985-02-15 Galaga: Demons of Death (NES) (ギャラガ)
1985-12-06 Star Luster (FC)
1986-08-01 Valkyrie no Bouken: Toki no Kagi Densetsu (FC) (ワルキューレの冒険 時の鍵伝説)
1987-04-02 MSanma no Mei Tantei (FC) (さんまの名探偵) Music Director
1987-12-04 Star Wars (FC) (スター·ウォーズ)
1988-??-?? Winning Run (ARC)
1989-??-?? Legend of Valkyrie (ARC) (ワルキューレの冒険)
1992-??-?? Air Combat (ARC)
1992-??-?? Air Combat 22 (ARC)
1994-11-?? Ace Driver (ARC)
1995-06-29 Air Combat (PS1)
1995-12-?? Ace Driver: Victory Lap (ARC)
1998-03-26 Tekken 3 (PS1)
2011-02-26 Ridge Racer 3D (3DS)

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