Takafumi Miura

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Takafumi Miura
Takafumi Miura - 1.jpg
Local 三浦孝文 (みうら たかふみ)
Born October 18, 1965 (Age 51)
Birth Place Japan
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg
Aliases N'Gja Miura, Zett, Takashi Miura, T. Miura, Miura, Z.Miura, Zett-Miura

Takafumi Miura is a Japanese sound effects designer/drummer who worked for Data East. He started doing sound for games around 1988. Mostly, he worked on the NES games produced by Data East, and usually worked with Shogo Sakai, Masaaki Iwasaki and Yuji Suzuki. Takafumi says he only did sound effects while working at Data East. Around 1995, Takafumi left the video game business. Takafumi still designs sound and plays drums in a band. He currently plays as the drummer in Gamadelic with some other former Data East composers, and they have done arrangements of their work.

In some games, his name was associated with "Zett". Takafumi says the name comes from his friends at Data East calling him that when he owned a Nissan Z. Looking back, Takafumi says it sounds embarassing. In Rampage, he is credited as Takashi Miura. He says the programmers made a mistake and replaced 'fumi' with 'shi'.

Music Composition

NES

I used the Yamaha MSX computer.

Gameography

Released Title Sample
1988-01-29 Donald Land (FC) Sound Effects
1988-07-17 Captain Silver (SMS) Sound Effects
1988-08-12 Soccer League: Winner's Cup (FC) Sound Effects
1988-10-21 Cobra Command (NES) Sound Effects
1988-12-16 Captain Silver (FC) Sound Effects
1988-12-?? Rampage (NES) Sound Effects
1989-01-31 Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing (NES) Sound Effects
1989-04-01 Makai Hakkended Shada (PCE) Sound Effects
1989-07-14 Bad Dudes (NES) Sound Effects
1989-08-25 RoboCop (NES) Sound Effects
1989-09-01 Bloody Wolf (TG16) Sound Effects
1989-12-22 Herakles no Eiko 2: Titan no Metsubo (FC) Sound Effects
1990-03-02 Heavy Barrel (NES) Sound Effects
1990-03-23 Boulder Dash (NES) Sound Effects
1990-05-11 Lock N' Chase (GB) (ロックンチェイス) Sound Effects
1990-09-14 Little Magic (FC) DECO Sound Team
1990-11-?? Werewolf: The Last Warrior (NES) Sound Effects
1991-02-08 Dark Lord (FC) Sound Effects
1991-02-15 BurgerTime Deluxe (GB) Sound Effects
1991-05-24 Metal Max (FC) Sound Effects
1991-12-?? Captain America and the Avengers (NES) Sound Effects
1991-12-06 Joe & Mac (SNES) Sound Effects
1991-??-?? Caveman Ninja (ARC) Sound Effects
1991-??-?? Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja (GEN) Sound Effects
1992-04-24 Herakles no Eiko 3: Kamigami no Chinmoku (SFC) Sound Effects
1992-12-18 Congo's Caper (SNES) Sound Effects
1993-03-05 Metal Max 2 (SFC) Sound Effects
1993-11-26 ABC Monday Night Football (SNES) Sound Effects
1994-10-21 Herakles no Eiko 4: Kamigami no Okurimono (SFC) Sound Effects
1995-09-29 Metal Max Returns (SFC) Sound Effects

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