Yoko Wada

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Yoko Wada
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Local 和田陽子 (わだ ようこ)
Born 19??
Birth Place
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg
Aliases Nasu-B, Yoko (Nasu) Wada, Nasu B, Wada, Nasu, Nasubi, Nasu-Bi, Nasu Bi, Pygmy Wada, Youko Wada
Not to be confused with Yoko Mizumoto, who is now known as Yoko Wada.

Yoko Wada is a Japanese composer and sound designer. She was the main composer for SIMS and composed most (if not all) of their Sega Master System and Game Gear games. While she was working at SIMS, a game credited a Yoko Yamamoto only once for music. This could be Yoko, but this has not yet been confirmed.

Audio Development

GG/SMS

Yoko wrote in Music Macro Language using the SIMS sound driver. It may have possibly been programmed by Noboru Machida.

Gameography

Released Title Sample Notes
1989-??-?? Dynamite Duke (SMS)
1990-??-?? James 'Buster' Douglas Knockout Boxing (SMS)
1991-07-19 Fantasy Zone Gear (GG)
1991-08-09 OutRun (GG) (アウト ラン)
1991-09-27 Putt & Putter (GG)
1991-12-27 George Foreman's KO Boxing (GG)
1992-??-?? Air Rescue (SMS)
1992-??-?? George Foreman's KO Boxing (SMS)
1992-??-?? Master of Darkness (SMS)
With Takashi Horiguchi.
1992-??-?? Tom and Jerry: The Movie (SMS)
With P-Ko Chan
1992-10-23 Vampire: Master of Darkness (GG) (イン ザ ウエイク オブ ヴァンパイア) With Takashi Horiguchi.
1993-??-?? Masters of Combat (SMS) With "Sheed" (Masamitsu Shindoh?).
1993-??-?? Tecmo World Cup '93 (SMS) With Masamitsu Shindoh, Keisuke Nishino, and Takashi Horiguchi.
1993-05-28 World Cup Soccer (GG) (キック アンド ラッシュ) With Keisuke Nishino, Crush-X, and Takashi Horiguchi.
1993-06-25 Tom and Jerry: The Movie (GG) (トム&ジェリー[ザ・ムービー])
1994-??-?? Aladdin (GG) (アラジン)
1994-??-?? Aladdin (SMS)
1994-02-11 Buster Fight (GG)
1994-03-04 Ronald McDonald in McDonald Magical World (GG)
1994-03-25 Scratch Golf (GG)
1994-07-22 J-League GG Pro Striker '94 (GG)
1994-12-16 Slam Dunk (GG)
1994-12-23 Fred Couples Golf (GG)
1995-05-28 Slam Dunk: Kyougou Makkou Taiketsu! (SMD) (スラムダンク 強豪真っ向対決!)
1995-12-08 Godzilla (GG) Composer?
Unreleased Tecmo World Cup '92 (SMS)

Aliases

Yoko used several aliases throughout her career, likely due to requirements at the companies she worked for. In most games, she used the moniker Nasubi, which is Japanese for "Eggplant". The etymology of this name is unknown.

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