Jun Funahashi

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Jun Funahashi
Jun Funahashi - 02.jpg
Local 船橋 淳 (ふなはし じゅん)
Born 1964-03-10
Birth Place Japan
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg
Aliases Dog-Man
カリー ふないぬ (Carrey Funainu)
Mad Jun

Jun Funahashi is a Japanese composer who worked for Konami. He started with music composition in the mid-1980s and also helped Konami improve their NES sound driver. He continued writing music for Konami's games up until around 2000 when he became the music director for Konami Computer Entertainment Hawaii, Inc. He currently lives in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, USA with his wife Tomoko, and is still composing music and sound for games to this day. Funahashi is also fluent in English.

Audio Development


1. Compose the music with regular rigs, i.e. synth and sequencer
2. Port the music onto a Famicom music editor on PC. It was either a PC or MSX computer. The editor was a proprietary application developed by R&D.
3. Edit and arrange music on the editor until it sounds good
4. Port the data into a mainframe computer which all the programmers used. So this would actually create data in Famicom format
5. Check the sound on a Famicom music simulator, which was also developed by R&D
6. Then tell the programmers where and when to hook up the music.


Released Title Sample Notes
1986-12-13 Nazo no Kabe: Block-kuzushi (FDS) (謎の壁 ブロックくずし)
1988-08-12 The Adventures of Bayou Billy (NES)
1988-09-16 Track & Field II (NES) (コナミック スポーツ イン ソウル) Country Anthems
1989-05-12 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES)
1989-08-25 Racer Mini 4WD: Japan Cup (FC) (レーサーミニ四駆 ジャパンカップ)
1989-12-22 Akumajou Densetsu (FC) (悪魔城伝説)
1990-01-?? Kings of the Beach (NES)
1990-09-?? Mission: Impossible (NES) With Yoshiyuki Hagiwara.
1990-09-?? Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse (NES)
1990-10-?? Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Championship Golf (NES) Composer?
1991-02-?? Ski or Die (NES)
1991-12-20 Tiny Toon Adventures (NES) (タイニー トゥーン アドベンチャーズ) With Masae Nakashima and Satoko Minami.
1992-09-?? Contra Force (NES) (アーク ハウンド) SD Assist
1993-02-26 Batman Returns (SNES) (バットマン™リターンズ) With various Konami Kukeiha Club members.
1994-03-11 Lethal Enforcers (SFC) (リーサルエンフォーサーズ) Sound Effects
1994-09-30 Tiny Toon Adventures: Wacky Sports Challenge (SNES) (タイニートゥーンアドベンチャーズ ドタバタ 大運動会) Special Thanks
1994-11-25 Tiny Toon Adventures: Wacky Sports (GB) (タイニートゥーンアドベンチャーズ3 ドキドキ スポーツ フェスティバル) With Minako Matsuhira.
1994-12-?? The Adventures of Batman & Robin (SNES)
1994-12-16 Ganbare Goemon 3: Shishi Jūrokubee no Karakuri Manji-gatame (SFC) (がんばれゴエモン3 獅子重禄兵衛のからくり卍固め)
1996-10-25 Bottom of the 9th: Major League Heroes (PS1)
1996-11-30 Bottom of the 9th (SS)
1997-11-20 Lethal Enforcers Deluxe Pack (PS1) (リーサル エンフォーサーズ デラックスパック)
1998-08-31 Bottom of the 9th '99 (PS1)
1999-09-15 Spawn (GBC)
2001-07-16 Jurassic Park III: The DNA Factor (GBA) (ジュラシックパークIII 失われた遺伝子)
2001-11-24 Frogger's Adventures: Temple of the Frog (GBA) Audio Manager & Director
2002-03-21 Konami Collector's Series: Arcade Advanced (GBA)
2002-05-02 Motocross Maniacs Advance (GBA) Sound Director
2002-11-05 Frogger's Adventures 2: The Lost Wand (GBA) (フロッガー 魔法の国の大冒険) Audio Manager
2002-12-06 Frogger Beyond (GC) Audio Director
2003-10-28 Frogger's Journey: The Forgotten Relic (GBA) Audio Director
2003-10-31 Frogger's Adventures: The Rescue (GC) Audio Supervisor
2004-11-18 Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 2 (XBOX) Audio Director
2005-02-22 Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim (PS2) Audio Manager
2005-03-15 TMNT: Mutant Melee (XBOX) Audio Manager
2005-03-16 TMNT: Mutant Melee (GC) Audio Manager
2005-08-25 Lost In Blue (NDS) Audio Manager
2005-09-27 Frogger: Ancient Shadow (GC) Audio Staff
2005-09-29 Frogger: Helmet Chaos (PSP) Audio Manager
2006-??-?? Frogger Evolution (J2ME) Audio Director
2007-10-29 Stranglehold (PS3) Additinal Audio Support

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