Katsurō Tajima

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Katsurō Tajima
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Local 田島 勝郎 (たじま かつろう)
Born 10-17
Birth Place Japan
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg
Aliases K. Tajima, Chopin, Fuken Tajima

Katsurō Tajima is a Japanese composer and sound designer. He joined Namco around 1988, composing the music to Splatterhouse, which is quite possibly his best known work.

Katsuro still works for Namco to this day. For more conventional music, Tajima plays classical guitar.


Released Title Sample Notes
1988-??-?? Splatterhouse (ARC) (スプラッターハウス) With Yoshinori Kawamoto.
1989-??-?? Finest Hour (ARC) (ファイネストアワー)
1990-??-?? Splatterhouse (TG16) (スプラッターハウス) With Yoshinori Kawamoto.
1990-11-22 Megapanel (SMD) (メガパネル)
1992-01-14 Chibi Maruko-chan: Wakuwaku Shopping (SMD) (ちびまる子ちゃん わくわくショッピング) With Hiroyuki Kawada.
1992-06-25 Splatterhouse (FMT) (スプラッターハウス) With Yoshinori Kawamoto; Arranged by Shinya Yamamoto, Fuminari Oshima, Yuji Ohdaira.
1992-09-17 Great Greed (GB) (ビタミーナ王国物語)
1994-??-?? Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures (GEN) With Junko Ozawa, Yoshinori Kawamoto, Hiromi Shibano, and Takaki Horigome.
1994-08-26 Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures (SNES) (ハロー!パックマン) With Hasson's Family.
1999-09-09 Star Ixiom (PS1) (スターイクシオン)
2001-03-22 Klonoa 2: Lunatea's Veil (PS2) (風のクロノア2 〜世界が望んだ忘れ物〜) With various others.
2004-10-21 Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War (PS2) (エースコンバット5 ジ・アンサング・ウォー) With Keiki Kobayashi, Tetsukazu Nakanishi, Junichi Nakatsuru, and Hiroshi Okubo.
2005-02-24 Tekken 5 (PS2) (鉄拳5) With various others.
2005-07-07 We Love Katamari (PS2) (みんな大好き塊魂) With various others.
2005-09-13 Urban Reign (PS2) (アーバンレイン) With Yoshihito Yano, Rio Hamamoto, Junichi Nakatsuru, and Akitaka Toyama.
2006-09-13 Bounty Hounds (PSP) (バウンティ・ハウンズ) Cinematic Part Music Composition
2007-10-16 Beautiful Katamari (X360) (ビューティフル塊魂)
2009-07-23 Katamari Forever (PS3) (塊魂TRIBUTE)
2010-11-24 Deadstorm Pirates (PS3)
2011-10-11 Go Vacation (WII) (ゴーバケーション) With Taku Inoue and Etsuo Ishii.
2013-07-25 Mario Kart Arcade GP DX (ARC) (マリオカートアーケードGP DX) With various others.
2014-02-25 Pac-Man Museum (W64)
2014-09-13 Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS) (大乱闘スマッシュブラザーズ for NINTENDO 3DS) Music Arrangement with various others.
2014-11-21 Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (WIIU) (大乱闘スマッシュブラザーズ for Wii U) Music Arrangement with various others.
2017-06-01 Tekken 7 (PS4) (鉄拳7) With various others.
2017-10-26 Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! (PS4) (太鼓の達人 セッションでドドンがドン!) With Toaki Usami and Yoshinori Kawamoto.
2018-07-19 Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun! (SW) (太鼓の達人 Nintendo Switchばーじょん!) With Toaki Usami, Yuji Masubuchi, and Yoshinori Kawamoto.
2018-08-23 Summer Lesson: Allison Snow & Shinjo Chisato (PS4) (サマーレッスン) With Taku Inoue, Mitsuhiro Kitadani, Eriko Sakurai, and Takeshi Sugimoto.
2019-09-13 Daemon X Machina (SW) (デモンエクスマキナ) With various others.

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