Koji Yamada

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Kōji Yamada
Local 山田 耕治 (やまだ こうじ)
Birth Place Japan
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg
Aliases K. Yamada, Yamada

Koji Yamada is a Japanese composer and sound designer with over 30 years of experience in the industry. He is known for his work with B.B. Studio (formerly known as Bec).

Koji started off working for Artdink, where he worked on the first game in the A-Train series., as well as The Atlas. He is also known for his work on Digimon World and Mobile Suit Gundam Senki. When B.B. Studio merged with Banpresto, he has also worked on the Super Robot Taisen series.

Audio Development


For his work with Bec, Koji used an original sound driver by Hiroaki Yagishita. When he was working with ASCII Entertainment, he designed and developed a sound driver with Yoshinori Hirahara.


Released Title Sample Notes
1990-12-07 Painter Momopie (GB) (ペインターモモピー) Sound? (Game credits "K. Yamada")
1990-12-?? Kikou Shidan (X68) (機甲師団)
1992-08-07 Spindizzy Worlds (SNES) (スピンディジー・ワールド) Sound Making
1992-09-25 Daisenryaku Expert (SFC) (大戦略エキスパート) With Yoshinori Hirahara and Akiko Hashimoto.
1992-11-20 Wizardry V: Heart of the Maelstrom (SNES) (ウィザードリィV 災渦の中心) Sound Designer with Yoshinori Hirahara, Katsuhiro Hatano, and Akiko Hashimoto.
1992-12-25 Ultraman Club: Kaijuu Daikessen (FC) (ウルトラマン倶楽部怪獣大決戦)
1992-??-?? A-Train (AMI) N/A Sound with Daisuke Nakakaze.
1992-??-?? A-Train (DOS) N/A Sound with Daisuke Nakakaze.
1992-??-?? A-Train Construction Set (AMI) N/A Sound with Daisuke Nakakaze.
1992-??-?? A-Train Construction Set (DOS) N/A Sound with Daisuke Nakakaze.
1993-01-22 Kamen Rider SD: Granshocker no Yabou (FC) (仮面ライダーSD グランショッカーの野望)
1993-11-26 Ardy Lightfoot (SNES) (アルディライトフット) Sound Programmer
1994-06-24 Slayers (SFC) (スレイヤーズ)
1994-08-04 Dynamite Headdy (GEN) With Katsuhiko Suzuki, Yasuko, Aki Hata, and Norio Hanzawa.
1994-09-30 Down the World: Mervil's Ambition (SFC) (ダウン・ザ・ワールド) Sound Effect [sic] with Shuichi Ukai.
1994-11-25 Dragon Ball Z: Gokuu Hishouden (GB) (ドラゴンボールZ 悟空飛翔伝)
1995-01-20 Derby Stallion III (SFC) (ダービースタリオンIII) Sound Edition with Yoshinori Hirahara.
1995-02-24 Turf Memories (SFC)
1995-06-23 Mobile Suit Gundam (PS1) (機動戦士ガンダム) Sound Programming with Hiroaki Yagishita.
1995-08-11 Slam Dunk: I Love Basketball (SAT)
1995-09-29 Wizardry VI: Bane of the Cosmic Forge (SFC) (ウィザードリィⅥ 禁断の魔筆) Sound Programmer with Yoshinori Hirahara.
1995-10-27 Mahjong Hishouden: Shin Naki no Ryuu (SFC) (麻雀飛翔伝 真 哭きの竜) Music Director
1995-11-17 Captain Tsubasa J (SFC) (キャプテン翼J)
1996-03-15 Derby Stallion 96 (SFC) (ダービースタリオン96) Sound Edition with Yoshinori Hirahara.
1996-05-31 Dragon Ball Z: Idainaru Dragon Ball Densetsu (SAT) (ドラゴンボールZ 偉大なるドラゴンボール伝説) Sound with Hiroaki Yagishita.
1996-08-30 Daisenryaku Expert WWII: War in Europe (SFC) (大戦略エキスパートWWII) Sound Driver
1996-09-20 Wizardry Gaiden IV: Throb of the Demon's Heart (SFC) (ウィザードリィ外伝4) Sound Design
1998-05-14 Cowboy Bebop (PS1) (カウボーイビバップ) Sound Design with Masato Sato.
1998-08-25 Derby Stallion 98 (SFC) (ダービースタリオン98) Sound Edition with Yoshinori Hirahara.
1999-01-28 Digimon World (PS1) (デジモンワールド) With Yuko Ishii and J-Works.
2000-07-27 Digimon World 2 (PS1) (デジモンワールド2) With Satoshi Ishikawa.
2000-12-21 Digimon Digital Card Battle (PS1) (デジモンワールド デジタルカードアリーナ) With Satoshi Ishikawa, Hitomi Kusuda, and Shirou Goko.
2000-12-21 Mobile Suit Gundam: Journey to Jaburo (PS2) (機動戦士ガンダム) With Takanori Arima.
2001-09-06 Mobile Suit Gundam: Zeonic Front (PS2) (ZEONIC FRONT 機動戦士ガンダム0079) With Takanori Arima, and Yasuharu Takanishi. FILL IN, Inc.
2002-06-05 Digimon World 3 (PS1) (デジモンワールド3 新たなる冒険の扉) Sound Effects with Satoshi Ishikawa.
2006-05-11 Eureka Seven Vol. 2: The New Vision (PS2) (エウレカセブン NEW VISION) Sound with Tadayoshi Makino, Naoto Oba, and Satoshi Ishikawa.
2006-06-15 Digimon World DS (NDS) (デジモンストーリー) With [[Satoshi Ishikawa, Shusaku Oki (T-FORCE Inc.), Genki Harada (T-FORCE Inc.), Kunihiro Kodama (T-FORCE Inc.), Masahiko Honda (T-FORCE Inc.), and Hayato Takashi (T-FORCE Inc.)
2006-11-30 Digimon World Data Squad (PS2) (デジモンセイバーズ アナザーミッション) Sound Effects
2007-03-29 Digimon World: Dawn (NDS) (デジモンストーリーサンバースト) With Naoto Oba.
2007-03-29 Digimon World: Dusk (NDS) (デジモンストーリームーンライト) With Naoto Oba.
2007-11-15 Retro Game Challenge (NDS) (ゲームセンターCX 有野の挑戦状) With Naoto Oba.
2011-07-21 Rhythm Heaven Fever (WII) (みんなのリズム天国) Sound Director with Masami Yone and Seishin Kami.
2011-10-11 Go Vacation (WII) (ゴーバケーション) Sound with Naoto Oba and Takanori Arima.
2015-07-14 Godzilla (PS4) Sound Data with Naoto Oba and Ryusuke Ubukata.
2015-11-12 Project X Zone 2 (3DS) Sound Production: Direction
2017-01-27 Digimon World: Next Order (PS4) (デジモンワールド ネクストオーダー インターナショナルエディション) With Takanori Arima, Naoto Oba, and Ryusuke Ubukata.
2019-02-12 Jump Force (PS4) (ジャンプ フォース) Music Production Manager