Mahito Yokota

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Mahito Yokota
Local 横田 真人 (よこた まひと)
Born 1974-04-13
Birth Place Japan
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg

Mahito Yokota is a Japanese orchestrator and composer who currently works at Nintendo's sound department. Previously, he worked at Koei for around five years, working on series such as Angelique, Kessen, and Dynasty Tactics. He is typically a sound director and orchestrator, filling in the gaps with his own compositions when necessary. At Nintendo, his experience in orchestration helped introduce a grander sound to the Super Mario and Legend of Zelda series.


Released Title Sample Notes
1998-12-11 Sangokushi Sōsōden (W32) (三國志曹操伝) Sound Director & Music Composer
1999-09-18 Winning Post 4 (PS1) Special Thanks
1999-09-30 WinBack: Covert Operations (N64) Special Thanks
2000-03-04 Kessen (PS2) (決戦) Sound Director, Sound Editor
2000-09-28 Winning Post 4: Maximum (PS2) Sound Director, Sound Editor
2000-09-29 APSARAS (W32) (アプサラス) Sound Director
2000-11-22 Angelique Trois (PS2) Compose & Arrange
2001-03-29 Kessen II (PS2) (決戦II) Sound Director, Sound Editor
2001-08-13 Saiyuki: Journey West (PS1) Sound Effects
2002-02-14 Dynasty Tactics (PS2) (三國志戦記) Sound Director, Music
2002-02-14 Sangokushi Battlefield (W32) (三國志 Battlefield) Music Re-arrangement with Shinichiro Nakamura
2002-12-12 Crimson Sea (XBOX) (紅の海 Crimson Sea) Sound Director, Sound Editor
2003-02-27 Dynasty Warriors 4 (PS2) (真・三國無双3) Sound Design
2003-06-26 Dynasty Tactics 2 (PS2) (三國志戦記2) Sound Director, Music with Masato Koike
2003-09-12 Nobunaga no Yabou: Tenka Sousei (W32) (信長の野望・天下創世) Sound Effects
2003-12-19 Angelique etoile (PS2) With Youshun Takagi, Chinatsu Kuzuu, and Masaki Sekijima
2004-12-16 Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (GC) (ドンキーコング ジャングルビート) Music
2006-11-19 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (GC) (ゼルダの伝説 トワイライトプリンセス) Teaser Music Orchestration - Music
2007-11-01 Super Mario Galaxy (WII) (スーパーマリオギャラクシー) With Koji Kondo.
2008-10-16 Wii Music (WII) With Hajime Wakai, Toru Minegishi, Kenta Nagata.
2010-05-23 Super Mario Galaxy 2 (WII) (スーパーマリオギャラクシー2) With Koji Kondo, Ryo Nagamatsu, Shigetoshi Gohara.
2010-11-21 Donkey Kong Country Returns (WII) Special Thanks
2011-06-16 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (3DS) (ゼルダの伝説 時のオカリナ 3D) With Takeshi Hama.
2011-11-03 Super Mario 3D Land (3DS) (スーパーマリオ 3Dランド) With Takeshi Hama and Asuka Hayazaki.
2011-11-18 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (WII) (ゼルダの伝説 スカイウォードソード) With Hajime Wakai, Shiho Fujii, Takeshi Hama, and Koji Kondo.
2012-11-18 New Super Mario Bros. U (WIIU) (New スーパーマリオブラザーズ U) With Shiho Fujii.
2013-11-21 Super Mario 3D World (WIIU) (スーパーマリオ 3Dワールド) With Toru Minegishi, Yasuaki Iwata, and Koji Kondo.
2014-05-30 Mario Kart 8 (WIIU) Sound Support
2014-09-13 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
2014-11-03 Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (WIIU) (進め! キノピオ隊長) With Naoto Kubo.
2014-11-05 Pikmin Short Movies (3DS) (ピクミン ショートムービー) Sound & Music with Shigetoshi Gohara, Hajime Wakai, Ryoji Yoshitomi.
2015-02-13 The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D (3DS) (ゼルダの伝説 ムジュラの仮面 3D) With Naoto Kubo.
2015-11-20 Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash (WIIU) Music Supervisor
2016-03-25 Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge (WIIU) Music Supervisor
2017-03-03 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS) Special Thanks
2017-06-15 Arms (SW) Sound Support
2017-10-27 Super Mario Odyssey (SW) (スーパーマリオ オデッセイ) Sound Management
2018-12-07 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (SW) Recording Management (Main Theme Music)
2020-09-18 Super Mario 3D All-Stars (SW) (スーパーマリオ 3Dコレクション)
2021-06-25 Mario Golf: Super Rush (SW) Sound Supervisor
2024-02-16 Mario vs. Donkey Kong (SW) Sound Supervisor, with Takahiro Watanabe.