Top 40 Japanese game composers form an alliance

Video Game Sound Creator’s Alliance is what the newly formed group of 40 Japanese composers call themselves. Several musical badasses are among the ranks, including Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill), Yasunori Mitsuda (Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross), and Kenji Ito (don’t even get me started).

What’s the purpose of the group? No idea yet, and their official web page is still under construction. I’m sure we’ll find out more when the page launches on October 19th. I’m hoping they go all super sentai (like the Power Rangers) and dress up in matching outfits and masks that span forty shades of color. Maybe it will be a group like America’s Game Audio Network Guild. Maybe it’s Japan’s largest Rock Band group. Who knows. What’s certain is that there is an insane amount of talent in that group.

Check out the full list of composers in the group after the jump.

[via OSV]

ID:000 Yuji Takenouchi (aka TECHNOuchi) (ex-Konami, ex-SCE, FromSoftware)
ID:001 Hiroki Kikuta (ex-Square)
ID:002 Kinuyo Yamashita (ex-Konami)
ID:003 Tetsuro Sato (aka WASi303)
ID:004 Yousuke Yasui (SuperSweep)
ID:005 Kota Takahashi (ex-Namco)
ID:006 Akari Kaida (ex-Capcom)
ID:007 Keishi Yonao
ID:008 Hideaki Kobayashi (Sega)
ID:009 Yasuhisa Watanabe
ID:010 Seiko Kobuchi (ex-Konami, ex-Capcom)
ID:011 Ryu Umemoto
ID:012 Shunsuke Kida
ID:013 Norihiro Furukawa (aka Nakayama Raiden) (ex-Taito)
ID:014 Momo Michishita (Sound AMS)
ID:015 Akira Yamaoka (Konami)
ID:016 Mitsuharu Fukuyama (Sega)
ID:017 Takenobu Mitsuyoshi (Sega)
ID:018 Shinji Hosoe (ex-Namco, SuperSweep)
ID:019 Takayuki Nakamura (ex-Sega)
ID:020 Akira Yamasaki
ID:021 Takashi Tateishi (ex-Capcom, ex Konami)
ID:022 Hiroshi Taniguchi (ex-Konami)
ID:023 Koji Hayama
ID:024 Manabu Namiki (Basiscape)
ID:025 Ippo Yamada (ex-Capcom)
ID:026 Yasunori Mitsuda (ex-Square, Procyon Studio)
ID:027 Hiroshi Okubo (Namco)
ID:028 Hideki Sakamoto (Noisycroak)
ID:029 Motoaki Furukawa (ex-Konami)
ID:030 Yoshiki Sandou (Capcom)
ID:031 Ayako Saso (ex Namco, Supersweep)
ID:032 Kenji Ito (ex Square Enix)
ID:033 Michiru Yamane (ex-Konami)
ID:034 Tomoaki Hirono (Konami)
ID:035 Kenichirou Fukui (ex-Konami, ex-Square Enix)
ID:036 Kota Hoshino (From Software)
ID:037 Tsukasa Saito (From Software)
ID:038 Syouhei Tsuchiya (ex-From Software, Taito)

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