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Taro Bando is a sound engineer who works for Nintendo. He has often provided sound programming and sound effects on several titles on the Mario Kart and Animal Crossing franchises among others. While his work has mainly consisted on sound design, he was also the main composer of the Nintendo 64 title F-Zero X, characterized for its heavy metal style soundtrack.

In recent years, Bando has also been mostly involved as a sound supervisor in the Mario series.

Game Works[]

Special Thanks[]

Song Credits[]

Mole Mania[]

Taro Bando was the sole composer of this title

F-Zero X[]

  • Title Theme -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Car Select -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Option -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Start Demo -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Endless Challenge -- Arrangement[1]
  • Dream Chaser -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Fall Down to the Scream -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Decide in the Eyes -- Arrangement[1]
  • Devil's Call in Your Heart -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • The Long Distance of Murder -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Crazy Call at Cry -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Drivin' Through on Max -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Climb Up! And Get the Last Chance! -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Goal Fanfare -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Goal Theme -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Retire -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Game Over -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Grand Prix Ending -- Composition & Arrangement[1]

F-Zero X Expansion Kit[]

  • Rainbow Road -- Arrangement[2]
  • Rendezvous of Ghost -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • Japon -- Composition & Arrangement[2]

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