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Yoko Shimomura is a freelance sound composer. She is most notable for composing music for the Kingdom Hearts and Mario & Luigi series, among many other games.

History

After graduating from the Osaka College of Music in 1988, she was hired at Capcom and worked on projects like Street Fighter II. In 1993, she moved to Square and worked there until 2002, when she became a freelance composer under the brand of Midiplex Co., Ltd.

After her work on Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, AlphaDream has hired her to work on every installment of the Mario & Luigi series. She has also worked on other projects, like Xenoblade Chronicles and the Super Smash Bros. series, as well as many other titles.

Works

Song Credits

Final Fight

  • Round 5 Bay Area 2 -- Composition & Arrangement[1]
  • Round 5 Bay Area 3 / Round Clear -- Composition & Arrangement[1]

Street Fighter II: The World Warrior

  • Title -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • Player Select -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • Ryu Stage -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • Ken Stage -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • E. Honda Stage -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • Chun-Li Stage -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • Blanka Stage -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • Zangief Stage -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • Guile Stage -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • Dhalsim Stage -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • Balrog Stage -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • Vega Stage -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • M. Bison Stage -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • Continue -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • Game Over -- Composition & Arrangement[2]
  • Ranking -- Composition & Arrangement[2]

Breath of Fire

  • Trade City -- Composition & Arrangement[3]

Front Mission

  • A Minefield -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Canyon Crow -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Advanced Guard -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Mercenaries -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Take the Offensive -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • The Evils of War -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Decline -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Manifold Irons -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Holic Shot -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Hard Drag -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • More and More -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Win Back -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Shallow Twilight -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Coaxial Town -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Field Hospital -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Arena -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Setting Up -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Martial Ecologist -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Rage! Rage! Rege! -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Elegie -- Composition & Arrangement[4]
  • Destructive Logic -- Composition & Arrangement[4]

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

  • Happy Adventure, Delightful Adventure -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Let's Try -- Arrangement[5]
  • In the Flower Garden -- Arrangement[5]
  • Bowser's Keep (First Time) -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Fight Against Bowser -- Arrangement[5]
  • The Sword Descends and the Stars Scatter -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Super Pipe House -- Arrangement[5]
  • Where Am I Going? -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • The Road Is Full of Dangers -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Fight Against Monsters -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Victory!! -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Hello, Happy Kingdom -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Explanation! -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • A New Partner -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Still, the Road is Full of Dangers -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Nice Star -- Arrangement[5]
  • Fight Against a Somewhat Stronger Monster -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Here's Some Weapons! -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Fight Against an Armed Boss -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Got a Star Piece -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • The Dungeon Is Full of Monsters -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Let's Go Down the Wine River -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Grandpa and the Delightful Tadpoles -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Shock! -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Sad Song -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Let's Play "Geno" -- Arrangement[5]
  • Geno Awakens -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Beware the Forest Mushrooms -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Rose Town -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Hello From Inside The Earthen Pipe -- Arrangement[5]
  • Welcome! Yo'ster Island!! -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Let's Race -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Hard-Working Moles Are Good Moles -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Docaty Mountain Railroad -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Welcome to Booster Tower -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • And My Name's Booster -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Long Long Ago... -- Arrangement[5]
  • Heart Beating a Little Faster -- Arrangement[5]
  • Slope -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • The Marrymore Bell Rings -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Celebrational Melody -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • The Starlight's Flower Shines on Star Hill -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Sunken Ship -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Go Shopping in Seaside Town -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Our Paradise ~Monstro Town~ -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Fight Against Culex -- Arrangement[5]
  • Victory Over Culex -- Arrangement[5]
  • Conversation with Culex -- Arrangement[5]
  • You and Toadofski Create Exquisite Music -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Let's Do the Fluff-Fluff! -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Margarie Valentina -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Dodo's Coming!! -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Barrel Volcano -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • The Axem Rangers Drop In -- Arrangement[5]
  • Bowser's Keep (Second Time) -- Arrangement[5]
  • Weapons Factory -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Fight Against Smithy -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Fight Against Smithy, Who Likes Transforming -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Goodbye Geno... -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Seeking Dreams Through the Window of the Stars -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • Happy Parade, Delightful Parade -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • And the Parade Draws to a Close... -- Composition & Arrangement[5]
  • The End! -- Arrangement[5]

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

  • Gritzy Desert (Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time) -- Composition & Arrangement
  • King Dedede's Theme (Kirby's Dream Land) -- Arrangement
  • Tetris: Type A -- Arrangement

Luminous Arc 2

  • Rosefall -- Composition & Arrangement[6]
  • Already! -- Composition & Arrangement[6]
  • The Dark Wings, Hugging to Freeze -- Composition & Arrangement[6]
  • The Ice-Shaped Witch -- Composition & Arrangement[6]
  • Black Flames -- Composition & Arrangement[6]
  • What the Heck are Kopin? -- Composition & Arrangement[6]
  • Rosette Rosso -- Composition & Arrangement[6]
  • Raging Flames -- Composition & Arrangement[6]
  • The Future in These Hands! -- Composition & Arrangement[6]
  • The Day That Falls Upon the World -- Composition & Arrangement[6]

Little King's Story

  • Bolero -- Arrangement

Xenoblade Chronicles

  • Main Theme -- Composition & Arrangement[7]
  • Prologue A -- Composition, Arrangement (w/Tsutomu Narita)[7]
  • Prologue B -- Composition, Arrangement (w/Tsutomu Narita)[7]
  • Unfinished Business -- Composition & Arrangement[7]
  • Shulk and Fiora -- Composition[7]
  • Epilogue -- Composition, Arrangement (w/Tsutomu Narita)[7]
  • Hometown -- Composition & Arrangement[7]
  • Hometown (Night) -- Composition[7]
  • Colony 9 -- Composition & Arrangement[7]
  • Colony 9 (Night) -- Composition[7]
  • Time to Fight! -- Composition & Arrangement[7]

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

  • Try, Try Again (Mario & Luigi: Dream Team) -- Composition & Arrangement
  • Route 10 (Pokémon Black / Pokémon White) -- Arrangement
  • Magicant / Eight Melodies (Mother) -- Arrangement

DLC

  • Ryu Stage (Street Fighter II) -- Composition & Arrangement

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

  • Kass's Theme (Breath of the Wild) -- Arrangement
  • Vega Stage (Street Fighter II) -- Composition & Arrangement

DLC

  • Treasure Trove Cove (Banjo-Kazooie) -- Arrangement
  • Pasta (FATAL FURY 2) -- Arrangement

Interviews

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 https://vgmdb.net/album/48731
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 http://gamemusic.pl/en/my-japonczycy-nie-zdajemy-sobie-sprawy-ze-nasza-muzyka-ma-tak-globalny-zasieg/
  3. https://vgmdb.net/album/926
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 4.16 4.17 4.18 4.19 4.20 https://vgmdb.net/album/2803
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 5.17 5.18 5.19 5.20 5.21 5.22 5.23 5.24 5.25 5.26 5.27 5.28 5.29 5.30 5.31 5.32 5.33 5.34 5.35 5.36 5.37 5.38 5.39 5.40 5.41 5.42 5.43 5.44 5.45 5.46 5.47 5.48 5.49 5.50 5.51 5.52 5.53 5.54 5.55 5.56 5.57 5.58 5.59 5.60 5.61 5.62 https://vgmdb.net/album/536
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 https://vgmdb.net/album/7785
  7. 7.00 7.01 7.02 7.03 7.04 7.05 7.06 7.07 7.08 7.09 7.10 https://vgmdb.net/album/18946
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