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Yoko Shimomura (下村 陽子 Shimomura Yōko, born October 19, 1967) is a Japanese video game composer. She has been described as “the most famous female video game music composer in the world”. She has worked in the video game industry ever since graduating from the Osaka College of Music in 1988. From then until 1993, she worked for Capcom, where she composed wholly or in part the scores for 16 games, including Final Fight and Street Fighter II.

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  • ...It's like she's taking over my life. Just now I was watching an episode of the Angry Video Game Nerd, in which he briefly showed a clip of (but did not name) a game, and its music caught my attention. After some Googling I finally found it (Adventures in The Magic Kingdom), checked its Wikipedia page, and BAM! Yoko listed as composer! I reiterate: love her!
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