Soichi Terada is a Japanese video game music composer. He's best known for his work on Ape Escape (サルゲッチュ, Saru Getchu in Japan) series. He has also composed the soundtracks to the PS2 games Fantavision and Futari no Fantavision. He's had an ongoing solo career since 1988 under the moniker of Omodaka, under which he produces mainly a novel fusion of chiptune and Min'yō (Japanese folk music).
Hidenori Iwasaki (岩崎英則) is a Japanese video game music composer currently working at Square Enix. He first worked as a synthesizer programmer before becoming a composer. His first work as a solo composer is Front Mission 4.
Yusuke Takahama (高浜祐輔) is a Japanese keyboardist, best known for playing with such artists and bands like Naoto Shibata Project, Taiji Fujimoto, Precious, She-Ja, Eizo Sakamoto, Katsu Ohta and many more.
Takahiro Nishi is a game music composer. He began work at Game Arts as a sound director for Lunar: Eternal Blue, Silpheed and Grandia II. For Square Enix, he has composed seven tracks for the XBox 360 shooter Project Sylpheed. He also contributed to the star-studded soundtrack for Nintendo's Smash Bros.
Born in Saitama in 1983, Yoshimi Kudo is a new recruit at Hitoshi Sakimoto's game music production company Basiscape. During high school, Kudo gained musical experience as the composer and guitarist for a progressive rock band that he formed with friends. He joined Shobi University in 2001, specialising in contemporary composition. While there, he also arranged and performed music for big band.
Shigeki Hayashi (林茂樹) is a Japanese composer working for Sting, best known for his Riviera: The Promised Land, Yggdra Union: We'll Never Fight Alone, Baroque, Hexyz Force and Knights in the Nightmare soundtracks.
Naoki Kodaka (小高直樹) is a Japanese composer who wrote many of the soundtracks to classic NES games, along with a few other systems. He worked for Sunsoft and is famous for utilizing the NES sound chip in unique ways (such as the PCM "Sunsoft bass", designed by Naohisa Morota).