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Hirokazu Tanaka (田中 宏和) is a video game music {{composer|s}} who composed the soundtracks of many early games for Creator/{{Nintendo}} under the name [[TotallyRadical Hip]] Tanaka, but has been largely inactive in game music since the mid-1990s. He is currently the president of CreaturesInc., which makes the ''[[TabletopGame/{{Pokemon}} Pokémon]]'' trading card game. He has also composed much of the in-show soundtrack for the ''[[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Pokémon]]'' {{anime}} series.
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!!Anime Music
* ''[[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Pokémon]]'' (1998): Only some of the in-show music. Not the main theme songs.

!!Video Game Music
* ''VideoGame/BalloonFight'' (1984)
* ''VideoGame/BalloonKid'' (1990)
* ''VideoGame/DuckHunt'' (1984, along with Creator/KojiKondo)
* ''VideoGame/DrMario'' (1990): "Fever" was the basis of a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pc-EP-0xEDQ priceless parody song]].
** Samples: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsBtQCDbTWc Chill]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CB1fFeb1n8 Fever]].
* ''VideoGame/{{EarthBound}}'' (1994, along with KeiichiSuzuki)
* ''VideoGame/FamicomWars'' (1988)
* ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia'' (1990)
* ''VideoGame/GameBoyCamera'' (1998)
* ''VideoGame/{{Gyromite}}'' (1985)
* ''VideoGame/HogansAlley'' (1984)
* ''VideoGame/KidIcarus'' (1986)
** Samples: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjYvGiMiEbk Sky Palace]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUBsXUt5RQE Underworld]].
* ''VideoGame/MarioPaint'' (1992, along with Kazumi Totaka and Ryoji Yoshitomi)
* ''VideoGame/{{Metroid 1}}'' (1986): This game wouldn't have been nearly as {{Nightmare Fuel}}ish as it had been without the haunting (at times dissonant) soundtrack.
** Samples: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-2sE0Napg0 Brinstar]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQeUkUp4uRc End Credits]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfdoJNBkgg4 Escape]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBKWYGXnIU4 Norfair]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lyw8GFkZhxQ Title]].
* ''VideoGame/{{Mother|1}}'' (1989, along with RitsuoKamimura, AkioOhmori and KeiichiSuzuki)
* ''VideoGame/StackUp'' (1985)
* ''VideoGame/SuperMarioLand'' (1989)
** Samples: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_-HvB3zbC4 Birabuto]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUGPr9zlXPo Chai]].
* ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Brawl'' (2008, along with many others)
* ''VideoGame/{{Tetris}}'' (1989): Arrangements of Russian folk songs. [[EarWorm Yes, it's all his fault.]]
** Samples: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgtKSnmM5oE A-Type]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5WtWa8lL7Y B-Type]].
* ''VideoGame/UrbanChampion'' (1984)
* ''VideoGame/WildGunman'' (1984)
* ''VideoGame/WreckingCrew'' (1985)
** Samples: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKdIP5H630o Theme]].

!!Other Music
* "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gISEoMIe3c Tanaka Hirokazu no Uta]]" (2009)! And [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VD6ymVuxSYQ again with English subtitles]].
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