Awesome Music: Manabu Namiki
Manabu Namiki is the king of awesome boss music. Need proof?
- Zed Blade:
- Battle Garegga:
- Armed Police Batrider:
- DoDonPachi: DaiOuJou:
- DoDonPachi: DaiFukkatsu
- DoDonPachi: DaiFukkatsu BLACK Label:
- Mushihime Sama:
- Mushihime-sama Futari:
- beatmania IIDX 13 DistorteD CS: "Shoot'Em All".
- His work on the Death Smiles soundtrack, such as the amazingly epic Hades Castle.
- And the Metal Slug series, notably 6.
- Black★Rock Shooter:
- The whole of Gradius Rebirth, in which he takes songs from all over the series (mostly the MSX sub-series) and remixes them to the audio of the arcade Gradius III. In the original soundtrack, there are even songs from other games remixed to the MSX games and even the first arcade game, just because.