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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-1990's. He is currently the president of Creatures Inc., which makes the ''TabletopGame/{{Pokemon}}'' trading card game. He has also composed much of the main themes and ending themes of the ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' {{anime}} series.
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!! Anime Music:

* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' (1998): Only the main theme songs and ending 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 [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pc-EP-0xEDQ priceless parody song.]]
** Samples: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsBtQCDbTWc Chill,]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CB1fFeb1n8 Fever.]]
* ''VideoGame/EarthBound'' (1994, along with ''Keiichi Suzuki'')
* ''[[VideoGame/NintendoWars Famicom Wars]]'' (1988)
* ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia'' (1990)
* ''VideoGame/GameBoyCamera'' (1998)
* ''Gyromite'' (1985)
* ''Hogan's Alley'' (1984)
* ''VideoGame/KidIcarus'' (1986)
** Samples: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjYvGiMiEbk Sky Palace,]] [[https://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: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-2sE0Napg0 Brinstar,]] [[http:s//www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQeUkUp4uRc End Credits,]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfdoJNBkgg4 Escape,]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBKWYGXnIU4 Norfair,]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lyw8GFkZhxQ Title.]]
* ''VideoGame/{{Mother|1}}'' (1989, along with RitsuoKamimura, AkioOhmori and ''Keiichi Suzuki'')
* ''VideoGame/StackUp'' (1985)
* ''VideoGame/SuperMarioLand'' (1989)
* ''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,]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5WtWa8lL7Y B-Type.]]
* ''VideoGame/UrbanChampion'' (1984)
* ''Wild Gunman'' (1984)
* ''VideoGame/WreckingCrew'' (1985)

!! Other Music:

* "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gISEoMIe3c Tanaka Hirokazu no Uta]]" (2009)!
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