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Kohichi Sugiyama
Kouichi Sugiyama
Aliases
Kōichi Sugiyama
Birthdate
Apr 11, 1931
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan
Credited works
520 albums in database
99 products in database
Credits
614 composer
299 arranger
43 music
42 conductor
21 supervisor
20 liner notes
14 project planner
10 fanfare composer
5 original composer
5 music supervisor
4 special thanks
4 producer
3 original music
2 sound producer
2 story arrangement
2 very special thanks
1 director
1 staff
1 synthesizer programmer
1 theme song composer
1 theme song arranger
1 guest composer
1 script planner
1 production
1 programmer
1 thanks
1 presenter
1 music director
1 assistance
1 commentary
1 general producer
1 lyricist
1 performer
1 music programmer

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Koichi Sugiyama was a classically trained composer and arranger for Japanese media. A legendary figure within the industry and a trailblazer for orchestral game music, he is most famous for his music to the Dragon Quest series. His music is a mix of various Classical styles and 20th Century Film music. He recorded many symphonic suites for Dragon Quest since 1986 up to 2018, performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra. He died from septic shock at the age of 90 in 2021.

Birth name in Kanji: 椙山浩一

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1986

05.27 Dragon Quest / / Composer

1987

01.26 Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line / / Composer
04.28 JESUS / / Composer
05.?? Gandhara: Buddha no Seisen / / Music

1988

02.?? Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line (MSX) / / Composer
02.10 Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation / / Composer
07.?? ANGELUS ~Akuma no Fukuin~ / / Original Music

1989

03.17 Jesus: Kyoufu no Bio Monster / / Composer, Staff

1990

02.11 Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen / / Music
05.26 46okunen Monogatari -THE Shinkaron- / / Music
09.07 Backgammon / / Music

1991

02.08 Akagawa Jirou no Yuurei Ressha / / Music
03.24 JESUS II / / Composer
07.26 Master of Monsters / / Sound Producer
12.13 Tetris 2 + BomBliss / / Original Music

1992

07.24 SYVALION (SNES) / / Sound Producer
09.27 Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride (SNES) / / Composer
12.19 Hanjuku Hero: Aa, Sekai yo Hanjuku Nare...!! / / Guest Composer
12.21 E.V.O.: Search for Eden / / Composer

1993

09.19 Torneko no Daibouken: Fushigi no Dungeon / / Music
12.18 Dragon Quest I・II (SNES) / / Composer

1994

02.26 Itadaki Street 2: Neon Sign wa Bara Iro ni / / Composer

1995

12.01 Fushigi no Dungeon 2: Fuurai no Shiren / / Music
12.09 Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation / / Composer

1996

11.22 Fushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren GB ~Tsukikagemura no Kaibutsu~ / / Music
12.06 Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation (SNES) / / Composer

1998

09.25 Dragon Warrior Monsters / / Composer

1999

09.15 Torneko: The Last Hope / / Music
09.23 Dragon Quest I・II (GBC) / / Composer
12.08 Fushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren ~Tsukikagemura no Kaibutsu~ / / Composer

2000

08.26 Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past / / Composer
09.27 Fushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren 2: Oni Shuurai! Shiren-jou! / / Composer
12.08 Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation (GBC) / / Composer

2001

03.09 Dragon Warrior Monsters 2: Cobi's Journey / / Composer
03.09 Dragon Warrior Monsters 2: Tara's Adventure / / Composer
07.27 Fushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren GB2 ~Sabaku no Majou~ / / Music
11.22 Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (PS) / / Composer
12.12 Dragon Quest Characters - Torneko no Daibouken 2: Advance Fushigi no Dungeon / / Music

2002

02.07 Fushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren Gaiden ~Onnakenshi Asuka Kenzan!~ / / Composer
05.30 Dragon Quest Monsters 1+2: Hoshi Furi no Yuusha to Bokujou no Nakamatachi / / Composer
10.31 Dragon Quest Characters - Torneko no Daibouken 3: Fushigi no Dungeon / / Music

2003

03.29 Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart / / Composer
09.19 Kenshin Dragon Quest: Yomigaerishi Densetsu no Tsurugi / / Composer
11.14 Slime MoriMori Dragon Quest: Shougeki no Shippodan / / Music

2004

03.25 Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride (PS2) / / Composer
06.24 Dragon Quest Characters - Torneko no Daibouken 3 Advance: Fushigi no Dungeon / / Composer
11.27 Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King / / Music Programmer, Conductor, Composer
12.22 Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy in Itadaki Street Special / / Supervisor, Music

2005

12.01 Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime / / Composer

2006

04.20 Dragon Quest: Shounen Yangus to Fushigi no Dungeon / / Composer
05.25 Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy in Itadaki Street Portable / / Supervisor, Music
12.14 Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer / / Composer
12.28 DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: Joker / / Composer

2007

06.21 Dragon Quest: Monster Battle Road / / Music
07.12 Dragon Quest Sword: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors / / Composer
11.22 Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (DS) / / Composer

2008

06.05 Shiren the Wanderer / / Music
07.17 Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride (DS) / / Composer
11.13 Fushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren DS2 ~Sabaku no Majou~ / / Music
12.03 Dragon Quest: Monster Battle Road II / / Music

2009

06.24 Dragon Quest Wars / / Composer
07.11 Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies / / Composer

2010

01.15 Dragon Quest: Monster Battle Road II Legend / / Music
01.28 Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation (DS) / / Composer
01.28 Fushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren 3 Portable / / Music
02.25 Fushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren 4 ~Kami no Hitomi to Akuma no Heso~ / / Composer
04.28 DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: Joker 2 / / Composer
07.15 Dragon Quest: Monster Battle Road Victory / / Music

2011

03.31 DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: Joker 2 PROFESSIONAL / / Composer
11.02 Slime MoriMori Dragon Quest 3: Daikaizoku to Shippodan / / Music
12.01 Fortune Street / / Composer

2012

05.31 Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry no Wonderland 3D / / Composer
10.18 Fushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren 4+ ~Kami no Hitomi to Akuma no Heso~ / / Composer

2013

02.07 Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past (3DS) / / Composer
11.28 Dragon Quest (iOS/Android) / / Music

2014

02.06 Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru to Ruka no Fushigi na Fushigi na Kagi / / Composer
04.16 Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (iOS/Android) / / Composer
10.08 Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line (iOS/Android) / / Music
12.02 Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation (iOS/Android) / / Music

2015

01.20 Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride (iOS/Android) / / Composer
02.26 Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below / / Music
03.26 THEATRHYTHM DRAGON QUEST / / Composer
06.10 Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation (iOS/Android) / / Composer
08.27 Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (3DS) / / Composer
10.15 Dragon Quest of the Stars / / Composer

2016

01.28 Dragon Quest Builders / / Composer
03.24 DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: Joker 3 / / Composer
05.27 Dragon Quest Heroes II / / Composer

2017

02.09 DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: Joker 3 PROFESSIONAL / / Composer
07.29 Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age / / Conductor, Music
08.10 Dragon Quest (PS4/3DS) / / Music
08.10 Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line (PS4/3DS) / / Music
08.24 Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation (PS4/3DS) / / Composer
10.19 Itadaki Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary / / Music

2018

11.07 Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry no Wonderland SP / / Composer
12.20 Dragon Quest Builders 2 / / Composer

2020

08.06 Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru to Ruka no Fushigi na Fushigi na Kagi SP / / Composer

2022

12.09 Dragon Quest Treasures / / Composer

2023

12.01 Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince / / Composer

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