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Male 近藤 浩治 (こんどう こうじ)
Submitted by cal on Apr 1, 2021 08:49 PM
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Variations
Kohji Kondo
Kouji Kondo
Kohji Kondoh
Birthdate
Aug 13, 1961
Birthplace
Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Education
Art Planning Department, Osaka University of Arts
Credited works
138 albums in database
129 products in database
Credits
951 composer
38 sound supervisor
35 music
27 original composer
20 sound support
15 special thanks
14 original music
14 sound composer
9 arranger
8 music supervisor
5 series theme music
5 supervisor
4 performer
4 advisor
3 sound
3 sound advisor
2 writer
2 sound director
2 liner notes
2 original sound
2 sound effects
1 original score
1 project coordinator
1 music support
1 sound designer
1 staff
1 message
1 very special thanks
1 original themes
1 piano
1 game music staff
1 organ
1 commentary
1 impressions
1 nintendo zelda team

Notes

One of the most renowned game composers in history. Kondo is the man responsible for the music to several legendary Nintendo classics, including Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda.

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1984

??.?? Punch-Out!! / / Composer
05.01 Golf (NES) / / Sound
10.05 Devil World / / Composer

1985

??.?? Arm Wrestling / / Composer
09.13 Super Mario Bros. / / Composer

1986

??.?? Vs. Super Mario Bros. / / Composer
??.?? Super Mario Bros. Special / / Music
02.21 The Legend of Zelda (FDS) / / Sound Composer (as Konchan / )
04.14 Nazo no Murasame Jo / / Sound Composer (as K.Kondo / )
06.03 Super Mario Bros. 2 / / Composer
07.21 Volleyball / / Sound

1987

07.10 Yume Koujou: Doki Doki Panic / / Sound Composer (as Konchan / )
08.22 The Legend of Zelda (NES) / / Sound Composer (as Konchan / )
09.04 Famicom Mukashibanashi: Shin Onigashima -Zenpen- / / Music
09.30 Famicom Mukashibanashi: Shin Onigashima -Kouhen- / / Music

1988

10.20 Super Mario Bros. 2 / / Sound Designer
10.23 Super Mario Bros. 3 / / Composer

1990

11.21 Super Mario World / / Sound Composer
12.21 Pilotwings / / Sound Composer

1991

04.26 SimCity (SNES) / / Staff
11.21 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past / / Sound Composer

1993

02.21 Star Fox / / Sound Effects
07.14 Super Mario All-Stars / / Music

1995

08.15 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island / / Sound Composer

1996

06.23 Super Mario 64 / / Sound Composer

1997

04.27 Star Fox 64 / / Sound Composer

1998

11.21 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time / / Composer
12.18 Mario Party / / Sound Support

1999

05.01 Super Mario Bros. Deluxe / / Music
06.11 Mario Golf (N64) / / Supervisor
08.10 Mario Golf (GBC) / / Supervisor
12.17 Mario Party 2 / / Sound Support

2000

04.27 The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask / / Composer
08.11 Paper Mario / / Original Music
12.07 Mario Party 3 / / Sound Support

2001

02.27 The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons / / Advisor (as K.Kondo / ), Original Sound* (as K.Kondo / )
02.27 The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages / / Advisor (as K.Kondo / ), Original Sound* (as K.Kondo / )
07.21 Mario Kart: Super Circuit / / Supervisor

2002

07.19 Super Mario Sunshine / / Music
09.20 Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 / / Composer
11.08 Mario Party 4 / / Sound Support
12.03 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past / Four Swords / / Music, Sound Advisor (as K.Kondo / )
12.13 The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker / / Music

2003

07.29 Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour / / Sound Support
11.17 Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga / / Sound Support, Series Theme Music
11.28 Mario Party 5 / / Sound Support
12.12 Donkey Konga / / Sound Support

2004

03.18 The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures / / Sound Composer, Music
05.24 Mario vs. Donkey Kong / / Advisor
07.22 Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door / / Series Theme Music
10.28 Mario Power Tennis / / Sound Support
11.04 The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap / / Sound Advisor (as K. Kondo / )
11.18 Mario Party 6 / / Sound Support
12.09 Yoshi Topsy-Turvy / / Sound Support

2005

01.13 Mario Party Advance / / Sound Support
07.21 Mario Superstar Baseball / / Sound Support
09.13 Mario Tennis: Power Tour / / Sound Support
11.10 Mario Party 7 / / Sound Support
11.28 Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time / / Sound Support, Series Theme Music

2006

05.15 New Super Mario Bros. / / Composer, Sound Director
07.27 Mario Hoops 3-on-3 / / Sound Supervisor
09.25 Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis / / Sound Supervisor
11.19 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess / / Music

2007

04.09 Super Paper Mario / / Series Theme Music
07.26 Mario Party 8 / / Sound Support
08.09 DK: Jungle Climber / / Sound Supervisor
11.01 Super Mario Galaxy / / Music
11.06 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Wii) / / Sound Supervisor
11.08 Mario Party DS / / Sound Support

2008

01.17 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (DS) / / Sound Supervisor
01.31 Super Smash Bros. Brawl / / Arranger
06.19 Mario Super Sluggers / / Sound Support
10.16 Wii Music / / Music Support

2009

02.11 Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story / / Sound Support, Series Theme Music
06.08 Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again! / / Music Supervisor
10.13 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (Wii) / / Sound Supervisor
10.13 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (DS) / / Sound Supervisor
11.12 New Super Mario Bros. Wii / / Supervisor
12.07 The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks / / Music

2010

05.23 Super Mario Galaxy 2 / / Music
11.14 Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem! / / Music Supervisor
11.25 Mario Sports Mix / / Sound Supervisor

2011

06.16 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D / / Music Supervisor, Composer
07.14 Star Fox 64 3D / / Sound Composer
11.15 Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Wii) / / Sound Supervisor
11.18 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword / / Music
12.01 Fortune Street / / Sound Supervisor

2012

02.10 Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (3DS) / / Sound Supervisor
04.26 Mario Party 9 / / Sound Supervisor
05.20 Mario Tennis Open / / Sound Supervisor
07.28 New Super Mario Bros. 2 / / Sound Advisor
11.11 Paper Mario: Sticker Star / / Sound Supervisor

2013

03.20 Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon / / Sound Supervisor
05.09 Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move / / Music Supervisor
07.12 Mario & Luigi: Dream Team / / Sound Supervisor
10.25 Wii Party U / / Music Supervisor
11.08 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 / / Sound Supervisor
11.21 Super Mario 3D World / / Composer

2014

03.20 Mario Party: Island Tour / / Sound Supervisor
05.01 Mario Golf: World Tour / / Sound Supervisor
11.21 Super Smash Bros. for Wii U / / Arranger

2015

02.13 The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D / / Sound Supervisor, Composer
03.05 Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars / / Music Supervisor
03.12 Mario Party 10 / / Sound Supervisor
09.10 Super Mario Maker / / Music
11.20 Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash / / Music Supervisor
12.03 Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam / / Sound Supervisor

2016

01.28 Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge / / Music Supervisor
03.04 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD / / Music
03.18 Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (3DS) / / Sound Supervisor
04.21 Star Fox Zero / / Sound Supervisor
04.21 Star Fox Guard / / Sound Supervisor
06.24 Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U) / / Sound Supervisor
10.07 Paper Mario: Color Splash / / Sound Supervisor
10.20 Mario Party: Star Rush / / Supervisor

2017

08.29 Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle / / Sound Supervisor
10.05 Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions / / Sound Supervisor
10.27 Super Mario Odyssey / / Music
12.28 Mario Party: The Top 100 / / Sound Supervisor

2018

06.22 Mario Tennis Aces / / Sound Supervisor
06.26 Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle: Donkey Kong Adventure / / Sound Supervisor
10.05 Super Mario Party / / Sound Supervisor
12.07 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate / / Arranger

2019

06.28 Super Mario Maker 2 / / Sound Director, Music
11.01 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 / / Sound Supervisor

2020

07.17 Paper Mario: The Origami King / / Sound Supervisor
11.20 Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity / / Nintendo Zelda Team

2021

07.16 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD / / Music
10.29 Mario Party Superstars / / Sound Supervisor

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Thanked on 13 products

1993

06.06 The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (1993) / / Special Thanks

1998

12.12 The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX / / Special Thanks

2002

09.23 Star Fox Adventures / / Special Thanks (as K. Kondo / )

2003

11.21 Pokémon Colosseum / / Special Thanks

2004

08.26 Mario Pinball Land / / Special Thanks

2005

04.21 nintendogs / / Special Thanks
11.18 Super Mario Strikers / / Special Thanks

2007

05.25 Mario Strikers Charged / / Special Thanks
06.28 Donkey Kong Barrel Blast / / Special Thanks

2009

07.23 Okaeri! Chibi-Robo! Happy Richie Oosouji! / / Special Thanks

2013

07.25 Mario Kart Arcade GP DX / / Special Thanks

2014

06.19 Pushmo World / / Special Thanks

2019

06.13 Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda / / Music*, Special Thanks

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Referenced on 8 products

Websites

Interview
[NC UK] Koji Kondo Interview 1UP Feature: Zelda Exposed (archived) A Music Trivia Tour with Nintendo's Koji Kondo An Interview with a Legend BerriBlue: Special Interview – Koji Kondo Creating Nintendo's Most Memorable Melodies: Q&A With Koji Kondo - GameSpot Gamasutra - The Mario Maestro speaks: Koji Kondo on composing classics GDC: Koji Kondo Looks to Star Wars, Superman for Super Mario Galaxy Music (archived) Iwata Asks: Ocarina of Time 3D - Sound Iwata Asks: Super Mario All-Stars - The Music Iwata Asks: Super Mario Galaxy - The Sound Team Iwata Asks: Super Mario Galaxy 2 Kikizo Interview Koji Kondo - 2001 Composer Interview Koji Kondo Interview from 1UP.com Koji Kondo x Shogo Sakai - 2003 Nintendo Minute -- Chatting with Koji Kondo - YouTube OSV: Koji Kondo and Mahito Yokota Talk Super Mario Galaxy OSV: Super Mario Galaxy 2 Sound Team Interview RealSound: Koji Kondo x KenKen Scoring Nintendo: The Koji Kondo Interview (archived) Super Mario World - 1990 Developer Interview Super Mario's Maestro: A Q&A with Nintendo's Koji Kondo | USgamer The man behind Nintendo's musical masterpieces | Polygon VGL: Koji Kondo Interview


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Oct 20, 2007 09:34 AM
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