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Old Sep 12, 2013, 08:19 AM
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An "Atsuhiro Yamamoto" is credited for the GameCube game Kururin Squash! -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kururin_Squash! -- considering Motoyama wrote music for the prior Kururin games on GameBoy Advance, it being the same person seems either a pretty done deal or a flaming huge coincidence.

Added Atsuhiro Yamamoto as an alias - however feel free to contest it if it's incorrect.
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Old Sep 12, 2013, 12:55 PM
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Motoyama is properly credited in the game under his Japanese name. This is just Wikipedia being Wikipedia. :V
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Old Sep 13, 2013, 01:42 PM
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This is just Wikipedia being Wikipedia. :V
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I fixed it on Wikipedia, BTW.
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Old Sep 13, 2013, 02:15 PM
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I decided to search for "Kururin" and "Atsuhiro Yamamoto" for kicks, and I see the error actually originated on MobyGames, where user jotaro.raido mistranscribed the name as 山本 and then took a guess at the reading of this person who doesn't exist, because he guesses at every single name he can't find a source for. His entries are a minefield of potentially bad name readings.

So I guess I meant that this is just MobyGames being MobyGames?
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Old Sep 13, 2013, 07:29 PM
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jotaro.raido huh? Luckily he responds to messages (and fixes errors when pointed out) so I'll let him know.

EDIT: Mobygames isn't letting me log on, so I'll have to try later...

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Old Sep 14, 2013, 03:30 AM
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This is a great case study for how misinformation spreads ^^
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Old Sep 14, 2013, 04:38 AM
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So I guess I meant that this is just MobyGames being MobyGames?
Mobygames not linking Japanese people by their Kanji is asking for troubles like this one.
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