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Old Sep 21, 2014, 02:34 PM
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Eh, the digital manual in the video lists far more people than are on that mobygames page (the credits seem to only cover page 33, there are 24 more people on page 32).
They're actually both the same page. If you watch while it flips through the booklet, it only goes one page at a time -- it moves the page on the right to the left, then puts a single new page on the right -- which is certainly confusing! So there's just the one page of credits. The same picture is also on the bottom of both, which is a dead giveaway.
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Old Sep 22, 2014, 06:53 AM
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Meh, thanks for the clarification. Even had screenshots and didn't notice. ;_;
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https://youtu.be/JRjrifi38Ks?t=211

Sounds like all her other battle themes, same instrumentation and rhythm as usual, but I like it.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bq1ZETO86zI

It's "Rage Awakened" from KH2.5 ReMIX, if I'm correct.
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Old Dec 20, 2015, 03:54 AM
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Uh, you absolutely are. I don't know anything about the KH2 OST. I'm a bad scientist.
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Old Jan 19, 2016, 06:57 AM
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Any news about Mrs. Shimomura and her work on FFXV or KHIII? It's been quiet a lot long since the latest trailers showed up. Is she working on anything else besides these major projects?
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Old Jan 19, 2016, 11:28 AM
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Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam, for which she composed as usual, just released.
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Old Jan 19, 2016, 01:33 PM
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Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam, for which she composed as usual, just released.
It released in Japan last month, and is releasing in the US on the 22nd of this month. As both a huge Shimomura and Mario fan, I'm very, VERY excited.
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Old Jul 12, 2016, 02:14 AM
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Shimomura is composing the music for Kenji Kamiyama's new film Hirune Hime. It has been a long time since she composed for an anime.
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Old Sep 7, 2016, 10:53 AM
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Did anyone catch her concert at Abbey Road studios to perform music from FF XV? That was pretty good, I hope Square Enix posts a recording soon.
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Old Sep 7, 2016, 12:03 PM
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It's on Final Fantasy XV channel : https://youtu.be/T0dabzg9GbM
video starts at 46:36
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Old Sep 7, 2016, 12:04 PM
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The VOD is here: https://www.twitch.tv/squareenix/v/88092357?t=60m00s

Twitch, I believe, has better audio than YouTube.
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As first mentioned in this thread: http://vgmdb.net/forums/showthread.php?t=6746

I am still looking for the Yoko Shimomura-composed vocal single:「荊の道」
Short sample available here: http://rmix.net/music/03_music_01.html

This song may appear in a (rare) future album or may be available (or already is available) as an official free download or paid download. If you know where I can find the full song, please post in this thread or PM me. Even if you are reading this 5 or 10 years from now, let me know.

Back in 2011, the full song was available, for a short period, as a promotional free download or to be more precise, stream (and therefore download, same thing). If you somehow still have a copy of this, let me know.
Japanese Internet users commenting on the news of the promotional free download: http://ceron.jp/url/www.rmix.net/mus...3_music_s.html

The song appearing on an album is not an impossible event. There is a precedent: http://vgmdb.net/album/27643 M2.18 Yoko Shimomura [~R:MIX Stage from "MAOU TENSYOU": Main Theme / ~R:MIX舞台 「魔王転生 MAOUTENSYOU」より メインテーマ~]
This album contains a rare Shimomura song from the same relatively unknown Japanese-exclusive source (i.e. MAOUTENSYOU from the R:MIX organisation).

Bounty: I will pay you $5USD $10USD to your PayPal account if you can find this music file (proper full version, preferably the untouched original .swf) and send it to me, provided that at the time of the song-transferal, the song was not available on any album or any official paid download link. In general, this means the file is from your hard drive or someone else's. Furthermore, the $5 bounty also applies if you can lead me to, if for some reason I somehow missed/overlooked it, an official free download (has the author's i.e. Shimomura's, or those whom it may concern's permission), provided that this free download was available prior to the 19th of February, 2014. "Mere" information leading to the album (past or future), official paid download (past or future), or official free download (future) would of course be appreciated, I just can't pay ya.
Well, in my quest to fulfill my own bounty and obtain Yoko Shimomura's "Ibara no Michi (Path of Roses)" song, I went through the trouble of grabbing the 魔王転生 MaouTensyou DVD but unfortunately, the situation was less than ideal. The song in context isn't exactly crystal clear and it is interrupted by sound effects and acting (well, it IS theater). I was expecting that but I was also hoping for a bonus jukebox menu or something, which there was not.

Since the song still doesn't seem to be released on an album, then we've only got the 30 second sample and the song, sort of complete, but with flaws (see above paragraph). On that note, I have uploaded both to my YouTube channel:

Yoko Shimomura / Ibara no Michi (Path of Roses) 30 Second Sample
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxhIOxrKgag
This is the same thing as on the website, but I figure that nobody knows about that website so I'll spread it/publicise it on YouTube so it gets more attention, somehow.

R:MIX / Maou Tenshou & Yoko Shimomura / Ibara no Michi (Path of Roses)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBLKCVi5qoI
Original content here probably since this DVD is rare as hell. Basically what you're watching is theater and the part I uploaded is somewhere about 3/4 into the story, from the beginning of the song to the end. There may or may not be spoilers but it's all in Japanese anyway.

Here's the credits and liner notes for the song:
作曲:下村陽子/編曲:MARS (i.e. Composition: Yoko Shimomura / Arrangement: MARS)
ヴォーカルアレンジ:太田光宏/ギター:MARS/作詞:町田誠也
歌:清田愛未・伊田恵美・岸川恭子・粋夏・軟鉄兄弟・MARS・堀川りょう
絶望はあらゆる形で勇者達に降り注ぎ、それでも残された命は立ち上がることを決める。 勝てることなど無いとわかっていても向かう先に信念があると信じて。

As for the DVD/play in general, I assume it's a story about good and evil, love and betrayal, war and peace etc... it's pretty long, 2+ hours.

Furthermore, I also got another two of R:MIX's DVDs: ストラルドブラグ 魔神邂逅 (Struldbruggs: Majin Kaikou) and 魔王降臨 Live Side and Evil Side (Maou Kourin). Both of which involve Yoko Shimomura (among other game musicians). I get the feeling all of these stories have a common link with a certain demon king.

The Maou Kourin DVD does have a nice little bonus: a 30 minute or so interview with Shimomura which may or may not already exist on YouTube and/or Nico Nico Video (Is Nico Nico even a thing in Japan anymore? They probably switched to YouTube by now à la Mixi/Facebook).

In any case, the everlasting search continues...
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Phono made me aware on IRC that she composed for the smartphone game "Egglia", sort of a spritual sequel to "The Legend of Mana":
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Some music is in the trailer.
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Old Apr 26, 2017, 08:58 AM
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Shimomura co-composed the music for the smartphone game "Black Knight and White Devil" which was released today.

A promotional video for the music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVU8O2ggbEM

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Black Knight and White Devil

Music: Shota Kageyama, Yoko Shimomura
Orchestration: Tomomichi Takeoka, Adam Klemens, Megumi Tagawa, Rio Kohyama, Souhei Kano, Kentaro Sato

Recording & Mixing Engineer: Yoshiyuki Watanabe (Victor Studio), Kazuhiko Misumi (Tonmeister)
Mastering Engineer: Takanari Oyama (Studio O3 Tokyo), Takafumi Wada (Dimension Cruise)

Co-Production: Harmonics International
Sound Effects & Sound Design: Jun Fukuda

[Session in Prague]
Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Adam Klemens
Chorus: Kuhn Mixed Choir

[Session in Tokyo]
Orchestra: Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Shinpei Sasaki
Chorus: Tokyo Philharmonic Chorus

[Musicians for Shota Kageyama]
Drums: Ken Higeshiro
(Except for 1 anime cutscene track: Kiyo Takiyama)
Acoustic & Electric Bass: Yoshinori Uchida
Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo: Hiroaki Tsutsumi
Violin: Tomoko Akaboshi, Kon Shirasu
Pipes & Whistles: Akio Noguchi
Shakuhachi: Hideki Ishigaki (HIDE×HIDE)
Shamisen: Hideki Onoue (HIDE×HIDE)

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Wow this music is really good for Egglia I wish there is a OST for it since it sounds alot like LoM.
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Wow this music is really good for Egglia I wish there is a OST for it since it sounds alot like LoM.
granted... ost got announced (released by harmonics)


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Sweet now to wait for it
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