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Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia (PlayStation 2)

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Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia Credits

Cast

LynerMasahide Fuse
AuricaUi Miyazaki
MishaSakura Nogawa
ShureliaKanako Sakai
RadolfMasakazu Handa
JackNobutoshi Hayashi (credited as Nobutoshi Kanna)
KruscheYoshino Nanjyou
AyataneShota Kibe
LeardBanjō Ginga
ClaireYuka Shioyama
BourdTomoya Kawai
Bishop FalssSusumu Kaseda
SpicaJun Miruno
Cast SupportRPE
VocalAkiko Shikata, Haruka Shimotsuki, Noriko Mitose, Yuuko Ishibashi

Localization Team

Localization ProducersTadanobu Inoue, Haru Akenaga
Localization DirectorsAkira Tsuchiya, Jack Niida
Project CoordinatorsSatoshi Otsuka, Yoshihisa Kanesaka, Atsunori Kawachi
ProgrammingTakashi Kawasaki
Localization SupportJason Shuai, Satomi Aihara
TranslationRieko Russell, Satomi Aihara
Script EditorialSteve Carlton
Voice DirectorKeith Arem
Voice EngineerKeith Arem
Dialog EditorialJesse Kovarovics, James Vance
Recorded atPCB Studios ‑ California
Production DirectorHiroko K. Nelson
Package DesignHiroko K. Nelson
Manual DesignHiroko K. Nelson
Movie TrailerMizuki Kamoda
Web DesignLisa La
PRJohanna Hirota, Jack Niida, Nao Zook
MarketingJohanna Hirota, Jack Niida, Nao Zook
Quality AssuranceJim Conrad, Vinh Bui, Zach Chow, Bryan Yang, Miyuki Mitsuhashi, Franz Worth, Kevin Shuai, Roman Marotte
Special ThanksLaura Ford (SCEA), Michael Foster (SCEA)
In Cooperation withSony Computer Entertainment America Inc.

Ar Tonelico "Melody of Elemia" Staff

Game DesignAkira Tsuchiya, Yoshito Okamura, Teruaki Nakai
ScenarioAkira Tsuchiya, Teruo Akaike, Kei Tanaka, Yujirou Muramatsu (Dailyarts Inc.), Genki Tomimatsu
ProgrammingYuji Higuchi, Teruaki Nakai, Naoya Harasawa, Takashi Kawasaki
GraphicsMegumi Maruta, Yuuko Tsujida, Hisahito Kozuka, Aki Takahashi
ScriptYoshito Okamura, Tomohiko Yoshida, Satoshi Fukuchi, Hajime Shiba, Genki Tomimatsu, Tamon Matsuzawa
Battle DesignKouki Nozaki
Map DesignHisahito Kozuka, Tomohiko Yoshida, Megumi Maruta, Yuuko Tsujida, Yoshito Okamura, Kotaro Toki, Akira Tsuchiya
Data BalancerYoshito Okamura, Kazutaka Moriguchi
Sound CompositionDaisuke Achiwa, Ken Nakagawa, Akira Tsuchiya, Akiko Shikata, Takashige Inagaki (SAME Creative Ltd.), Haruka Shimotsuki (Maple Leaf)
Voice / Sound EffectsDaisuke Achiwa
Sound DirectorsAkira Tsuchiya, Ken Nakagawa
PRTomoko Takehara, Teruo Akaike, Tsukasa Yamagishi, Rumi Sato

Character CG Creation: Winds Co. Ltd

Battle CharactersMariko Kanai, Junichi Kuroiwa, Kōichirō Kobayashi, Asako Takeuchi, Yoshimi Suga
Field CharactersTomoko Ito, Yoshimi Suga, Tomohiro Abe, Nobuhiro Fujimoto, Yuuko Koseki, Tomomi Takemura, Osamu Nobusawa, Hirokazu Tamai (Tiny Art Ltd.)

Song Magic Effect CG Production

CG: Nenriki, Ltd.Masahiko Ichimaru, Tomoyuki Yamazaki, Hiroshi Hirukawa, Takeshi Gouya
AnimationYukio Takatsu

Background Art

Studio Jack ‑ SupervisorsKatsumi Takao, Kuniharu Arai, Sumiko Aihara, A R T M A X
Kusanagi, Inc.Ayu Kawamoto, Saho Yamane, Manabu Otsuzuki
Background ArtFleur Inc., Kazunari Roppongi

Dungeon BG Creation: Tiny Art, Ltd.

Dungeon BG CreationUbe Makoto, Koketu Yamamoto, Yutaka Yamazaki, Takayoshi Itou, Akemi Okumura

Battle Background Production: Tiny Art, Ltd.

Battle Background ProductionUbe Makoto

Item Graphics: Tiny Art, Ltd.

Item GraphicsYutaka Yamazaki, Takayoshi Itou, Shi Shu, Kaori Kojima, Yasuhiro Kanou

World Model Creation: FlightUNIT, Ltd.

Modeling Scene CreationKouhei Kyouno
ModelingTakeshi Miyamoto
AdministrationHiroyuki Matsumoto

Special Effects: Quintet Co., Ltd.

Special EffectsKazuya Matsuzawa, Yasuhiko Watanabe, Tomoyoshi Miyazaki

Animation Creators: Trans Arts, Inc.

Supervisor / DirectorKen Andou
StoryboardNakano ✰ You
Artwork Supervisor / DesignTadashi Shida
Movie CheckMiyuki Abe
Color SettingsNorioki Sakai, Aiko Mizuno
Art DirectorRyu Koiso
CinematographerYoshihisa Ooyama
Special EffectsToshikazu Sakai
3D DirectorKeiichi Eda
Production SupervisorHironori Yoshino
Production DeskTakuya Kitamura
Production DevelopmentRyu Kawajiri
Line ProducersTatsuya Kohara, Noriyoshi Sakai
Production CooperationPoint Pictures Inc., Studio Lon Ltd.
Animation ProductionTrans Arts Inc.

In-game Movies

EditorAkira Tsuchiya
BackgroundsKatsumi Takao

Casting Coordinator

Casting CoordinatorsYoshiyuki Negoro (Trans Arts Inc.), Norio Fukui (Rams Inc.)

Theme Song

Opening Theme [Singing Hills -harmonics EOIA-]]Akira Tsuchiya (Lyrics/Music/Composer), Akiko Shikata (Vocals)
[Song of Breeze]Junko Kudo (Lyrics), Takashige Inagaki (Music/Composer), Yuuko Ishibashi (Vocals), Lute: Wacha [Doutonbori Divers]
[York of Love]Kanae Aoki (Lyrics), Daisuke Achiwa (Music/Composer/Vocals)

Songs of Hymns

[EXEC PURGER/.AURICA_Extracting]Junko Kudo (Lyrics), Takashige Inagaki (Music/Composer), Haruka Shimotsuki (Vocals)
[EXEC PURGER/.MISHA_Extracting]Lyrics [Japanese]: Leonn, Akiko Shikata (Lyrics [Hymn]/Music/Composer/Vocals/Chorus), Yoshiaki Watanuki (Electric Guitar), Mixing Engineer: imoimoX
[EXEC_LINKER/.]Nao Hiyama (Lyrics), Haruka Shimotsuki (Music/Vocals), Ken Nakagawa (Composer)
[EXEC_CHRONICLE_KEY/.]Tomoko Shimoda (Lyrics), Akira Tsuchiya (Lyrics), Akiko Shikata (Lyrics [Hymn]/Music/Composer/Vocals/Chorus), Seiko Oonuki (Violin), Yoshiaki Watanuki (Electric Guitar & Accoustic Guitar), Mixing Engineer: imoimoX
[EXEC_SUSPEND/.]Junko Kudo (Lyrics), Takashige Inagaki (Music/Composer), Noriko Mitose (Vocals), Kanae Nozawa (Erhu)
[EXEC_RE=NATION/.]Nao Hiyama (Lyrics), Haruka Shimotsuki (Music), Ken Nakagawa (Composer), Haruka Shimotsuki (Music)
[EXEC_HARMONIUS/.]Akiko Shikata (Lyrics/Lyrics [Hymn]/Music/Composer/Vocals/Choir), Akira Tsuchiya (Lyrics), Mixing Engineer: imoimoX
[EXEC_RIG=VEDA/.]Ken Nakagawa (Lyrics/Music/Composer), Noriko Mitose (Vocals), Kanae Nozawa (Erhu)
[EXEC_PHANTASMAGORIA/.]Junko Kudo (Lyrics), Akira Tsuchiya (Music/Composer), Noriko Mitose (Vocals), Akiko Shikata (Vocals), Haruka Shimotsuki (Vocals), Chika Matsubayashi (Violin), Kyoko Uehara (Viola), Karen Hara (Cello)

People of the World

People of the WorldMami Meshihara, Yukina Nagafune, Atsunori Kawachi, Kanashi Kubo, Jassy, Tinomi Takema, Miki Nitta, Miya Hanaki, Hayato Fumura, Noriko Mitose, Yuya Yoshikawa, Yuki Pochomukin Konno, Yuuko Ishibashi, KakuteruChoukan, Shunsuke Shiibashi, Mikiko Kurihara, Strong✰Sankon, Chirorin, Niwakamaru, Kazuko Hino, Megumi Matsumoto, Tsuyoshi Yamane, Rockskater, Takashige Inagaki, Kazunaga Kaneto, Junko Kudou, Miwa Sakai, Masatomo Nakazawa, Kanae Nozawa, Faye, Eiji Miyashita, YUS, Ea

Sound & Recording

Recording EngineerTakashige Inagaki (SAME Creative Inc.)
Assistant EngineerMasafumi Takikita (SAME Creative Inc.)
Akiko Shikata ManagementTomoko Shinoda
Total Sound ImagingAkira Tsuchiya, Akiko Shikata (by the courtesy of HATS UNLIMITED INC. through arrangement with AVEX ENTERTAINMENT INC.)

Banpresto Co., Ltd.

Ar Tonelico Support StaffToshihiro Nada, Kōji Kumakura, Satoshi Otsuka, Chikae Kimura, Takashi Watabe, Momoko Suzuki, Toshihiko Yamada, Yoshiko Kiriyama, Shigetoshi Masuda

Cooperation

CooperationBanpreseoft Co. Ltd., Artpresto Co. Ltd., Winds Co. Ltd., Nenriki Ltd., Jack Ltd., Kusanagi Inc., Tiny Art Ltd., Quintet Co. Ltd., FlightUNIT Ltd., Trans Arts Inc., Point Pictures Inc., Studio Lon Ltd., Rams Inc., SAME Creative Ltd., Silvan Ltd., Dailyarts Inc, Dolby

Special Thanks

Special ThanksTetsuyuki Yanagisawa
Character DesignNagi
World DesignAkira Tsuchiya, t o i 8
PromoterYoshihisa Kanesaka
Executive ProducerTadanobu Inoue
ProducerAtsunori Kawachi
Total CommandAkira Tsuchiya

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

Keith Arem, 156 other games
Banjō Ginga, 47 other games
Nobutoshi Hayashi, 40 other games
Laura Ford, 20 other games
Jack Niida, 18 other games
Masahiko Ichimaru, 16 other games
Haru Akenaga, 16 other games
Momoko Suzuki, 16 other games
James Vance, 15 other games
Takashige Inagaki, 14 other games
Satomi Aihara, 14 other games
Hiroko K. Nelson, 14 other games
Johanna Hirota, 13 other games
Michael Foster, 13 other games
Jesse Kovarovics, 13 other games
Mizuki Kamoda, 12 other games
Tadanobu Inoue, 12 other games
Kōichirō Kobayashi, 12 other games
Tomohiro Abe, 11 other games
Miyuki Abe, 11 other games
Nao Zook, 11 other games
Tomoyoshi Miyazaki, 11 other games
Toshihiro Nada, 11 other games
Takeshi Miyamoto, 11 other games
Takashi Watabe, 10 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

Ar tonelico II: Melody of Metafalica, a group of 64 people
Atelier Iris 3: Grand Phantasm, a group of 47 people
Mana Khemia: Alchemists of Al-Revis, a group of 41 people
Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny, a group of 37 people
Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana, a group of 29 people
Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland, a group of 22 people
Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland, a group of 22 people
Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk, a group of 16 people
Blade Dancer: Lineage of Light, a group of 14 people
Dragoneer's Aria, a group of 13 people
GriMgRiMoiRe, a group of 12 people
Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness, a group of 12 people
Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome, a group of 10 people
Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier, a group of 8 people
Phantom Brave, a group of 8 people
Prinny: Can I Really Be the Hero?, a group of 7 people
Super Robot Taisen Original Generation, a group of 6 people
Summon Night: Swordcraft Story 2, a group of 6 people
Draglade, a group of 6 people
Summon Night: Swordcraft Story, a group of 6 people
MagnaCarta 2, a group of 6 people
Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories, a group of 6 people
Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman! What Did I Do to Deserve This?, a group of 6 people
Summon Night: Twin Age, a group of 5 people
Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love, a group of 5 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Sciere (251287)