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Gitaroo Man (PlayStation 2)

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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5 point score based on user ratings.

Gitaroo Man Credits

Credits

Visual ProducerMitsuru Nakamura (3 2 6)
Music ProducerSadayoshi Okamoto (COIL), Yosuke Sato (COIL)
Game Design / Main ProgrammingKeiichi Yano
Creative Director / ScenarioMasako Harada
Sound ProducerTomohiro Harada
Art Director / CG DesignKotaro Umeji
DirectorYukio Shimomura
ProducerYasuichiro Shimbo

Music

Opening: "Soft Machine" C O I LSadayoshi Okamoto (Words/Music), Produced, Performed, Recorded & Mixed by COIL, Mitsuhiro Yokota (A&R for Imperial Records)
Tutorial Stage: "Boogie For An Afternoon"Tomohiro Harada (Music/Arrangement), Yoshifumi Yamaguchi (Guitars & Bass)
Stage1: "Twisted Reality"Performed, Recorded & Mixed by COIL, Tomohiro Harada (Keyboards), Kaleb James (Additional Words & Vocal)
Stage2: "Flyin' To Your Heart" by YUANa-li (Vocal), Tomohiro Harada (Music / Arrangement), Masako Harada (Words)
Stage3: "'Bee' Jam Blues"Performed, Recorded & Mixed by COIL, Tomohiro Harada (Remix Arrangement & Programming), Keiichi Yano (EWI), Kaleb James (Chorus Arrangement & Words / Chorus), Brenda Vaughn (Chorus)
Stage4: "VOID"Tomohiro Harada (Music / Arrangement), k-nzk (Guitars)
Stage5: "Nuff Respect" featuring "NAHKI"Produced, Performed, Recorded & Mixed by COIL, Tomohiro Harada (2nd Remix & Synthesizer), NAHKI (Additional Vocal & Words), Masanori Kamide (Turntable)
Stage6: "The Legendary Theme (Acoustic Version)"Performed, Recorded & Mixed by COIL, Tomohiro Harada (Keyboards)
Stage7: "Born To Be Bone"Steve Eto (Percussions/Voice/Musical Motifs), (by the courtesy of Boogaloo Co. Ltd.), Tomohiro Harada (Music / Arrangement), Kazuki Abe (Acoustic Guitar), Yoshifumi Yamaguchi (Electric Guitar)
Stage8: "Tainted Lovers"Tomohiro Harada (Music / Arrangement), Kozo Suganuma (Drums), Yoshifumi Yamaguchi (Guitars)
Stage9: "Overpass"Tomohiro Harada (Music / Arrangement), Yoshifumi Yamaguchi (Guitars & Bass), Yusuke Nishikawa (Drums)
"The Legendary Theme (Album Version)"Performed, Recorded & Mixed by COIL, Tomohiro Harada (Keyboards)
Stage10: "Resurrection"Performed, Recorded & Mixed by COIL, Tomohiro Harada (Keyboard)
Vocal Recording Engineer (Stage 1, 2, 3, 5)Kenji Nakajo
Vocal Recording Tech.Michihiro Shichi, Masaaki Homma
"Tainted Lovers", "Overpass"Noriyasu Joko (Drums Recording Mixer), Hitoshi Sato (Drums Recording Assistant), SOUNDATELIER [Drums Recording Studio]
All Stage Music Mastering EngineerShigeki Fujino
All Stage Music Mastering StudiosUNIVERSAL RECORDING STUDIOS
Ending:"21st Century Boy" COILYosuke Sato (Words / Music), Produced, Performed, Recorded & Mixed by COIL, Mitsuhiro Yokota (A&R for Imperial Records)

Development Staff

Planning & DevelopmentiNiS Corporation, KOEI Co. Ltd.
Head of CG Design / Stage AuthoringAtsushi Saito
CG Design / Stage AuthoringYoko Hamaguchi
CG DesignNoriki Tsukamoto, Noriko Hotta
CG Effect DesignNaoki Katayose
ProgrammingYuji Takahashi, Takahiko Murakami, Arka Roy
Game BGM & Sound DesignTomohiro Harada, Taiyo Asari
BGM Guitarsk-nzk
Sound Edit & Game AuthoringTaiyo Asari, Kensuke Omi
Real Time Character AnimationMayumi Onaga, Hirotaka Koizumi, Shizuo Kato, Haruo Takashimizu, Takayoshi Masuko
Interface DesignMayuka Nakamura
Menu DesignKazumi Yamashita
Product IntegrationKeiko Watanabe
Sound EditorMasaaki Homma
Voice ActorsTamara Ujiie, Kristy Mellon
Motion Capture ModelsAnna, k-nzk
Motion Capture Technical AdviserAtsushi Ota, Ryo Sasaki
Software ManualKyoko Shimomura

CG Movies

Movie Director / Story BoardKotaro Umeji
Animation ProducerSatoshi Yamaguchi
AnimatorKazuo Hayashi
CamerasTakahiro Honma (A.Creation), Shinya Matsuzaki (A.Creation)
Movie ProductionDigital Media Lab.
ProducerMakoto Fukushima
DirectorIzumi Obata
Product IntegrationAtsushi Morita
3D AnimatorsKazue Tsukamoto, Syuuichi Murata, Miho Obara, Mizuki Nakamura, Masahito Honda, Hiroki Morikawa, Shin Mitsuda, Anjyu Kou, Matsumoto Brother, Isamu Yoshimizu, Kira Endoh, Hideki Kongohi, Fumikazu Abe
Movie EditorHiroshi Shoji
Movie Sound DirectorKenji Nakajo
Movie SoundtrackKajija Music, Ryuichi Nitta, Keiji Yamagishi, Kaori Nakabai
SupervisorKOEI MUSUME No.2
General ProducerKatsumi Komaki

Localization Staff

Planning & DevelopmentiNiS Corporation, KOEI Co. Ltd.
Movie EditorHiroshi Shoji
Movie Sound DirectorKenji Nakajo
English TextJames E. Lipson, Robin Kodaira
Marketing & AdvertisingHarusato Akenaga, Makiko N Harmon, Masashi Yamamoto

Voice Production

CASTLenne Hardt (U-1), Ryan Drees (Puma), Douglas Kirk (Kazuya / Zowie), Bianca Allen (Kira / Pico), Paul Lucas (Miranda), Lisle Wilkerson (Ming Ming / Panpeus), Kaleb James (Mojo King Bee), Brian Matt-Uhl (Gregorio Wilhelm III)
Voice DirectorRobin Kodaira
Voice ProducerRokuro Okuyama, Sachiko Sekine
Casting CoordinatorTomomi Kagaya

Thanks

Special Thanks ToNAHKI , Takuro Yamashita, Timothy L. Horst, Kip K. Sam Fong, Ryan Hamlyn, AONI PRODUCTION, Boogaloo Co. Ltd., Chuka Geinou Inc., FUJIMIC INC., I&D Production, Metrowerks Co. Ltd., OFFICE AUGUSTA LIMITED, SEVEN DIALS LIMITED, Studiofake Limited Partnership, DIGITAL ZERO, TELESIS INTERNATIONAL
Copyright326, KOEI Co. Ltd., All Rights Reserved

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.

Yuji Takahashi, 25 other games
Bianca Allen, 24 other games
Atsushi Saito, 22 other games
Lenne Hardt, 18 other games
Atsushi Ota, 18 other games
Hiroshi Shoji, 17 other games
Lisle Wilkerson, 17 other games
Kip K. Sam Fong, 15 other games
Kenji Nakajo, 15 other games
Keiji Yamagishi, 14 other games
Timothy L. Horst, 14 other games
Ryan Drees, 12 other games
Paul Lucas, 11 other games
Satoshi Yamaguchi, 11 other games
Atsushi Morita, 11 other games
Ryuichi Nitta, 10 other games
Hirotaka Koizumi, 10 other games
Hiroki Morikawa, 10 other games
Miho Obara, 9 other games
Ryan Hamlyn, 9 other games
Brian Matt-Uhl, 8 other games
Harusato Akenaga, 8 other games
Masahito Honda, 7 other games
Douglas Kirk, 7 other games
Robin Kodaira, 7 other games

Collaborations

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

Gitaroo Man Lives!, a group of 15 people
WinBack: Covert Operations, a group of 9 people
Kessen II, a group of 8 people
Dynasty Warriors 2, a group of 8 people
Elite Beat Agents, a group of 8 people
Shenmue II, a group of 7 people
Destrega, a group of 6 people
Kessen, a group of 5 people
Dynasty Warriors 6, a group of 5 people
Dynasty Warriors 3, a group of 5 people
Shenmue, a group of 5 people
Crimson Sea, a group of 5 people
Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan, a group of 4 people
Shadow Hearts, a group of 4 people
Samurai Legend Musashi, a group of 4 people
Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War, a group of 4 people
Lips, a group of 4 people
Lips: Number One Hits, a group of 4 people
Warriors Orochi, a group of 4 people
Lips: Party Classics, a group of 4 people
Dynasty Warriors 5, a group of 4 people
Crimson Sea 2, a group of 4 people
Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI, a group of 3 people
Glass Rose, a group of 3 people
Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll, a group of 3 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Corn Popper (69506) and Foxhack (12482)