Episode 345: Animal Crossing

For week 3 of Nintendo Month '18, Karl & Will focus on the delightful music of the Animal Crossing series! Friends and Animal Crossing fans Stephen & Bryan Kelly join in the fun for a very relaxed, feel-good episode. Enjoy!

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Animal Crossing - Kazumi Totaka, Kenta Nagata, Toru Minegishi, Shinobu Tanaka - Nintendo - Gamecube - 2002

-Title Screen

-7AM

-5PM

-K.K. Ballad

-K.K. Bossa (Aircheck)

-K.K. Cruisin'

Animal Crossing: Wild World - Kazumi Totaka, Asuka Ohta - Nintendo - DS - 2005

-Title

-The Roost

-New Year's Party

-2AM

-8PM

-Agent K.K.

Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Manaka Kataoka, Atsuko Asahi, Kazumi Totaka - Nintendo - 3DS - 2012

-Main Theme

-T&T Mart (Convenience Store)

-K.K. Disco (Aircheck)

-K.K. Jongara

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer - Kazumi Totaka - Nintendo - 3DS - 2015

-Title

-Downtown 2

-Nook's Homes (Day's End)

Episode 344: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

In this long-awaited episode, Karl & Will finally dive deep into the music of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The guys discuss their standout musical moments of the game, as well as their frustrations. Enjoy this spotlight on one of the most popular and acclaimed games in recent memory!

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Manaka Kataoka, Yasuaki Iwata - Nintendo - Switch - 2017

-Main Theme

-Shiekah Tower Activated

-Kakariko Village

-Hateno Village

-Kass's Theme

-Link's Memories: "Mipha's Touch"

-Divine Beast Vah Ruta Battle

-Rito Village

-Divine Beast Vah Medoh Battle

-Windblight Ganon Battle

-Reunion with Revali

-Reunion with Daruk

-Tarrey Town

-Mini-Game: Bird-Man Research Study

-Divine Beast Vah Naboris Battle

-Kass: "Champion Revali's Song"

-Korok Forest

-Hyrule Castle

-Calamity Ganon Battle - Second Form

-Epilogue

Episode 343: The Wii Series

For the first week of Nintendo Month '18, Karl & Will focus on the delightful and underrated music of the Wii series. If a title was released for the Wii and started with the word "Wii", it's probably featured in this episode. Enjoy some feel-good Nintendo music!

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Wii Sports - Kazumi Totaka - Nintendo - Wii - 2006

-Title Screen

-Tennis (Results)

-Baseball (Results)

-Bowling (Results)

Wii Fit - Toru Minegishi, Manaka Kataoka - Nintendo - Wii - 2007

-Training Music

Wii Music - Toru Minegishi & Mahito Yokota - Nintendo - Wii - 2008

-Game Introduction

Wii Sports Resort - Ryo Nagamatsu - Nintendo - Wii - 2009

-Golf Results

-Main Theme

-Wakeboarding Theme 1

-Bowling Results

-Power Cruising Results

-Air Sports Theme

Wii Fit Plus - Toru Minegishi, Asuka Ohta - Nintendo - Wii - 2009

-Hoop Dance

-Step Rhythm

-My Routine Menu (Yoga)

Wii Party - Ryo Nagamatsu - Nintendo - Wii - 2010

-Main Theme

-Rankings

-Swap Meet (One to Go)

-Globe Trot

Episode 342: Pocketvania

Just in time for Halloween, Karl & Will explore the fantastic and slightly underrated music of the portable Castlevania games! We're talking all 6 titles released on the GBA and DS. Enjoy some classically modeled yet fresh and fun VGM!

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Castlevania: Circle of the Moon - Sotaro Tojima, Hiroshi Mitsuoka - Konami - GBA - 2001

-Awake

-The Sinking Old Sanctuary

-Clockwork

Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance - Soshiro Hokkai - Konami - GBA - 2002

-Successor of Fate (Juste Belmont's Theme)

Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow - Michiru Yamane - Konami - GBA - 2003

-Prologue ~ Mina's Theme

-The Purgatory Arena

Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow - Masahiko Kimura, Michiru Yamane - Konami - DS - 2005

-Pitch Black Intrusion

-Dracula's Tears

-Into the Dark Night

-Cursed Clock Tower

Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin - Yuzo Koshiro, Michiru Yamane - Konami - DS - 2006

-Name Entry

-Invitation of a Crazed Moon

-A Small Prayer

-Dance of Sadness

-Crucifix Held Close

Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia - Michiru Yamane, Yasuhiro Ichihashi - Konami - DS - 2007

-Rhapsody of the Forsaken

-Jaws of a Scorched Earth

-Edge of the Sky

-A Clashing of Waves

Episode 341: Show & Tell 26

It's time for another installment of Show & Tell! Karl & Will each bring in their own playlist of tracks that the other hasn't heard. And in Show & Tell fashion, they duke it out in order to decide the track of the week. Enjoy a diverse assortment of awesome VGM!

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Sega GT 2002 - Masanori Takeuchi - Sega - Xbox - 2002

-Time Attack

Miitopia - Toshiyuki Sudo, Shinji Ushiroda - Nintendo - 3DS - 2016

-Catalogue Orders

Ganbare Goemon: Kuru Nara Koi! - Junko Karashima - Konami - PS1 - 1998

-Hagure Town Revisited

Pro Darts – Manfred Linzner – Vatical - Game Boy Color - 1999

-Track 1

Nelward - The Mondo Zone - 2016

-s e a f o a m g r e e n

Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom – Joe Hiaishi – Bandai Namco - PS4 - 2018

-Boundless Skies

7th Dragon - Yuzo Koshiro - Sega - DS - 2009

-Battlefield: Tower of Crimson Pickets (8-Bit Version)

RollerGames – Atsushi Fujio - Konami - NES – 1990

-Broken Freeway

Titan of Plasma - Summer Chip VIII - 2018

-The Rise of the Black Sun Dragons

RollerGames – Atsushi Fujio - Konami - NES – 1990

-Bad Attitude

Joshua Morse - Waveform 4 - 2013

-Turtle Dance 3

Final Fantasy XV – Yoko Shimmomura - Square Enix - PS4/Xbox One - 2016

-Galdin Quay

SaGa Scarlet Grace - Kenji Ito - Square Enix - Vita - 2016

-Divine Star: Guardians

Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch – Unknown - Namco Bandai - DS - 2007

-Track 1

1000 Cooking Recipes from Elle à Table - Kazumi Totaka - Nintendo - DS - 2010

-Kitchen Bossa

Dungeon of Windaria - Kenji Kaneko? - Compile Heart - DS - 2008

-Main Theme

Shnabubula - SNESology Special Edition - 2015

-Across The Plains (Final Fantasy VI Instruments)

Shounin yo, Taishi o Idake!! - Kenichi Kamio – Bandai - SNES - 1995

-Stage Epilogue

Episode 340: Commodore 64

In this very long-overdue episode, Karl & Will dive deep into some of the best music created for the legendary computer system the Commodore 64! Enjoy some classic and progressive chiptunes featuring the beloved SID soundchip!

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Commando - Rob Hubbard - High Score

Golden Axe - Jeroen Tel - Title Theme

Wizball - Martin Galway - Title Music

Ghouls 'n Ghosts - Tim Follin - Stage Three

The Last Ninja 2 - Matt Gray - Central Park

Stormlord - Jeroen Tel - Title

Robocop - Jonathan Dunn - Title Theme

Deflektor - Ben Daglish - Main Theme

Monty on the Run - Rob Hubbard - Main Theme

Gauntlet III - Tim Follin - Title Theme

Ocean Games Loader 2 - Martin Galway

Great Giana Sisters - Chris Huelsbeck - Loading Screen

The Last V8 - Rob Hubbard - Title Theme

Supremacy - Jeroen Tel - Main Theme

Tusker - Matt Gray - Loader

Agent X II - Tim Follin - Level 1

Parallax - Martin Galway - Title Theme (snippet)

One Man and his Droid - Rob Hubbard - Main Theme

Bionic Commando - Tim Follin - Stage 3

Cybernoid 2 - Jeroen Tel - Title

Episode 339: Menu Music

Today's special is a fresh, heaping helping of video game menu themes! This playlist is chock-full of some of the finest pieces of VGM ever composed. We've got your data selects, we've got your pause menu themes, we've got your main menus. Bon Appétit!

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Perfect Dark - Grant Kirkhope - Menu Theme

Stardew Valley - Eric Barone - Load Game

Gran Turismo 3 - Isamu Ohira - Light Velocity (Dealership Menu)

Star Fox - Hajime Hirasawa - Controls

Sonic the Hedgehog 3 - SEGA Sound Team - Data Select

Wii Shop Channel Music - Kazumi Totaka

Dark Souls - Motoi Sakuraba - Souls of Fire (Menu Theme)

Metroid Prime - Kenji Yamamoto - Main Menu

Super Mario 64 - Koji Kondo - File Select

Pebble Beach Golf Links - Shigekazu Kamaki - Menu

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker - Koji Kondo - Menu Selection

Sim City - Soyo Oka - Menu

Far Cry 5 - Dan Romer - Pause Menu 2

ATP Tour Championship Tennis - Hikoshi Hashimoto - Menu 1 & 3

Sonic Mega Collection - Hideaki Kobayashi - Game Menu

The Last of Us - Gustavo Santaolalla - Main Menu

Wii U eShop Music (Holidays 2015) - Unknown

Super Mario All-Stars - Soyo Oka - Game Select

Persona 4 - Shoji Meguro - A Corner of Memory

The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage - Bandai Namco - Idol Menu

Episode 338: Jikkyou Powerful Pro

Finally, the episode everyone is waiting for…or not. Karl & Will focus on some surprisingly outstanding music from Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu, a series of Baseball games from Konami. The guys play music from 6 series titles released on the PSP. Enjoy some chill, fun & feel-good VGM!

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Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Portable 1 - Tomoaki Hirono, Shoichi Tanaka, Masahiko Kimura - Konami - PSP - 2006
-Load the Bases
-Take 1 For the Team
-Pinch Hitter
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Portable 2 - Tomoaki Hirono, Shoichi Tanaka, Masahiko Kimura - Konami - PSP - 2007
-Moonshot
-Road Game
-Put on Your Rally Cap
-Left on Base
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Portable 3 - Tomoaki Hirono, Shoichi Tanaka, Masahiko Kimura - Konami - PSP - 2008
-Pennant Race
-Off-Day
-Spring Training
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Portable 4 - Tomoaki Hirono, Shoichi Tanaka, Masahiko Kimura - Konami - PSP - 2009
-Home Opener
-Extra Innings
-7th Inning Stretch
-Perfect Game!
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2012 - Tomoaki Hirono, Shoichi Tanaka, Masahiko Kimura - Konami - PSP - 2012
-Hit for the Cycle
-Scoring Position
-Power Hitter
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2013 - Tomoaki Hirono, Shoichi Tanaka, Masahiko Kimura - Konami - PSP - 2013
-Bottom of the 9th
-Five and Dive
-Rain Delay