kohei tanaka

Episode 290: Kohei Tanaka

In this very special episode, Karl & Will shine a light on the career of composer Kohei Tanaka! The guys share a smattering of his VGM work, starting back on the Turbo-Grafx, and moving chronologically up to his most recent work on the PS4. Enjoy some incredible music from one of the true masters!


Gulliver Boy - Kohei Tanaka - Toei - 1995
-Gulliver's Theme
Paladin's Quest - Kohei Tanaka - Enix - SNES - 1992
-Battle on the Plains
Tengai Makyo: Fuun Kabuki Den - Kohei Tanaka - Hudson - Turbo-Grafx CD - 1993
-Kyou Travels
Tengai Makyou Zero - Kohei Tanaka - SNES - Hudson - 1995
-Overture, The Master of the Flying Ship
Bounty Sword - Kohei Tanaka - Pioneer - SNES - 1995
-Main Theme
Kuso Kagaku Sekai Gulliver Boy - Kohei Tanaka - Bandai - Turbo-Grafx CD - 1996
-Opening, Gulliver's Theme
Sakura Taisen – Kohei Tanaka – Sega – Saturn – 1996
-Try Your Best!
The Granstream Saga - Kouhei Tanaka - Quintet - PS1 - 1997
-Land of the Skies ~ World of the Setting Sun
Alundra - Kohei Tanaka - Working Designs - PS1 - 1997
Sakura Taisen 2: Beloved, You Must Not Die - Kohei Tanaka - Sega - Dreamcast - 1998
-Final Battle
Sakura Taisen GB - Kohei Tanaka - Media Factory - GBC - 2000
-Track 5
Mobile Suit Gundam 08th MS Team Report 2 - Kohei Tanaka - Sunrise - 1998
-Those That Live
Sakura Taisen 3 – Kohei Tanaka – Sega – Dreamcast – 2001
-Nightfall Over Montmartre
Resonance of Fate - Kohei Tanaka - Sega - PS3 - 2010
-The Beginning of Eternity
Gravity Rush - Kohei Tanaka - Sony - PS Vita/PS4 - 2012
-Resistance and Extermination, Douse Shinundakara
Gravity Rush 2 - Kohei Tanaka - Sony - PS4 - 2017
-The Area of the Magic
Sakura Taisen – Kohei Tanaka – Sega – Saturn – 1996
-Declaration! Imperial Floral Assault Group

Episode 256: Gravity Rush 2

In this highly-anticipated episode, Karl & Will spotlight on the incredible soundtrack to Gravity Rush 2! The previous game's score was one of the guys' recent favorites, and this followup, composed again by Kohei Tanaka, surely does not disappoint!

Gravity Rush 2 - Kohei Tanaka - Sony Interactive - PS4 - 2017
-Storm and Triumph
-The Area of the Magic
-Anti-Warfare Against Heavy Pressure
-Parallel Fatal
-Returning to Port
-Morning Market of Portraio
-Gravity Daze 2
-Hot Pursuit
-Lei Havina
-March of the Dead
-Fate’s Spiral
-Under Invasion
-Lei Elgona
-A Cue aun Tu Oi / A Red Apple
-Queen of Electromagnetic Force
-Fundamental Forces
-Night Gale

Episode 157: Gravity Rush

It's finally time to dedicate an episode to Gravity Rush! Karl & Will were blown away by this stellar Vita soundtrack by the wonderful Kohei Tanaka. Enjoy an in-depth look and discussion of why this score is so sophisticated, unique and beautiful.


Gravity Rush – Kohei Tanaka – Sony – Vita – 2012
-Trump Card
-Discovery of Gravitation
-Gravity Daze
-Old Town
-Resistance and Extermination
-Gravity Days
-Yumemi Salon
-Encounter with Gade
-Gravity Raven
-Ruined Paths
-Pleasure Quarter
-The Phantom of Heskeville
-The Farthest King
-Douse Shinundakara
-Assault Cnida
-Decisive Battle
-Tactical Execution