Masaru Tajima
Masaru Tajima
Company Nintendo R&D1 (1994-2004)
Nintendo SPD (2004-2015)
Nintendo EPD (2015-present)
University Kyoto University of Arts
Current Position Music Composer
First game Galactic Pinball
Latest game Disney Art Academy

Masaru Tajima is a composer who works for Nintendo, first in the R&D1 department and later in Nintendo SPD, where he would often collaborate with Kenji Yamamoto and other composers in some game soundtracks. He was also the main sound designer behind the Pokémon mini toys, and as of lately he has also been involved on various Art Academy soundtracks.

Production History

Special Thanks

Song Credits

Galactic Pinball

(note: no song credits yet)

F-Zero: Maximum Velocity

(note: no song credits yet)

WarioWare: Touched!

  • Microgame - Freak Mutation -- Composition & Arrangement
  • Microgame - Number Cruncher ~ Greedy Hands ~ Chalk Full ~ Free Range -- Composition & Arrangement
  • Ashley's Song -- Composition & Arrangement
  • Mike's Song -- Composition & Arrangement
  • Mike Mic Rocking - Next -- Composition & Arrangement

Daigasso! Band Brothers

  • Congratulations -- Composition & Arrangement

Metroid Prime Pinball

(note: no song credits yet)

Excite Truck

(note: no song credits yet)

Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

  • Gunship Theme -- Composition & Arrangement

Donkey Kong Country Returns

  • Puzzlin' Pinchers -- Composition & Arrangement
  • Longshot Launch -- Arrangement
  • Golden Temple Entrance -- Composition & Arrangement