Kazuhiko Nagai

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Kazuhiko Nagai
Place of birth: Sumida-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Date of birth: 1960-07-22 (age 62)
Employment history:
Sega of Japan (1986 – )
Divisions:
Role(s): Sound Designer, Composer

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Kazuhiko "NAV." Nagai (長井 和彦) is a Japanese musician and Sega of Japan, Mirai R&D, and Family Entertainment sound designer and composer.

Nagai married fellow Sega Sound Team member Chikako Kamatani in 1993, and various Sega Sound Team members performed at their wedding.[1]

Career

Kazuhiko Nagai joined Sega in 1986, and is notable for designing the first in-house version of the Mega Drive's sound driver.

For many years starting in 1999 he was the sole sound designer under Mirai R&D (later Family Entertainment), but in 2007 established a sound section for Family Entertainment which he managed. He also served as the General Manager of the Development Department under the Business Unit.[2]

In recent years Nagai has worked on the Oshare Majo series with former Sega sound designer and wife Chikako Kamatani, and also contributed a song to a movie scored by Masamichi Amano.

Production history

Games

  • (; 1986) — Help & Coding
  • (; 1986) — Help & Coding
  • (; 1987) — Music (as Navy)
  • (; 1987) — Sound Efeecter (as Navy)
  • (; 1987) — Sound all
  • (; 1987) — Direction, SE
  • (; 1988) — Sound all
  • (; 1988) — サウンド (as ナビイス)
  • (; 1988) — Sound Programmer[3] (as Navy)
  • (; 1988) — Sound (as Nav)
  • (; 1988) — Sound all
  • (; 1988) — Music Composed by (as Nav)
  • (; 1989) — Compose
  • (; 1989) — Direction, SE
  • (; 1989) — Sound Effects (as Nav)
  • (; 1989) — Capcom/SEGA hybrid driver, SE
  • (; 1989) — Sound all
  • (; 1990) — Sound[4] (as Nav.)
  • (; 1990) — Sound Assistant[5] (as Iagan)
  • (; 1991) — Sound Coordinate (as Nav)
  • (; 1991) — Direction, driver, compose, SE (sound all)
  • (; 1991)
  • (; 1991)
  • (; 1992) — Direction, driver, compose, SE (sound all)
  • (; 1993) — Sound Coordinator (as Nav)
  • (; 1994) — Special Thanks To[6]
  • (; 1995) — Composer (as K.Nagai)
  • (; 1995) — Direction, SE
  • (; 1995) — Composer[7] (as K.Nagai)
  • (; 1995) — Music & Sound Effects
  • (; 1996)
  • (; 1996)
  • (; 1996) — Music / Sound Effects
  • (; 1996)
  • (; 1997)
  • (; 1998)
  • (; 1998)
  • (; 1999) — Sound all
  • (; 2003) — Sound
  • (; 2004) — Sound all
  • (; 2005) — スペシャルサンクス (as ながい かずひこ)
  • (; 2006) — AC オシャレまじょチーム (as ながい かずひこ)
  • (; 2014) — Supporters
  • (; unreleased)

Music

  • (; 2008) — Product Advisor[8]
  • (; 2008) — Commentator[8]
  • (; 2011) — Co-Producer[9]
  • (; 2011) — Track. 25 "Soup Up -2011- NAV. Arrange Ver" Performer[9]

Song credits

Main article: Kazuhiko Nagai/Song credits.

Alien Syndrome (Master System Version)

  • Dooms Day (Main BGM) — Arrangement
  • Killer Instinct (Boss) — Arrangement

Altered Beast (Mega Drive Version)

  • Rise from Your Grave (Round 1, 4) — Arrangement
  • Altered Beast (Power Up) — Arrangement
  • Gaum-Hammer (Boss Theme) — Arrangement
  • Crystal Ball Theme (Round Clear) — Arrangement
  • Closed in Upon Me (Round 2, 5) — Arrangement
  • I'll Be Back (Round 3) — Arrangement
  • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? (Ending) — Arrangement
  • Game Over — Arrangement

Altered Beast (Master System Version)

  • Rise from Your Grave (Round 1, 4) — Arrangement
  • Altered Beast (Power Up) — Arrangement
  • Gaum-Hammer (Round 2, 3) — Arrangement
  • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? (Ending) — Arrangement
  • Game Over — Arrangement
  • Crystal Ball Theme (No Use) — Arrangement

Ghostbusters (Mega Drive Version)

  • Main Theme — Arrangement
  • Character Select — Music & Arrangement
  • Stage Select — Music & Arrangement
  • Stage Demo — Music & Arrangement
  • Home Sweet Home (Stage 1) — Music & Arrangement
  • Menu — Music & Arrangement
  • Encounter! (Middle Boss) — Music & Arrangement
  • Middle Boss Clear — Music & Arrangement
  • Boss — Music & Arrangement
  • Stage Clear — Music & Arrangement
  • Clear Demo — Music & Arrangement
  • Shop — Music & Arrangement
  • Apartment (Stage 2) — Music & Arrangement
  • Woody House (Stage 3) — Music & Arrangement
  • High-Rise Building (Stage 4) — Music & Arrangement
  • Castle (Stage 5) — Music & Arrangement
  • Last Stage Demo — Music & Arrangement
  • Deep Hole (Last Stage) — Music & Arrangement
  • Final Boss — Music & Arrangement
  • Ending — Music & Arrangement
  • Game Over — Music & Arrangement

Rad Mobile

  • Advertise — Music & Arrangement
  • Credit — Music & Arrangement
  • Soup Up (Round 1, 2) — Music & Arrangement
  • Gang Bang (Round 3, 4) — Music & Arrangement
  • Submission & Domination (Round 5, 6, 7, 11) — Music & Arrangement
  • Fall Head Over Heal (Round 8, 9, 12) — Music & Arrangement
  • Race Completion Fanfare — Music & Arrangement
  • Name Entry — Music & Arrangement

Golden Axe: The Duel (Arcade version)

  • title — Music & Arrangement
  • Character selection — Music & Arrangement
  • VS screen — Music & Arrangement
  • Kain Blade — Music & Arrangement
  • Milan Flare — Music & Arrangement
  • Gillius Rockhead — Music & Arrangement
  • Jamm — Music & Arrangement
  • Zoma — Music & Arrangement
  • Doc — Music & Arrangement
  • Green — Music & Arrangement
  • Keel — Music & Arrangement
  • Panchos — Music & Arrangement
  • Death Adder — Music & Arrangement
  • Intrusion — Music & Arrangement
  • Golden Axe — Music & Arrangement
  • Ending 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Ending 2 — Music & Arrangement
  • Ending 3 — Music & Arrangement
  • Staff roll — Music & Arrangement
  • Name entry — Music & Arrangement
  • Continue — Music & Arrangement
  • Game Over — Music & Arrangement
  • Demo — Music & Arrangement

Mamimume★Mogacho

  • DJマッシュ — Music & Arrangement
  • ぷりぷりアイランドの朝 — Music & Arrangement
  • 大自然 — Music & Arrangement
  • きょうも平和 — Music & Arrangement
  • がんばる仲間 — Music & Arrangement
  • モガリズム1 — Music & Arrangement
  • モガリズム2 — Music & Arrangement
  • にょんのポエムノート — Music & Arrangement
  • ぽぽ考え中ぽぽ — Music & Arrangement
  • DRアフロの指パッチン — Music & Arrangement
  • 大変だあ! — Music & Arrangement
  • 今日も日が暮れた — Music & Arrangement
  • もがもがルーレット — Music & Arrangement
  • 今日の主役は? — Music & Arrangement
  • ナニコレ (不思議編) — Music & Arrangement
  • キーコ&マーリンの一日 — Music & Arrangement
  • Preview — Music & Arrangement
  • プリプリタウン — Music & Arrangement
  • わこちょDada — Music & Arrangement
  • Globe — Music & Arrangement
  • Mogabike — Music & Arrangement
  • もじゃ島テーマ — Music & Arrangement
  • キーコ&マーリン — Music & Arrangement
  • のどかな日常 — Music & Arrangement
  • ハナちゃん一家の団欒 — Music & Arrangement
  • ぽぽわかったぽぽ (ロングヴァージョン) — Music & Arrangement
  • ぽぽわかったぽぽ (ショートヴァージョン) — Music & Arrangement
  • ウラドラ先生の課外授業 (短編) — Music & Arrangement
  • ウラドラ先生の課外授業(長編) — Music & Arrangement
  • ウラドラVSもがちょ (負け編) — Music & Arrangement
  • 謎の宇宙人 — Music & Arrangement
  • ヒステリックキーコ (あっさり味) — Music & Arrangement
  • ぽぽショックぽぽ1 — Music & Arrangement
  • ぽぽショックぽぽ2 — Music & Arrangement
  • ぽぽ怒ったぽぽ — Music & Arrangement
  • 箱鳥の脱皮 — Music & Arrangement
  • もがちょとにょりの熱血野球 (応援団編) — Music & Arrangement
  • もがちょとにょりの熱血野球(スポ根編) — Music & Arrangement
  • 巨大なヒナ誕生 — Music & Arrangement
  • ウミパンダ — Music & Arrangement
  • ウミパンダの母 — Music & Arrangement
  • ランプの精登場 — Music & Arrangement
  • 落ち込みマコちゃん1 — Music & Arrangement
  • 落ち込みマコちゃん2 — Music & Arrangement
  • ペートンの心配1 — Music & Arrangement
  • ペートンの心配2 — Music & Arrangement
  • ドットスの過去1 — Music & Arrangement
  • ドットスの過去2 — Music & Arrangement
  • アフロの日常 — Music & Arrangement
  • 静かな朝 — Music & Arrangement
  • ゴミがいっぱいヤナ感じ1 — Music & Arrangement
  • ゴミがいっぱいヤナ感じ2 — Music & Arrangement
  • ゴミがいっぱいヤナ感じ3 — Music & Arrangement
  • アフロのリサイクル — Music & Arrangement
  • DRアフロの南太平洋 — Music & Arrangement
  • プリプリタウンNews — Music & Arrangement
  • 幸せの彗星 — Music & Arrangement
  • 流星人登場 — Music & Arrangement
  • 流星人着メロ — Music & Arrangement
  • 流星人着信音 — Music & Arrangement
  • 何かおこりそう1 — Music & Arrangement
  • 何かおこりそう2 — Music & Arrangement
  • 何かおこりそう3 — Music & Arrangement
  • 恐ろしい想像1 — Music & Arrangement
  • 恐ろしい想像2 — Music & Arrangement
  • にょんの妄想 — Music & Arrangement
  • にょんのコミカル2 — Music & Arrangement
  • 結婚式 — Music & Arrangement
  • わこちょのおもちゃ飛行 — Music & Arrangement
  • スペースマンの夢を見た! — Music & Arrangement
  • Viva!モガブラジル — Music & Arrangement
  • ぷちぽぽの歩幅 — Music & Arrangement
  • ホタテサーフィン — Music & Arrangement
  • プリプリぼんやり組 — Music & Arrangement
  • ガンジスの運命 — Music & Arrangement
  • 宇宙のフトコロ — Music & Arrangement
  • あやしいもが?! — Music & Arrangement
  • 甘口カレーとチョコレイト — Music & Arrangement
  • ヒステリックキーコ — Music & Arrangement
  • ブタギタア — Music & Arrangement
  • まみむめマンボ — Music & Arrangement
  • 手編みのミトン — Music & Arrangement
  • キーコの家訓 — Music & Arrangement
  • ウラドラVSもがちょ — Music & Arrangement
  • Nani Collection — Music & Arrangement
  • アフロマシ~ンでGO! — Music & Arrangement
  • 悲しみの割合 — Music & Arrangement
  • おまたせ地球の女の子達 — Music & Arrangement
  • 一献 — Music & Arrangement
  • ブローアップ — Music & Arrangement
  • カフェ・ド・ワコチョ — Music & Arrangement
  • M·H·NO 1 — Music & Arrangement
  • Unhappy Blues — Music & Arrangement
  • 安全第一温泉 — Music & Arrangement
  • やさしい午後 — Music & Arrangement
  • ドッパンドッカンア~! — Music & Arrangement
  • DRアフロの野望 — Music & Arrangement
  • もがもが占い — Music & Arrangement
  • モガビート60's — Music & Arrangement
  • 秋の予感 — Music & Arrangement

Love and Berry: Dress Up and Dance!

  • ABC DE 大丈夫 — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • まちでうわさの... — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • ミラーボール大作戦 — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • KIRAKIRAマーメイド — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • またあしたね — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • はるのこえ — Arrangement
  • こいのまほう — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • TOMODACHI — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • ふしぎなさんぽ — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • ねぇみて! — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • それがなつなの — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • はるはいいね — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • はなのワルツ — Arrangement
  • Re‐Born — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • すすむキモチ — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • パパのバースディ — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • トキメキときめく — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • なつのかけら — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • ゆきのサイン — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • うつくしきあおきドナウ — Arrangement
  • ナツ“e”ナツ — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • にじいろのなみだで — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • おねがいかなえて — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • らぶりぃスマイル — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • なつだ! プールだ! レッツゴー! — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • エンジェルンルン — Music & Lyrics (with Chikako Kamatani), Arrangement
  • メリー ウィドウ ワルツ — Arrangement

Photographs

Main article: Photos of Kazuhiko Nagai

References