Yuri Fukuda

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Yuri Fukuda
Employment history:
Amusement Vision (2003-04[1] – )
Role(s): Composer, Sound Design, Musician
Education: Senzoku Gakuen College of Music[2]

Yuri Fukuda (福田 有理) is a Japanese sound designer and composer who joined Sega in 2003 and has since created music for both the Yakuza and Super Monkey Ball series. Notable one-off works include Doraemon: Nobita no Kyouryuu 2006 DS and Binary Domain.


Yuri Fukuda studied at Senzoku Gakuen College of Music. One of her future collaborators, Chihiro Aoki, also studied here.


Yuri Fukuda joined Sega, specifically Amusement Vision, in 2003[3], which is the same year Hideki Naganuma moved to said company. The first game she was associated with, although she did not work on it, was F-Zero GX/AX, for which she autographed a set of T-shirts for giveaway in 2003[3].

The first game Fukuda is known to have worked on is Yakuza, creating much of its cutscene music, and she continued to do this as a series regular.

She made her debut as sound director with Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD, a remake of a title she was previously involved with, and would reprise this role for Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania.

Production history



Song credits

Main article: Yuri Fukuda/Song credits.


  • Extract Medley from Original Score — Music & Arrangement (with Hidenori Shoji & Fumio Ito) [NOTE: "Tears of Father" is exclusively Fukuda's composition and is reused as part of "Ultimate Worldly Desires" in Ryu ga Gotoku Kenzan!]

Yakuza 3

  • Tears of Father ~Overseas Edition~ — Music

Yakuza 4

  • Mood of disquiet — Music & Arrangement
  • Hymn of lingerie — Music & Arrangement
  • Delusion — Music & Arrangement
  • rain drops ~Rio~ — Music & Arrangement
  • rain drops ~Shizuka Saito~ — Music & Arrangement
  • rain drops ~Noa Mizutani~ — Music & Arrangement
  • rain drops ~Himeka Kawasaki~ — Music & Arrangement
  • Kamuro Pure Love Song ~Kiryu & Maya~ — Music & Arrangement
  • Kamuro Pure Love Song ~Kiryu & Shizuka~ — Music & Arrangement
  • MachineGun Kiss — Music & Arrangement

Yakuza: Dead Souls

  • underground — Music & Arrangement
  • slide into chaos — Music & Arrangement
  • disturbing picture — Music & Arrangement
  • "Shine" of the End — Music & Arrangement
  • Cry... — Music & Arrangement
  • Return to Nothingness — Music & Arrangement

Yakuza 5

  • Ominous Premonition — Music & Arrangement
  • Fantasy Game — Music & Arrangement
  • Rose hip — Music & Arrangement
  • Club Eden — Music & Arrangement
  • Intricate Circumstances — Music & Arrangement

Ryu ga Gotoku Ishin!

  • Amour — Music & Arrangement
  • Ippai no Seppun — Music
  • Iji Sakura [Full Spec Edition] — Music & Arrangement

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