Mahito Yokota (横田 真人 Yokota Mahito) is a Japanese music composer and orchestrator who works for the video game development company Nintendo. He is most known for his collaborations with Koji Kondo in the Super Mario Galaxy series, along with Super Mario 3D World. Prior to joining Nintendo in 2003, Yokota served as an audio director at Koei.
Yokota in 2017
All works listed below were composed by Yokota unless otherwise noted.
|1999||Saiyuki: Journey West||sound effects|
|2003||Dynasty Warriors 4||with various others|
|2004||Donkey Kong Jungle Beat|
|2006||The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess||orchestration|
|2007||Super Mario Galaxy||with Koji Kondo|
|2008||Wii Music||with Kenta Nagata and Toru Minegishi|
|2010||Super Mario Galaxy 2||with Ryo Nagamatsu and Koji Kondo|
|2011||The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D||3DS adaptation of the original score|
|Super Mario 3D Land||with Asuka Hayazaki and Takeshi Hama|
|The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword||with Hajime Wakai, Shiho Fujii and Takeshi Hama|
|2012||New Super Mario Bros. U||with Shiho Fujii|
|2013||New Super Luigi U|
|Super Mario 3D World||with Toru Minegishi, Yasuaki Iwata and Koji Kondo|
|2014||Mario Kart 8||sound support|
|Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U||arrangements with various others|
|Pikmin Short Movies||collection of short CGI films, composed with Hajime Wakai|
|Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker||with Naoto Kubo|
|2015||The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D||3DS adaptation of the original score|
|Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash||music supervision, along with Koji Kondo|
|2016||Mini Mario & Friends: Amiibo Challenge||music supervision, along with various others|
|2017||Mario Kart 8 Deluxe||sound support, along with Takahiro Watanabe|
|Arms||sound support, along with various others|
|Super Mario Odyssey||sound management|
|2018||Super Smash Bros. Ultimate||main theme recording management|
- Greening, Chris. "Mahito Yokota Profile". vgmonline.net. Video Game Music Online. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
- "Iwata Asks: Super Mario Galaxy 2". Nintendo. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
- Watts, Martin. "Mahito Yokota and Koji Kondo Discuss Their Involvement with Super Mario 3D World". Nintendo Life. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
- "Interview with Super Mario Galaxy composers Koji Kondo and Mahito Yokota". Music 4 Games. Archived from the original on August 22, 2009. Retrieved 28 June 2014.