Tomoya Ohtani (大谷 智哉, Ōtani Tomoya, born July 1, 1974, in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese composer and record producer who works for video game company Sega, most notably as a sound director for the Sonic the Hedgehog series since the mid–2000s. Ohtani also performs live musical pieces from the Sonic series on bass guitar, often alongside fellow Sega musician Jun Senoue.
|Born||July 1, 1974|
|Labels||Wave Master, Sega|
|2000||Roommania #203||with various others|
|Skies of Arcadia||sound effects|
|2001||Sakura Taisen 3|
|Sonic Adventure 2||with Jun Senoue, Fumie Kumatani, and Kenichi Tokoi|
|2002||Space Channel 5: Part 2||with Naofumi Hataya and Kenichi Tokoi|
|2003||Billy Hatcher and the Giant Egg||with Mariko Nanba|
|2004||Sonic Heroes||"Stage 11: Hang Castle"|
|2005||The Rub Rabbits!||voice acting|
|Shadow the Hedgehog||with various others|
|2006||Sega Rally 2006||"Steppin' Pedal"|
|Sonic the Hedgehog||with various others|
|2007||Sonic Rush Adventure||with Seirou Okamoto and Mariko Nanba|
|NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams||"Clashing Cerberus"|
|2008||Super Smash Bros. Brawl||supervision|
|Sonic Unleashed||with various others|
|2009||Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games||with various others|
|2010||Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll||with Mariko Nanba|
|Sonic Colors||with various others|
|2011||Sonic Generations||arrangements with various others|
|Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games||with various others|
|2012||Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure||with Takahito Eguchi and Naofumi Hataya|
|2013||Sonic Lost World|
|Rhythm Thief & the Paris Caper|
|2014||Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax||with various others|
|Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U||supervision|
|2016||Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games||with various others|
|2017||Sonic Forces||with Takahito Eguchi, Naofumi Hataya, and Kenichi Tokoi|
|2018||Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise||sound effects with various others|
|Super Smash Bros. Ultimate||arrangement of "Bomb Rush Blush [Splatoon]"|
|2019||Team Sonic Racing||with Jun Senoue, Tee Lopes, and Hidekuni Horita|
|Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020||with various others|
- "Tomoya Ohtani profile #1". Wave Master. Archived from the original on August 4, 2004. Retrieved July 14, 2015.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
- Greening, Chris. "Tomoya Ohtani Profile". Video Game Music Online. Retrieved October 18, 2015.
- Greening, Chris. "Tomoya Ohtani Interview: Sonic Music for a New Generation". Video Game Music Online. Retrieved December 6, 2015.
- Napolitano, Jayson. "A Look Back At Sonic Unleashed With Lead Composer Tomoya Ohtani". Original Sound Version. Retrieved December 2, 2015.
- "『ソニック25周年』振り返りAct 1". Sonic.Sega.jp (in Japanese). Sega. April 22, 2016. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
- "Sonic Runners OST Vol. 2 released!". blogs.sega.com. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
- Wong, Alistair. "Vega Stage, Bomb Rush Blush, And Brinstar Depths Get Arranged For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate". Siliconera. Retrieved November 28, 2018.