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Noriko Matsueda (松枝 賀子 Matsueda Noriko?, born December 18, 1971) is a Japanese former video game composer and musician.


Noriko Matsueda was born in Tochigi, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Her works include Front Mission, which she co-composed with Yoko Shimomura, Bahamut Lagoon, Racing Lagoon, The Bouncer, and Final Fantasy X-2. Matsueda co-composed Racing Lagoon, The Bouncer and Final Fantasy X-2 with Takahito Eguchi.

She contributed one track to Chrono Trigger, "Boss Battle1 ", one of the songs that plays when the party fights a boss. She also worked on various tracks for the PlayOnline Viewer. She left Square Enix soon after the release of the Final Fantasy X-2 soundtrack, and she retired from the video game music industry after finishing working on Final Fantasy X-2 Piano Collection.


Video game soundtracks[]

  • Front Mission (1995) - with Yoko Shimomura
  • Chrono Trigger (1995) - with Yasunori Mitsuda and Nobuo Uematsu
  • Bahamut Lagoon (1996)
  • Tobal No. 1 (1996) - with Yasunori Mitsuda, Masashi Hamauzu, Junya Nakano, Ryuji Sasai, Yasuhiro Kawakami, Kenji Ito, and Yoko Shimomura
  • Front Mission 2 (1997)
  • Racing Lagoon (1999) - with Takahito Eguchi and Ryo Yamazaki
  • The Bouncer (2000) - with Takahito Eguchi
  • Final Fantasy X-2(2003) - with Takahito Eguchi
  • Final Fantasy X-2 International + Last Mission (2004) - with Takahito Eguchi

Other works[]

  • PlayOnline Viewer (2002)
  • Final Fantasy X Vocal Collection (2002)
  • Final Fantasy X-2 Piano Collection (2004)