Michiya Hirasawa

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Michiya Hirasawa (平沢道也) (born 1963 [1]) was a programmer and founder/president of Mint. He died of heart failure on June 19, 2003. [2]

Game list[edit]

  • Breywood / Shackled (AC) (music composer)
  • Last Mission (AC) (music composer)
  • Nekketsu Koukou Dodgeball-bu / Super Dodge Ball (FC/NES) (sound effects)
  • Top Rider (FC) (programmer)
  • Cabal (AC)
  • Sai Yu Gou Ma Roku: Ryuu Bou You Gi no Shou / China Gate (AC) (sound software)
  • Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari / River City Ransom / Street Gangs (FC/NES) (sound programmer)
  • U.S. Championship V'Ball / Super Spike V'Ball (FC/NES) (music programmer) (1989)
  • Daichi-kun Crisis: Do Natural (PCE) (chief programmer)
  • Double Dragon II: The Revenge (FC/NES) (sound programmer)
  • Ultraman Club 2: Kaettekita Ultraman Club (FC) (music)
  • Nekketsu Koukou Dodgeball-bu: Soccer-hen / Nintendo World Cup (FC/NES) (sound programmer)
  • Obocchama-kun (FC) (programmer)
  • SD Hero Soukessen: Taose! Aku no Gundan (FC) (music)
  • Double Dragon (NES/GB) (sound programmer)
  • Juuouki (FC) (sound creator)
  • Downtown Nekketsu Koushinkyoku: Soreyuke Daiundoukai (FC) (sound programmer)
  • Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun: Bangai Rantou-hen (GB) (sound programmer)
  • Zero 4 Champ (PCE) (programmer)
  • Sugoro Quest: Dice no Senshi Tachi (FC) (sound) (1991)
  • Ike Ike! Nekketsu Hockey-bu: Subete Koronde Dairantou (FC) (sound) (1992)
  • Double Dragon II (GB) (sound programmer)
  • The Blue Marlin (FC/NES) (role unknown)
  • Shodai Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun (SFC) (sound)
  • CB Chara Wars: Ushinawareta Gag (SFC) (sound programmer)
  • The Combatribes (SFC/SNES) (programmer)
  • Nekketsu Kakutou Densetsu (FC) (sound)
  • Shadow Force (AC) (sound programmer)
  • Shien: The Blade Chaser / Shien's Revenge (SFC/SNES) (music, sound effects)
  • Super Black Bass 2 / Bassin's Black Bass (SFC/SNES) (sound)
  • Shonen Ninja Sasuke (SFC) (programmer)
  • Dragon Ball Z: Goku Hishouden (GB) (sound driver)
  • Wonder Project J: Kikai no Shounen Pino (SFC) (sound programmer)
  • Shin SD Sengokuden: Daishougun Retsuden (SFC) (music, sound effects)
  • Mystic Ark (SFC) (sound programmer)
  • Bounty Sword (SFC) (sound driver)
  • Gokinjo Bouken Tai (SFC) (music driver)
  • Snowboard Champion (GBC) (sound)
  • Simple 1500 Series Vol. 28: The Dungeon RPG (PS) (director, lead programmer) (2000)
  • Simple 1500 Series Vol. 57: The Meiro (PS) (lead programmer) (2001)
  • Bikkuri Nekketsu Shin Kiroku! Harukanaru Kinmedaru / Crash 'N The Boys Street Challenge (FC/NES) (sound driver)
  • Nekketsu! Street Basket Ganbare Dunk Heroes (FC) (sound driver)


  • The following games either have no credits, or do not credit Michiya Hirasawa. However, they all use his sound driver.
  • Space Shadow (FC)
  • Big Challenge: Gun Fighter (FDS)
  • Zoids: Mokushiroku (FC)
  • Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stones (FC/NES)
  • Ide Yousuke no Jissen Mahjong II (FC)
  • Downtown Special: Kunio-kun no Jidaigeki Dayo Zenin Shuugou! (FC)
  • Ultraman Club 3: Mata Mata Shiyutsugeki!! Ultra Kyoudai (FC)
  • Wanpaku Kokkun no Gourmet Kitchen / Panic Restaurant (FC/NES)
  • Casino Kid 2 (NES)
  • Block Out (unreleased) (NES)
  • Sunman (unreleased) (NES)