Tanaka Toshikazu (田中敬一) is a video game music composer and one of the main persons in the the development of the Goketsuji Ichizoku series.
- Date of Birth: 1965
- Birth Place: Osaka, Japan (Resident of Kyoto)
- Blood Type: B
- Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Sometimes credited as Dencyu or Tarkun, he begun his career as composer around 1986 in SNK and then Atlus; by the spring of year 2000 worked independently for several companies. Later he established his own company "Studio Aqua".
One of his most popular works is the theme "Soy Sauce" used as music for the character Geese Howard from the Fatal Fury series.
When he transferred to Atlus he was put in charge of the sound development for the Goketsuji Ichizoku series. His work comes from composing the BGM, creating the sound effects and even voice acting.
During the time of the development of Power Instinct Matrimelee, in an interview published on the game's Official website, he stated that the Goketsuji Ichizoku series were so different from other fighting games that he focused on making the music for the series have a very different feel compared to other fighting game soundtracks at the time.
When Shin Goketsuji Ichizoku: Bonnou no Kaihou was released, the special music video for the song Let's Go! Onmyoji , had an unexpected success, ranking firts place in the most viewed videos in nico nico douga and Toshikazu made a live presentation performing the song along with Momoeika in the concert "Animelo Summer Live".
Although he has voiced characters since the first Power Instinct game, his roles are not often specified; the only characters that have been revealed to be voiced by him are: Hikomaro Yabeno, The Bozu Dancers, Sadakichi and his friends from the pentaguin planet(voice altered).
- Power Instinct Series
- King of Fighters Maximum Impact Series
- Fatal Fury Series
- Metal Slug Series
- Gaia Crusaders
- King of Monsters Series
- Rage of the Dragons
- Street Smart
- Touchdown Fever
- Sengoku Densho 2001
- Princess Crown
- Super Baseball 2020
- Ikari Warriors
- Another Time Another Leaf
- Aquarian Age- Tokyo Wars-