Nobuo Uematsu Quotes

Games are considered to be in the sub-culture category coming under movies coming under manga or comics or animation especially in Japan.

I guess many game music fans prefer original soundtrack albums.

Game Boy is something that I would like to make something for.

I always begin to compose the melody first.

Certainly my only interest is not in Celtic music.

There's some familiarity in Celtic music even if you've never heard that piece of music before.

As you may know my use of Celtic music is extremely simple and short. However there is something about it that will remain in your mind for a long long time.

The second album of Black Mages is currently in the process of recording and the basic tracks have already been completed. Hopefully sometime in the future we will be able to have a concert.

However very recently I have come to an understanding that complex music is not necessarily pleasant.

Like many composers most of my compositions are influenced by the music I've listened to throughout my life.

It was very difficult to startle or surprise someone with a particular sound during the family computer era.

And as far as the Disney Concert hall is concerned it is a wonderful modern structure and I am extremely honored that I had this opportunity to have a concert here.

When you talk about the Final Fantasy series the series started selling better after 7 and that was the base idea for the center of the set list for the LA concert.

I believe that there are many interesting projects that are potentially possible for me other than game music and therefore in my mind there are several things that are being contemplated.

However in countries outside of Japan I think game music is still a potential growth market that has not yet developed to the extent that we are seeing in Japan.

However now we can create a sound that can truly startle someone and in terms of sound effects I think the environment that we are in now has improved dramatically.

We hope that eventually there would be an occasion which I can personally prove that game music can in fact impress many different people and move them.

For over ten years or so game music has developed into a very large market.

I don't know anyone who would be exclusively working on game music per se.

Even in Japan I don't think that the game culture is established. For example my father will watch movies but games don't appear in his life at all I think that that's sad.

I receive more fan mail from the females.

I have been interested in Irish traditional music for the past few years.

Well my own impression of my musical pieces is that no matter how long I've been at it there's not much improvement. So that's kind of regrettable.

I think that American people really know how to pursue fun they really know how to have a good time. Japanese are somewhat more reserved than Americans so I'm jealous.