Akira Yamaoka is a games composer and producer. Yamaoka has been working with Climax Studios, Digital Reality, Digital Reality Publishing and Double Helix Games. Yamaoka's first published game was Smart Ball released in 1991. After that, Akira Yamaoka took part as the composer of Rocket Knight Adventures. Later, Yamaoka also was part of the team who developed Poy Poy 2 published by Konami for PlayStation. Most recently, Akira Yamaoka was involved in the development of Sine Mora EX. Now, Yamaoka has joined the team of Rumble Roses as the composer.