Minako Hamano is a games composer. Hamano has been working with Treasure, Intelligent Systems, Nintendo and Retro Studios. Hamano's first published game was The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening released in 1993. After that, Minako Hamano took part as the composer of Super Metroid. Hamano also worked on Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D for Nintendo 3DS. Most lately, Minako Hamano worked on Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. Now, Hamano has joined the team of Daigasso! Band Brothers as the composer.