Naofumi Hataya is a games composer. Hataya has been working with Blit Software, Hardlight, SEGA and Sonic Team. Hataya's first game was Golden Axe II (1991) published by SEGA for PC, iOS, Wii and Genesis in 1991. After that, Naofumi Hataya took part as the composer of Virtua Racing. Afterwards, Naofumi Hataya worked on Burning Rangers developed by Sonic Team in 1998. Most recently, Naofumi Hataya was involved in the development of Sonic Forces. At the moment, Hataya is working on The Rub Rabbits!, which was announced for Nintendo DS.