Takeru Kanazaki is a games composer. Kanazaki has been working with 8-4 and Intelligent Systems. Kanazaki's first published game was WarioWare: D.I.Y. released in 2010. Next, Takeru Kanazaki worked on WarioWare: D.I.Y. Showcase taking on the role of composer. Later, Kanazaki also was part of the team who developed Paper Mario: Color Splash published by Nintendo for Wii U. The latest work of Takeru Kanazaki was Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, published in 2017.