Takeharu Ishimoto is a Japanese video game composer, synthesizer programmer, and musician currently working at Square Enix. He
joined Square Enix in 1999 as a synthesizer programmer on Legend of Mana, and worked for them on several games. In 2002 he
moved to become a composer, beginning with World Fantastista. He has since composed for several large-budget games, such as The
World Ends with You and Dissidia: Final Fantasy. In addition to his work for Square Enix he is a composer and guitar player for the band
SAWA, which he formed with Sawa Koto in 2008, and with which he has released the album 333.
-taken from Wikipedia