Yasunori Mitsuda (光田 康典 Mitsuda Yasunori?, born January 21, 1972) is a Japanese video game composer, sound programmer,
and musician. He is best known for his work with composing video games such as Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross, Shadow Hearts,
Shadow Hearts: Covenant, Xenogears, Xenosaga Episode I: Der Wille zur Macht, and Mario Party.
Yasunori Mitsuda's music often show Celtic, Indian, Caribbean and East Asian influences.