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Kazumi Totaka (Japanese: 戸高 一生) is a Japanese music composer for Nintendo, and mainly works with Nintendo EAD. He has composed the musical score to many games, including Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins, Mario Paint, Yoshi's Story, Animal Crossing, and many others. He created the modern voice of Yoshi, used since Yoshi's Story, and has also voiced Professor Elvin Gadd since Luigi's Mansion and Birdo since Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour. He also voiced Shy Guy and Fly Guy until Nate Bihldorff took over in Mario Power Tennis, although his voice clips for them are sometimes reused in later Yoshi games. In addition, he provides the voice of Captain Olimar starting in Pikmin 2; his voice clips are reused for Olimar's Mystery Mushroom costume in Super Mario Maker.
In most games that Totaka has composed for, he has inserted a short, nineteen-note song commonly referred to as Totaka's Song into games. This song is usually hidden, only able to be heard after meeting certain conditions. The Mario games it has been spotted in are:
As sound supervisor or sound director
As voice actor