Born April 28, 1964. Noriyuki Iwadare is probably most notable for composing the soundtracks for the Grandia and Lunar series. His music is well known for its versatility. He received his first Japanese Best Game Music award in 1991 for Lunar The Silver Star, and has since won further awards for Grandia and Grandia II. Besides video game work, he also composes music for Tokyo Disneyland, stage musicals, radio programs, and dance performances.