Manaka Kataoka

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Manaka Kataoka
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Occupation Composer

Manaka Kataoka, née Tominaga, (片岡真央, Kataoka Manaka) is a composer at Nintendo. She is known for her work on the Animal Crossing series as well as the soundtrack for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (which she worked on with Yasuaki Iwata).


Song credits[edit]

Songs are listed by the first game they appeared in, though they may have reappeared in future games. Credits are not necessarily exhaustive and reflect only what can be sourced.

In Animal Crossing: City Folk[edit]

Kataoka (center right) presenting Machi e Ikō yo Doubutsu no Mori: Mori no Ongakkai with fellow composers Kazumi Totaka and Shiho Fujii and CD planner Saori Okamoto.

In an interview in Volume 182 of Nintendo DREAM, Kataoka explained that she composed the themes for the Marquee and other songs from buildings in the City, as well as some of the new K.K. Slider songs. She also arranged the track "Shrunk's Dream", featured as a bonus on Machi e Ikō yo Doubutsu no Mori: Mori no Ongakkai and Animal Crossing: Your Favourite Songs - Original Soundtrack.

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf[edit]

  • "Title"[1]
  • "8 AM"[1]
  • "7 PM"[2]
  • "Main Street by Day 1"[2]
  • "Main Street by Day 2"[2]
  • "Main Street by Day 3"[2]
  • "Main Street by Night 1"[nb 1]
  • "Main Street by Night 2"[nb 1]
  • "Main Street by Night 3"[nb 1]
  • Rainy and snowy versions of above themes


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Rearrangement of daytime Main Street themes.