The controversy around Resident Evil's supposed "deaf composer" has been the center of attention in Japan and recently culminated in what could only be described as "a fiasco" worthy of everyone's favorite video game courtroom.
Mamoru Samuragoch was previously known as "Japan's Beethoven." Now, he's being called the country's biggest music fraud. And according to one insider, a certain game company knew.
"Japan's Beethoven," Mamoru Samuragoch* (pictured), has admitted that he is a fraud. Now, his ghost writer/composer is bringing his deafness into question.
Mamoru Samuragoch* has been called "Japan's Beethoven." Even as he went deaf, Samuragoch continued to compose scores for video games like Resident Evil and Onimusha. This week, he revealed that he used a ghost composer.