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Shinji Hosoe (細江 慎治, Hosoe Shinji, born February 28, 1967), also known as MEGATEN and SamplingMasters MEGA, is a Japanese video game composer and musician most famous for scoring Ridge Racer, Keyboardmania 3rd mix and many early 1990s Namco arcade games. He also created the in-game music for Xenosaga Episode II: Jenseits von Gut und Böse. He was assisted by Yuki Kajiura on the project, though he did not return as a composer for Xenosaga Episode III: Also sprach Zarathustra. He also runs the music production and publishing company Super Sweep Records, along with long-time collaborators Ayako Saso and Takayuki Aihara.