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Hosted by Professor Tom, Shujin Academy VGM Club is a mixtape-style podcast devoted to exploring the world of video game music. New episodes are released every 2-4 weeks on Thursday mornings.

Shujin Academy VGM Club shujinacademyvgmclub@gmail.com

    • Music
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Hosted by Professor Tom, Shujin Academy VGM Club is a mixtape-style podcast devoted to exploring the world of video game music. New episodes are released every 2-4 weeks on Thursday mornings.

    Episode 46 - Super Smart Songs

    Episode 46 - Super Smart Songs

    I kept writing down “smart” as an adjective for songs I wanted to play on the show, and I eventually got enough smart tracks that they became their own episode. Listen and watch your IQ go up!

    • 50 min
    Episode45 - Chilly McFreeze V: Baron Von Ruthless

    Episode45 - Chilly McFreeze V: Baron Von Ruthless

    It’s time for another collection of relaxing, laid-back VGM tracks in this fifth installment of the Chilly McFreeze series.

    • 1 hr
    Episode 44 - Rando Calrissian and the Perilous Pippin Plot

    Episode 44 - Rando Calrissian and the Perilous Pippin Plot

    After his escapades at Voltara Prime, Rando Calrissian just wants some peace and quiet and high-stakes gambling. But when Rando hears about the Pippin Device, a horrific weapon that could shatter the galaxy, he’s forced to spring into action with this grab bag of great VGM!

    • 53 min
    A Special Message for Spotify Listeners

    A Special Message for Spotify Listeners

    Spotify has pulled down a few of my episodes recently, so please be aware of that if you use that service to listen to the show. I expect they’ll keep pulling episodes in the future, so please use https://linktr.ee/shujinacademy to find an alternative service.

    If you don’t listen on Spotify, feel free to disregard this message. Thanks, and look for a new episode soon!

    • 48 sec
    Episode 43 - Rose-Colored Pixels 3: Professor Tom's Happyland Vacation!

    Episode 43 - Rose-Colored Pixels 3: Professor Tom's Happyland Vacation!

    It’s another happy music episode in my Rose-Colored Pixels series of shows full of cheerful, upbeat VGM!
    Special thanks for this episode goes out to:
    Fellow VGM podcaster Jameson of barSILENCE podcast for contributing cover art. You can and should find barSILENCE wherever you download podcasts, and check out his website at barSILENCE.com. 
    LongTones, an experimental electronic jazz project that provides promotional consideration to Professor Tom. You can find their work on Spotify by searching for “LongTones” or on SoundCloud at https://soundcloud.com/jon_no_h 
    BokiBokiPixelArt for the show logo. You can find him on Twitter @BokiPixelart. 
    If you want to reach me, you can find me on Threads, Tumblr, or Instagram as ShujinAcademyVGMClub. I’m also on Mastodon at @ShujinAcademyVGMClub@mastodon.coffee, my username on Discord is ProfessorTom, and I’ve joined Bluesky as @shujinacademy.bsky.social. All episodes of the show are posted to my YouTube channel, which you can find by searching for Shujin Academy VGM Club. You can email me at shujinacademyvgmclub@gmail.com. Links to everything are available on my LinkTree at https://linktr.ee/shujinacademy. Please leave me a five star rating on iTunes or Spotify or wherever you’re finding this episode. New episodes are released once or twice a month depending on how often I get them done, and they premiere on Thursday mornings on your favorite podcatcher and on 8beats.co, the internet's number one game music radio station. I’m also now appearing on Terra Player, the new app that’s a destination for gaming podcasts and other content, so you can check me out there. 
    As mentioned in the show, the VGMbassy recently celebrated its 100th episode, and you can check it out at https://thevgmbassy.com/2024/02/15/episode-100-the-100th-episode-celebration/. I appeared on the show in episode 91 (https://thevgmbassy.com/2023/05/12/episode-91-sega-arcade-games-with-professor-tom/). Congratulations to host Ed Wilson for hitting this milestone! 
    Track Listing:
    00:00 - Show Tagline
    00:05 - Tecmo World Wrestling (NES) - Song 13 (composers: Keiji Yamagishi, Mayuko Okamura, Hiroshi Miyazaki, and Mitsuhito Tanaka)
    00:41 - Talk Segment 1
    03:17 - World of Final Fantasy (multiplatform) - World of Sunshine (composer: Masashi Hamauzu)
    06:29 - Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & The Secret Hideout (multiplatform) - Days of Ocean Colors (composer: Kazuki Yanagawa)
    07:37 - Secret of Mana (SNES) - Color of the Summer Sky / Joyous Town Theme (composer: Hiroki Kikuta)
    09:02 - Power Golf (TG16) - Main Theme (composer: Daisuke Inoue)
    11:21 - Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (MSX2) - "A" Jam Blues (Radio Mode BGM 2) (composers: Tsuyoshi Sekito, Masahiro Ikariko, Mutsuhiko Izumi, Yuko Kurahashi, Tomoya Tomita, Kazuhiko Uehara, and Yuji Takenouchi)
    12:22 - Side Pocket (Game Boy) - BGM 03 (composer: Yusuke Takahama)
    14:39 - King of Fighters 2006 (aka KOF Maximum Impact 2) - The Startup Sound of Reminiscence (composer: Toshikazu Tanaka)
    16:31 - Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness (DS) - Random Dungeon Theme 2 (composers: Arata Iiyoshi, Hideki Sakamoto, Keisuke Ito, Ken-ichi Saito, Yoshihiro Maeda)
    19:35 - Talk Segment 2
    21:58 - King of Fighters 2002 (Neo-Geo) - Tacos Dance (composers: Masahiko Hataya and Yasuo Yamate)
    24:15 - Blue Dragon (X360) - BAD BUT BAT (composer: Satoshi Henmi)
    27:33 - Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster (multiplatform) - Airship (composers/arrangers: Nobuo Uematsu, Ayumu Murai, Hirosato Noda, Tomonori Adachi, Reo Uratani, Shingo Ktaoka, Yuko Komiyama, Eri Tsunemoto, Kenot Hasegawa, Masato Kouda, Masaya Tsunemoto)
    29:25 - Street Fighter Alpha 2 Gold (arcade) - STAGE SAKURA (composers: Syun Nishigaki, Setsuo Yamamoto, and Tatsuro Suzuki)
    31:27 - Quartet (Arcade) - OKI RAP (composer: Katsuhiro Hayashi)
    33:36 - Crusader of Centy (Genesis) - Anemone Beach (composer: Motokazu Shinoda)
    35:17 - Shining Force II (Genesis) - Lively Town (composer: Motoaki Takenouchi)
    38:43 - Super Black Bass 3

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 42 - Jazzy SAVC '24

    Episode 42 - Jazzy SAVC '24

    This is an episode packed with jazzy jams of all shapes and sizes!

    • 50 min

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