- Name: Hiroaki Sano (佐野宏晃)
- Birthdate: May 26, 1981
- Blood Type: O
- Website: Sano Hiroaki Official Blog
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/sanohiroakey
Hiroaki Sano is the composer of the duo Sea Express, along with vocalist/lyricist Megumi Tatsumi. The group formed in 2001 and released their first album, Smile & Music, in 2006. Both Hiroaki Sano and Megumi Tatsumi made their BEMANI debut in GuitarFreaks V4 & DrumMania V4. For near a decade the duo was active in the GuitarFreaks & DrumMania series, and were also for a few years featured in pop'n music as well.
- Every Hiroaki Sano song in BEMANI has featured Megumi Tatsumi on vocals.
- Prior to Summer Holiday, every original Hiroaki Sano / Megumi Tatsumi song had an extended version on its respective game's original soundtrack.
- Hiroaki has also appeared in BANDAI NAMCO's THE IDOLM@STER MILLION LIVE! and SEGA's CHUNITHM and maimai でらっくす series.
- Delicious love (2013)