- Name: Isao Saito (斉藤功)
An earlier contributor to BEMANI, Isao Saito first premiered in 1999 in beatmania 5thMIX: Time to get down. Though Isao dabbled in various music genres (house, disco, R&B), he is best known for his hip-hop songs, which often combined English and Japanese interchangeably. After beatmania ended in 2002, he also contributed to several beatmania IIDX games. A few of his songs even appeared in DanceDanceRevolution and pop'n music.
Isao appeared on PINK PONG's first album PINK POPS, where he provides vocals for a special version of his song ALRIGHT!, appearing as the final track on the album.
Isao also composed Dirty Mouth for NAOKI's music game CROSSxBEATS for CAPCOM, his first known music for any music game in nearly 10 years.