Hajime Wakai (若井 淑 Wakai Hajime) is one of the various composers of music in the Star Fox series. His first composition was for Star Fox 64 (along with Kōji Kondō), where he handled the in-game level and boss themes. Wakai also returned to compose the music for Star Fox Command and handled both arrangements of Area 6's theme for Super Smash Bros. Brawl.
In addition to music in the Star Fox series, Hajime Wakai has composed music for F-Zero X (along with Taro Bando), Pokémon Stadium (along with Kenta Nagata and Tōru Minegishi), Pokémon Stadium 2, Pikmin, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (along with Kenta Nagata, Tōru Minegishi, and Kōji Kondō), The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past & Four Swords (along with music already composed by Kōji Kondō), Pikmin 2, Nintendogs, New Super Mario Bros. (along with Asuka Ōta and musical leitmotifs already composed by Kōji Kondō), and Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree (along with Ryo Nagamatsu). Wakai also created a portion of the sound effects for Yoshi's Story and provided sound effect support for Mario Kart Wii.
- Hajime Wakai article on Wikipedia