Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony Features Various Songs From Dragon Quest, Final Fantasy, And More

Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony Features Various Songs From Dragon Quest, Final Fantasy, And More

Earlier today, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games held its opening ceremony after a year’s delay due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

During the ceremony, viewers quickly noticed that songs from popular videogames were being played as the athletes entered the stadium, including tracks from Dragon Quest, Monster Hunter, Final Fantasy, Chrono Trigger, and more. Although a full recording of the ceremony has yet to surface, some fans have been posting their own short recordings on Twitter, a few of which you can find below:

Over on Nikkan Sports Japan, a full list of the tracks used can be found as follow:

  • Dragon Quest “Introduction: Lotto Theme”
  • FINAL FANTASY “Victory Fanfare”
  • Tales of Series “Sley’s Theme-Guru-“
  • Monster Hunter “Proof of Hero”
  • Kingdom Hearts “Olympus Coliseum”
  • Chrono Trigger “Frog Theme”
  • Ace Combat “First Flight”
  • Tales of Series “Royal Capital-Dignified”
  • Monster Hunter “Wind of Departure”
  • Chrono Trigger “Robo’s Theme”
  • Sonic the Hedgehog “Star Light Zone”
  • Winning Eleven (Pro Evolution Soccer) “eFootball walk-on theme”
  • FINAL FANTASY “MAIN THEME”
  • Phantasy Star Universe “Guardians”
  • Kingdom Hearts “Hero’s Fanfare”
  • Gradius (Nemesis) “01 ACT 1-1”
  • NieR “Initiator”
  • Saga Series “Makai Ginyu Poetry-Saga Series Medley 2016”
  • Soul Caliber “The Brave New Stage of History”

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