Smile Please Co.
Nobuo Uematsu was born in March 21, 1959, in Kochi Prefecture, Japan.
He initially started his career in music making music for TV commercials after graduating from Kanagawa University.
In 1986, he joined Square Co.,Ltd. (now renamed as Square Enix Co., Ltd.) and began working on the much acclaimed Final Fantasy series. Later, he became the audio director of Square and has produced music for many other popular games.
In October 2004, he left Square Enix and established his own company, SMILE PLEASE CO.,LTD. and also in October 2006, he also founded Dog Ear Records Co.,Ltd. As the president of the companies, he has been actively involved in various types of music productions.
He is known for composing many renowned works from Final Fantasy, Lost Odyssey and Blue Dragon as well as from the Guinsaga anime.
Convention Guest Appearances
- Otakon 2018 - August 10-12, 2018 in Washington, DC, USA 2016
- Naka-Kon 2016 - March 11-13, 2016 in Overland Park, KS, USA 2014
- Otakuthon 2014 - August 22-24, 2014 in Montréal, QC
- Orlando Nerd Fest 2014 - August 7-11, 2014 in Orlando, FL, USA
- Anime Central 2014 - May 16-18, 2014 in Rosemont, IL, USA 2013
- Oni-Con Hawaii 2013 - November 1-3, 2013 in Honolulu, HI, USA
- Oni-Con 2013 - October 25-27, 2013 in Galveston, TX, USA
- Naka-Kon 2013 - March 15-17, 2013 in Overland Park, KS, USA
- Anime Milwaukee 2013 - February 15-17, 2013 in Milwaukee, WI, USA 2012
- Hawaii Entertainment Expo 2012 - October 20-21, 2012 in Honolulu, HI, USA
- MatsuriCon 2012 - August 24-26, 2012 in Columbus, OH, USA 2011
- Oni-Con 2011 - October 28-30, 2011 in Galveston, TX, USA
- Otakon 2011 - July 29-31, 2011 in Baltimore, MD, USA 2010
- Anime Boston 2010 - April 2-4, 2010 in Boston, MA, USA
14 confirmed guest appearances