Naoshi Mizuta (水田直志 Mizuta Naoshi, born January 24, 1972, in Kochi, Japan) is a Japanese video game music composer known for his work on Rockman & Forte, Street Fighter Alpha, Parasite Eve 2 and Final Fantasy XI (with Nobuo Uematsu and Kumi Tanioka). He is a casual video game player. He attended Chiba University, majoring in Law & Economics. His interest in music began to grow when he was in either second or third grade. His musical influence was Ryuichi Sakamoto.