Norihiko Hibino is a composer, producer and performer based in Tokyo, Japan.
Hibino was awarded a G.A.N.G. award in 2004 for his work on the Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater single, "Snake Eater." Having established himself in game audio in Japan, Hibino left Konami in 2005 to start his own audio production studio called GEM Impact. Employing the talents of several composers, Hibino has been a pioneer in the movement towards multi-composer studios in Japan, providing high-quality music in a fast and economical manner for titles such as Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, Beatmania and the upcoming Ninja Blade. Hibino will present METAL GEAR SOLID Series Audio Postmortem at GDC09.