General InformationEdit

  • Name: Yuichi Asami (浅見祐一)
  • Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
  • Birthdate: September 1, 1971


Yuichi Asami is one of the first known Konami artists for DanceDanceRevolution, along with Naoki Maeda. He first worked as an artist for the console releases until DanceDanceRevolution SuperNOVA and also directed some of the console titles, like Mario Mix for the GameCube and the HOTTEST PARTY series for the Wii.

Although Yuichi has been a DanceDanceRevolution artist for a long time, he has recently started composing songs for other BEMANI series like jubeat and beatmaniaIIDX.

Besides creating BEMANI works, Yuichi has also composed music for games like NBA POWER DUNKERS and Police 911.

Yuichi is currently the sound director of ミライダガッキ Future TomTom, Konami's newest BEMANI series.

In Dance Dance Revolution 5thMIX up to DanceDanceRevolution II, he and Naoki are the secret hidden dancing characters where his name in his character appearance was his main alias.

Character AppearanceEdit

In Dance Dance Revolution 5thMIX, Yuichi as his main alias U1 the secret character. He has short wavy pale blue hair and wears his matching blue sunglasses. His outfit is a black long sleeved buttoned shirt with red triangle designs that exposes his stomach similar to Naoki's, black hipster pants and shoes.

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U1 in 5th Mix

In DanceDanceRevolution II, Yuichi's appearance has minor changes as his short pale blue hair is now have fringes on both sides of his head and wears different sunglasses but maintains the same outfit in his 5thMIX appearance. The buttoned shirt that he wears changes into a flowery design, his pants are now brown and maintains his black shoes.


  • His main alias, "U1", is read as "yu-ichi", since 1 in Japanese is pronounced "i-chi".
  • Yuichi's NPD3's alias is a reference to the NBA POWER DUNKERS 3 game, where he composed music for.
  • Yuichi's comments about his songs are often short.


  • U1-ASAMi - His main alias.
  • U1 - A shortened form of his main alias.
  • NPD3
  • 2MB - Used mostly for remixing other songs composed by Naoki Maeda.
  • 2.1MB underground - Used only for Tohoku EVOLVED.
  • U1 overground
  • Chang ma (member of, with Akira Yamaoka)

DanceDanceRevolution SongsEdit

Song Artist Game Composition Arrangement Lyrics
MAKE A JAM! U1 Dance Dance Revolution CS -
PARANOiA KCET ~clean mix~ 2MB Dance Dance Revolution CS - -
LOVE THIS FEELIN' Chang ma Dance Dance Revolution 2ndReMIX - -
think ya better D sAmi Dance Dance Revolution 2ndReMIX -
TRIP MACHINE~luv mix~ 2MB Dance Dance Revolution 2ndReMIX - -
AFTER THE GAME OF LOVE NPD3 Dance Dance Revolution 3rdMIX CS -
CUTIE CHASER CLUB SPICE Dance Dance Revolution 3rdMIX CS -
DROP THE BOMB Scotty D. Dance Dance Revolution 3rdMIX CS -
La Señorita Virtual 2MB Dance Dance Revolution 3rdMIX CS - -
Midnite Blaze U1 Jewel Style Dance Dance Revolution 4thMIX CS -
ORION.78~civilization mix~ 2MB Dance Dance Revolution 4thMIX CS - -
ON THE JAZZ Jonny Dynamite! Dance Dance Revolution 5thMIX CS -
Healing Vision ~Angelic mix~ 2MB Dance Dance Revolution 5thMIX CS - -
MAX. (period) 2MB Dance Dance Revolution EXTREME CS - -
Hold Tight 800 slopes DanceDanceRevolution HOTTEST PARTY -
Lesson by DJ U.T.D & Friends DanceDanceRevolution HOTTEST PARTY - -
Such A Feeling U1 DanceDanceRevolution HOTTEST PARTY -
escape U1 & Krystal B DanceDanceRevolution HOTTEST PARTY 2 -
Lesson2 by DJ MC DDR DanceDanceRevolution HOTTEST PARTY 2 - -
Settin' the Scene U1 night style DanceDanceRevolution HOTTEST PARTY 2 -
Lesson3 by DJ Dr. DDR DanceDanceRevolution HOTTEST PARTY 3 - -
AFTER THE GAME NPD3 Dance Dance Revolution KONAMIX -
AM-3P -303 BASS MIX- KTz(remixed by U1) Dance Dance Revolution KONAMIX - -
Fascination ~eternal love mix~ 2MB DanceDanceRevolution SuperNOVA - -
Flow Scotty D. revisits U1 DanceDanceRevolution SuperNOVA -
Flow (Jammin' Ragga Mix) Scotty D. revisits U1 DanceDanceRevolution SuperNOVA CS -
Silver Platform - I wanna get your heart - U1 Reincarnates w/ Leah DanceDanceRevolution SuperNOVA CS -
Pluto Relinquish 2MB DanceDanceRevolution SuperNOVA2 - -
Taking It To The Sky U1 feat. Tammy S. Hansen DanceDanceRevolution X2 -
Go For The Top U1 overground DanceDanceRevolution X3 VS 2ndMIX -
Tohoku EVOLVED 2.1MB underground DanceDanceRevolution X3 VS 2ndMIX - -
IN THE ZONE U1 (NPD3 style) & KIDD KAZMEO DanceDanceRevolution X3 VS 2ndMIX / DanceDanceRevolution (2010) -
The Heavens Above U1 /F Anneliese DanceDanceRevolution X3 VS 2ndMIX / DanceDanceRevolution II -
Synergy For Angels TAG×U1-ASAMi DanceDanceRevolution (2013) -
Lesson 4 Choreograph Style - DanceDanceRevolution (2010) - -
Lesson 5 for your hips - DanceDanceRevolution (2010) -
Surrender (PureFocus remix) U1 ft. Becca Hossany DanceDanceRevolution II - -
Electrical Parade ~Retro Future Mix~ TOMOSUKE / U1-ASAMi Dancing Stage featuring Disney's RAVE - -
It's a Small World ~Ducking Hardcore Mix~ TOMOSUKE / U1-ASAMi Dancing Stage featuring Disney's RAVE - -
CUTIE CHASER(MORNING MIX) CLUB SPICE おはスタ Dance Dance Revolution -
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