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This article is about the BEMANI artist. If you are looking for the character named after him, see U1 (character).

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Yuichi Asami, or better known as U1, 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.

Trivia[]

  • 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.
  • Yuichi's 2MB alias refers to the amount of RAM found in Sony's PlayStation gaming console.
  • Outside of BEMANI, Yuichi has also composed music for games like the NBA POWER DUNKERS/IN THE ZONE series, RUMBLE ROSES, and Police 911.
  • Yuichi currently has the second longest career of any in-house BEMANI artist, performing music for BEMANI since early April 1999, only two months behind dj TAKA.
  • Almost every song Yuichi composed has its song comment center-aligned when shown in the game title's website.
  • All of Yuichi's beatmania IIDX songs have their genre starting with ORBITALIC; this was also used in Flow's appearance in pop'n music 15 ADVENTURE.

Aliases[]

  • 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
  • CLUB SPICE
  • Chang ma (member of, with Akira Yamaoka)
  • U1ミライダガッキ連
  • U1 undefined behavior
  • U1 High-Speed
  • Zodiac Fall
  • Musical Cosmology
  • U1 unplugged
  • U1 Ground-Speed

DanceDanceRevolution Songs[]

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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