Nanba's interest in music started at age 4, when she began piano lessons. From there, she attended Tokyo Conservatoire Shobi (college of music) and in 1994, sent a demo tape to Sega. She was hired, and worked on her first game, Panic!, where she handled mastering (MA) duties in the sound department.
- Knuckles' Chaotix (1995): with Tatsuya Kousaki and Junko Shiratsu
- Sonic Heroes (2004): with Jun Senoue
- Shadow the Hedgehog (2005)
- Sonic the Hedgehog (2006): with Tomoya Ohtani, Hideaki Kobayashi, Taihei Sato, Jun Senoue, and Takahito Eguchi
- Sonic Rush Adventure (2007): with Tomoya Ohtani and Seirou Okamoto
- Sonic Unleashed (2008): with Tomoya Ohtani, Takahito Eguchi, Hideaki Kobayashi, Kenichi Tokoi and Fumie Kumatani
- Sonic Colors (2010): with Tomoya Ohtani, Kenichi Tokoi, Fumie Kumatani and Hideaki Kobayashi.
- Mariko Nanba at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.