Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Original Soundtrack OST
Composers: Yoshito Hirano, Yuka Tsujiyoko
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, called Paper Mario RPG 'Pepa Mario Arupiji' in Japan, is a console RPG for the Nintendo Gamecube and the fourth title in the popular Mario RPG franchise. The Thousand-Year Door has much of the same gameplay elements as its predecessor, Paper Mario 64 where timed button presses result in attack and defense bonuses. The game is set in a paper version of Mushroom Kingdom even though many of the game's themed locations are unique to The Thousand Year Door and not featured in any other mario game. Paper Mario: The game was extremely well received, as it earned an impressive score of 88% from GameRankings and sold well over 1.5 million copies worldwide The Thousand-Year Door was released in Japan on July 22, 2004, in North America on October 11, 2004 and in Europe on November 12, 2004.