There are few situations more difficult than having to select which Shoji Meguro composition is his best.
I include “To be, or not to be” not within this category (The hopeful translation of this being that the decision to exist is easier).
Simply put, this guy is really, really good.
In a genre of gaming (the Japanese Role Playing Game or JRPG) where redundancy is not only normalized, but an integral component that characterizes the genre, it can be difficult to set experiences apart.
Simply put (again), this guy just does it with music alone.
Though he has gone on to compose OSTs that showcase far more mastery of style, Persona 3 is what I consider to be his most breakthrough sound: