Kenji Ito (伊藤賢治 Itō Kenji) is a video game music composer. He is best known for his work on the SaGa series. In 2001 he left Square Enix to become a freelance artist, but has since continued to collaborate with the company. Born 5 July 1968 in Tokyo, Ito became interested in music at the early age of 4. By the time he began composing at the age of 10, he had learned to play alto saxophone, clarinet, and piano. During March 1990, Ito was recruited by Square.