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Encyclopedia > Yoko Kanno
Yoko Kanno
Born March 19, 1964 (1964-03-19) (age 43)
Flag of Japan Miyagi, Japan
Genre(s) Jazz
Classical
Orchestral
Electronic
New Age
Blues
Folk Rock
Electro Rock
J-Pop
Art Rock
Occupation(s) Composer, musician, conductor
Instrument(s) Keyboard, piano, accordion
Years active 1986–present
Associated acts TETSU100%, The Seatbelts, Samply Red

Yoko Kanno (菅野 よう子 Kanno Yōko?, born March 19, 1964 in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan) is a composer, arranger and musician best known for her work on the soundtracks for many games, seminal anime films, TV series, live-action movies, and advertisements. She has written scores for famous animated works, including Macross Plus, Cowboy Bebop, Vision of Escaflowne, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Wolf's Rain, and is the most trusted composer by veteran and new-wave directors such as Yoshiyuki Tomino, Shinichiro Watanabe and Shoji Kawamori.[1] Kanno has also composed music for JPop artists, the most notable being Maaya Sakamoto and Kyoko Koizumi. She is also a skilled keyboardist, and is the frontwoman for The Seatbelts, who perform many of Kanno's compositions on the various original soundtracks for which she is responsible. is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Miyagi Prefecture (宮城県; Miyagi-ken) is located in the Tōhoku Region on Honshu island, Japan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Jazz (disambiguation). ... This article is about Western art music from 1000 AD to the 2000s . ... Orchestra at City Hall (Edmonton). ... For other uses, see Electronic music (disambiguation). ... New Age describes a broad movement characterized by alternative approaches to traditional Western culture. ... Blues music redirects here. ... Bob Dylans folk-rock album, Blonde on Blonde Folk-rock is a musical genre, combining elements of folk music and rock music. ... J-pop (or Jpop) is an abbreviation of Japanese pop. ... Art rock is a term used to describe a subgenre of rock music with experimental or avant-garde influences that emphasizes novel sonic texture. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... Conducting is the act of directing a musical performance by way of visible gestures. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... An electronic keyboard. ... A short grand piano, with the lid up. ... For other uses, see Accordion (disambiguation). ... The Seatbelts , also known as SEATBELTS) is a Japanese blues/jazz band led by composer and instrumentalist Yoko Kanno. ... is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Miyagi Prefecture (宮城県; Miyagi-ken) is located in the Tōhoku Region on Honshu island, Japan. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... In popular music an arrangement is a setting of a piece of music, which may have been composed by the arranger or by someone else. ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... In film formats, the soundtrack is the physical area of the film which records the synchronized sound. ... Animé redirects here. ... A television advertisement, advert or commercial is a form of advertising in which goods, services, organizations, thoughts, etc. ... Macross Plus ) is a four-episode anime OVA and theatrical movie in the Macross series. ... Original run April 3, 1998 – April 23, 1999 Episodes 26 Movie: Knockin on Heavens Door (天国の扉) Director Shinichiro Watanabe Writer Keiko Nobumoto Studio Sunrise BONES Bandai Visual[2] Released September 1, 2001 Runtime 115 min. ... The Vision of Escaflowne ( Japanese: 天空のエスカフローネ;Tenkū no Esukafurōne or Escaflowne of the Heavens) is a 26-episode anime television series by Sunrise. ... Batou and a Tachikoma Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex is also titled Kōkaku Kidōtai: Stand Alone Complex (ManMachine Interface: STAND ALONE COMPLEX) in Japan, and is often refered to by its acronym GitS:SAC. GitS:SAC is a Japanese anime TV series set in the Ghost in the... Original run January 6, 2003 – July 29, 2003 Episodes 26 OVA Director Tensai Okamura Studio BONES Episodes 4 Released 2004 Manga Author Toshitsugu Iida Publisher Kodansha Serialized in Magazine Z Original run April, 2003 – Volumes 2 Wolfs Rain ) is a Japanese anime and manga series, created by Keiko Nobumoto... Yoshiyuki Tomino , born November 5, 1941) is a Japanese anime creator, director, screenwriter and novelist. ... Shinichiro Watanabe (渡辺 信一郎 Watanabe Shinichirō) is a Japanese director and writer. ... Shoji Kawamori , born February 2, 1960), is a renowned Japanese anime creator and designer, having created or co-created such notable series as The Vision of Escaflowne, Earth Girl Arjuna, Genesis of Aquarion, and nearly every chapter of the Macross series. ... J-Pop is a form of Japanese pop music. ... Maaya Sakamoto , born March 31, 1980 in Itabashi, Tokyo) is a female Japanese seiyÅ« and singer who made her debut in 1996 as the voice of Hitomi Kanzaki in the hit anime series The Vision of Escaflowne. ... KOIZUMI Kyoko (Japanese: 小泉今日子) (born 4 February 1966 in Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan) is a Japanese singer and actress. ... Frontman (also front man) is a term referring to the lead singer or band leader of a music group. ... The Seatbelts , also known as SEATBELTS) is a Japanese blues/jazz band led by composer and instrumentalist Yoko Kanno. ... Musical composition is a phrase used in a number of contexts, the most commonly used being a piece of music. ...

Contents

Biography

Some of Yoko Kanno's most famous soundtrack themes include "Kiseki no Umi" (Lodoss War), "Voices" (Macross Plus), "Tank!" (Cowboy Bebop), "Yakusoku wa Iranai" (Escaflowne), "Gravity" (Wolf's Rain), "Inner Universe" (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) and Stand Alone Complex O.S.T . She was the lead member of the project band called The Seatbelts, which regrouped in the year of 2004 to compose the soundtrack of the PlayStation 2 Cowboy Bebop video game, released in Japan in 2005. Kiseki no Umi ) is the 4th single released by singer Maaya Sakamoto in april 1998. ... Serialized in Original run 1998 – No. ... Macross Plus ) is a four-episode anime OVA and theatrical movie in the Macross series. ... Original run April 3, 1998 – April 23, 1999 Episodes 26 Movie: Knockin on Heavens Door (天国の扉) Director Shinichiro Watanabe Writer Keiko Nobumoto Studio Sunrise BONES Bandai Visual[2] Released September 1, 2001 Runtime 115 min. ... Yakusoku wa Iranai (or No Need for Promises/Promises not Necessary) is the theme-tune to the anime series The Vision of Escaflowne. ... The Vision of Escaflowne ( Japanese: 天空のエスカフローネ;Tenkū no Esukafurōne or Escaflowne of the Heavens) is a 26-episode anime television series by Sunrise. ... Gravity is a song by Maaya Sakamoto that is sung in the English language and played as the closing theme of Wolfs Rain. ... Original run January 6, 2003 – July 29, 2003 Episodes 26 OVA Director Tensai Okamura Studio BONES Episodes 4 Released 2004 Manga Author Toshitsugu Iida Publisher Kodansha Serialized in Magazine Z Original run April, 2003 – Volumes 2 Wolfs Rain ) is a Japanese anime and manga series, created by Keiko Nobumoto... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Batou and a Tachikoma Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex is also titled Kōkaku Kidōtai: Stand Alone Complex (ManMachine Interface: STAND ALONE COMPLEX) in Japan, and is often refered to by its acronym GitS:SAC. GitS:SAC is a Japanese anime TV series set in the Ghost in the... The Seatbelts , also known as SEATBELTS) is a Japanese blues/jazz band led by composer and instrumentalist Yoko Kanno. ... PS2 redirects here. ...


She has composed for many Koei games released during the late 1980s to early 1990s and for Napple Tale, a Dreamcast game. Due to her close involvement in the Cowboy Bebop anime, the game released by Bandai also features her work. Koeis Current Company Logo Koei Co. ... Napple Tale: Arsia in Daydream, more commonly called simply Napple Tale is a 2. ... The Dreamcast , code-named White Belt, Black Belt, Dural, Dricas, Vortex, Katana, Shark and Guppy during development) is Segas last video game console and the successor to the Sega Saturn. ... This article is about the Japanese toy manufacturer. ...


Apart from anime and games, Kanno also composes for live-action films and CMs (television advertisements or commercials). Some popular brands she has composed for are Canon, DoCoMo, Fuji Xerox, Seven-Eleven, Microsoft, Nissan, Toyota, Shiseido, Avon, and Master Card to name a few. Grand Funk Inc. is her recording studio of choice in producing for these two media. Contributions to films started in the 90s but only since 2002 has there been a trend towards the medium. Most of the latter were shown in international film festivals. In film and video, live action refers to works that are acted out by human actors, as opposed to animation. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Canon Inc. ... NTT DoCoMo, Inc. ... Fuji Xerox is a joint venture partnership between the Japanese photographic firm Fuji Photo Film Co. ... 7-Eleven is an international conglomerate which operates the largest chain of convenience stores in twenty countries including: the United States, Canada, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, South Korea, Japan, Australia, Republic of China (Taiwan), Peoples Republic of China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mexico, The Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, and South Africa. ... Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual revenue of US$44. ... Nissan Motor Co. ... This article is about the automaker. ... Shiseido Company, Ltd. ... Avon Products, Inc. ... MasterCard Incorporated is a membership organization owned by the 25,000 financial institutions that issue its card. ...


She was married to fellow composer Hajime Mizoguchi, with whom she collaborated on the soundtracks for Please Save My Earth and Escaflowne. They divorced in 2007. Hajime Mizoguchi (Mizoguchi Hajime: 溝口 肇) is a cellist and composer. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Vision of Escaflowne ( Japanese: 天空のエスカフローネ;Tenkū no Esukafurōne or Escaflowne of the Heavens) is a 26-episode anime television series by Sunrise. ...


In addition to Japanese, she speaks very little English and some French, but claims that her English is "poor" and she needs translation help to converse in French.[1]


She has attended Otakon and Anime Expo in 1999, as well as Anime Expo New York in 2002. Otakon is a fan convention focusing on the art of anime and manga, East Asian culture, and its fandom. ... Anime Expo, abbreviated AX, is an anime convention that usually takes place on the July 4th weekend for 4 days each year in Southern California. ... Anime Expo New York (AXNY) was an anime convention held in 2002 in the Times Square district of New York City. ...


Discography

Solo Studio Albums

Date Title Notes
January 1, 1998 Song to fly Track 8 Performed and all songs composed, conducted by Yoko Kanno.

(Tracks 1-7,9-11) Performed by Cosmic Voices from Bulgaria, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra,
Warsaw Chorus, Tulivu-Donna Cumberbatch, Franco Sansalone, Krzysztof Ciupinsky,
Steve Conte, Jadwiga Rappé & Gabriela Robin.
is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... This album was released January 1st, 1998. ...

Anime works

Anime Title Year Kanno's Role(s)
Please Save My Earth 1994 Composer
(other tracks by Hajime Mizoguchi)
Macross Plus 1994 Composer
Memories: Magnetic Rose 1996 Composer
Vision of Escaflowne 1996 Composer
(other tracks by Hajime Mizoguchi)
X Clamp Characters File Vol1-4 1996 Composer
(one track for each album)
Clamp School Detectives 1997 Second ending theme
Noiseman Sound Insect 1997 Composer
Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight 1998 Composer for Opening theme
Cowboy Bebop 1998 Composer
Cardcaptor Sakura 1998 Composer for TV opening theme
Brain Powerd 1998 Composer
Gasaraki 1998 Composer for opening and closing TV themes
Turn-A Gundam 1999 Composer
Dai-Guard 1999 Composer for Ending theme;
"Rocking Horse Stars"
Jin-Roh 1999 Pianist
Escaflowne: The Movie 2000 Composer
(other tracks by Inon Zur & Hajime Mizoguchi)
Earth Maiden Arjuna 2001 Composer
Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2001 Composer
Pianist for The Seatbelts
RahXephon 2002 Composer for Opening theme for TV & OVA
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2002 Composer
Wolf's Rain 2003 Composer for TV & OVA
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG 2004 Composer
Genesis of Aquarion 2005 Composer
(other tracks by/in collaboration with Hogari Hisaaki)
Oban Star-Racers 2006 Composer for Opening and Ending theme songs
Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. Solid State Society 2006 Composer
Darker than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha 2007 Composer
Genius Party 2007 Composer for "Baby Blue"
Genesis of Aquarion 2007 Composer
Macross Frontier 2008 Composer

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Macross Plus ) is a four-episode anime OVA and theatrical movie in the Macross series. ... The Vision of Escaflowne ( Japanese: 天空のエスカフローネ;Tenkū no Esukafurōne or Escaflowne of the Heavens) is a 26-episode anime television series by Sunrise. ... Noiseman Sound Insect is an anime by Koji Morimoto. ... Original run April 3, 1998 – April 23, 1999 Episodes 26 Movie: Knockin on Heavens Door (天国の扉) Director Shinichiro Watanabe Writer Keiko Nobumoto Studio Sunrise BONES Bandai Visual[2] Released September 1, 2001 Runtime 115 min. ... Serialized in Nakayoshi Original run 1996 – 2000 Volumes 12 TV anime Director Morio Asaka Studio Madhouse Licensor Bandai Visual Geneon Nelvana Network NHK, Animax Original run April 7, 1998 – March 21, 2000 Episodes 70 Movie: Cardcaptor Sakura the Movie Director Morio Asaka Composer Takayuki Negishi Studio Madhouse Licensor Bandai Visual... Brain Powered is a 26-episode anime series created by Yoshiyuki Tomino. ... Gasaraki ) is a mecha anime television series produced by Sunrise. ... ∀-Gundam (read Turn-A Gundam) was a 50 episode series that aired in 1999, created for the Gundam Big Bang 20th Anniversary celebration. ... Dai-Guard is an anime television series, produced in North America by ADV Films and directed by Seiji Mizushima. ... Jin-Roh ) (Japanese for man-wolf), taglined The Wolf Brigade in the English speaking release, is a 1999 anime feature film directed by Hiroyuki Okiura. ... Earth Maiden Arjuna ), also known as Earth Girl Arjuna or just Arjuna, is a thirteen episode anime series created by Shoji Kawamori that was originally aired by TV Tokyo between 9 January 2001 and 27 March 2001. ... The Seatbelts , also known as SEATBELTS) is a Japanese blues/jazz band led by composer and instrumentalist Yoko Kanno. ... Original run January 2002 – September 2002[1] Episodes 26 Manga Author Takeaki Momose Publisher Shogakukan Serialized in Monthly Sunday Gene-X Original run September 2001 – November 2002 Volumes 3 Novel Author Hiroshi Ohnogi Publisher Media Factory DrMaster Published July 2002 – February 2003 Volumes 5 Movie: RahXephon: Pluralitas Concentio Director Tomoki... Batou and a Tachikoma Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex is also titled Kōkaku Kidōtai: Stand Alone Complex (ManMachine Interface: STAND ALONE COMPLEX) in Japan, and is often refered to by its acronym GitS:SAC. GitS:SAC is a Japanese anime TV series set in the Ghost in the... Original run January 6, 2003 – July 29, 2003 Episodes 26 OVA Director Tensai Okamura Studio BONES Episodes 4 Released 2004 Manga Author Toshitsugu Iida Publisher Kodansha Serialized in Magazine Z Original run April, 2003 – Volumes 2 Wolfs Rain ) is a Japanese anime and manga series, created by Keiko Nobumoto... ... This article is about the television series. ... ÅŒban Star-Racers is a French/Japanese animated television series created by Savin Yeatman-Eiffel of Sav! The World Productions. ... Darker than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha ) is an anime television series by Tensai Okamura and Bones. ... Genius Party is an anthology of fourteen short animated films from Studio 4°C to be released on July 7, 2007. ... This article is about the OVA series. ...

Video games

Game Title First Released First System(s) Kanno's Role(s)
Romance of the Three Kingdoms 1985 PC-8801, Sharp X1, FM-7 Composer
Nobunaga's Ambition Zenkokuban 1986 PC-8801, PC-9801, etc. Composer
Genghis Khan 1987 PC-8801, PC-9801 Composer
Nobunaga's Ambition Sengoku Gunyūden 1988 PC-8801, PC-9801 Composer
Ishin No Arashi 1989 PC-9801 Composer
Uncharted Waters 1990 PC-8801, PC-9801 Composer
Nobunaga's Ambition Bushō Fuunroku 1990 PC-9801 Composer
Nobunaga's Ambition Haōden 1992 PC-9801 Composer
Uncharted Waters 2: New Horizons 1993 PC-9801 Composer
Nobunaga's Ambition Tenshōki 1994 PC-9801 Composer
Napple Tale: Arsia in Daydream 2000 Dreamcast Composer
Cowboy Bebop 2001 Playstation Composer
Cowboy Bebop: Tsuitou no Yakyoku 2005 PlayStation 2 Composer
Ragnarok Online 2 2007 MS Windows Composer

Romance of the Three Kingdoms for the Nintendo Entertainment System Sangokushi, the Japanese transliteration of Sanguo Zhi (Chronicles of the Three Kingdoms), is a computer and video game that originated from Japan, a series of turn-based computerized wargames by Koei. ... The NEC PC8801 system was introduced by NEC Corporation in 1981. ... The X1 series from Sharp is a series of home computers released in Japan. ... FM-7 (Fujitsu Micro 7) is a home computer released in 1981 in Japan. ... Nobunagas Ambition ) is a turn-based strategy video game released in 1988. ... The NEC PC8801 system was introduced by NEC Corporation in 1981. ... The NEC PC-9801 (or the PC-98 for short) is a Japanese microcomputer manufactured by NEC. It2 CPU, which could selectably run at a speed of either 5 or 8 MHz. ... Genghis Khan is a NES simulation video game that takes the player inside the virtual life of either Genghis Khan or one of his archrivals. ... The NEC PC8801 system was introduced by NEC Corporation in 1981. ... The NEC PC-9801 (or the PC-98 for short) is a Japanese microcomputer manufactured by NEC. It2 CPU, which could selectably run at a speed of either 5 or 8 MHz. ... Nobunagas Ambition ) is a turn-based strategy video game released in 1988. ... The NEC PC8801 system was introduced by NEC Corporation in 1981. ... The NEC PC-9801 (or the PC-98 for short) is a Japanese microcomputer manufactured by NEC. It2 CPU, which could selectably run at a speed of either 5 or 8 MHz. ... The NEC PC-9801 (or the PC-98 for short) is a Japanese microcomputer manufactured by NEC. It2 CPU, which could selectably run at a speed of either 5 or 8 MHz. ... Uncharted Waters (Japanese: 大航海時代, Daikoukai Jidai, literally Great Navigation Era) is a popular Japanese video game series produced by Koei as part of its rekoeition games. ... The NEC PC8801 system was introduced by NEC Corporation in 1981. ... The NEC PC-9801 (or the PC-98 for short) is a Japanese microcomputer manufactured by NEC. It2 CPU, which could selectably run at a speed of either 5 or 8 MHz. ... Nobunagas Ambition ) is a turn-based strategy video game released in 1988. ... The NEC PC-9801 (or the PC-98 for short) is a Japanese microcomputer manufactured by NEC. It2 CPU, which could selectably run at a speed of either 5 or 8 MHz. ... Nobunagas Ambition ) is a turn-based strategy video game released in 1988. ... The NEC PC-9801 (or the PC-98 for short) is a Japanese microcomputer manufactured by NEC. It2 CPU, which could selectably run at a speed of either 5 or 8 MHz. ... Uncharted Waters (Japanese: 大航海時代, Daikoukai Jidai, literally Great Navigation Era) is a popular Japanese video game series produced by Koei as part of its rekoeition games. ... The NEC PC-9801 (or the PC-98 for short) is a Japanese microcomputer manufactured by NEC. It2 CPU, which could selectably run at a speed of either 5 or 8 MHz. ... Nobunagas Ambition ) is a turn-based strategy video game released in 1988. ... The NEC PC-9801 (or the PC-98 for short) is a Japanese microcomputer manufactured by NEC. It2 CPU, which could selectably run at a speed of either 5 or 8 MHz. ... The Dreamcast , code-named White Belt, Black Belt, Dural, Dricas, Vortex, Katana, Shark and Guppy during development) is Segas last video game console and the successor to the Sega Saturn. ... Cowboy Bebop is a PlayStation game by Bandai based on the anime of the same name. ... PlayStation redirects here. ... For the PlayStation Cowboy Bebop game see Cowboy Bebop (PlayStation game) Cowboy Bebop: Tsuitou no Yakyoku is an action/fighting video game from Bandai. ... PS2 redirects here. ... Windows redirects here. ...

Movie works

Film Title Year Kanno's Role(s)
Yamato Takeru 1994 Composer
Asalto 1996 Composer
Boku wa benkyo ga dekinai (I Can't Study) 1996 Composer
Natsu jikan no otonatachi 1997 Composer
Tokyo. Sora 2002 Composer
Mizu no onna 2002 Composer
03 + 2003 Composer
Shimotsuma monogatari (Kamikaze Girls) 2004 Composer
Ashura-jô no hitomi (Blood Gets in Your Eyes) 2005 Composer
Su-ki-da 2005 Composer
Honey and Clover 2006 Composer
Elegant World (The Show Must Go On) 2007 Composer
Say Hello! 2007 Composer

Yamato Takeru subjugates Kumaso Takeru. ... Kamikaze Girls , literally Shimotsuma Story or A Tale of Shimotsuma) is a novel, manga, and movie. ... Serialized in CUTiEcomic (ch. ...

TV works

TV Show Year Kanno's Role(s)
Yo ni mo Kimyou na Monogatari - Mama Shinhatsubai 2001 Composer
Mayonaka Betsu no Kao (The Other Side of Midnight) 2002 Composer
X'smap~Tora to Raion to Gojin no Otoko~ 2004 Composer
Chichi ni Kanaderu Merodi 2006 Composer
Camouflage 2008 Composer

Works for Associated Acts

Band Album Year Kanno's Role(s)
Tetsu 100% Tokyo Taco Blues 1986 Composer for one track
Tetsu 100% 1987 Composer for four tracks
Ato3cm 1987 Composer for five tracks
Jack in the Box 1988 Composer for three tracks
Manatsu no Santa Claus 1988 Composer for one track
Sunao 1989 Composition credited to band
Samply Red Perfect Rouge 1996 Composition credited to band
Ah-ra ii Kimochi 1996 Composition credited to band
(with Riyu Konaka) Kiseki to Taitsuku 1996 Composition credited to band
Happy Go Lucky OST 1997 Composer for 8 tracks
Kemeko no Uta (Happy Go Lucky) 1997 Arrangement credited to band
It's for my Ego 1997 Composition credited to band
Perfect Rouge I, II, III 2002 Composition credited to band

Works for Pop Albums

(In Order of Starting Year of Affiliation)

Artist Album Year Kanno's Role(s)
Chiyono Yoshino Montage 1988 Composer for two tracks
Song Bird 1989 Composer for three tracks,
arranger for two tracks
Melanger 1990 Composer for one track,
performer on two tracks
Keiko Nakajima Keiko Nakajima 1990 Composer for all tracks
Kyoko Endo Renai 1990 Arranger for seven tracks
Kobitori ni Naritai 1993 Arranger for all tracks
Fuyu no Miwa 1993 Arranger for all tracks
Hashire Hashire 1999 Arranger for two tracks
Aki Okui Lost Melodies 1994 Arranger for two tracks
Straw Color 1997 Arranger for one track
Tsuki no Mayu 2000 Composer for all tracks
Hitomi Mieno Hajimari no Boukenshya-tachi
~Hikari no Chizu~
1995 Composer for two tracks
Miki Imai Love of my Life 1995 Arranger for four tracks
Thank You 1996 Arranger for four tracks
IMAI.MIKI from 1986 1998 Arranger for one track
Blooming Ivory 2000 Arranger for one track
Yuri Shinatori Atarashii Kutsu 1995 Composer for two tracks,
Lyricist for one track
Caramel Pop 1995 Composer and lyricist for two tracks
Kyoko Koizumi Otokonoko, Onnannoko 1996 Composer for eight tracks,
arranger for all tracks except 9 by Samply Red
For my Life(Single) 1999 Composer for two tracks
Maaya Sakamoto Grapefruit 1997 Composer for all tracks
Dive 1998 Composer for all tracks
Hotchpotch 1999 Composer for all tracks
Lucy 2001 Composer for all tracks
Easy Listening 2001 Composer for all tracks
Tune The Rainbow 2003 Composer for all tracks,
two tracks composed with Alexander Borodin
Shonen Alice 2003 Composer for all tracks
Akino Arai Sora No Mori 1997 Composer for five tracks
Sora No Miwa 1997 Composer for two tracks
Hiru No Tsuki 1998 Arranger for two tracks
RGB 2002 Composer for one track
Yasui Inoue Kyuu Dan 1998 Composer for one track
Crystal Kay Eternal Memories 1999 Composer for two tracks
Komichi no Hana 1999 Composer for one track
C.C.L Crystal Lover Light 2000 Composer for one track,
Arranger for one track
Kei Kobayashi Nagashime Play 2003 Composer for all tracks
SMAP Say What You Will 2005 Composer for two tracks
Yukawa Shione Yuki No Waltz 2007 Composer for one track
AKINO from bless4 Lost in Time 2007 Composer for all tracks

Companies that Commissioned Kanno for Commercial Music [2]

Ajinomoto Ajinomoto Co. ... Asahi Glass Co. ... Avon Products, Inc. ... Citizen Watch Co. ... Canon Inc. ... Daikin Industries is a mayor Japan-based manufacturer of air conditioning systems. ... FamilyMart in Osaka City, Sekime station shop Daytime shot of a FamilyMart in Tokyo FamilyMart (Japanese: ファミリーマート) TYO: 8028 is a konbini or convenience store franchise chain in Japan. ... Fuji Xerox is a joint venture partnership between the Japanese photographic firm Fuji Photo Film Co. ... For the district in Saga, Japan, see Fujitsu, Saga. ... Ezaki Glico Co. ... It has been suggested that Hitachi Works be merged into this article or section. ... For other uses, see IBM (disambiguation) and Big Blue. ... Japan Railway, more commonly called JR, is a collective term for the privatized descendants of the former Japanese National Railways, formed when JNR was divided into seven parts on April 1, 1987. ... Japan Telecom Co. ... KDDI Corporation is a Japanese telecommunication operator formed in October 2000 through the merger of DDI, KDD, and IDO Corp. ... Kirin beer Kirin Brewery Company, Ltd. ... Toshi Kubota - Japanese singer Kubota Corporation Kubota (Sake) is a Japanese sake. ... MasterCard Worldwide (NYSE: MA) is a multinational corporation based in Purchase, NY in the United States. ... Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd. ... Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual revenue of US$44. ... The Mister Donut logo. ... Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd (MHI) (三菱重工業, Mitsubishi JÅ«kōgyō) TYO: 7011 is a Japanese company. ... Morinaga & Company, Ltd. ... For other uses, see Nikon (disambiguation). ... Nintendo Company, Limited (任天堂 or ニンテンドー Nintendō; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 usually referred to as simply Nintendo, or Big N ) is a multinational corporation founded on September 23, 1889[1] in Kyoto, Japan by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce handmade hanafuda cards. ... Nissan Motor Co. ... A building of NTT DoCoMo in Shinagawa, Tokyo. ... Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. ... Old Pioneer Logo (Until 1998) Pioneer Corporation ) (TYO: 6773 ) is a Japanese multinational corporation that specializes in digital entertainment products, based in Tokyo, Japan. ... Seiko Epson Corporation ), or Epson, is a Japanese company and one of the worlds largest manufacturers of inkjet, dot matrix and laser printers, scanners, desktop computers, business, multimedia and home theatre projectors, large home theatre televisions, robots and industrial automation equipment, point of sale docket printers and cash registers... For other uses, see 7-Eleven (disambiguation). ... Sharp Corporation ) (TYO: 6753 , LuxSE: SRP) is a Japanese electronics manufacturer, founded in 1912. ... Shiseido Company, Ltd. ... Sony Corporation ) is a Japanese multinational corporation and one of the worlds largest media conglomerates with revenue of $66. ... Suntory Limited ) is a Japanese brewing and distilling company. ... new Tokyo Metro sign and logo This office tower, above Tokyo Metro Ueno Station, houses the headquarters of the Tokyo Metro. ... This article is about the automaker. ... UFJ Bank Limited is a japanese bank. ... Vodafone Group Plc is a mobile network operator headquartered in Newbury, Berkshire, England, UK. It is the largest mobile telecommunications network company in the world by turnover and has a market value of about £84. ...

Hired vocalists

Akino Arai ) is a Japanese singer, song-writer, and lyricist, best known for her works in anime such as Outlaw Star, Noir, Macross Plus, and many others. ... Crystal Kay Williams (born February 26, 1986 in Yokohama, Japan) is a J-pop singer. ... Donna Burke, a singer and narrator, was born in Perth, Australia, and moved to Tokyo, Japan in 1996. ... Emily Bindiger is a New York singer, belonging to the award-winning a cappella group The Accidentals. ... Emily Curtis, a New York City native, is an independent singer/songwriter. ... Gabriela Robin is a singer and lyricist, credited for nonsensical and broken language lyrics and vocals on many songs composed and arranged by Yoko Kanno. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Ilaria Graziano (also known as ILA, born in Naples, Italy) is an Italian singer and vocalist. ... Joyce Silveira Palhano de Jesus, commonly known as Joyce, is a Brazilian singer/songwriter, as well as acclaimed guitarist. ... Kyoko Honda in a photograph. ... Maaya Sakamoto , born March 31, 1980 in Itabashi, Tokyo) is a female Japanese seiyÅ« and singer who made her debut in 1996 as the voice of Hitomi Kanzaki in the hit anime series The Vision of Escaflowne. ... Mai Yamane is a Japanese singer, well known for her work on the Cowboy Bebop soundtrack with Yoko Kanno. ... Origa (also known as Olga Vitalevna Yakovleva (Ольга Витальевна Яковлева), born October 12, 1970 in Novosibirsk, Russia) is a Russian singer and vocalist. ... Pierre Bensusan is a French- Algerian guitarist. ... KNOWN WORKS- move me- beatmania IIDX 11th Style RED Argentinian born. ... Scott Matthews is a vocalist and lyricist born in Queensland, Australia, who currently resides in New York City. ... Seika Iwashita (岩下清香) was born in Osaka, Japan. ... Shanti Snyder is a Japanese/French lyricist/singer/songwriter, frequently appearing with her father (Tommy Snyder) in the band Snyder’s Market. Shanti has appeared with such artists as Maaya Sakamoto, Mickie Yoshino, Kuwata Keisuke, Crystal Kay, Origa, Genta, Hiroshi Matsuda, Yoko Kanno, Ikes Band, and Scorpion Death Funk. ... Steve Conte playing with the New York Dolls in Irving Plaza, NYC (2006) Steve Conte is the guitarist & lead singer in the bands The Contes, Crown Jewels and is the current lead guitarist of the New York Dolls. ... Creator of the lyrics for Ask DNA, a song featured in the Cowboy Bebop movie, Knocking on Heavens Door. ... Tulivu-Donna Lynn Cumberbatch, daughter of Harold Cumberbatch (the baritone saxophone player}, is a jazz singer from Brooklyn, and has been compared to Bessy Smith, Carmen McCrae, Sarah Vaughn, Gloria Lynn, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, and Aretha Franklin in terms of her singing ability. ...

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