- Yoko Kanno
Infobox musical artist
Name = Yoko Kanno
Sex = female
Background = non_performing_personnel
Born = birth date and age|1964|3|19 flagicon|JPN Miyagi,
Instrument = Keyboard,
JazzClassical OrchestralElectronic New Age Blues Folk rockElectro Rock J-Pop Art rock
Composer, musician, conductor
Years_active = 1986–"present"
Associated_acts = TETSU100%,
The Seatbelts, Samply Red, ORIGA
nihongo|Yoko Kanno|菅野 よう子|Kanno Yōko|born
March 19, 1964in Miyagi Prefecture, Japanis a composer, arrangerand musicianbest known for her work on the soundtracks for many games, seminal animefilms, TV series, live-action movies, and advertisements. She has written scores for famous animated works, including " Macross Plus", " Turn A Gundam", " Cowboy Bebop", " Vision of Escaflowne", "", " Wolf's Rain", and is the most trusted composer by veteran and new-wave directors such as Yoshiyuki Tomino, Shinichiro Watanabeand Shoji Kawamori. [ [http://www.productionig.com/contents/works_sp/47_/s08_/index.html Production IG Interview with Yoko Kanno for Ghost in the Shell: SAC] ] Kanno has also composed music for JPopartists, the most notable being Maaya Sakamotoand Kyoko Koizumi. She is also a skilled keyboardist, and is the frontwomanfor The Seatbelts, who perform many of Kanno's compositions on the various original soundtracks for which she is responsible.
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" (') and ' . 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.
She has composed for many
Koeigames released during the late 1980s to early 1990s and for Napple Tale, a Dreamcastgame. Due to her close involvement in the "Cowboy Bebop" anime, the game released by Bandaialso features her work.
Apart from anime and games, Kanno also composes for
live-actionfilms and television commercials. Some popular brands she has composed for are Canon, DoCoMo, Fuji Xerox, Seven-Eleven, Microsoft, Nissan, Toyota, Shiseido, Avon, and Master Cardto 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.
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.
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. [http://www.ex.org/4.5/16-interview_kanno1.html]
She has attended
Otakonand Anime Expoin 1999, as well as Anime Expo New Yorkin 2002. Gabriela Robin, an enigmatic vocalist who has only ever worked with Kanno and her ex-husband Mizoguchi Hajime, is rumored to be a pseudonym of Kanno herself.
olo Studio Albums
Works for Pop Albums
(In Order of Starting Year of Affiliation)
* [http://www.kannoyoko.net/ Yoko Kanno Japanese site]
*ann name|id=734|name=Yoko Kanno
* [http://www.ex.org/4.5/16-interview_kanno1.html Voices: An EX.org Exclusive Interview with Yoko Kanno]
* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0437819/ Yōko Kanno] at the
Internet Movie Database
* [http://nippop.com/artist/artist_id-133/artist_name-yoko_kanno/ Nippop Profile |Yoko Kanno]
* [http://www.jmusic.fr.tc/ Jmusic.fr.tc] biography and discography fr icon
* [http://www.jameswong.com/ykproject/core.html Yoko Kanno Project]
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