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Yoko Kanno

Yoko Kanno


Yoko Kanno (菅野 よう子, Kanno Yōko, born March 18, 1963) is a Japanese composer, arranger and musician best known for her work on the soundtracks of anime films, television series, live-action films, video games, and advertisements. She was born in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. She has written scores for Cowboy Bebop and its live-action adaptation, Darker than Black, Macross Plus, Turn A Gundam, The Vision of Escaflowne, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Wolf's Rain, Kids on the Slope, Genesis of Aquarion and Terror in Resonance, and has worked with the directors Hirokazu Kore-eda, Yoshiyuki Tomino, Shinichirō Watanabe and Shōji Kawamori. Kanno has also composed music for pop artists Maaya Sakamoto and Kyōko Koizumi. She is also a keyboardist, and is the frontwoman for the Seatbelts, who perform many of Kanno's compositions and soundtracks. Description above from the Wikipedia article Yoko Kanno, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

  • Known For: Sound
  • Birthday: 1963-03-18
  • Place of Birth: Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
  • Also Known As: Gabriella Robin, Yôko Kanno, 菅野 よう子, Yōko Kanno, Youko Kanno, Yohko Kanno, かんの ようこ, Gabriela Robin