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by David Hirsch
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September 2003





ANIMEX1200 part 1

SHUNSUKE KIKUCHI

His name may not be familiar, but if you've watched enough anime or super sentai, then you've heard his music. Since the early 1960s, Kikuchi-san has scored more film and TV than perhaps anyone, almost 300 titles! His style has remained fairly consistent, brass and percussion for action scenes, emotional themes get strings and piano and, of course, there are always those wacky comedy motifs filed with odd sounds. The only major change in his style has been the introduction of synthesizers, which have allowed him to expand his musical pallet, unfettered by budgets that often limited the size of his orchestras. He has also written many of the theme songs that opened or closed his programs.

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Dragonball Z Ongakushu (Music Collection) Vol.1 Priced-down reissue. . . .
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CD | 2007/09/19 | 1200yen Samples
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Dragonball Z Ongakushu (Music Collection) Vol.2 Priced-down reissue. . . .
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CD | 2007/09/19 | 1200yen Samples
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TV Original BGM Collection: HURRICANE POLYMER [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies) In this variation of "8 Man," a police chief, severely beaten by thugs, is given a "Polymar Suit" that transforms him into a super hero. This series' main theme provides the anchor for this action-pac . . .
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CD | 2004/09/22 | 1200yen Samples
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TV Original BGM Collection: Daiku Maryu Gaiking  [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies) Price-down reissue. Digitally remastered. Originally released in 1982. Music by Shunsuke Kikuchi. . . .
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TV Original BGM Collection: UFO Robot Grendizer [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies) Price-down reissue. Digitally remastered. Originally released in 1983. Music by Shunsuke Kikuchi. . . .
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Sakigake!! Otokojuku Music Collection  [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies) Music by Shunsuke Kikuchi. . . .
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CD | 2005/03/23 | 1200yen Samples
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CHUMEI (Michiaki) WATANABE

Another long time contributor to both TV and film, Watanabe-san scored many of the early classic Sci-Fi movies, including the "Starman" ("Super Giant") adventures and the Japanese version of "Spider-Man."

Animation
TV Original BGM Collection: Getter Robo GO [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies) Price-down reissue. Digitally remastered. Originally released in 1983. Music by Shunsuke Kikuchi. . . .
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CD | 2004/09/22 | 1200yen Samples
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Kosoku Denji Albegas Onagakushu (Music Collection) [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies) Allegedly, this series was licensed to be adapted as the third "Voltron" season, but was scrapped after the segments culled from "Gatchaman" became a hit. The Gerinya Empire attacks the Earth after hu . . .
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Video Senshi Laserion Ongakushu (Music Collection) [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies) Game fan Takashi Katori and his American online friend Sarah, create the virtual Lezarion robot that, somehow, enters reality. When an evil scientist attacks, Takashi must pilot the robot to protect t . . .
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Taiyo Sentai Sun Vulcan Music Collection [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies) Music by Chumei Watanabe. . . .
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CD | 2005/03/23 | 1200yen Samples
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Daisentai Goggle Five Music Collection [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies) Music by Chumei Watanabe. . . .
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CD | 2005/03/23 | 1200yen Samples

KOUHEI TANAKA

Best known for the literally hours of music he has churned out for every incarnation of "Sakura Wars," here's a chance to hear two early works by this composer.

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Konpora Kid Music Collection [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies) Music by Kohei Tanaka. . . .
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CD | 2005/03/23 | 1200yen Samples
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Madouoh Granzort (Mado-King Granzort) Music Collection [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies) Music by Kohei Tanaka. . . .
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OTHER COMPOSERS

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TV Original BGM Collection: Uchu no kishi TEKKAMAN [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies)
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CD | 2004/09/22 | 1200yen Samples
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TV Original BGM Collection: Kyojin no Hoshi [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies) The lively anime adventures of the famous baseball team where a young man attempts to achieve his dream of being the best player he can be. This character driven series contains a broadly emotional sc . . .
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Waga Seishun no Arcadia (Arcadia of my Youth) Ongakushu (Music Collection) II [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies) The Earth has been conquered by the evil Illumidus Empire in a parallel to the post World War Two occupation of Japan. Captain Harlock, with a group that will become his life long friends, begins the . . .
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CD | 2004/09/22 | 1200yen Samples
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Suite Entaku no Kishi Monogatari: Moero Arthur  [Limited Release] (limited to 5,000 copies) The classic English legend is adapted into this series, allowing for the creation of a more straightforward character driven score, without the usual electronic trappings. Very lyrical, with a larger . . .
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CD | 2004/09/22 | 1200yen Samples
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