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Male 千住 明 (せんじゅ あきら)
Submitted by cal on Dec 26, 2021 08:35 PM
Birthdate
Oct 21, 1960
Birthplace
Suginami, Tokyo, Japan
Credited works
118 albums in database
3 products in database
Credits
90 arranger
89 composer
58 music
36 conductor
33 producer
21 artistic director
16 music producer
9 keyboard
7 orchestrator
7 scoring
6 liner notes
5 score arranger
5 basic programming
5 performer
4 original score
4 piano
4 supervisor
4 score
4 sound producer
3 lyricist
3 score producer
3 computer programmer
2 instruments
2 orchestra arranger
2 strings arranger
2 glockenspiel
2 recording engineer
2 programmer
2 acoustic piano
1 compiler
1 score composition
1 artist director
1 instruments engineer
1 baritone vocals
1 executive producer
1 score conductor
1 music selection
1 synthesizer
1 mixing engineer
1 original music
1 music planner
1 synthesizer programmer
1 original sound composer

Notes

Akira Senju is a classically trained composer and arranger for Japanese media and the concert hall. Famous for his works Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, NHK Taiga Drama Fūrin Kazan and Tetsujin 28. He writes music in a very Romantic orchestral style with elements of musical Impressionism and Film music in a similar style to John Barry and Ennio Morricone. In 1993 he recorded and arranged a symphonic suite for Namco game Valkyria no Densetsu with the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra. In 1994 he recorded a symphonic suite for Mobile Suit Victory Gundam with the Cracow Radio Symphony Orchestra. In 1994 he arranged a symphonic album for Hikaru Genji with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. In 1994 he recorded a Symphonic Suite "226 - Requiem for Showa" with the Philharmonia Orchestra. In 1996 he recorded music with the Warsaw Philharmonic National Orchestra of Poland for the Anime film "Fleet of Silence". In 2006 he recorded with the Warsaw Philharmonic National Orchestra of Poland for NHK Taiga Drama Fūrin Kazan. In 2008 he recorded with the Kyoto Symphony Orchestra for Symphony of Psalms - The Tale of Genji. In 2009 he recorded music with the Warsaw Philharmonic National Orchestra of Poland for Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood. In 2016 he arranged a symphonic concert for singer Taeko Onuki with the Tokyo New City orchestra. In 2019 he wrote an opera for La Folle Journee Tokyo 2019, Opera "Manyoshu", Japan's ancient poetry of Ten Thousand Leaves, performed by the Tokyo University of Arts Orchestra. In 2019 he was commissioned to write music for the Louvre museum of france in a collaboration project between NHK and the Louvre Museum of France "500 Years of the Louvre Musuem of the Fine Arts".

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1992

05.21 Mama wa Shougaku 4-nensei Music Collection VICL-296 Composer, Arranger
11.21 Dareka ga Kanojo wo Aishiteru ...And I love her ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK/INSTRUMENT VERSION KICS-280 Scoring, Computer Programmer, Conductor, Acoustic Piano, Composer, Arranger, Keyboard, Orchestrator
12.16 Daisuki / Yumiko Takahashi VIDL-10308 Arranger

1993

07.07 MOBILE SUIT V GUNDAM SCORE I KICA-153 Music, Composer, Arranger, Liner Notes
07.21 Walküre Story FOR ORCHESTRA VICL-8068 Scoring, Arranger, Producer, Orchestrator, Liner Notes
09.17 NHK SPECIAL TECHNO POWER SOUNDTRACK MRCA-20024 Computer Programmer, Acoustic Piano, Composer, Recording Engineer, Arranger, Producer, Orchestrator, Synthesizer Programmer
11.17 MOBILE SUIT V GUNDAM SCORE II KICA-165 Music, Composer, Sound Producer, Arranger, Music Planner, Liner Notes
11.21 Mama wa Shougaku 4-nensei ~AFTER~ VICL-479 Composer, Arranger

1994

03.05 Akira Senju Symphonic Suite No.2 THOUSAND NESTS KICA-172 Scoring, Artistic Director, Composer, Sound Producer
05.20 NTV Drama Original Soundtrack "Ie Naki Ko" PCCL-00229 Music, Composer, Arranger
06.16 MOBILE SUIT V GUNDAM SCORE III KICA-199 Music, Composer, Sound Producer, Arranger

1995

06.07 Ie Naki ko 2 ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK FOR NTV DRAMA VICL-5277 Conductor, Music, Composer, Arranger

1996

01.01 Magic Knight Rayearth Original Song Book 2 POCX-1015 Composer
03.25 Chinmoku no Kantai Original Soundtrack POCX-1014 Scoring, Artistic Director, Original Music, Music, Arranger
06.26 B'T X ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK I POCX-1031 Instruments, Artistic Director, Composer, Basic Programming, Recording Engineer, Mixing Engineer, Arranger
07.22 B'T X ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK 2 POCX-1035 Composer
08.21 TENCHI MUYO! in LIVE TOUR '96 PICA-1107 Composer, Arranger
08.21 WILD BLOOD / Kumi Akiyama PIDA-1029 Composer, Arranger
08.26 B'T X Image Song "Hikari to Kaze no Rondo" 1 "Kimi wo Mamoritai" / Teppei Takamiya (CV. Nobuyuki Hiyama) PODX-1014 Composer, Arranger
09.25 Fighting Illusion K-1 Grand Prix Original Sound Track PICA-1110 Computer Programmer, Composer, Synthesizer, Arranger, Producer, Liner Notes
09.26 B'T X Image Song "Hikari to Kaze no Rondo" 3 "Hikari wo Sagashite" / KAREN (CV. Megumi Ogata) PODX-1015 Composer, Arranger
09.26 B'T X Image Song "Hikari to Kaze no Rondo" 2 "Shinjiru Kokoro" / Kōtarō Takamiya (CV. Nozomu Sasaki) PODX-1016 Composer, Arranger
09.26 B'T X Image Song "Hikari to Kaze no Rondo" 4 "Itsuka Kiita Kaze no Uta" / Aramis (CV. Atsuko Yuya) PODX-1017 Composer, Arranger
10.21 Waga Kokoro no Ginga Tetsudou: Miyazawa Kenji Monogatari Original Soundtrack OOCO-23 Scoring, Artistic Director, Music, Composer, Sound Producer
11.01 ...of you / ran ran suzuki OODO-5015 Arranger

1997

01.25 B'T X BEST POCX-1063 Composer, Arranger
02.21 KIKOCHAN SMILE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK OOCO-31 Arranger, Keyboard
05.25 TIME LEAP c/w SAKURA / megumi ogata PODX-1024 Composer, Arranger
06.04 TIME LEAP ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK POCX-1073 Instruments, Composer, Basic Programming, Instruments Engineer, Arranger, Producer
09.10 Donguri no Ie Original Soundtrack POCX-1079 Music, Composer, Arranger, Producer
12.10 AKIRA SENJU : SOUNDTRACKS 1988-1997 POCX-1091~2 Composer, Music Selection, Arranger, Producer, Orchestrator
12.16 MAGIC KNIGHT RAYEARTH EXTRA Fuu Hououji SPECIAL POCX-1086 Composer

1998

02.11 Seija no Koushin Original Soundtrack TOCT-10199 Artistic Director, Glockenspiel, Music, Composer, Arranger, Producer
07.08 Carta De Amor/Koibumi / Nuno Guerreiro TOCP-50616 Glockenspiel, Conductor, Arranger, Producer
07.23 Ao no Jidai ~ Le Temps Bleu TOCT-10355 Artistic Director, Music Producer, Music, Composer, Basic Programming, Arranger, Producer, Piano

1999

04.02 20th Anniversary Concert Symphonic GUNDAM 1979~1998 KICA-457~8 Composer, Arranger
12.18 NHK Nippon Eizou no 20 Seiki COCQ-83290 Music Producer, Music, Composer, Arranger

2000

03.23 the most relaxing feel TOCP-65404 Performer
07.05 senrigan Original Soundtrack TECN-23644 Score Producer, Music, Composer, Programmer, Score Arranger, Arranger, Original Score, Keyboard
08.02 Summer Snow ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK PHCW-1099 Artistic Director, Music Producer, Music, Composer, Basic Programming, Arranger, Producer, Keyboard

2001

02.15 Bubble Original Soundtrack ESCB-2203 Conductor, Music Producer, Music, Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator
07.11 PRINCESS ARETE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK TOCT-24630 Composer, Arranger
08.18 Gensomaden Saiyuki: Requiem Original Soundtrack COCX-31425 Artistic Director, Music, Composer, Programmer, Arranger, Producer, Keyboard
09.29 FURUSATO COCQ-83564 Composer, Arranger, Performer
11.28 Honmamon Original Soundtrack TOCT-24675 Artistic Director, Conductor, Music Producer, Music, Composer, Arranger, Producer, Piano

2002

01.19 GENSOMADEN SAIYUKI THE MOVIE: four songs COCX-31524 Music

2003

01.15 yomigaeri Original Soundtrack UPCH-1209 Artistic Director, Score Producer, Music, Score Arranger, Original Score, Producer
06.25 Crash Original Soundtrack ABCS-5001 Artistic Director, Conductor, Score Producer, Music, Score Conductor, Score Arranger, Original Score, Producer, Keyboard, Liner Notes, Executive Producer
07.09 wind -Inuyasha Koukyou Renga- Symphonic theme collection AVCA-14753 Arranger

2004

03.03 Suna no Utsuwa: The story of the Last Symphony Original Soundtrack UPCH-1338 Artistic Director, Music, Composer, Producer
04.21 Tetsujin 28 Go KICM-3068 Artistic Director, Arranger, Baritone Vocals, Producer
05.26 Tetsujin 28 Go Music Collection KICA-641 Artistic Director, Music, Composer, Arranger, Producer
07.21 Uta ga Chikara / KOKIA VICL-61437 Conductor, Arranger, Keyboard
08.25 Tetsujin 28 Go Music Collection 2 KICA-657 Artistic Director, Music, Composer, Arranger, Producer
09.15 Mirror wo Fuku Otoko Original Soundtrack PACM-1001 Conductor, Music, Composer, Arranger, Keyboard
12.22 NHK Drama Double Score "Kekkon no Katachi" "Tailor KUSUNOKI: Order Made ~Shiawase-iro no Shinshifukuten~" COCQ-83874 Artistic Director, Music Producer, Music, Composer, Arranger, Producer

2005

03.25 Space Child Adventure Grand Odyssey Original Sound Track DTGO-0001 Music
06.15 The Snow Queen Original Soundtrack TOCT-25667 Composer, Arranger
10.05 Kono Mune Ippai no Ai wo Original Soundtrack UPCH-1439 Music, Score Arranger, Original Score
12.14 Seisei Ruten KURUMADA ISM ~KURUMADA The Complete Works~ PCCR-90018 Composer, Arranger

2007

03.14 AKIRA SENJU SOUNDTRACKS 1998 - 2006 UICZ-8021 Compiler, Composer, Arranger, Producer, Orchestrator
07.17 TV ANIMATION 〈RED GARDEN〉 ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK PCCR-00442 Artistic Director, Music, Composer, Arranger, Producer, Keyboard
12.05 NHK Taiga Drama "Fūrinkazan" Original Soundtrack -Kanketsu-hen- TOCT-26444 Score, Artistic Director, Conductor, Music Producer, Composer, Arranger, Piano

2009

10.14 FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST Original Soundtrack 1 SVWC-7655 Score, Artistic Director, Conductor, Music, Composer, Arranger
10.21 Tales of Vesperia ~The First Strike~ Original Soundtrack LACA-5976 Scoring, Conductor, Composer, Arranger
11.25 Hatenaki Michi / HIMEKA [Limited Edition] SICL-221 Strings Arranger
11.25 Hatenaki Michi / HIMEKA SICL-222 Strings Arranger
11.26 Robot Anime Taikan Joukan KICA-3104~5 Arranger

2010

02.24 GUNDAM 30th ANNIVERSARY GUNDAM SONGS 145 VTZL-30 Composer, Arranger
03.24 FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST Original Soundtrack 2 SVWC-7680 Score, Artistic Director, Conductor, Music, Composer, Arranger
07.07 FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST Original Soundtrack 3 SVWC-7699 Score, Artistic Director, Conductor, Music, Composer, Arranger
09.08 GOLD ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK PCCR-00507 Music, Composer

2011

03.30 99-nen no Ai ~JAPANESE AMERICANS~ Original Soundtrack NQCL-4015 Music, Composer, Arranger
05.05 NHK Drama "Kokoro no Ito" Original Soundtrack ASCD-0001 Music
05.05 Kaze ga Tsuyoku Fuiteiru Original Soundtrack ASCD-0002 Music

2012

01.13 Magic Tree House Original Soundtrack ZMCZ-7582 Scoring, Conductor, Music, Composer, Arranger, Producer
03.07 Cocoro Bakari / KOKIA VICL-63846~7 Arranger
08.22 Luxendarc Shoukikou / Linked Horizon [Limited Edition] PCCA-03644 Arranger, Performer
08.22 Luxendarc Shoukikou / Linked Horizon PCCA-03645 Arranger, Performer
08.22 Luxendarc Shoukikou / Linked Horizon [Limited Edition] PCCA-03646 Arranger, Performer
09.19 Luxendarc Daikikou / Linked Horizon [Limited Edition] PCCA-03647 Conductor, Orchestra Arranger
09.19 Luxendarc Daikikou / Linked Horizon PCCA-03648 Conductor, Orchestra Arranger
12.26 IRON CHEF Original Soundtrack PCCR-00554 Conductor, Music, Composer, Basic Programming, Arranger, Producer, Piano

2013

03.13 Spiritual Songs SOST-3010 Composer, Conductor
03.20 Luxendarc Kikou / Linked Horizon PCBP-52110 Arranger, Conductor
03.20 Luxendarc Kikou / Linked Horizon PCXP-50136 Arranger, Conductor
07.03 Valvrave the Liberator Original Soundtracks VTCL-60348 Conductor, Supervisor, Music, Composer, Arranger
08.07 NHK Drama 10 "Gekiryu - Watashi wo Oboete Imasuka?" Original Soundtrack ASCD-0003 Music Producer, Music, Composer, Arranger
12.25 Valvrave the Liberator Original Soundtracks 2 VTCL-60358 Conductor, Supervisor, Music, Composer, Arranger

2014

01.22 NHK SPECIAL The Mystery of Stradivarius Original Soundtrack ASCD-0004 Conductor, Music Producer, Music, Composer, Arranger, Producer
01.29 Ashio kara Kita Onna Original Soundtrack NGCS-1035 Artist Director, Conductor, Composer, Arranger, Producer
06.28 TBS "TV FUTURE HERITAGE" Theme Song ASCD-0005 Music
08.08 TBS TV Drama "LEADERS" Original Score ASCD-0006 Conductor, Music, Score Arranger, Score Composition, Producer

2015

02.25 Main Themes / Akira Senju UCCS-1169 Composer, Arranger
03.04 Ryuusei Wagon Original Soundtrack UZCL-2066 Conductor, Music Producer, Music, Composer, Arranger
06.10 Algernon ni Hanataba wo Original Soundtrack UZCL-2070 Music Producer, Music, Composer, Arranger
09.16 RED CROSS: ONNA-TACHI NO AKAGAMI ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK NQKS-2012 Music, Composer, Arranger

2016

07.22 Suizokukan Girl Original Soundtrack ASCD-0007 Conductor, Music Producer, Music, Composer, Arranger, Producer
07.31 Yurikosan no Ehon: Rikugun Bukan Onodera Fuufu no Sensou Original Soundtrack ASCD-0008 Conductor, Music Producer, Music, Composer, Arranger, Producer
09.14 Battery Mini Soundtrack ANZX-12582 Composer
09.28 BATTERY the animation ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK SVWC-70198 Conductor, Music, Composer, Arranger, Producer
12.21 TAEKO ONUKI Meets AKIRA SENJU~Symphonic Concert 2016 PCCA-04442 Composer, Arranger

2017

03.15 TAEKO ONUKI Symphonic Concert 2016 PCBP-53161 Composer, Arranger, Conductor
03.22 YOKO SINGS FOREVER UPCY-7259 Composer, Arranger
04.26 Tsuioku Original Soundtrack AVCL-25931 Music Producer, Music, Composer, Arranger
07.26 NHK Taiga Drama Theme Ongaku Zenshuu 1963 - 2017 SICX-30043~4 Composer

2018

10.24 Koto Concertos / CHIAKI ENDO VZCG-8582~3 Composer
12.12 Canvas / Risa Minami KICJ-813 Composer
12.26 Heiseishi: Scoop Document Original Soundtrack AVCL-25986 Conductor, Music, Composer, Arranger

2019

04.03 FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST Original Soundtrack ANZX-15012~4 Composer, Arranger, Conductor

2020

09.16 VARIOUS DAYLIFE Original Soundtrack SQEX-50116 Supervisor
11.30 Into The White Night Original Soundtrack N/A Composer, Arranger

2022

03.04 Song of TRIANGLE STRATEGY / Sarina, Reina & MARU N/A Composer, Lyricist, Arranger
03.09 TRIANGLE STRATEGY ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK SQEX-10901~4 Conductor, Music Producer, Music, Composer, Lyricist, Arranger, Producer, Liner Notes

2023

08.30 Konnichi wa, Kaasan Original Soundtrack SOST-1065 Music
09.06 VIVANT ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK UZCL-2271~2 Conductor, Music, Composer, Arranger, Producer
11.08 ARIAS / AKIRA SENJU featuring MARIKO SENJU AVCL-84148 Conductor, Composer, Arranger, Producer, Orchestrator
11.08 Taiheiyou Sensou Original Soundtrack AVCL-84149 Music

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