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千住 明 (せんじゅ あきら)
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Birthdate
Oct 21, 1960
Birthplace
Suginami, Tokyo, Japan
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126 votes for 40 albums
Credited works
63 albums in database
51 arranger credits
49 composer credits
14 conductor credits
6 performer credits

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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

1993

07.07 MOBILE SUIT V GUNDAM SCORE I KICA-153 Composer
07.21 Walküre Story FOR ORCHESTRA VICL-8068 Arranger
11.17 MOBILE SUIT V GUNDAM SCORE II KICA-165 Composer, Arranger
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 Composer, Arranger
06.16 MOBILE SUIT V GUNDAM SCORE III KICA-199 Composer, Arranger

1996

01.01 Magic Knight Rayearth Original Song Book 2 POCX-1015 Composer
03.25 Chinmoku no Kantai Original Soundtrack POCX-1014 Composer, Arranger
06.26 B'T X ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK I POCX-1031 Composer
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 Composer, Arranger
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
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
09.10 Donguri no Ie Original Soundtrack POCX-1079 Composer, Arranger
12.16 MAGIC KNIGHT RAYEARTH EXTRA Fuu Hououji SPECIAL POCX-1086 Composer

1999

04.02 20th Anniversary Concert Symphonic GUNDAM 1979~1998 KICA-457~8 Composer, Arranger

2001

07.11 PRINCESS ARETE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK TOCT-24630 Composer, Arranger
08.18 Gensomaden Saiyuki: Requiem Original Soundtrack COCX-31425 Composer, Arranger, Performer

2002

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

2003

07.09 wind -Inuyasha Koukyou Renga- Symphonic theme collection AVCA-14753 Arranger

2004

05.26 Tetsujin 28 Go Music Collection KICA-641 Composer, Arranger
07.21 Uta ga Chikara / KOKIA VICL-61437 Arranger, Performer
08.25 Tetsujin 28 Go Music Collection 2 KICA-657 Composer, Arranger

2005

06.15 The Snow Queen Original Soundtrack TOCT-25667 Composer, Arranger
12.14 Seisei Ruten KURUMADA ISM ~KURUMADA The Complete Works~ PCCR-90018 Composer, Arranger

2007

07.17 TV ANIMATION 〈RED GARDEN〉 ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK PCCR-00442 Composer, Arranger, Performer

2009

10.14 FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST Original Soundtrack 1 SVWC-7655 Composer, Arranger, Conductor
10.21 Tales of Vesperia ~The First Strike~ Original Soundtrack LACA-5976 Composer, Arranger, Conductor
11.25 Hatenaki Michi / HIMEKA [Limited Edition] SICL-221 Arranger
11.25 Hatenaki Michi / HIMEKA SICL-222 Arranger

2010

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

2012

01.13 Magic Tree House Original Soundtrack ZMCZ-7582 Composer, 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 Arranger, Conductor
09.19 Luxendarc Daikikou / Linked Horizon PCCA-03648 Arranger, Conductor

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 Composer, Arranger, Conductor
12.25 Valvrave the Liberator Original Soundtracks 2 VTCL-60358 Composer, Arranger, Conductor

2015

02.25 Main Themes / Akira Senju UCCS-1169 Composer, Arranger

2016

09.14 Battery Mini Soundtrack ANZX-12582 Composer
09.28 BATTERY the animation ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK SVWC-70198 Composer, Arranger, Conductor
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
07.26 NHK Taiga Drama Theme Ongaku Zenshuu 1963 - 2017 SICX-30043~4 Composer

2018

12.12 Canvas / Risa Minami KICJ-813 Composer

2019

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

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