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大谷 幸 (おおたに こう)
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Kow Ohtani
Kou Ootani
Kou Ohtani
Kou Otani
Ko Otani
Koh Ohtani
Birthdate
May 1, 1957
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan
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393 votes for 80 albums
Credited works
152 albums in database
2 products in database
138 composer credits
78 arranger credits
45 performer credits
22 programmer credits
4 sound producer credits
1 lyricist credit

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Kow Otani is a classically trained composer and arranger for Japanese media. Famous for Gundam Wing, Shadow of the Colossus and the Gamera trilogy. He mixes 20th Century Film music with elements of 80s Synth and Rock. In 1991 he composed a Symphonic Suite for Raiders of the Galaxy Empire. In 2008 he contributed music to Blizzard's Echoes of War album. In 2015 his Gamera trilogy was performed by a symphony orchestra for the concert "Symphonic Fury". In 2019 a classical concert was held for Shadow of the Colossus, performed by the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra.

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1988

06.22 City Hunter 2 Original Animation Soundtrack Vol.1 32·8H-5029 Composer, Arranger
11.21 City Hunter 2 Original Animation Soundtrack Vol.2 28·6H-5062 Composer, Arranger
11.21 City Hunter 2 Original Animation Soundtrack Vol.2 32·8H-5062 Composer, Arranger, Performer

1989

03.21 City Hunter dramatic master 35·8H-5067 Arranger
06.01 SILENT MÖBIUS MUSIC ALBUM ''CAUTION'' H00K-20139 Performer
12.01 City Hunter 3 Original Animation Soundtrack ESCB-1019 Composer, Arranger

1990

01.21 City Hunter dramatic master II ESCB-1029~30 Composer, Arranger
03.05 Seton Doubutsuki Original Soundtrack VPCG-80386 Composer, Arranger

1991

06.25 FUTURE GPX CYBER FORMULA BGM ROUND I PSCX-1030 Composer, Arranger
07.21 Ginga Sengoku Gunyuuden Rai Symphonic Suite MECH-30011 Composer, Arranger, Performer
11.25 FUTURE GPX CYBER FORMULA BGM ROUND II PSCX-1035 Composer, Arranger

1992

10.01 Future GPX Cyber Formula DOUBLE ONE Music Collection DPCX-1001 Composer, Arranger

1994

03.02 Future GPX Cyber Formula ZERO Music Collection I DPCX-5028 Composer
08.01 Future GPX Cyber Formula ZERO Music Collection II DPCX-5042 Composer

1995

02.25 GAMERA THE GUARDIAN OF THE UNIVERSE ORIGINAL SOUND TRACK TKCA-70596 Composer
07.21 Shin Kidousenki Gundamwing Operation 1 KICA-251 Composer, Sound Producer
10.05 Shin Kidousenki Gundamwing Operation 2 KICA-263 Composer
12.16 You're Under Arrest Original Soundtrack 1 1/2 VIZL-20 Composer, Arranger, Performer
12.21 Shin Kidousenki Gundamwing Operation 3 KICA-277 Composer, Sound Producer

1996

03.19 YOU'RE UNDER ARREST Original Soundtrack JVC-1006-2 Composer, Arranger, Performer
07.03 Yuuki Masami Culture School "BIRDY THE MIGHTY" CD CINEMA 1 "from Birth: All Green" VICL-8196 Composer
07.08 Gamera 2: Legion Shuurai Original Soundtrack TKCA-70927 Composer, Arranger
07.24 OVA & Yuuki Masami Culture School BIRDY THE MIGHTY BIRDY THE INTRODUCTION VICL-15053 Composer
09.21 Yuuki Masami Culture School "BIRDY THE MIGHTY" CD CINEMA 2 "from King in the Labyrinth" VICL-8198 Composer
10.23 "Birdy the Mighty" Original Soundtrack 1 Flew VICL-795 Composer, Arranger
12.18 BRONZE ZETSUAI since 1989 ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK VICL-814 Composer, Arranger

1997

02.25 "Birdy the Mighty" Original Soundtrack 2 Blew VICL-796 Composer, Arranger
03.05 Yuuki Masami Culture School "BIRDY THE MIGHTY" CD CINEMA SPECIAL Culture School Special Edition "Sandai Hakase Chikyu Saidai no Kessen" VICL-8199 Composer
03.21 Macross Digital Mission VF-X Original Soundtrack VICL-789 Composer, Arranger
05.21 Gundamwing -Endless Waltz- Original Sound Track Operation S Special KICA-350 Composer
07.09 Manatsu no Eve / Mariko Nagai TODT-5021 Performer
07.23 Tenchi Muyo! Manatsu no Eve Original Soundtrack PICA-1146 Composer
08.21 Vampire Hunter The Animated Series ORIGINAL SOUND TRACK TYCY-5548 Composer

1998

03.21 Outlaw Star Original Soundtrack I VICL-60183 Composer, Arranger
06.24 Psychic Force Original Video Animation Original Sound Track Album CRCA-20003 Composer
06.24 Outlaw Star Original Soundtrack II VICL-60247 Composer, Arranger
08.21 Outlaw Star Sound & Scenario Tracks VIZL-35 Composer, Arranger
12.25 POPOLOCROIS STORY The Original T.V. Animation Soundtrack SVWC-7014 Composer, Arranger, Sound Producer
12.25 Kimi ga Ite Kureru/Ribbon SVWD-9010 Composer, Arranger

1999

02.20 POPOLOCROIS STORY Vocal Collection SVWC-7027 Composer, Arranger
02.24 GIII THE GUARDIAN OF THE UNIVERSE 1999: INCOMPLETE STRUGGLE TKCA-71570 Composer, Arranger
03.20 POPOLOCROIS STORY The Original T.V. Animation Soundtrack 2 SVWC-7028 Composer, Arranger, Sound Producer
04.02 20th Anniversary Concert Symphonic GUNDAM 1979~1998 KICA-457~8 Composer, Arranger
10.21 Fire Emblem: Thracia 776 Original Sound Track TKCA-71705 Composer, Arranger, Performer, Programmer
10.21 Blow'in in the Wind / Juliana Schano TKDA-71702 Composer, Arranger

2000

01.21 WILD ARMS TWILIGHT VENOM ANIMATION SOUNDTRACK SVWC-1307~8 Composer, Arranger

2001

05.23 The SoulTaker ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK VICL-60728 Composer
07.25 Taiho Shichauzo ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK 4 VICL-60740 Composer, Arranger
09.11 ZOIDS Shinseiki/ZERO Original Sound Tracks 01 [Limited Edition] AVCA-14181 Composer
12.19 Tantei Shounen Kageman Original Soundtrack AVCA-14249 Composer, Arranger

2002

03.20 WILD ARMS Advanced 3rd Original Soundtrack SVWC-7118~21 Arranger
07.24 alone the world WILD ARMS Vocal Collection SVWC-7138 Arranger
11.22 Blue Flow / Heart of Air LACM-4078 Composer
12.21 Haibane Renmei Soundtrack Hane no ne PICA-1270 Composer, Arranger, Performer

2003

02.05 Haibane Renmei Image Album ~ Seinaru Doukei LACA-5147 Composer
02.21 Haibane Renmei: petit-no-ne out of tracks PIBA-141302 Composer
05.21 Que Sera Sera/étoile / Ami Koshimizu MJCG-83022 Arranger
08.19 Haibane-Renmei Soundtrack HANENONE 5203-2 Composer, Arranger, Performer
08.27 Konjiki no Gashbell!! Original Sound Track NECA-30092 Composer, Arranger

2004

01.07 Konjiki no Gashbell!! Original Sound Track II NECA-30102 Composer, Arranger
04.21 DAPHNE IN THE BRILLIANT BLUE Original Sound Track Vol.1 LACA-5269 Composer
06.23 DAPHNE IN THE BRILLIANT BLUE Original Sound Track Vol.2 LACA-5286 Composer
09.23 Gash Bell!! The Movie: Unlisted Demon #101 Original Soundtrack NECA-30120 Composer, Arranger
12.01 Shin Angyo Onshi ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK IOCD-11063 Composer, Arranger

2005

01.14 Tsuki no Ningyo / Kow Otani OTML-001 Composer, Arranger, Performer
08.03 Gash The Movie: Attack of Mechavulcan Original Soundtrack NECA-30139 Composer, Arranger
08.31 Eyeshield 21 Sound Field 1 AVCA-22340 Composer, Arranger
09.07 Heavy Metal Thunder -The Recordings- TOCT-25765 Composer, Arranger, Performer
12.07 Wander and the Colossus Original Soundtrack: Roar of the Earth KICA-1379 Composer, Arranger, Performer, Programmer
12.21 Eyeshield 21 Sound Field Special AVCA-22473 Composer, Arranger
12.21 City Hunter Sound Collection Y -Insertion Tracks- MHCL-629~30 Arranger

2006

01.25 Shakugan no SHANA ORIGINAL SOUND TRACK GNCA-1059 Composer, Arranger, Performer, Programmer
02.24 Shakugan no SHANA ASSORTED SHANA VOL.I GNCA-1060 Composer, Arranger, Performer, Programmer
03.24 Shakugan no SHANA ASSORTED SHANA VOL.II GNCA-1061 Composer, Arranger, Performer
03.24 Konjiki no Gashbell!! Original Sound Track III NECA-30164 Composer, Arranger
04.21 Shakugan no SHANA ASSORTED SHANA VOL.III GNCA-1062 Composer, Arranger, Performer, Programmer
06.21 Angel Heart Vocal Collection Vol.1 SVWC-7361 Arranger, Programmer
06.28 "Yoshinaga-sanchi no Gargoyle" Goshikichou Ongaku Matsuri AVCA-22789 Composer, Arranger, Performer
09.27 "Yoshinaga-sanchi no Gargoyle" Yoshinaga-sanchi no Tamatebako AVCA-22938 Composer, Arranger, Performer
12.22 Pumpkin Scissors OST WONderful tracks I GNCA-1112 Composer, Performer, Programmer

2007

02.23 Pumpkin Scissors OST WONderful tracks II GNCA-1114 Composer, Arranger, Performer, Programmer
03.21 Tenpoibun Ayakashiayashi Original Soundtrack SVWC-7461 Composer, Arranger, Performer, Lyricist, Programmer
04.20 Passion N/A Composer
08.01 Over Drive Original Sound track -1 PCBG-51082-2 Composer, Arranger, Performer
08.31 Over Drive Original Sound track -2 PCBG-51083-2 Composer, Arranger, Performer
09.27 Shakugan no SHANA The Movie -ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK- GNCA-1143 Composer, Arranger, Performer, Programmer

2008

01.23 You're Under Arrest Full Throttle RECALL BGM SUPER COLLECTION VTCL-60110~3 Composer
01.25 Shakugan no shana II Original Soundtrack GNCA-1153 Composer, Arranger, Performer, Programmer
02.22 Shakugan no SHANA II VOCAL & DRAMA ALBUM SPLENDIDE SHANA Vol. I GNCA-1154 Composer
04.23 GUNSLINGER GIRL -IL TEATRINO- ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACKS MJCD-20117 Composer, Performer, Programmer
04.25 Shakugan no SHANA II VOCAL & DRAMA ALBUM SPLENDIDE SHANA Vol. II GNCA-1155 Composer
05.23 Shakugan no SHANA II VOCAL & DRAMA ALBUM SPLENDIDE SHANA Vol. III GNCA-1156 Composer
07.16 BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL Original Soundtrack PCCG-00897 Composer
07.24 Kokorone Song 1st / Kohei Tanaka IMGN-1001 Arranger, Performer, Programmer
11.01 Echoes of War: The Music of Blizzard Entertainment Legendary Edition EMIN-00001 Arranger, Performer
11.22 Echoes of War: The Music of Blizzard Entertainment, Vol. 2 N/A Arranger, Performer

2009

02.04 428 ~Fuusasareta Shibuya de~ Original Soundtrack LACA-9141~2 Performer
10.28 Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 Original Soundtrack ESCL-3308 Composer, Performer, Programmer

2010

07.07 Hakuoki Original Soundtrack ~Ibuki no Sora~ GNCA-7163 Composer
08.04 Sengoku BASARA 3 Original Soundtracks SMCL-205~6 Composer
08.18 Colorful Original Soundtrack SVWC-7710 Composer, Performer, Programmer
12.22 Hakuoki Hekketsuroku Original Soundtrack ~Douran no Sora~ GNCA-7175 Composer, Arranger
12.22 OVA .hack//Quantum Original Soundtrack VTCL-60235 Composer, Performer, Programmer

2012

02.29 Shakugan no Shana F SUPERIORITY SHANA III Vol. 1 1000275167 Composer, Performer, Programmer
04.25 Shakugan no Shana F SUPERIORITY SHANA III Vol. 2 1000278889 Composer, Performer, Programmer
07.25 Shakugan no Shana F SUPERIORITY SHANA III Vol. 3 1000278888 Composer, Performer, Programmer
07.25 Otsu / cro-magnon x Hyouge Mono JSPCDK-1009 Composer
07.27 Another Original Soundtrack KABA-10064CD Composer, Performer, Programmer
09.26 Hakuoki Reimeiroku Original Soundtrack GNBA-202102 Composer
09.26 Jinruiha Suitaishimashita Original Soundtrack LACA-15226 Composer, Arranger
11.21 JoJo ~Sono Chi no Sadame~ / Hiroaki TOMMY Tominaga 1000361585 Arranger, Performer

2013

06.26 Arata Kangatari Original Sound Track LACA-15309 Composer, Performer, Programmer

2014

02.07 VIDEO GAMES LIVE: LEVEL 3 MYB1013 Composer
07.30 THE PILOT'S LOVE SONG Original Soundtrack GNBA-220004 Composer

2015

04.29 GUNSLINGER GIRL -IL TEATRINO- ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACKS+SONORO: Kabe no Mukou, Sekai no Hate MJSA-01162~3 Composer, Performer

2016

10.24 BATTLE SPIRITS BURNING SOUL SPECIAL CD / BATTLE SPIRITS SHONEN TOPPA BASHIN ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK BNP-0001 Composer, Arranger

2017

08.23 JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE Theme Song Best "Generation" 1000644021 Arranger

2018

01.?? SHADOW OF THE COLOSSUS SIEE06PROMO Composer
02.08 Shadow of the Colossus Original Soundtrack N/A Composer, Arranger, Performer
07.?? Shadow Of The Colossus 8BIT-8086 Composer
12.19 Hakuoki Bakumatsu Musouroku Original Soundtrack KDDL-00029 Composer

2019

02.06 milestone ~ WILD ARMS Vocal Collection2 KDSD-01027 Composer, Arranger
02.06 City Hunter the Movie: Shinjuku PRIVATE EYES VOCAL COLLECTION SVWC-70394 Arranger
03.09 Music 4Gamer #2 "Shadow of the Colossus" Piano & Orchestra Concert RSFC-8997 Composer
03.29 Chieri and Cherry Original Soundtrack CHIE-0001 Composer, Arranger, Performer, Programmer
06.26 Kenja no Mago Original Soundtrack EYCA-12526 Composer, Arranger

2020

01.01 JAM Project 20th Anniversary Complete BOX LACA-9700~20 Composer
03.25 Future GPX Cyber Formula SOUND TOURS -ROUND 1- ~ORIGINAL SOUND TRACK COLLECTION~ PSCH-9001~5 Composer, Arranger

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2013

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2014

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2016

03.08 BadAss: Boss Themes: Volume III OCRA-0056 Composer
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2018

03.04 GAME SYMPHONY JAPAN 23rd CONCERT ~JAPAN Studio Music Festival 2017 for PlayStation®~ N/A Composer
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2019

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2020

06.01 Four-Force Quest: Journey to Your Favorite Video Game Melodies N/A Composer
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