Few conversations about fan favorite anime composers and soundtracks can avoid revolving around the axis of Yoko Kanno. Some of her best regarded work is now arriving in the US iTunes music store thanks to a release by FlyingDog. More after the jump.
Baltimore's Otakon announced that the event will be presenting renowned composer Yoko Kanno's (Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) "Piano Me" at the event. For this concert, "the simple intimacy of one performer with one instrument will be enhanced by experimental live visuals that respond to her performance." Get a preview after the jump.
Pole dancing performance/fitness instructor Danielle Tillie has been posting demonstrations of her work on YouTube and her latest is very relevant to anime fan interest. In a new routine, she dances to Yoko Kanno and Ilaria Graziano's Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex song "I Do." Get a look after the jump.
Good news, one of the top sets of anime soundtracks is returning to Japan after a stretch of being out of print. Better yet, the reissues are reduced in price! Well, get really jazzed up because a slate of lauded composer Yoko Kanno's Cowboy Bebop work is due out December 21, 2012. Get the details after the jump.
Almost a decade of work by popular anime theme song singer/voice actress Maaya Sakamoto is set to be collected in a new single compilation. This third collection of Sakamoto's work will feature all singles released between 2005 and 2012, remixes and new song "Nekoze" - composed by Yoko Kanno and Yuho Iwasato. More after the jump.
Given that the Rage of Bahamut digital card game site started with three spaces for the live-action ad campaign from Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex helmer Kenji Kamiyama and soundtrack composer Yoko Kanno, it seems fair to call "Third Attack" the promotion's finale. Get a look after the jump.
If you thought that last Friday's 15 second spot was too much of a teaser, you'll be pleased to see that Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex helmer Kenji Kamiyama and soundtrack composer Yoko Kanno are back with a "special edition" of their promo for cell phone game Rage ofBahamut. Get a look after the jump.
Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex helmer Kenji Kamiyama has reteamed with the show's soundtrack composer Yoko Kanno on a new live action commercial for Mobage cell phone game Rage of Bahamut. America model and "Real Life Barbie Doll" Rose Dakota aka KotaKoti stars as a demoness. Get a look after the jump.
Fashion retailer UNIQLO has launched a new UNIQLO WAKE UP alarm clock app. The alarm music, which is automatically created based on the weather, time, and day of the week, was co-written by 51st annual Grammy nominee Cornelius, aka Keigo Oyamada, and Yoko Kanno. More after the jump.
Anime composer Yoko Kanno (Cowboy Bebop, Kids on the Slope) has worked with movie director Shunji Iwai (All About Lily Chou-Chou, Alice & Hana) on an NHK-published music video to support reconstruction from the March 2011, earthquake. Both creators are from the affected Miyagi prefecture. More on the plans after the jump.
Fans of Cowboy Bebop director Shinichirō Watanabe and composer Yoko Kanno's new collaboration, Sakamichi no Apollon, will not have to wait long for its soundtrack. The anime adaptation of Yūki Kodama's josei manga hits Japanese TV in April, and the soundtrack is already scheduled for an April 25th release. More after the jump.