Roujin-Z Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Soundtrack Release

Record featuring music by Bun Itakura is released in Japan on CD and vinyl on April 24, 2021

A promotional image for the Roujin-Z Soundtrack 30th Anniversary Edition on vinyl, featuring a cover illustration by Hisashi Eguchi of the heroine, Haruko Mitsuhashi, dressed in a hospice uniform and sneakers while riding a motor scooter.


Roujin-Z, a 1991 theatrical anime film written by Katsuhiro Otomo and directed by Hiroyuki Kitakubo about a high-tech hospital bed that runs amok after it is imprinted with the personality of an elderly patient's deceased wife, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a special soundtrack release on CD and vinyl.



The "Roujin-Z Soundtrack 30th Anniversary Edition" album was released in Japan on April 24, 2021. It features 17 tracks of music by Bun Itakura and a cover illustration by Hisashi Eguchi, and it marks the first time the music of Roujin-Z has been released on vinyl LP. The soundtrack also includes a booklet featuring interviews with screenwriter Katsuhiro Otomo, original character designer Hisashi Eguchi, director Hiroyuki Kitakubo, and musician Bun Itakura.

Source: Comic Natalie


Copyright notice: © 1991 TOKYO THEATRES CO., INC./KADOKAWA SHOTEN PUBLISHING CO., LTD./MOVIC CO., LTD./tv asahi/Aniplex Inc.


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