Takaaki Terahara (寺原 孝明, Terahara Takaaki), known professionally as Julius Arnest "J.A." Caesar (born 6 October 1948), is a Japanese film and theater music composer. Seazer enjoyed popularity among students in Japan during the 1960s, and worked closely with director Shuji Terayama and his theater Tenjo Sajiki until Terayama's death (besides incidental music, he wrote a few full-fledged rock operas for Tenjo Sajiki, including Shintokumaru). He is a member of the theatrical company Experimental Laboratory of Theatre ◎ Universal Gravitation (演劇実験室◎万有引力, Engeki-Jikkenshitsu Ban'yū Inryoku), better known as just Ban'yū Inryoku. He gained more mainstream attention for his songs composed for the anime Revolutionary Girl Utena, and has also composed the score to the animated film adaptation of Suehiro Maruo's manga Mr. Arashi's Amazing Freak Show (also known as Midori or Shojo-tsubaki).
- Justin Simon (July–August 2008). "J.A. Caesar Kokkyou Junreika (Victor 1973).(GP: VINYL ARCHEOLOGY: EASTERN PROMISES: FIELD TESTING WITH JAPANESE PSYCH)". The Fader. Retrieved 9 January 2011.[dead link]
- Green, Scott (May 25, 2017). ""Revolution Girl Utena" Gets A Haunting New Look For Latest Album From Composer J. A. Seazer". Crunchyroll.