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Yasuharu Takanashi (高梨 康治, Takanashi Yasuharu, born April 13, 1963) is a prolific Japanese composer and arranger for anime and video game series. His anime composition credits include Beyblade G-Revolution, Hell Girl, Ikki Tousen, Naruto Shippuden, Fairy Tail, Shiki, and Sailor Moon Crystal. He also composed on four Pretty Cure series: Fresh Pretty Cure!, HeartCatch PreCure!, Suite PreCure, and Smile PreCure!, as well as their related films, some of which were with composer Naoki Sato. Game music compositions include Genji: Dawn of the Samurai, Genji: Days of the Blade and J-Stars Victory VS. He also composed theme music for Pride Fighting Championships and Ultraman Max.

Yasuharu Takanashi
Yasuharu Takanashi Boruto Naruto the Movie.jpg
Background information
Native name
高梨 康治
Born (1963-04-13) April 13, 1963 (age 56)
OriginTokyo, Japan
GenresAnisong, game music, neoclassical
Heavy metal
Hard rock, Background music
Occupation(s)Composer, arranger
InstrumentsKeyboards
Associated actsPlanet Earth, Musashi, Yaiba, Hiroshi Takaki, Hellen, Hiromi Mizutani, Naoki Sato
Websitewww.rockman.co.jp

Contents

Main worksEdit

AnimeEdit

Year Title Co-composers Notes Source[1][2]
2003 Beyblade G-Revolution
2004 Take it! Zukkoke Threesome
2004 Gantz 2 OSTs [3]
2005–06 Idaten Jump
2005–17 Hell Girl series Hiromi Mizutani (seasons 1-3)
Kenji Fujisawa (season 3)
4 seasons
2006 Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales
2006–07 The Wallflower
2007–17 Naruto Shippuden
2007 Ikki Tousen: Dragon Destiny [3]
2007 My Bride Is a Mermaid
2007 Toward the Terra 2 OSTs
2007 Mononoke
2007 Naruto Shippuden the Movie Film
2008 Our Home's Fox Deity
2008–09 Itazura na Kiss
2008–10 Ikki Tousen: Great Guardians [3]
2008 Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds Film
2008–09 Hyakko Tsunku
Hiromi Mizutani
Kenji Fujisawa
2008–09 My Bride Is a Mermaid OVA
2009 Fresh Pretty Cure! 2 OSTs: Sound Sunshine, Sound Hurricane
2009 Pretty Cure All Stars DX: Everyone's Friends☆the Collection of Miracles! Naoki Satō Film
2009 Kon'nichiwa Anne: Before Green Gables Hiromi Mizutani
Kenji Fujisawa
2009 Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire Film
2009–13 Fairy Tail 4 OSTs and Sound Collection
2009 Fresh Pretty Cure! The Kingdom of Toys has Lots of Secrets!? Music OST
2010 HeartCatch PreCure! 2 OSTs: Sound Forte Wave, Sound Burst
2010 Pretty Cure All Stars DX2: Light of Hope☆Protect the Rainbow Jewel! Naoki Sato
2010 Ikki Tousen: Xtreme Xecutor [3]
2010 Shiki
2010 Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Lost Tower Film
Also The Three Wishes short
2010 HeartCatch PreCure! the Movie: Fashion Show in the Flower Capital... Really?! Film
2011 Beelzebub Kenji Fujisawa
2011 Suite PreCure 2 OSTs: Sound Fantasia, Sound Symphonia
2011 Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Blood Prison Yaiba [4]
2011 Carnival Phantasm
2011 Suite Precure The Movie: Take it back! The Miraculous Melody that Connects Hearts!
2012 Smile! PreCure 2 OSTs: Sound Parade, Sound Rainbow
2012 Ikki Tousen: Shūgaku Tōshi Keppu-roku OVA
2012 Precure All Stars New Stage Movie: Friends of the Future Film
2012 The Ambition of Oda Nobuna
2012 Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie Film
2012 Fairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix Priestess Film
2012 Smile PreCure! the Movie: Big Mismatch in a Picture Book! Film
2013 Pretty Cure All Stars New Stage 2: Friends of the Heart Hiroshi Takaki Film
2013 The Severing Crime Edge
2013 Fantasista Doll [5]
2013–15 Log Horizon 2 seasons
2014 Pretty Cure All Stars New Stage 3: Eternal Friends Hiroshi Takaki Film
2014–16 Fairy Tail (2014 series) Fairy Tail Original Sound Collection Vol.2
2014 Francesca
2014 Gonna be the Twin-Tail!!
2014 The Last: Naruto the Movie Film
2014 Ikki Tousen: Extravaganza Epoch TV special [6]
2015 The Testament of Sister New Devil OSTs: Zecchou Ongakushuu, Etsuraku Ongakushuu, Burst [7]
2015 Pretty Cure All Stars: Spring Carnival♪ [8]
2015 Show by Rock!! Rega Sound [9]
2014–present Sailor Moon Crystal [10]
2015 Boruto: Naruto the Movie Film [11]
2016 The Morose Mononokean [12]
2016 Tiger Mask W
2016 All Out!! [13]
2017–present Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
2017 Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry Film
2017 Tsugumomo
2018 Killing Bites
2018 Gegege no Kitarou
2018–present Fairy Tail (2018 series)
2018 Zombie Land Saga [14]
2019 Kengan Ashura
2019 Gunjō no Magmell

Video gamesEdit

DiscographyEdit

With HellenEdit

  • Talon of King (1985)

With Planet EarthEdit

  • Big Bang (1993)

With MusashiEdit

  • Far East Groove (1998)
  • 大和Yamato (2000)
  • Musashi with Ryudo Uzaki (2001)
  • Miyamoto Musashi (2002)


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "アニメ / メディア芸術データベース – 高梨康治" [Anime / Media Arts Database (search results) – Yasuharu Takanashi]. Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Japan: Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved February 26, 2016.
  2. ^ "works – ROCKMAN". Rockman (Yasuharu Takanashi official web site) (in Japanese). Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d "Ikkitousen's New TV Anime, Xtreme Xecutor, Confirmed (Update 2)". Anime News Network. November 25, 2009. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  4. ^ "Horizon, No. 6, Sengoku Basara, Naruto Promos Streamed". Anime News Network. April 10, 2011. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  5. ^ "Fantasista Doll Promo Video Reveals Cast". Anime News Network. May 18, 2013. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  6. ^ "Rui Tanabe, Chiaki Takahashi Join Ikki Tousen: Extravaganza Epoch OVA's Cast". Anime News Network. October 24, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  7. ^ "The Testament of Sister New Devil Anime's 1st Promo Previews Opening Theme". Anime News Network. October 10, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  8. ^ "PreCure All Stars: Spring Carnival Movie's New Video Previews Go! Princess Precure". Anime News Network. December 27, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  9. ^ "Sanrio's Show by Rock Anime Posts 2nd Video, New Visual". Anime News Network. March 21, 2015. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  10. ^ "Kotono Mitsuishi Leads New Sailor Moon Crystal Anime Cast". Anime News Network. April 27, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  11. ^ "CDJapan : BORUTO – NARUTO THE MOVIE – Original Soundtrack Animation Soundtrack (Music by Yasuharu Takahashi) CD Album". CDJapan. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  12. ^ Chapman, Paul (March 7, 2016). ""Fukigen na Mononokean" TV Anime Summons Up Main Cast & Staff". Crunchyroll. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  13. ^ "キャスト・スタッフ TVアニメ「ALL OUT!!オールアウト」公式サイト" (in Japanese). Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  14. ^ "Zombieland Saga Anime's Video Reveals Staff, More Cast, October 4 Premiere". Anime News Network. September 10, 2018. Retrieved October 26, 2018.

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