Shunsuke Kikuchi

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Shunsuke Kikuchi
Shunsuke Kikuchi
Born November 1, 1931
Hirosaki, Aomori, Japan
Occupation Composer
First work Eighth Enemy (1961)
Notable work Dragon Ball Z (TV 1989-1996)

Shunsuke Kikuchi (菊池 俊輔,   Kikuchi Shunsuke) is a prolific Japanese composer and arranger. Active since 1961, Kikuchi has composed for a wide array of Japanese media. Early in his career he was known for composing the scores for tokusatsu productions such as the Gamera and Kamen Rider series and animation such as Doraemon. Kikuchi is perhaps most famous as the composer for the highly influential anime Dragon Ball Z which ran from 1989 to 1996. In more recent years, he has composed insert songs for the Super Sentai series. As of 2017 however, Kikuchi has ceased writing music due to illness.

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