Kenji Kawai

Film score, Composer

1957 –

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Who is Kenji Kawai?

Kenji Kawai, born April 23, 1957 in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Tokyo, is a Japanese music composer, for motion pictures, anime movies, video games and televised programs. He has contributed to the musical scores for numerous films from Japan and other countries in Asia, working in film genres as diverse as anime, horror, sci-fi and historical epic. Among his credits are Tsui Hark's Seven Swords and Wilson Yip's Ip Man; Mamoru Oshii's films The Red Spectacles, StrayDog: Kerberos Panzer Cops, Ghost in the Shell, Mobile Police Patlabor and Avalon; the anime adaptations of Rumiko Takahashi's Ranma ½ and Maison Ikkoku; the live-action adaptation of Gantz; and Hideo Nakata's films Ring, Ring 2, Chaos, Dark Water and Kaidan.

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Born
Apr 23, 1957
Shinagawa
Also known as
  • Kenzi Kawai
  • Kenji Kawaii
  • Kawai Kenji
  • Kenji Kawaï
  • Kawai, Kenji
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • Tokai University
    Nuclear engineering

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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