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Fukuoka, Japan (1995 – present)

Shinkichi Mitsumune (光宗 信吉 Mitsumune Shinkichi) (born Oct. 8, 1963 in Fukuoka, Japan) is a Japanese composer who writes music primarily for anime. His works include the soundtrack for FLCL (aka Fooly Cooly), Rozen Maiden, Rozen Maiden ~Träumend~, Mahou Sensei Negima, Shôjo Kakumei Utena, A Tiny Snow Fairy Sugar, Hanbun no Tsuki ga Noboru Sora, Speed Grapher, Zero no Tsukaima & Asatte no Houkou.

Mitsumune is a native of Fukuoka City in Fukuoka Prefecture and a graduate of Rikkyo University with a degree in business. He started studying music at the age of 4. After graduating from college, he toured music festivals across Japan as a keyboardist for a Marine band, and later for musicians such as Yukie Nishimura. Starting in 1995, he lent his skills to composing anime and movie scores with a full orchestra.

Notable Compositions

* Nurse Angel Ririka SOS (1995)
* NG Knights Lamune & 40 Fire (1996)
* Revolutionary Girl Utena (1997)
* Cyber Team in Akihabara (1998)
* Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000)
* Little Snow Fairy Sugar (2001)
* Dragon Drive (2002)
* Green Green (2004)
* Rozen Maiden (2004-2005)
* Negima!: Magister Negi Magi (2005)
* Speed Grapher (2005)
* Hanbun no Tsuki ga Noboru Sora (2006)
* Zero no Tsukaima (2006)
* Asatte no Houkou (2006)
* Zero no Tsukaima: Futatsuki no Kishi (2007)

* FLCL (2000)
* Love Hina Again (2002)
* Sky Girls (2006)



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