Shōji Meguro

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Shōji Meguro
Born (1971-06-04) June 4, 1971 (age 42)
Tokyo, Japan
Genres Rock, Electronic music, Jazz, J-Pop
Occupations Composer, Musician, Video game director
Instruments Electric guitar, keyboards
Years active 1995 — present
Labels Atlus

Shōji Meguro (目黒 将司 Meguro Shōji?, born June 4, 1971) is a Japanese video game composer and director who joined Atlus in 1995 and has composed music for many of their games, mainly those in the Megami Tensei series.[1]

Biography[edit]

Born in Tokyo, Japan, Shōji Meguro majored in hydrodynamics at the College of Industrial Technology at Nihon University.[2]

Musical style and influences[edit]

Although many of his works feature a signature rock style, Meguro experiments with different musical genres, such as orchestral, electronica, jazz, rap, RnB and hip hop from soundtrack to soundtrack. Meguro cites T-Square, Casiopea, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as musical influences.[3]

Discography[edit]

Video games[edit]

1996
1997
1999
2001
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
  • Trauma Team — with Atsushi Kitajoh and Ryota Koduka
2011
2012
2014

TV Animation[edit]

Year Anime Ref.
2011 Persona 4: The Animation

Film[edit]

Year Film Ref.
2013 Persona 3 The Movie: Chapter 1, Spring of Birth [4]
2014 Persona 3 The Movie: Chapter 2, Midsummer Knight's Dream [4]

Live performances[edit]

Year Concert Ref.
2008 Persona Music Live -Velvetroom in Akasaka Blitz- [5]
2009 Persona Music Live 2009 -Velvetroom in Wel City Tokyo- [6]
2012 Persona Music Live 2012 -Mayonaka TV in Tokyo International Forum- [7]
2013 Persona Music FES 2013 in Nippon Budokan [8]

Stage productions[edit]

Year Show Ref.
2014 Persona 3: The Weird Masquerade -The Blue Awakening- [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shoji Meguro interview". RocketBaby. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 
  2. ^ Chris; PQTN. "Shoji Meguro Biography". Square Enix Music Online. Retrieved October 27, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Shoji Meguro". Square Enix Music Online. Retrieved October 27, 2009. 
  4. ^ a b "スタッフ/キャスト | 劇場版「ペルソナ3」 公式サイト". Persona 3 The Movie (in Japanese). Aniplex. July 22, 2013. Retrieved February 16, 2014. 
  5. ^ "一夜限りの『ペルソナ』音楽祭“PERSONA MUSIC LIVE -Velvetroom in 赤坂BLITZ-”が開催 - ファミ通.com" (in Japanese). Famitsu. August 28, 2008. Retrieved November 28, 2013. 
  6. ^ "『ペルソナ』シリーズのライブイベント“PERSONA MUSIC LIVE 2009 -Velvetroom in Wel City Tokyo-”が開催 - ファミ通.com" (in Japanese). Famitsu. September 28, 2009. Retrieved November 28, 2013. 
  7. ^ "PERSONA MUSIC LIVE 2012-MAYONAKA TV in Tokyo International Forum-". Persona Animation Production Committees / Atlus (in Japanese). Aniplex. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  8. ^ "PERSONA MUSIC FES 2013 ~in 日本武道館". Index Corporation (in Japanese). Atlus. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Shouta Aoi, Kana Asumi Lead Persona 3 Stage Play Cast". Anime News Network. September 3, 2013. Retrieved November 27, 2013.