Taro Iwashiro

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Taro Iwashiro (岩代 太郎 Iwashiro Tarō?, born May 1, 1965 in Tokyo) is a Japanese composer.


He has worked on music for many Japanese Television Series but is most well known for his musical scores for film. He has composed for both Red Cliff films, Shinobi: Heart Under Blade, Azumi, The Prince of Tennis, Rurouni Kenshin: The Motion Picture and Korean film Memories of Murder. He was also lead composer for the Capcom video game Onimusha 2: Samurai's Destiny.

In recent years, Iwashiro has often led the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra for his soundtracks such as the 2005 taiga drama Yoshitsune and a 2008 film Red Cliff. In 2006, he became a director of the secretariat of the orchestra.


  • 鋼の錬金術師 嘆きの丘(ミロス)の聖なる星 (Hagane no Renkinjutsushi: Nageki no Oka (Mirosu) no Seinaru Hoshi)

'FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: Hill of Sighs (Milos) The Holy Star'

  • Suisei no Gargantia (2013)


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