Akira Senju

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Akira Senju
Native name
千住 明
Birth nameAkira Senju
Born (1960-10-21) October 21, 1960 (age 58)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation(s)Composer, orchestrator, music producer
Years active1986–present
LabelsUniversal Music Japan

Akira Senju (千住 明, Senju Akira, born October 21, 1960) is a Japanese composer, arranger and conductor.


Senju studied composition at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music and received his master's degree with honors.[1] Composition credits include Mobile Suit Victory Gundam, Rampo, Yomigaeri, Red Garden, Nada Sōsō, Fūrin Kazan, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike, the 2012 revival of Iron Chef, and anime version of Battery.[2] Arrangement credits include Hikari. Performance credits include Handsome Boy, The Snow Queen (Yuki no Joou).[citation needed] He is brother to Hiroshi Senju, the Nihonga painter.


External links[edit]


  1. ^ Profile on the official website.
  2. ^ Allmusic.com discography.