Takaaki Terahara(寺原 孝明,Terahara Takaaki), known professionally as Julius Arnest "J.A." Caesar (born 6 October 1948), is a Japanese film and theater music composer. Seazer enjoyed popularity among students in Japan during the 1960s, and worked closely with directorShuji Terayama and his theater Tenjo Sajiki until Terayama's death (besides incidental music, he wrote a few full-fledged rock operas for Tenjo Sajiki, including Shintokumaru). He is a member of the theatrical company Experimental Laboratory of Theatre ◎ Universal Gravitation (演劇実験室◎万有引力,Engeki-Jikkenshitsu Ban'yū Inryoku), better known as just Ban'yū Inryoku. He gained notoriety closer to the mainstream by writing songs for the animeRevolutionary Girl Utena, and has also composed the score to the animated film adaptation of Suehiro Maruo's mangaMr. Arashi's Amazing Freak Show (also known as Midori or Shojo-tsubaki).