Shinkichi Mitsumune

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Shinkichi Mitsumune (光宗 信吉 Mitsumune Shinkichi) (born October 8, 1963) is a Japanese composer who writes music primarily for anime.[1]


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.

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  1. ^ Cavallaro, Dani (2010). Magic As Metaphor in Anime: A Critical Study. McFarland. pp. 192–. ISBN 978-0-7864-4744-2. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 

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