Yasuharu Takanashi

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Yasuharu Takanashi
Yasuharu Takanashi Boruto Naruto the Movie.jpg
Background information
Native name高梨 康治
Born (1963-04-13) April 13, 1963 (age 55)
OriginTokyo, Japan
GenresAnisong, game music, neoclassical
Heavy metal
Hard rock, Background music
Occupation(s)Composer, arranger
Associated actsPlanet Earth, Musashi, Yaiba, Hiroshi Takaki, Hellen, Hiromi Mizutani, Naoki Sato

Yasuharu Takanashi (高梨 康治, Takanashi Yasuharu, born April 13, 1963) is a prolific Japanese composer and arranger for anime and video game series. His anime composition credits include Beyblade G-Revolution, Hell Girl, Ikki Tousen, Naruto Shippuden, Fairy Tail, Shiki, and Sailor Moon Crystal. He also composed on four Pretty Cure series: Fresh Pretty Cure!, HeartCatch PreCure!, Suite PreCure, and Smile PreCure!, as well as their related films, some of which were with composer Naoki Sato. Game music compositions include Genji: Dawn of the Samurai, Genji: Days of the Blade and J-Stars Victory VS. He also composed theme music for Pride Fighting Championships and Ultraman Max.

Main works[edit]


Year Title Crew role Notes Source[1][2]
2003 Beyblade G-Revolution Music
2004 Sore ike! Zukkokesan'ningumi (ja:それいけ! ズッコケ三人組, Take it! Zukkoke threesome) Music
2004 Gantz Music [3]
2005–06 Idaten Jump Music 2 OSTs
2005–17 Hell Girl series Music, with Hiromi Mizutani
Season 3 with Miztani and Kenji Fujisawa
2006 Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales Music
2006–07 The Wallflower Music
2007 Naruto Shippuden Music
2007 Ikki Tousen: Dragon Destiny Music [3]
2007 My Bride Is a Mermaid Music
2007 Toward the Terra Music 2 OSTs
2007 Mononoke Music
2007 Naruto Shippuden the Movie Music
2008 Our Home's Fox Deity Music
2008–09 Itazura na Kiss Music
2008–10 Ikki Tousen: Great Guardians Music [3]
2008 Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds Music
2008–09 Hyakko Music, with Tsunku, Hiromi Mizutani, and Kenji Fujisawa
2008–09 My Bride Is a Mermaid Music OVA
2009 Fresh Pretty Cure! Music 2 OSTs: Sound Sunshine, Sound Hurricane
2009 Pretty Cure All Stars DX: Everyone's Friends☆the Collection of Miracles! Music, with Naoki Satō Feature film
2009 Kon'nichiwa Anne: Before Green Gables Music, with Hiromi Mizutani and Kenji Fujisawa
2009 Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire Music
2009–13 Fairy Tail Music 4 OSTs and Sound Collection
2010 HeartCatch PreCure! Music 2 OSTs: Sound Forte Wave, Sound Burst
2010 Pretty Cure All Stars DX2: Light of Hope☆Protect the Rainbow Jewel! Music, with Naoki Sato
2010 Ikki Tousen: Xtreme Xecutor Music [3]
2010 Shiki Music
2010 Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Lost Tower Music Also The Three Wishes short
2010 HeartCatch PreCure! the Movie: Fashion Show in the Flower Capital... Really?!
ja:映画 ハートキャッチプリキュア! 花の都でファッションショー…ですか!?
Music film
2011 Beelzebub Music, with Kenji Fujisawa
2011 Suite PreCure Music 2 OSTs: Sound Fantasia, Sound Symphonia
2011 Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Blood Prison Music, with Yaiba [4]
2011 Carnival Phantasm Music
2011 Suite Precure The Movie: Take it back! The Miraculous Melody that Connects Hearts! Music
2012 Smile! PreCure Music 2 OSTs: Sound Parade, Sound Rainbow
2012 Ikki Tousen: Shūgaku Tōshi Keppu-roku Music OVA
2012 Precure All Stars New Stage Movie: Friends of the Future Music film
2012 The Ambition of Oda Nobuna Music
2012 Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie Music film
2012 Fairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix Priestess Music film
2012 Smile PreCure! the Movie: Big Mismatch in a Picture Book! Music
2013 Pretty Cure All Stars New Stage 2: Friends of the Heart Music, with Hiroshi Takaki film
2013 The Severing Crime Edge Music
2013 Fantasista Doll Music [5]
2013–15 Log Horizon series Music 2 seasons
2014 Pretty Cure All Stars New Stage 3: Eternal Friends Music, with Hiroshi Takaki film
2014–16 Fairy Tail (2014 series) Music Fairy Tail Original Sound Collection Vol.2
2014 Francesca Music
2014 Gonna be the Twin-Tail!! Music
2014 The Last: Naruto the Movie Music film
2014 Ikki Tousen: Extravaganza Epoch Music TV special [6]
2015 The Testament of Sister New Devil Music OSTs: Zecchou Ongakushuu, Etsuraku Ongakushuu, Burst [7]
2015 Pretty Cure All Stars: Spring Carnival♪ Music [8]
2015 Show by Rock!! Music, with Rega Sound [9]
2015–present Sailor Moon Crystal Music [10]
2015 Boruto: Naruto the Movie Music [11]
2016 The Morose Mononokean Music [12]
2016 Tiger Mask W Music
2016 All Out!! Music [13]
2017 Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Music
2017 Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry Music film
2017 Tsugumomo Music
2018 Killing Bites Music
2018 Gegege no Kitarou Music
2018 Fairy Tail (2018 series) Music
2018 Zombie Land Saga Music [14]
2019 Kengan Ashura Music
TBA Gunjō no Magmell Music


With Hellen[edit]

  • Talon of King (1985)

With Planet Earth[edit]

  • Big Bang (1993)

With Musashi[edit]

  • Far East Groove (1998)
  • 大和Yamato (2000)
  • Musashi with Ryudo Uzaki (2001)
  • Miyamoto Musashi (2002)


  1. ^ "アニメ / メディア芸術データベース – 高梨康治" [Anime / Media Arts Database (search results) – Yasuharu Takanashi]. Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Japan: Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved February 26, 2016.
  2. ^ "works – ROCKMAN". Rockman (Yasuharu Takanashi official web site) (in Japanese). Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d "Ikkitousen's New TV Anime, Xtreme Xecutor, Confirmed (Update 2)". Anime News Network. November 25, 2009. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  4. ^ "Horizon, No. 6, Sengoku Basara, Naruto Promos Streamed". Anime News Network. April 10, 2011. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  5. ^ "Fantasista Doll Promo Video Reveals Cast". Anime News Network. May 18, 2013. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  6. ^ "Rui Tanabe, Chiaki Takahashi Join Ikki Tousen: Extravaganza Epoch OVA's Cast". Anime News Network. October 24, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  7. ^ "The Testament of Sister New Devil Anime's 1st Promo Previews Opening Theme". Anime News Network. October 10, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  8. ^ "PreCure All Stars: Spring Carnival Movie's New Video Previews Go! Princess Precure". Anime News Network. December 27, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  9. ^ "Sanrio's Show by Rock Anime Posts 2nd Video, New Visual". Anime News Network. March 21, 2015. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  10. ^ "Kotono Mitsuishi Leads New Sailor Moon Crystal Anime Cast". Anime News Network. April 27, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  11. ^ "CDJapan : BORUTO – NARUTO THE MOVIE – Original Soundtrack Animation Soundtrack (Music by Yasuharu Takahashi) CD Album". CDJapan. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  12. ^ Chapman, Paul (March 7, 2016). ""Fukigen na Mononokean" TV Anime Summons Up Main Cast & Staff". Crunchyroll. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  13. ^ "キャスト・スタッフ TVアニメ「ALL OUT!!オールアウト」公式サイト" (in Japanese). Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  14. ^ "Zombieland Saga Anime's Video Reveals Staff, More Cast, October 4 Premiere". Anime News Network. September 10, 2018. Retrieved October 26, 2018.

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