Shunsuke Kikuchi

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Shunsuke Kikuchi
菊池 俊輔
Born(1931-11-01)1 November 1931
Died24 April 2021(2021-04-24) (aged 89)
Tokyo, Japan
Alma materNihon University College of Art
OccupationComposer and arranger
Years active1961–2017

Shunsuke Kikuchi (菊池 俊輔, Kikuchi Shunsuke) (1 November 1931 – 24 April 2021) was a Japanese composer who was active from the early 1960s until 2017. He was known for working on tokusatsu and anime productions for children, as well as violent action movies, jidaigeki, and television dramas.

Kikuchi died while being treated for pneumonia in a hospital in Tokyo on 24 April 2021. His death was announced four days later.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "「ドラえもん」作曲 菊池俊輔さん(弘前出身)死去" ["Doraemon" composer Shunsuke Kikuchi (from Hirosaki) dies]. The Tō-Ō Nippō Press (in Japanese). 28 April 2021. Retrieved 30 April 2021.