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Kenji Kawai was born on April 23, 1957 in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan. He is known for his work on Umechan sensei (2012), Ip Man (2008) and Ghost in the Shell (1995). See full bio »
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 2013 Minuit (Short) (completed)
 2014 Barakamon (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2014 Nezumi, Edo wo hashiru (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (2014)
- Episode #1.8 (2014)
- Episode #1.7 (2014)
- Episode #1.6 (2014)
- Episode #1.2 (2014)
 2014 Downtown Bobsleigh (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2014)
- Episode #1.2 (2014)
- Episode #1.1 (2014)
 2011-2014 Kasôken no onna (TV Series) (27 episodes)
- Episode #13.16 (2014)
- Episode #13.15 (2014)
- Episode #13.14 (2014)
- Episode #13.13 (2014)
- Episode #13.12 (2014)
 2014 Monsterz
 2013 The Serialist
 2013 Sadako 2 3D
 2013 The Complex: Prologue (TV Series)
 2013 Kingdom of Conquerors (music composer)
 2013 Life After 3.11 (Documentary)
 2013 The Complex
 2013 Kaen kita no eiyu aterui den (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2013)
 2012 Umechan sensei (TV Series) (156 episodes)
- Episode #1.156 (2012)
- Episode #1.155 (2012)
- Episode #1.154 (2012)
- Episode #1.153 (2012)
- Episode #1.151 (2012)
 2012 Sadako 3D
 2011 Wild 7
 2011 Apocalypse: The Rise of Hitler (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 2011 Tormented
 2011 Another Gantz (TV Movie)
 2011 Xi AVANT (Short)
 2010 Gantz
 2010 009: The Reopening (Short)
 2010 Chatroom
 2010 Ip Man 2
 2009 Noma Dojo 'For the 21st Century Samurai' (Documentary short)
 2009 Assault Girls
 2009 Apocalypse: The Second World War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (6 episodes)
- L'étau (2009)
- L'enfer (2009)
- Le choc (2009)
- L'embrasement (2009)
- L'écrasement (2009)
 2009 Rain Fall
 2007-2009 Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (TV Series) (48 episodes)
- Inochi no hana (2009)
- Mirai no tame ni (2009)
- Anyu Ritan (2009)
- Inobeita no kage (2009)
 2008 Ip Man
 2008 Nanase futatabi (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2008)
- Episode #1.9 (2008)
- Episode #1.8 (2008)
- Episode #1.7 (2008)
- Episode #1.6 (2008)
 2008 Kill
 2007 Higurashi no naku koro ni: Kai (TV Series) (24 episodes)
- Oshimai (2007)
- Kessen (2007)
- Kôbô (2007)
- 48 jikan (2007)
- Torappu (2007)
 2007 Guardian of the Sacred Spirit (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Departure (2007)
- Celebration (2007)
- Last Hope (2007)
 2007 Kaidan
 2006 When They Cry (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Riteiku (2006)
- 34 gô bunsho (2006)
- Kaeru tokoro (2006)
- Shiawase (2006)
 2006 Trapped Ashes
 2006 Death Note
 2006 Fate/Stay Night (TV Series) (24 episodes)
- Seihai (2006)
- Negai no hate (2006)
- Tooi yume ato (2006)
 2006 Running Wild
 2005 When Chucky Became Mary (Short) (original music by)
 2005 Inferno
 2005 Rinne
 2005 Seven Swords
 2005 Open Your Mind (Short)
 2005 Makoto
 2005 Starship Operators (TV Series)
 2004 Premonition
 2004 Ultraman Nexus (TV Series)
 2004 Windy Tales (TV Series)
 2002 Bloody Mallory (as Kenji Kawaï)
 2002 Samurai
 2002 Dark Water
 2001 Zaion: I Wish You Were Here (Video) (music)
 2001 Unloved
 2000-2001 Muteki-Ô Tri-Zenon (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- Kidô! Erishuon! (2001)
 2001 Avalon
 2001 Geisters (TV Series)
 2000 Sadistic and Masochistic (Documentary)
 2000 Chaos
 2000 Garasu no nô
 2000 Rune Soldier (TV Series) (2000)
 1999 Dai-Guard (TV Series)
 1999 Ring 2
 1998 Princess Minerva (Video)
 1997-1998 Kyûketsuki Miyu (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- The Last Shinma (1998)
- Confrontation (1998)
- Once Upon a Time (1998)
 1998 Ring
 1998 YAT Anshin! Uchu Ryokou 2 (TV Series)
 1997 Hyper Police (TV Series)
 1996 Bakuretsu hunters (TV Series) (1996)
 1996 Aka-chan to boku (TV Series)
 1994 Iczer gal: Iczelion (Video short)
 1994 The Irresponsible Captain Tylor (Video short)
 1993 Ranma ½ (Video)
 1992 Talking Head
 1992 Hime-chan's Ribbon (TV Series)
 1991 Burn Up! (Video)
 1991 Majû senshi Luna Varuga (TV Series)
 1991 Mikadoroido
 1991 Ningyo no mori (Video)
 1991 Exper Zenon (Video) (music by)
 1991 Luna Varga (Video)
 1990 Dark Myth (Video)
 1990/II Maroko
 1989 Ranma ½: Nettô-hen (TV Series)
 1989 Patlabor: The Mobile Police (TV Series)
 1989 Ranma ½ (TV Series) (18 episodes)
- Ore wa otokoda! Ranma chuugoku ni kaeru? (1989) ... (opening and closing music)
- Ranma daisuki! Sayonara wa iwanaide!! (1989) ... (opening and closing music)
- Shanpû no hangeki! Hissatsu shiatsuken wa mimo kokomo ubau (1989) ... (opening and closing music)
- Gekiretsu shoujo Shanpû toujou! Watashi inochi azukemasu (1989) ... (opening and closing music)
- Kotsuban uranai! Ranma wa nihonichi no oyomesan (1989) ... (opening and closing music)
 1989 Gosenzosama Banbanzai! (Video) (music by)
 1988 Mobile Police Patlabor (Video short)
 1988 Vampire Princess Miyu (Video)
 1987 Twilight Q (Video)
 1985 Dream Hunter Rem (Video) (episode 3)
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