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Date of Birth 1 November 1931Hirosaki, Japan

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Shunsuke Kikuchi is a Japanese composer, specializing in film scores and incidental music for films and television shows. He has been active in the industry since the early 1960s.

Kikuchi is primarily known as the composer of Tokusatsu films (live-action fantasy, science fiction, and horror films), anime films, action films, and Jidaigeki (period drama films). He has worked for various companies, but his music often appears in productions by the Toei Company. He was the main composer for the "Dragon Ball" and "Dragon Ball Z" television series and related films. Due to his association with long-running series, his music was often thought to guarantee success.

He composed the song "Urami Bushi" for the women-in-prison film "Female Prisoner 701: Scorpion". The song is better known to Western audiences for its inclusion in the soundtrack of "Kill Bill".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Dimos I Ntikoudis

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Attended the music department at the Japan School of the Arts.

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