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Isao Tomita (I) (1932–2016)

Isao Tomita was born on April 22, 1932 in Tokyo, Japan. He is known for his work on The Twilight Samurai (2002), Love and Honour (2006) and The Hidden Blade (2004). He was married to Akiko. He died on May 5, 2016 in Tokyo. See full bio »


(age 84) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

The Twilight Samurai
Love and Honour
Love and Honour Composer
The Hidden Blade
The Hidden Blade Composer
Kabei: Our Mother


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 2001 Prince Shotoku (TV Movie)
 1997 The Planets
 1996 Gakko II
 1993 Patrick Stewart Narrates: The Planets (Video documentary)
 1991 The Planets (Video)
 1985 A Scale for Man (Documentary short) (music)
 1983 Planeta Imaginari (TV Series)
 1982 Hômon Interview (TV Series)
 1979 Yasha-ga-ike
 1974 Zatôichi monogatari (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1973 The Centuries of the Emperors (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (1973)
 1973 Mute Samurai (TV Series)
 1972 Gensei hanaen anrakoro no uta (TV Series)
 1970 Daikon no hana (TV Series)
 1969 Kuchû toshi zero zero hachi (TV Series)
 1968 Heitai gokudo
 1968 Maitei Jyakku (TV Series)
 1968 Polizeifunk ruft (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Empfang in Japan (1968)
 1968 Kuro tokage
 1967 Choppy and the Princess (TV Series)
 1967 Kaisan shiki
 1966 Odoshi
 1965 Kimba the White Lion (TV Series)
 1960 Uchûsen Shirika (TV Series)
 1957 Kyô no ryôri (TV Series)
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CD: "Snowflakes Are Dancing" (RCA)

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Composed a symphonic tone poem based on incidental music he wrote for "Jangaru taitei" (1965) (aka "Kimba the White Lion"). The tone poem was recorded by the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, and was set to animation by Tezuka Productions. See more »

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