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Yoshiki


Yoshiki is a composer, classically-trained pianist, rock drummer, and the leader of the rock group X Japan. Yoshiki was named by Consequence of Sound as "one of the most influential musicians and composers in Japanese history" and is described by Billboard Magazine as "prolific" and "a musical innovator". He received the Asian Icon Award from UK's... See full bio »

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We Are X Composer
(2016)
Attack on Titan Composer
(2018)
(2013)
Saw IV Soundtrack
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  xXx 4 (writer: "Untitled Theme Song") (pre-production)
 2019 Spycies (writer: "Untitled Theme Song") (completed)
  Attack on Titan (TV Series) (performer - 12 episodes, 2018) (writer - 12 episodes, 2018)
- Night of the Battle to Retake the Wall (2018) ... (performer: "Red Swan") / (writer: "Red Swan")
- Bystander (2018) ... (performer: "Red Swan") / (writer: "Red Swan")
- Friends (2018) ... (performer: "Red Swan") / (writer: "Red Swan")
- Ruler of the Walls (2018) ... (performer: "Red Swan") / (writer: "Red Swan")
- Outside the Walls of Orvud District (2018) ... (performer: "Red Swan") / (writer: "Red Swan")
  Seisei suru hodo, Ai shiteru (TV Mini-Series) (arranger - 10 episodes, 2016) (lyrics - 10 episodes, 2016) (music - 10 episodes, 2016)
- Episode #1.10 (2016) ... (arranger: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte") / (lyrics: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte") / (music: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte")
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... (arranger: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte") / (lyrics: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte") / (music: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte")
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... (arranger: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte") / (lyrics: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte") / (music: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte")
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... (arranger: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte") / (lyrics: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte") / (music: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte")
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (arranger: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte") / (lyrics: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte") / (music: "Bara no youni saite Sakura no youni chitte")
 2016 We Are X (Documentary) (performer: "Longing(~Togireta Melody)", "Yoshiki Drum Solo Live", "Miracle", "Amethyst", "Anniversary", "Without You (Instrumental)")
 2015 Last Knights (performer: "Born to be Free" (Japanese theatrical trailer)) / (writer: "Born to be Free" (Japanese theatrical trailer))
 2014 Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary (performer: "Hero") / (writer: "Hero")
 2011 Tezuka Osamu no budda: Akai sabaku yo! Utsukushiku (writer: "Scarlet Love Song")
 2009 Goemon (lyrics: "Rosa") / (writer: "Rosa")
 2008-2009 Tôkyô daikûshû (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (writer: "Aisuru Hito yo")
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... (writer: "Untitled")
 2008 Repo! The Genetic Opera (producer: "VUK-R") / (writer: "VUK-R")
 2007 Saw IV (performer: "I.V.") / (writer: "I.V.")
 2007 Catacombs (performer: "Blue Butterfly") / (writer: "Blue Butterfly")
 2004 Nae yeojachingureul sogae habnida (writer: "Tears")
 1998 In God's Hands (writer: "Sane" - as Yoshiki)
 1996 X (performer: "Forever Love") / (writer: "Forever Love")
 1993 Nikushimi ni Hohoende (TV Series) (performer: "Tears", "Art of Life") / (writer: "Tears", "Art of Life")
 1991 Lullaby Keiji (TV Series) (performer: "Say Anything") / (writer: "Say Anything")
 1990 Jipangu (writer: "Endless Rain")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Conducted the American Symphony Orchestra in New York for cover version of "Black Diamond" for KISS tribute album

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Yoshiki Hayashi | X Japan
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Trivia:

Just released his follow up classical album Eternal Melody II, and a live DVD called Symphonic Concert 2002 featuring his new project Violet UK. He also mentioned that the Violet UK album will come out in the fall of 2005. See more »

Nickname:

Yoshiki

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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