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Composer, Music Designer Satoru Kosaki Announces Hiatus

by Dunois
Feb 24, 2014 1:02 PM | 17 Comments
Earlier today, composer and music designer Satoru Kosaki announced via his official Twitter account that he will be going on an indefinite hiatus. He cited health problems and illnesses as the causes. This information was also posted on his group, MONACA's, website. The post includes an apology and a thanks to everyone for their support.

Kosaki (as a member of MONACA) is well-known for composing music for several hit anime like Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu, Lucky☆Star, and Bakemonogatari. More recently, he worked on the TV anime series Captain Earth.

Source: Tweet from official Twitter, Yaraon, Post on MONACA's website

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News like this always makes me kinda sad :/
I really hope that he gets better. He really looks like a good guy.
I'll notice his music now :D

Feb 26, 2014 9:30 AM by Tengai

I loved his work on Monogatari, I hope he gets better.

Feb 26, 2014 5:11 AM by Rance-sama

Awwww, I hope he gets better. On the other hand, it seems like it could be seen as good that he's taking a break to get better rather than trying to tough it out and perhaps get worse.

I hope this isn't inappropriate, but has anything about what's going to happen with Captain Earth been mentioned? Did he finish his work so now he feels he can take a break? Or is someone else going to take over? Or (though it would seem unlikely) could it be delayed until he's better?

Feb 25, 2014 12:08 AM by Hahalollawl


Feb 24, 2014 11:54 PM by Funky_Junk9

Oh damn, one of MONACA's crew?

Love their work in Nier and Drakengard 3. Hope he gets better.

Feb 24, 2014 6:21 PM by ChronosXIII

Yep, hopefully he gets better.
This guy made some outstanding music.

JizzyHitler said:
I hope he gets better soon, he has made some really incredible work
Damn, i didnt hear this in a long time.So good as always.

Feb 24, 2014 4:09 PM by iLostReason

I hope he gets well in the future :/

Feb 24, 2014 4:02 PM by Stark700

I hope he gets better soon, he has made some really incredible work

Feb 24, 2014 3:46 PM by JizzyHitler

Hope he gets better soon.

Feb 24, 2014 3:42 PM by Mr_Gutts

Hmm, I wonder if this'll stall further installments of the works he's composed for [e.g. Monogatari].

Feb 24, 2014 2:40 PM by mdz

Our Best wishes for him..

Feb 24, 2014 2:40 PM by Shizora

Great work on the Monogatari series, hopefully he recovers quickly.

Feb 24, 2014 2:29 PM by LoneWolf

He's pretty much the only reason why I felt the need to continue watching Bakemonogatari.

His music is incredibly good and I hope he gets better soon.

Feb 24, 2014 2:18 PM by morshuwarrior

I read this earlier, he composed songs for Idolmaster. He needs to recover ASAP.

Feb 24, 2014 2:09 PM by Hoppy

As a fan of Working!! and the Monogatari series, I wish him the swiftest recovery.

Feb 24, 2014 1:46 PM by ArbiterofWhim

Oh wow, he's worked on some great anime.
Hope he gets better soon.

Feb 24, 2014 1:38 PM by Shuhan

I hope he gets better soon. =/

Feb 24, 2014 1:13 PM by Isis

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