Kanno, Yoko

Given name: よう子
Family name: 菅野
Alternate names: Gabriela Robin
Birthday: Mar 18, 1963
Website: http://www.kannoyoko.net/
Member Favorites: 10,668
Birth place: Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
Birth name: Yoko Kanno (菅野 洋子)

Yoko Kanno is a composer, arranger and musician best known for her work on the soundtracks for many games, seminal anime films, TV series, live-action movies, and advertisements.

Some of Yoko Kanno's most famous soundtrack themes include "Kiseki no umi" (Lodoss War), "Voices" (Macross Plus), "Tank!" (Cowboy Bebop), "Yakusoku wa Iranai" (Escaflowne), "Gravity" (Wolf's Rain), "Inner Universe" (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) and Stand Alone Complex O.S.T.

She speaks very little English and some French.

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Marmer | Aug 30, 9:09 PM
GOAT composer

Stacias | Jul 17, 1:22 AM

elnino02 | May 10, 7:13 AM
It's nice to come here once in a while and see fans praising her work for so many different anime, ranging from well-known ones like Bebop and ZnT to something as obscure as Magnetic Rose. Legend.

Etherius_ZS | Apr 22, 7:13 AM

nhnge34 | Apr 6, 9:10 AM
wolf's rain ost is a fucking peak

demeeter | Mar 24, 1:46 PM
absolute icon.

DGDSTRSMemoria | Mar 18, 1:36 PM
Happy Birthday Yoko-san!🤠🎉🎊🎊🎊🎊

Desolated | Mar 16, 3:46 PM
Just realized she's also behind the OSTs of Ashura jo no Hitomi. Cool OSTs I guess.

PandanLeafSan | Feb 19, 4:47 PM
After finishing GITS SAC, this series OST is astonishing and powerful to make anyone shed a tear

Oznerol7 | Jan 14, 8:58 AM
Tank! is honestly a masterpiece in its genre, kudos

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