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Name: Kenji Kawai  
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Date of Birth: 23rd April 1957
Place of Birth: Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Profession: Composer
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Kenji Kawai (川井憲次 Kawai Kenji) is a Japanese composer with several scores for anime to his credit. Among his works are the music for Ghost in the Shell (1995), Innocence: Ghost in the Shell (2004), Irresponsible Captain Tylor (1992), "Mezame No Hakobune" (2004), Patlabor, Avalon (2001) and Vampire Princess Miyu. He is a frequent colaborator of director Mamoru Oshii.

Kenji Kawai (川井憲次 Kawai Kenji, born 23rd April 1957) is a distinguished Japanese composer originally hailing from Shinagawa in Tokyo. Having composed a variety of soundtracks ranging from anime to horror (Ringu,Ringu 2, Dark Water), Kawai has established himself as one of the most recognisable composers of his time. It was however his contribution in recording music for the radio actor Yuji Mitsuya, that he met the musical director Naoko Asari. It was after this collaboration, that Asari recommended him to compose soundtrack for animations. Over the years Kawai has collaborated with the world-famous anime director Mamoru Oshii on several occasions.

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