Biography

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Ryuichi Sakamoto (born January 17, 1952) is an Academy Award-winning Japanese musician, composer, record producer and actor, based in New York and Tokyo. He plays keyboards in the influential Japanese electropop band Yellow Magic Orchestra. His 1999 musical composition "Energy Flow", also known as the alternative title of the single disc Ura BTTB, is the first number-one instrumental single in Japan's Oricon charts history.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ryuichi Sakamoto (born January 17, 1952) is an Academy Award-winning Japanese musician, composer, record producer and actor, based in New York and Tokyo. He plays keyboards in the influential Japanese electropop band Yellow Magic Orchestra. His 1999 musical composition "Energy Flow", also known as the alternative title of the single disc Ura BTTB, is the first number-one instrumental single in Japan's Oricon charts history.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Ryuichi Sakamoto, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Sound

Gender Male

Known Credits 51

Birthday 1952-01-17

Place of Birth Tokyo, Japan

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Ryûichi Sakamoto

Sound TV ShowsMovies

2018 Ryuichi Sakamoto: Async at the Park Avenue ArmoryMusic
2017 The FortressMusic
2017 Star SandMusic
2017 async - first lightOriginal Music Composer
2016 RageOriginal Music Composer
2016 The FerrymanOriginal Music Composer
2015 The RevenantOriginal Music Composer
2015 Nagasaki: Memories of My SonOriginal Music Composer
2013 Psychedelic AfternoonOriginal Music Composer
2012 I Have To Buy New ShoesOriginal Music Composer
2011 Hara-Kiri: Death of a SamuraiOriginal Music Composer
2009 Women Without MenMusic
2007 SilkOriginal Music Composer
2005 Shining Boy and Little RandyOriginal Music Composer
2005 Tony TakitaniOriginal Music Composer
2004 AppleseedOriginal Music Composer
2002 Femme FataleOriginal Music Composer
2002 Alexei to izumiMusic
1999 TabooOriginal Music Composer
1998 Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis BaconOriginal Music Composer
1998 Snake EyesOriginal Music Composer
1995 Wild SideOriginal Music Composer
1993 Little BuddhaOriginal Music Composer
1993 Wild Palms(6 episodes)Original Music Composer
1993 Rabbit Ears - PeachboyMusic
1992 Wuthering HeightsOriginal Music Composer
1992 Tokyo DecadenceOriginal Music Composer
1991 High HeelsOriginal Music Composer
1990 The Sheltering SkyOriginal Music Composer
1990 Infinite EscherMusic
1990 The Handmaid's TaleOriginal Music Composer
1987 The Last EmperorOriginal Music Composer
1987 Royal Space Force - The Wings Of HonneamiseOriginal Music Composer
1986 The Adventures of Milo and OtisOriginal Music Composer
1986 Adelic PenguinsMusic
1986 TV WARMusic
1985 Tokyo Melody: A Film about Ryuichi SakamotoMusic
1985 All Star VideoMusic
1983 Merry Christmas Mr. LawrenceOriginal Music Composer
1983 YMO: Winter Live '81Music

Acting

2018 Ryuichi Sakamoto: Async at the Park Avenue Armory
2017 Ryuichi Sakamoto: CODA as Himself
2012 Burning Ice as Himself
2009 Ink Music: In the Land of the Hundred-Tongued Lyricist as Himself
2006 Alva Noto + Ryuichi Sakamoto - Insen Live as Ryuichi Sakamoto
2003 Femme Fatale: Dream Within a Dream as Himself
1999 New Rose Hotel as Hosaka Executive
1988 Brand New Day
1987 The Last Emperor as Amakasu
1986 Adelic Penguins
1986 TV WAR as Himself
1986 Bye Bye Kipling as Himself
1985 Steel Cathedrals as Piano, strings
1985 Tokyo Melody: A Film about Ryuichi Sakamoto as Himself
1985 All Star Video as Himself
1984 Preparations For A Journey
1984 Propaganda as Himself
1983 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence as Capt. Yonoi
1983 YMO: Winter Live '81

Directing

1985 All Star VideoDirector

Writing

2006 Alva Noto + Ryuichi Sakamoto - Insen LiveMusical

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