From September 11 to September 18, the Netorabo research team conducted a questionnaire asking, “What is your favorite anime for which
Yuki Kajiura made a major debut as a member of the music unit “See-Saw.” Since around 1995, he has been working on music for various works such as animation and games. He goes from songwriting to producing, and many of his works are highly acclaimed. In this vote, we picked up 25 anime works in which Mr. Kajiura was in charge of music (play accompaniment) that will be broadcast and released by September 2022 and received 2362 votes. Thank you. Let’s take a look at the top results! (Survey period: September 11 to September 18, 2022, number of valid responses: 2362 votes)
- Puella Magi Madoka Magica
The second place is ” Puella Magi Madoka Magica “. He received 281 votes or 11.9% of the total votes. “Puella Magi Madoka Magica” caused a social phenomenon as soon as it was broadcast in 2011. As a result, many related works, such as manga and novelized works, were born, and it is a blockbuster that has been extremely popular even after the main anime ended. Starting with “Magia,” which is used as the ED song from episode 3, Kajiura’s music is included throughout, giving the impression of a dark mood.
Also, in the movie version, Mr. Kajiura is in charge of the music, and the story is livened up with dramatic sounds such as “Credits justitiam,” nicknamed Mami’s theme. I’m looking forward to Kajiura-san’s music for the latest theater work “” whose production was announced.
- Sky boundary
The first place is “Kara no Kyoukai.” He received 561 votes or 23.8% of the total votes.
“Kara no Kyoukai” is based on the novel by Kinoko Nasu. A theatrical version consisting of seven chapters and a final chapter was released from 2007 to 2010, and a TV animation that reconstructed the theatrical version was broadcast in 2013. Mr. Kajiura is in charge of composing all the theme songs and insert songs and producing the music unit Kalafina formed for “Kara no Kyoukai.”
The skillful chorus work, catchy lyrics, and melodies harmonized beautifully with the visuals have earned the soundtrack high acclaim both at home and abroad. In this survey, we received comments such as “Kajiura-san x Kalafina was a divine combination.” Many people seem to remember Kajiura-san’s talent as a musician in “Kara no Kyoukai.”