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Koji Endo at SoundKids studio
photo © Maki Hachiya

Koji Endo (遠藤浩二 Endo Koji) is a Japanese composer and musician who has worked on a vast number of films in the past decade. He has been composing music for Takashi Miike since the 1997 film Rainy Dog. He currently works out of his own studio named SoundKids in Tokyo, Japan.


Born in 1964, Endo first picked up jazz guitar at the age of 19 and started taking lessons from Koichi Hiroki at the age of 21. After that, he started playing live shows anywhere he could. At 25, he began composing professionally in movies, music videos, and commercials. He also composes songs for many popular artists and J-pop idols.

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