SINGER

Yoko Kanno

1963 - Today

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Yoko Kanno (菅野 よう子, Kanno Yōko) is a Japanese composer, arranger and musician best known for her work on the soundtracks of anime films, television series, live-action films, video games, and advertisements. She was born in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. She has written scores for Cowboy Bebop, Darker than Black, Macross Plus, Turn A Gundam, The Vision of Escaflowne, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Wolf's Rain, Kids on the Slope, Genesis of Aquarion and Terror in Resonance, and has worked with the directors Hirokazu Kore-eda, Yoshiyuki Tomino, Shinichirō Watanabe and Shōji Kawamori. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yoko Kanno has received more than 897,613 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Yoko Kanno is the 1,123rd most popular singer (down from 1,087th in 2019), the 1,074th most popular biography from Japan (down from 911th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Japanese Singer.

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  • 900k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Yoko Kanno ranks 1,123 out of 3,541. Before her are Gil Scott-Heron, Laila Kinnunen, Mary J. Blige, Viktor Lazlo, Taboo, and Leo Sayer. After her are Sheena Easton, Irina Arkhipova, Kvitka Cisyk, Candice Night, Doris Dragović, and Dima Bilan.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1963, Yoko Kanno ranks 214Before her are Jørn Andersen, Kevin Smith, Jiang Wen, Andrei Tchmil, Ihor Kolomoyskyi, and Rashidi Yekini. After her are Mikhail Yefremov, Lori Petty, Dariga Nazarbayeva, Raimond Aumann, Jean-Marc Vallée, and Jaime de Marichalar.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Yoko Kanno ranks 1,074 out of 5,560. Before her are Shōhei Ōoka (1909), Mitsunori Fujiguchi (1949), Takekazu Asaka (1952), Nobuhiro Watsuki (1970), Kenjirō Tokutomi (1868), and Kei Kumai (1930). After her are Kazumi Tsubota (1956), Isao Okano (1944), Koji Kondo (1961), Kunio Maekawa (1905), Sadakazu Tanigaki (1945), and Yuriko Shima (1959).

Among SINGERS In Japan

Among singers born in Japan, Yoko Kanno ranks 11Before her are Akina Nakamori (1965), Seiko Matsuda (1962), Ayumi Hamasaki (1978), Masashi Tashiro (1956), Yumi Matsutoya (1954), and Izumi Sakai (1967). After her are Tetsuya Komuro (1958), Hironobu Kageyama (1961), Namie Amuro (1977), Toshi (1965), Nikka Costa (1972), and Kōji Wada (1974).