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Yoko Kanno

1963 - Today

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Yoko Kanno (菅野 よう子, Kanno Yōko, born March 18, 1963) is a Japanese composer, arranger and music producer best known for her work on the soundtracks of anime series, television series, live-action films, video games, and advertisements. She was born in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. She has written scores for Cowboy Bebop and its live-action adaptation, 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 1,287,912 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Yoko Kanno is the 870th most popular singer (up from 1,121st in 2019), the 978th most popular biography from Japan (up from 1,072nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Singer.

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  • 1.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Yoko Kanno ranks 870 out of 3,528Before her are Izhar Cohen, Josipa Lisac, Jon Vickers, Tammi Terrell, Ljuba Welitsch, and Ann Wilson. After her are LL Cool J, Francesco Guccini, Lynn Anderson, Minnie Riperton, Akina Nakamori, and Anneke Grönloh.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1963, Yoko Kanno ranks 171Before her are Karl Lauterbach, Goran Jurić, Júlio César, Oleksiy Mykhaylychenko, Martín Vizcarra, and Antoni Martí. After her are Karl Markovics, Brian Greene, Shaun Toub, Li Ning, Jonathan Haidt, and Mike Mangini.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Yoko Kanno ranks 978 out of 6,048Before her are Nobuo Kawakami (1947), Tatsumi Kimishima (1950), Takuya Kimura (1972), Akio Toyoda (1956), Sakyo Komatsu (1931), and Goro Yamada (1894). After her are Yoshiki (1965), Rentarō Mikuni (1923), Masaki Yokotani (1952), Akina Nakamori (1965), Fumiko Enchi (1905), and Ken Naganuma (1930).

Among SINGERS In Japan

Among singers born in Japan, Yoko Kanno ranks 5Before her are Kyu Sakamoto (1941), Mariya Takeuchi (1955), Ken Shimura (1950), and Seiko Matsuda (1962). After her are Akina Nakamori (1965), Miyuki Nakajima (1952), Ayumi Hamasaki (1978), Yumi Matsutoya (1954), Daimaou Kosaka (1973), Izumi Sakai (1967), and Tetsuya Komuro (1958).