Japan Creator Bank

Creator

Ken Matsubara

Ken Matsubara

Composer
Career
A creator who leads the R&B scene in Japan, Ken Matsubara is a record producer for Ken Hirai, MISIA, and Crystal Kay. The CDs featuring his composed music have sold over 30 million copies at this time. “Nemurenu Yoru Wa Kimi No Sei,” performed by MISIA, sold 30 thousand copies and topped the Oricon charts. Additionally, he arranged the ending song of the Japanese national anime Chibi Maruko-chan called “Arara no Jumon” Matsubara produces many film scores that are performed by full orchestras, including the score for the film G@me, which allow audiences to feel like they’ve been transported to the world of the movie.

Outstanding works

Title Artist Affiliation Notes
Arara no Jumon Baku chu Mondai Chibi Maruko-chan TV anime ending theme
Nemurenu Yoru Wa Kimi No Sei MISIA Ren’ai hensach Fuji TV drama main theme song
LOVE OR LUST Ken Hirai
LOVE Is Just What You Can’t See BoA
GO NOW! SMAP

Performing artists

Artist Notes
MISIA
Ken Hirai
BoA
Yuki Koyanagi
Skoop On Somebody