Japan Creator Bank

Creator

Takafumi Iwasaki

Takafumi Iwasaki

Composer
Date of Birth
August 29, 1976
Career
Takafumi Iwasaki began his career as a composer with the opening theme for Bakuryuu Sentai Abaranger. He then made his debut as a singer while composing the opening theme for Mahou Sentai Magiranger. Since then he’s created many theme songs for the Super Sentai series. He also wrote both the lyrics and score for Johnny's WEST’s first song, “Eejanaika.” Additionally, he’s worked on the opening themes for the anime Ace Attorney, called “Gyakuten Winner” and “Jinsei wa Subarashii” as well as the opening theme for the anime Captain Tsubasa, called “Start Dash.” Iwasaki is also known for composing the opening theme for Dragon Ball Super, “Genkaitoppa X Survivor,” sung by Kiyoshi Hikawa, as well as the opening theme for Dragon Ball Z Kai, “Dragon Soul,” sung by Takayoshi Tanimoto.

Outstanding works

Title Artist Affiliation Notes
Start Dash Johnny's WEST opening theme for Captain Tsubasa
Genkaitoppa X Survivor Kiyoshi Hikawa opening theme for Dragon Ball Super
Eejanaika Johnny's WEST
Dragon Soul Takayoshi Tanimoto opening theme for Dragon Ball Z Kai
Mahou Sentai Magiranger Takafumi Iwasaki opening theme for Mahou Sentai Magiranger

Performing artists

Artist Notes
Johnny's WEST
Hey! Say! JUMP
Kiyoshi Hikawa
AKB48
Masaaki Endoh
Takayoshi Tanimoto
Hideyuki Takahashi
Mayumi Gojo