In our fourth installment of Anime Month Q&As, composer Kensuke Ushio answers a few questions about his work on the scores for Japan Sinks 2020, Devilman Crybaby, Ping Pong, and more!
What is the first anime you scored?
UN-GO (2011). Narasaki-san, who is my friend, senpai offered me maybe 4 or 5 tracks? And our band did the ending theme. 10 years! As a main musician, Ping Pong The Animation (2014).
How did you become the composer of Japan Sinks 2020?
After Devilman Crybaby, the director, Yuasa-san, offered me [the job]. It’s an honor.
Who is a dream director you’d like to work with?
Xavier Dolan. I’m a big fan of him.
What are your upcoming projects?
Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop. I hope you like this summer film.