Kow Otani  Kow Otani (大谷幸)
  Date of birth:
  May 1st, 1957
  Tokyo, Japan
Composer Filmography


Director Shusuke Kaneko's composer of choice, Kow Otani started his career as a composer in the late 1980's. Otani primarly composed for animated films up until the 1990's when he made his jump toward live action productions. Although active primarly in film, he has also done several video game soundtracks, such as Shadow of the Colossus. Otani is also noteworthy for being the only composer in history to have worked on both the long running Gamera series and the even longer running Godzilla series.

Composer Toho Filmography

Date      Title Type
1991 My Soul Is Slashed Produced
1991 No Worries on the Recruit Front Distributed
1993 Graduation Journey: I Came from Japan Produced
1994 I Have No Driving License Distributed
1995 Gamera: Guardian of the Universe Distributed
1996 Gamera 2: Advent of Legion Distributed
1997 Haunted School 3 Produced
1999 Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris Distributed
2000 Pyrokinesis Produced
2001 Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack Produced