Naoki Sato

Naoki Sato

  • Birthday: 1970-05-02
  • Place of birth: Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • Also know as: Naoki Satô

Biography

Naoki Sato (佐藤 直紀 Satō Naoki) is a Japanese composer who has provided the music for several popular anime series including the first five Pretty Cure series, X, Eureka Seven, Sword of the Stranger, and Blood-C. He graduated from the Tokyo College of Music in 1993. At the 29th Japan Academy Prize in 2006, he won the Best Music prize for his work on the film  Always Sanchōme no Yūhi (Always Sunset on Third Street). He also composed music for anime films such as Pretty Cure All Stars DX trilogy, Stand By Me Doraemon. In live-action dramas, he provided music and soundtracks for TV dramas Good Luck!! Water Boys, H2: Kimi to Ita Hibi and Ryōmaden. He provided the music for the Space Battleship Yamato film, as well as the Rurouni Kenshin and Parasyte live-action film series. For the 38th Japan Academy Prize in 2015, he was nominated in the Best Score category for his work in The Eternal Zero.[6] While he did not win the award, The Eternal Zero won several awards including Best Picture, and Stand By Me Doraemon won for Best Animated Film.

Production

Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean

2005

As Original Music Composer

Space Battleship Yamato

2010

As Original Music Composer

Peak: The Rescuers

2011

As Original Music Composer

Stand by Me Doraemon

2014

As Original Music Composer

Until the Break of Dawn

2012

As Original Music Composer

Sword of the Stranger

2007

As Original Music Composer

The Eternal Zero

2013

As Original Music Composer

Kano

2014

As Original Music Composer

For Those We Love

2007

As Original Music Composer

Parasyte: Part 1

2014

As Music

Black Belt

2007

As Music

Parasyte: Part 2

2015

As Music

Kano

2014

As Music

Assassination Classroom

2015

As Original Music Composer

Rurouni Kenshin Part III: The Legend Ends

2014

As Original Music Composer

Assassination Classroom: Graduation

2016

As Original Music Composer

Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura

2017

As Original Music Composer

Koro-sensei Q!

2016

As Music

The Top Secret: Murder in Mind

2016

As Original Music Composer

Girls' Compass

2011

As Original Music Composer

The Last Princess

2008

As Original Music Composer

Futari wa Precure: Max Heart Movie

2005

As Original Music Composer

Renai Shousetsu

2004

As Music

Catnapped

1995

As Music

Simsons

2006

As Music

Masquerade Hotel

2019

As Music

Oppai Volleyball

2009

As Music

The Sunset Sky

2014

As Music

Water Boys 2

2004

As Music

The Vulture

2009

As Music

Ballad

2009

As Music

Brave Hearts: Umizaru

2012

As Music

A Bolt from the Blue

2014

As Music

Sea Monkey

2004

As Music

The Letters

2006

As Music

Persona Non Grata

2015

As Music

Honnouji Hotel

2017

As Music

Rudolf the Black Cat

2016

As Music

Over Drive

2018

As Music

Kisaragi

2007

As Music

Eureka: Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution

2021

As Original Music Composer

Anemone: Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution

2018

As Original Music Composer

Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution

2017

As Original Music Composer

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero

2022

As Original Music Composer

Rurouni Kenshin: The Final

2021

As Original Music Composer

X: An Omen

2001

As Music

Little DJ

2007

As Original Music Composer

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