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Showcase by Akira YAMAOKA

Published on 15/05/2011 - Edition 2011

Japan Expo is glad to welcome as video game guest of honor, a great composer who made thousands among you shiver, Akira YAMAOKA, the composer of Silent Hill theme!

Don't miss Akira YAMAOKA and his band live
at the J.E. Live House on Friday and Sunday

Sunday: a special guest sings a song with him,
the French singer Manu

Meet Akira YAMAOKA in signing session everyday too!


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Akira YAMAOKA is a great music composer and a master of Japanese horror, famous for his original musical universe and he is the festival video game music guest of honor.

His unique music style is both surprising and unsettling, being a perfect match for video games by stimulating the gamer’s imagination. He is famous for composing the music and sound design of the Silent Hill game series, for which he also acts as a producer since the third opus...


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