Vocaloid Artist, Anime Theme Song Composer samfree Passes Away
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The announcement did not mention the specific cause of death, but did say that it was a "sudden death that was not due to external causes."
samfree, whose real name was Takayuki Sano, composed many popular Vocaloid songs such as "Promise," "Megu Megu☆Fire Endless Night," "Luka Luka★Night Fever," and "Daybreak." He composed and arranged the opening theme songs for the Wish Upon the Pleiades, Mushibugyō, and Good Luck Girl! television anime series. He also arranged the first ending theme song for Tegami Bachi: Reverse, and he composed, arranged, and wrote the lyrics for the rerun ending of the Katanagatari television anime series. He additionally created character songs for Mishibugyō.
samfree released his sixth album Fever (pictured at right) in September 2011.