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Phoenix: Eden 17 Soundtrack to the Anime Series by Takatsugu Muramatsu Out Now



NEW YORK, NY (September 15, 2023)Milan Records today releases PHOENIX: EDEN17 (ORIGINAL SERIES SOUNDTRACK) with music by composer TAKATSUGU MURAMATSU. Available everywhere now, the album features music written by Muramatsu for STUDIO4°C's new anime series based on Osamu Tezuka's iconic manga series. An adaptation of the manga's “Nostalgia” story arc, Phoenix: Eden17 is now streaming worldwide exclusively on Disney+.

Of the soundtrack, composer TAKATSUGU MURAMATSU says, “I am so happy to be able to portray the world of Osamu Tezuka's Phoenix: Eden17, which I have loved since I was a child, with my own music. I am truly delighted. When I saw the script and the animation, I imagined the sound at once. During the production process, the world that came to mind was one that I had never encountered before and so large in scale that I wondered if I would be able to meet my deadline. Before I knew it, it had become a race against time. The soundscape of Phoenix: Eden17 is centered around a dynamic and mysterious orchestra. I hope you enjoy it.”


In the age of space exploration, Romi and her lover George flee a devastated Earth in search of a new world for just the two of them, settling on planet Eden17. However, it turns out to be a desolate planet unsuitable for human habitation. After losing George in an accident, Romi is determined to survive with her son Cain and enters a hibernation pod. When she awakes 1,300 years later, she finds that Eden is now home to a thriving city built by the descendants of Cain and the alien life-form known as Moopy. Romi lives there as a queen, but as she ages, her longing for Earth grows stronger. One day, a child of Eden named Com acknowledges Romi's feelings and resolves to embark on a journey to take her to Earth.


Born in 1978, from Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Pref.

Made his debut with the original piano solo album Window while in high school. Graduated from Kunitachi College of Music, Department of Composition. As a composer, his talent was noticed from early on, and since he was in charge of the Kadokawa movie Inugami while he was in college, he has worked on many movies, TV dramas, theatrical performances, musicals, etc. Received the Japan Academy Award for Outstanding Music for the second consecutive year in the movies 64-Rokuyon-Part 1 and The True Story of the Bride's Miracle Over 8 Years. In addition, he has a wide range of activities, and in 2019, he provided many songs such as “The Song of Life,” performed by Mariya Takeuchi, "Far away” by the British Boys Chorus Group, LIBERA. He also became the first Asian to provide music to Josh Groban.

In recent years, he has expanded his field of activity to the world, including the music of Studio Ghibli's When Marnie Was There; Mary and The Witch's Flower, Lu over the wall, which won the Grand Prix at the 2017 Annecy International Animation Film Festival, and also the music of Youku's drama The Longest Day In Chang'an, which has become his first overseas work and is distributed worldwide. In 2021, he composed the hit of the theme song “Tadaima” of the TBS Sunday Theatre Tengoku to Jigoku, the TV drama Sakura no Tou, the theatrical animation movie Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko, and the IOC animation work Tomorrow's Leaves, where he was in charge of the accompanying music for the movie released in October, and as the music director for Nishi Honganji Otobutai. In 2022, in addition to being in charge of the movie Ushikubimura, he is also in charge of arranging many classic masterpieces and songs. In addition, he again received the 45th Japan Academy Award for Outstanding Music Award for the film music of Mamorarenakattamonotachihe.

In 2023, he was in charge of the music for the world distribution of the Netflix movie In Love and Deep Water, the theatrical release of the animated movie Phoenix: Reminiscence of Flower, and Disney+ world distribution of PHOENIX: EDEN17 will be released. Composed "Midori no Tora" for the 90th NHK National School Music Concours Elementary School Division, provided the music for Keisuke Yamauchi's Kokoro Mangekyo for the first time in the Japanese Enka Kayo world, and provided the music for Shizuka Kudo's Yuusha no Hata. etc., are active in a wide range of fields.

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