Goku, Vegeta, Trunks and all the fans of these characters are in mourning today, after it was announced that composer Shunsuke Kikuchi passed away at the age of 89 and was the composer of the original Dragon Ball music.
Goku is in mourning! Dragon Ball music creator dies at 89
According to Japanese media reports, Kikuchi was receiving medical treatment for aspiration pneumoniaBut despite their best efforts, the doctors were unable to save his life.
Remember that Kikuchi not only worked for Akira Toriyama, he was recognized for being one of the most important composers of soundtracks in the cartoon industry.
And how not to remember it, since part of the music that was shown during the battles was composed by this teacher, so he placed a touch of emotion with each note he played.
Until this week they reported the death of Shunsuke Kikuchi
The The composer’s death took place on April 24 at a Tokyo hospital due to complications derived from pneumonia, however, until today they made it known officially.
Thus, Kikuchi participated in the Dragon Ball series (1986) as in Dragon Ball Z (1989) as the main composer of the anime soundtracks.
Kikuchi was a star since the 60s
In addition, he also created the music for the films of the series and from 2009 to 2015, redesigned the score for the remastered installment known as Dragon Ball Z Kai.
In Japan his work is well remembered, since it was a star since the 60s for other series and even movies.
He also worked making music for other titles such as Doraemon, Dr. Slump, Kamen Raider, Tiger Mask, and Great Mazinger (continuation of Mazinger Z).