Akiko Shikata

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Japanese singer-songwriter and composer, who is known for writing music for games and anime. She is most well known for her contributions to the Ar tonelico, Shadow Hearts and Umineko no Naku Koro ni games, as well as anime adaptations of Umineko no Naku Koro ni and Tales of Symphonia.

Akiko Shikata's music is known for its ethnic feel and complex vocal chorus work. In a single Akiko Shikata song, there may be as many as 200 separate vocal tracks recorded for it.


Akiko Shikata Discography Tracks


AURA0003 Akiko Shikata - 廃墟と楽園 album art 志方あきこ* 廃墟と楽園(CD, Album, Sel) VAGRANCY AURA0003 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
HUCD-10011 Akiko Shikata - Navigatoria album art 志方あきこ* Navigatoria(CD, Album) Hats Unlimited Inc. HUCD-10011 Japan 2005 Sell This Version
HUCD-10024 Akiko Shikata - Raka album art 志方あきこ* Raka(CD, Album) Hats Unlimited Inc. HUCD-10024 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
FCCM-0283 Akiko Shikata - 片翼の鳥 album art 志方あきこ* 片翼の鳥(CD-ROM, MiniAlbum) M:X FCCM-0283 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
AVCD-23769 Akiko Shikata - Harmonia album art 志方あきこ* Harmonia(CD, Album) Avex Trax AVCD-23769 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
FCCV-34 Akiko Shikata - Turaida album art 志方あきこ* Turaida(CD, Album) Frontier Works FCCV-34 Japan 2013 Sell This Version
AURA-0024 Akiko Shikata - Wokashi album art Akiko Shikata Wokashi(CD, Album) VAGRANCY AURA-0024 Japan 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

AURA0001 Akiko Shikata - 緑の森で眠ル鳥 album art 志方あきこ* 緑の森で眠ル鳥(CD, EP, Sel) VAGRANCY AURA0001 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
KNIL-0003 Akiko Shikata - うみねこのなく頃に album art 志方あきこ* うみねこのなく頃に(CD, EP) Frontier Works KNIL-0003 Japan 2008 Sell This Version
FCCM 0315 Akiko Shikata - 祈りの彼方 album art Akiko Shikata 祈りの彼方(CD, EP) Frontier Works FCCM 0315 Japan 2010 Sell This Version
FFCT-0009 Akiko Shikata - 白夢の繭〜Ricordando Il Passato〜 album art Akiko Shikata 白夢の繭〜Ricordando Il Passato〜(CD, EP) Frontier Works FFCT-0009 Japan 2011 Sell This Version
MFCZ-1011 Akiko Shikata - 空蟬 album art 志方あきこ* 空蟬(CD-ROM, Single) Frontier Works MFCZ-1011 Japan 2011 Sell This Version
FFCM-51 Akiko Shikata - 暁 album art Akiko Shikata (CD, Maxi) Frontier Works FFCM-51 Japan 2015 Sell This Version


HUCD-10013 Akiko Shikata - 星詠~ホシヨミ~ Ar tonelico Hymmnos concert Side 蒼 album art 中河健* / 土屋暁* / 志方あきこ* 中河健* / 土屋暁* / 志方あきこ* - 星詠~ホシヨミ~ Ar tonelico Hymmnos concert Side 蒼(CD) HATS Unlimited HUCD-10013 Japan 2006 Sell This Version

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