Michiru Ōshima (大島ミチル, Ōshima Michiru, born March 16, 1961), is a Japanese composer who has worked on several video game, movie, and television titles. Her works include composition for the video games Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf for Super Nintendo, Ico for PlayStation 2, Legend of Legaia for the PlayStation (and its PlayStation 2 sequel, Legaia Duel Saga, for which she collaborated with eminent Japanese game composers Yasunori Mitsuda and Hitoshi Sakimoto), Arc the Lad III, and an orchestral arrangement of a Zelda medley for the Wii and Nintendo GameCube game The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. In addition to video game music, she has composed music for Godzilla vs. Megaguirus and Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla movies and scores for numerous anime television series, including Fullmetal Alchemist (and the motion picture Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa), Nabari no Ou, Queen Emeraldas, Xam'd: Lost Memories, Arc the Lad, and Weathering Continent. She was also the composer for a Japanese stage musical adaptation of the classic Hollywood film Roman Holiday. Her latest work includes the composition of several music tracks for the highly acclaimed Chinese espionage thriller film: The Message 《风声》in 2009.
- ^ "Discography 1990-1992". Michiru Oshima Official Site (in Japanese). Retrieved 2008-09-22.
- ^ "Melody light comfort that invites the ultimate healing of hard Romantic. ... Released Soon!" (in Japanese). HMV. 2003-06-01. Retrieved 2009-08-06. "大島ミチルが手掛けたゲーム・サントラICO霧の中の旋律ではLiberaリベラのヴォーカリストSteven Geraghtyスティーブン・ガラティがヴォーカルで参加" – "Oshima Michiru who managed the game soundtrack for ICO with vocals by Steven Geraghty of Libera"
- ^ "Inside Zelda part 4: Natural Rhythms of Hyrule". Nintendo Power 195: 56–58. September 2005. Retrieved 2009-08-06.
- ^ "Godzilla × Megaguirus: The G Extermination Strategy Soundtrack" (in Japanese). Tower Records. Retrieved 2009-08-06. "こちらのサウンドトラックは大島ミチルによるスコア。" – "This soundtrack score is by Oshima Michiru."
- ^ "Godzilla × Mechagodzilla Original Soundtrack Record [Soundtrack]" (in Japanese). Amazon.com. Retrieved 2009-08-06. "音楽を手がけたのは、CMやドラマのサントラなどでも大活躍中の大島ミチル。" – "Oshima Michiru was very active in producing the music, including in the commercials, the drama soundtrack, etc."
- ^ "Fullmetal Alchemist (Hagane no Renkin Jutsushi) Original Soundtrack". CDJapan. Retrieved 2009-08-06.
- ^ "Theatrical Feature Fullmetal Alchemist The Conqueror of Shambala - Original Soundtrack". CDJapan. Retrieved 2009-08-06.
- ^ "Nabari no Ou Staff Cast" (in Japanese). TV Tokyo. Retrieved 2009-08-06. "音楽： 大島ミチル（「鋼の錬金術師」、映画「椿三十郎」）" – "Music: Oshima Michiru (Fullmetal Alchemist, the film Sanjuro)"
- ^ "Official Queen Emeraldas site - ＯＶＡ「クイーンエメラルダス」". emeraldas.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-08-08.
- ^ "Official Xam'd: Lost Memories site - Staff". xamd.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-08-07.
- ^ "スタッフ紹介" (in Japanese). Sony Music Japan. Retrieved 2009-08-08.
- ^ "風の大陸" (in Japanese). NHK. Retrieved 2009-08-08.
- ^ "ローマの休日" (in Japanese). Amazon.com. Retrieved 2009-08-08.