Anime OST: Death Note

Death Note’s soundtrack utilizes an extremely wide variety of sounds and instruments that accurately match every mood and tone needed within the show. Yoshihisa Hirano and Hideki Taniuchi use latin choirs, modern rock instruments, electric chiptune beats, and an incredible orchestra to create one of if not the most masterful soundtracks in anime history.

This particular soundtrack gave me a hard time in watering down to the most notable tracks, of course to my own judgment.

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Anime OST: The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya

The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya Original Soundtrack

Composed by Takada Ryuuichi, this OST mainly uses strings and wind instruments to give off a suspenseful, climactic and dramatic atmospheres that support the movie scenes almost perfectly. These tracks truly fit the charisma that the Haruhi franchise demands, and the aura of theatrical movie.

Notable Tracks:

Disc 1

Disc 2

  • #01 – Gyumnopedies Dai 1 Ban (in truth, a series of piano compositions made in 1888 by French composer,  Erik Satie)

The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya Original Soundtrack on CDJapan