JASRAC (Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers) had announced on April 28 that Japanese Music Composer Shunsuke Kikuchi has passed away on April 24th, 9:16 PM JST at the age of 89. The cause for his death is Aspiration Pneumonia. He took his final breath in a Medical facility in Tokyo. The funeral will be held only about the family members and relatives and his eldest son will be the mourner.
Shunsuke Kikuchi was known for composing the famous Doraemon Theme Song - "Doraemon no Uta" which , composing BGMs for Showa Kamen Rider Series from the original 1971 series till Super-1. He had also composed the BGMs for many Tokusatsu series like Gamera, Mazinger, Ultraman & more. Dragon Ball series also comes in his career list.