Performance ADE

Performance kensuke ushio x WADA DEVICEGIRLS

Felix Meritis, Amsterdam — Part of BMIM x ADE 2023

Anime in the club?! Experience the world of Devilman Crybaby in a unique performance. kensuke ushio will transport you into the dark and mesmerizing world of Devilman Crybaby through a musical journey that captures the essence of the series like never before. It will be his first European show, so don’t miss this! What sets this performance apart is its innovative fusion of music and visual artistry. Not only can you experience the DJ skills of kensuke, WADA Devicegirls will be creating a captivating visual narrative that unfolds in harmony with the music.

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kensuke ushio

composer, JP

Pioneering and acclaimed Japanese composer kensuke ushio comes straight from Tokyo’s underground electronic scene. He is an electronic music producer and composes for internationally popular anime, including Chainsaw Man, A Silent Voice and Devilman Crybaby.
As a child, he learned to play the piano and studied music at university. When he came into contact with electronic music at the age of 20, his artistic career took a turning point. After living in Berlin, the then capital of underground techno, he started his career in 2007 under the nickname ‘agraph’.
His passion for electronic music led him to compose music for anime series and movies. He is now doing so well that some call him the Hans Zimmer of anime. He used his musical skills at legendary anime houses such as MAPPA, Kyoto Studio, Aniplex and Science Saru, among others. With the spectacular growth of anime all over the world, his fan base is growing day by day.
In 2024, kensuke ushio will celebrate his tenth anniversary as a film composer. He is currently working relentlessly on new scores for some of the most hyped anime series of the future. He also puts together a live show in which he combines his love for anime and electronic music.

Kazuki Wada

VJ, Video Art Director, WADA Devicegirls, JP

Kazuki’s creative career began with the installation he created at the Nagano Olympic Games. In 2001, he participated in music producer/DJ Takkyu Ishino’s solo live shows and was asked to be a VJ on the main stage of WIRE, one of Japan’s first large-scale indoor rave events. After this, he worked as Video Art Director of Denki Groove, one of Japan’s best electronic music bands, as well as VJ for various clubs, parties and music festivals.