Yamauchi ‘Masshoi’ Yuu (山内優)

Masshoi has been Sawano’s drummer since 2010 and also runs his own drumming school.

Tanabe Toshino (田辺トシノ)

Toshino Tanabe has been Sawano’s bassist since 2010 and is a freelance musician.

Iimuro Hiroshi (飯室博 )

iimuro Hiroshi has been Sawano’s guitarist since his debut in 2006. He is represented by Takaido Music through which he provides private Guitar lessons.

Muroya Koichiro (室屋光一郎)

Muroya Koichiro is one of the Daisensei Muroya strings brothers and is a violinist.

Aizawa Mitsunori (相澤光紀)

Aizawa Mitsunori is a mixing and recording engineer represented by Sign Sound LLC

Ojima “ojjy” Junichiro (小嶋”ojjy”淳一朗)

Ojjy is a freelance mixing and recording engineer who has also worked with Sawano and is represented by Bond & Co.

Otohiko Fujita (藤田 乙比古)

Otohiko Fujita plays the horns and organises the horns groups for Sawano’s albums.

Shiro Sasaki (佐々木 史郎)

Shiro Sasaki is a well known trumpeter who has recently worked in many of Sawano’s albums.


Masashi Tsubakimoto (椿本 匡賜)

Masashi Tsubakimoto is Sawano’s guitarist and has featured as part of his band in various live events. He is also member of the band SLUR. After having lived in England, he moved to Japan in 2008. As of 2016 he has been signed under Legendoor who also represent Sawano and various other composers.