ANiMATO is iTSO’s signature music series of chamber works and large-scale recordings celebrataing the artistry, complexity, and impact of animation soundtracks as they reach milestone anniversaries.
2019 | Saint Seiya
By popular demand, “Music of the Cosmos” premieres this Winter to celebrate over 30 years of Saint Seiya. With music by series composer Seiji Yokoyama, openings, and endings from the internationally renowned anime series.Follow the Tribute
2018 | Audience Choice
A celebration of 4 years of ANiMATO with new orchestrations, expansions, and requests of favorites from 2014-2018 selected by our audiences.
Attack on Titan • Bleach • Cardcaptor Sakura • Kekkaishi • Madoka Magica • Naruto • One Piece • Revolutionary Girl Utena • Sailor Moon • Saint Seiya • Sword Art Online
2017 | Revolutionary Girl Utena
“Bara no Fantasia” – a string sextet (piano, harp, string quartet) tribute to the emotional soundtrack from Revolutionary Girl Utena. Featuring music by series composer Shinkichi Mitsumune, Masami Okui, J.A. Seazer, and Toshiro Yabuki.Watch the Tribute
2016 | Cardcaptor Sakura
“Sakura Symphony” marks the 20th anniversary of CLAMP’s popular magical girl series Cardcaptor Sakura with a chamber orchestra suite featuring background music and openings from the 1998 anime.Watch the Tribute
2014 | Sailor Moon
The debut tribute in the signature series, “SeraSymphony” celebrates the 20th anniversary of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon in a 25-piece orchestra performance of Takanori Arisawa’s magical score from the 1992 anime.Watch the Tribute