We at Visual Arts Expo 2018 are proud to present Hige Driver, Japanese composer for games, anime and idols! The creative mind behind theme songs for shows such as Gekkan Shōjo Nozaki-kun, Kancolle (the series and movie), and Monster Musume, he is widely known for his chiptune music such as the popular Ukigumo and his impressive tracklist of albums.
Hige Driver has been affiliated with Tokyo Logic since 2005, and has left his mark all over the industry such as with the group Heart's Cry, which began as a duo in 2012 with Vocaloid metalcore legend Yuyoyuppe - currently Babymetal's songwriter / producer. Fans of rhythm games may recognise his discography in games composed by BEMANI like Dance Dance Revolution, REFLEC BEAT, Beatstream and SOUND VOLTEX.
He is famous for his ED, Maware! Setsugetsuka (回レ！雪月花(せつげつか), for the TV anime adaptation of the light novel Unbreakable Machine-Doll, and more recently his affiliated band HigedriVAN performed the ED, Koro Kara, Koro Kara for A Place Further Than The Universe.
Whether you danced to his cheerful, rocking tunes and flashing arrow keys, or enjoyed his upbeat, emotional chiptunes, Hige Driver will be gracing our shores with his presence very soon! Stay tuned (heh) for future updates and news on our other guests.