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Ken Nakagawa (中河健, Nakagawa Ken) is an Atelier series composer who has contributed most of the games from A5 to A13.

He started composing for the series from Atelier Viorate. Most of his contribution falls into the time-frame from the start of the Iris trilogy (A6-A9) to Atelier Totori (A12), He composed all of Atelier Rorona tracks, and almost all of Atelier Iris 3 tracks. Currently, he freelances at Silkyoak, and producing all of the sound libraries.

In 2019, he joined Gust to composed several tracks for Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World and Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Musical Style[]

His compositions mostly have celtic/folk, world, orchestral, jazz, rock, EDM, and fusion style. When he started composing digitally from Atelier Iris 3, he started to use EWI for one of his wind instruments.

Other Games[]

He has composed for other GUST's Ar Tonelico titles. His track Unfriendly Mr. Knight (騎士様は無愛想) is featured in Koei Tecmo's Musou OROCHI 2 Ultimate.


He composed a music dedicated to people who impacted by 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami named Rise Up Again.[1]

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