Kevin Penkin

Birth:May 22, 1992
Hometown:London, England, United Kingdom
Origin: Perth Australia Alma Mater: Royal College of Music 2015 Website Twitter Facebook Instagram YouTube Twitch Wiki en An Australian anime composer and video game composer. He is best known for composing the awardwinning score to the anime Made in Abyss Penkin grew up in Perth Australia. His interest in game music came from listening to the Phendrana Drifts theme from Metroid Prime in a 2012 interview he referred to the themes electronic synths and acoustic instruments as absolute bliss. Penkin began his career with composition credits in the 2011 short films Play Lunch and The Adventures of Chipman and Biscuit Boy. In the same year Penkin composed the soundtrack of the video game Jzaengi: Engetsu Sangokuden this soundtrack represented Penkins first collaboration with Nobuo Uematsu Penkin has continued to collaborate with Uematsu in titles such as Norn9 and Defenders Quest II: Mists of Ruin. In 2015 Penkin graduated from the Royal College of Music with a Masters degree in Composition for Screen. In 2016 Penkin collaborated with Kinema Citrus on the Norn9 anime and the Under the Dog original video animation soundtracks. Penkins relationship with Kinema Citrus continued through to 2017 for the soundtrack of Made in Abyss winning the 2017 Crunchyroll Anime Award for Best Score with it. In 2018 Penkin composed the score for the video game Florence. Penkin composed the music for Kinema Citrus adaptation of The Rising of the Shield Hero and NetEases VR game Nostos in 2019. Penkin most recently composed the music for the 2020 anime adaptation of the South Korean webtoon Tower of God winning the 2021 Crunchyroll Anime Award for Best Score with it. He currently lives in the United Kingdom.