Hiroaki Yura

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Yura Hiroaki is a Tokyoborn violinist and the founder and artistic director of the Eminence Symphony Orchestra in Sydney Australia. Throughout his career of a musician he has collaborated with many artists and composers and won several music competitions including the 7th Etoh Toshiya International Violin Competition for Young Violinists and the Gisborne International Music Competition in New Zealand. He has also directed orchestral recordings for anime and video games. Amongst his notable credits are Diablo III Soulcalibur IV The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya and The Tower of Druaga: The Aegis of Uruk. Yura has been also involved in video game development: his company Creative Intelligence Arts announced its first video game project in 2013 titled Project Phoenix however it went into development hell. In 2017 another company founded by him Area 35 released a video game titled Tiny Metal and Yura was the game director in that project.