THE STAR ONIONS
THE STAR ONIONS is Japanese musical group signed to Square Enix Music. The group was formed in September 2004 to arrange and perform music from Final Fantasy XI MMORPG series. The band only performs at Final Fantasy XI events in Japan and oversea. Their music is a variation of jazz, acoustic, synthpop, techno, rock and gospel.
- Mizuta Naoshi (水田直志): Guitar, Producer
- Sekito Tsuyoshi (関戸剛): Guitar
- Tanioka Kumi (谷岡久美): Piano
- Iwasaki Hidenori (岩崎英則): Keyboards
- Kouda Masato (甲田雅人): Keyboards
- Michael-Christopher Kouji Fox (マイケル・クリストファー・コージ・フォックス): Drums
THE STAR ONIONS was introduced at Final Fantasy XI Chains of Promathia Special Night in September 2004 by pianist Tanioka Kumi. They also made their first performance at this event. The band released their debut album, FINAL FANTASY XI -Music from the Other Side of Vana'diel- in August 2005. After its release, they focused on live performances in various Final Fantasy XI events and members' own activities. They also made their first oversea performance at California's Final Fantasy XI Fan Festival in November 2006. In 2009, THE STAR ONIONS will return with their second album, Sanctuary -Music from the Other Side of Vana'diel-.
- [2005.08.24] FINAL FANTASY XI -Music from the Other Side of Vana'diel-
- [2009.05.20] Sanctuary -Music from the Other Side of Vana'diel-
Soundtracks / Compilations
- [2004.11.22] Final Fantasy XI Promathia no Jubaku Original Soundtrack (#24 Gustaberg)
- [2007.03.28] FINAL FANTASY XI Original Soundtrack PREMIUM BOX (Disc 4 #24 Gustaberg; Disc 6 #18 Ru'Lude Gardens -Star Onions Version-)