Kuni Murai is a Japanese composer and producer based in Los Angeles. He has written over 300 songs and 30 film scores, including Tampopo. His hit song Tsubasa wo Kudasai (Wings to Fly) is published in school music books across Japan and has been covered by hundreds of artists around the world. As the founder of Alfa Records, he has produced internationally renowned artists such as Yumin and Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO). Today, he continues to compose music for recording artists, the stage, and the screen. Most recently, he composed the musical La Comtesse de Cagliostro, which had a successful run in Tokyo.