Awards

1970Best Prize for Composition by "Construction for Orchestra" in NHK-Mainichi Music Competition
1981Composition prize for "Hikari No Kanata Ni": Only One, a Broadway-style musical at Festival of Art in Japan
1988Nippon Jazz Prize: Best Jazz album of the Year by Japanese Artist for "Scrawl"-Judged by Swing Journal Magazine
1998[Best Artistic Contribution] to Takashi Kako, composer of the music of "The Quarry"(won Grand Prix, a Belgium film), at The 22nd Montreal World film Festival
2003[Music Award] to Takashi Kako, composer of the music of "Amidado-Dayori", at The 57th Mainichi Film Concours
[Excellent Music Award] to Takashi Kako, composer of the music of "Amidado-Dayori", at The 26th Japan Academy Award
2004Award for Individual: The 21th ATP Award TV Grand Prix
2007[Music Award] to Takashi Kako, composer of the music of "The Professor and His Beloved Equation", at The 61th Mainichi Film Concours
2012[Excellent Music Award] to Takashi Kako, composer of the music of "Saigo no Chushingura (The Last Ronin)", at The 35th Japan Academy Award