Ichiko Hashimoto(橋本 一子, Hashimoto Ichiko?) (born July 1, 1952 in Kobe, Japan) is a jazz pianist, composer and singer. She has also acted in television and film. Hashimoto was born in Kobe, grew up in Tokyo and started playing the piano at the age of five. She attended Musashino Academia Musicae, where she graduated in 1975. She is most famous in the West for her soundtracks for the acclaimed anime series RahXephon and the film RahXephon: Pluralitas Concentio.