Romaji for 平沢進. 平沢進 (Hirasawa Susumu), born April 2, 1954 in Tokyo) is a Japanese electropop-artist, known best in Western cultures for his work on several anime soundtracks, but who has had a long and varied career besides. In 1972, he enrolled at Tokyo Designer Gakuin College. From 1972 to 1978, he performed in his first band MANDRAKE, a progressive rock group influenced by King Crimson and Yes. In 1979 he formed a techno-pop band called P-Model, along with two former members of MANDRAKE.