Donna Burke

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Donna Burke gained millions of fans in 2010 when “Heaven’s Divide” from the hit video game "Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker" was released worldwide. Since moving to Tokyo in 1996 and establishing her Dagmusic studio in 2004, she has been busy writing and producing music and comedy, while acting and recording and touring.


The 2015 epic “Sins of the Father” from "MGS Phantom Pain" cemented Donna's status as a game music legend. Donna's poignant “Glassy Sky” from anime "Tokyo Ghoul" has over 70 million plays on YouTube as well as 20,000+ cover versions by fans -with one fan's cover being sampled by Eminem on his 2018 Kamikaze album.


Donna has voiced Raising Heart from the "Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha" anime series since 2004, the iDroid in Metal Gear’s "Ground Zeroes" and "Phantom Pain"and starred in cult horror video games "Silent Hill 2" as sad Angela and "Silent Hill 3" as crazy Claudia.

In 2017, Nintendo’s "ARMS" added Doctor Coyle, a big boss voiced by Donna, to the delight of fans world wide and in August 2020, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered will be released, with Donna narrating each chapter and singing the opening and ending songs.

In 2016, Donna formed quintet Ganime Jazz to perform her own hits from anime and games and well loved classics to audiences worldwide. Their debut album "Game + Anime" was released in 2017. In March 2020, the group released "Encore".


Since 2017 Donna regularly performs with symphony orchestras around the world in "Metal Gear in Concert".

"Gee Donna, to think we used to tell you to shut up!"  

Donna's mother 



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