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The 13th Anthology

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drammatica: The Very Best of Yoko Shimomura
The 13th Anthology
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Arranger Yoko Shimomura
Composer Yoko Shimomura
Length 6:38

"The 13th Anthology" is a musical composition by Yoko Shimomura that appears in the album drammatica: The Very Best of Yoko Shimomura. The piece is a medley of several themes from the Kingdom Hearts series that represent Organization XIII.


"The 13th Anthology" is six minutes and 38 seconds long. While the medley is re-orchestrated, the instrumentation generally parallels that of the original tracks, with an emphasis on piano and violin.

"The 13th Anthology" begins with "Another Side", the song that accompanied Organization XIII's first appearance in Another side, Another story.... This first part of "Another Side" is melodically identical to "Organization XIII", the Organization's main theme, and the motifs from this track are present in every piece selected as part of the medley. This introduction transitions into sections based on various boss themes of Organization members: "The 13th Struggle", "The 13th Reflection", and "The 13th Dilemma". The final song to be introduced is "Lord of the Castle", the final boss theme of Marluxia in Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories. Following, the melody of "Another Side" returns in the track's conclusion.