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  • Ikimonogakari receive CM tie-up with Yakult

    April 10, 2019 @ 3:02 am

    The members of Ikimonogakari will star in the new CM for Yakult's 'Miru Miru' and 'Miru Miru S.' They will also be providing their song "Identity" for the CMs. "Identity" was written and composed by Mizuno Yoshiki, arranged by Kondo Takashi and Tanaka Yusuke, and its orchestral arrangement done by Mio. It delivers the message, "free your mind."  In the CM, the three members stand atop a building with Tokyo skies and buildings spread in

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  • Ikimonogakari to release 'Mezamashi TV' theme song

    March 30, 2019 @ 3:26 am

    Ikimonogakari's new song "SING!" will be digitally released on April 1."SING!" was written as the April theme song for Fuji TV's 'Mezamashi TV.' It's a medium-tempo tune written and composed by Mizuno Yoshiki (G) and arranged by Kameda Seiji.Source & Image: natalie

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  • Ikimonogakari's Mizuno Yoshiki launches new project 'HIROBA'

    March 28, 2019 @ 3:04 am

    Mizuno Yoshiki (Ikimonogakari) has launched a new project called 'HIROBA.'Through this project, Mizuno aims to create a space where he can interact with other artists and creators. Under the name 'HIROBA,' he will produce music and release talks, essays, and other text contents.  The first release under HIROBA is "I," and its lyrics have been revealed via the project website. In addition, as the start up dialogue, he will gradually release

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  • Ikimonogakari to digitally release new song on debut anniversary day

    February 13, 2019 @ 3:22 am

    Ikimonogakari will release their new song "Taiyou" on their major debut anniversary day, March 15.  Ikimonogakari halted their activities and entered a 'grazing period' on January 5, 2017, then resumed their activities on November 3 of last year. "Taiyou" was distributed to fans who remained in the group's fan club during their 'grazing period.' It's the first song that the three members wrote and composed together.Source: natalie

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  • Ikimonogakari to resume their activities

    November 2, 2018 @ 4:04 am

    Ikimonogakari, who halted their activities and entered a 'grazing period' on January 5, 2017, have announced that they will be resuming their activities on their anniversary date, November 3. The members commented, "We will make a fresh start and face each day so that everyone will enjoy our music and activities." Fans who remained in Ikimonogakari's fan club during their 'grazing period' will receive a CD with one song, titled "Ta

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  • Yoshioka Kiyoe to sing official song for 'Rugby World Cup'

    September 27, 2018 @ 3:20 am

    Yoshioka Kiyoe (Ikimonogakari) has been selected as one of the artists who will be singing "World In Union," the official song for the 'Rugby World Cup 2019' to be held in Japan next year.Yoshioka commented, "I was both grateful and nervous to sing this song in English, but I devoted myself to sing this song that everyone has heard of. I sang this song with a bigger heart and mind, so I think it turned out to be powerful and positive. I hope to

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  • Ikimonogakari's Yoshioka Kiyoe reveals jacket cover for 1st solo album

    September 22, 2018 @ 2:57 am

    Yoshioka Kiyoe of Ikimonogakari has revealed the jacket cover for her first solo album "Uta Iro" to drop on October 24.For "Uta Iro," Yoshioka covers songs that she wanted to sing as a soloist. It will include covers of Yoshida Minako's "Yume de Aetara," Nakajima Miyuki's "Ito," Yonezu Kenshi's "Eine Kleine," Yuzu's "Shonen," Spitz's "Tsumetai Hoho," and more. The jacket cover features colorful polka dots on Yoshioka's portrait.Source & Images:

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  • Ikimonogakari's Yoshioka Kiyoe starts her solo activities

    April 26, 2018 @ 3:10 am

    Ikimonogakari vocalist Yoshioka Kiyoe will be starting her solo activities. Her cover of Nakajima Miyuki's "Ito" will be digitally released on April 29.  Nakajima Miyuki released her hit song "Ito" back in 1992. Yoshioka's version of "Ito" will be used in the CMs for Toyota Home starting April 28. You can check them out below. Source & Image: natalie

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  • Oda Kazumasa, SKY-HI, and more contribute articles to Utada Hikaru's lyric book

    November 2, 2017 @ 4:41 am

    The names of the celebrities contributing articles to Utada Hikaru's lyric book "Utada Hikaru no Kotoba" have been revealed. "Utada Hikaru no Kotoba" is slated for release on the singer's debut anniversary day, December 9. It will feature the Japanese lyrics for all songs released from her debut number "Automatic" to her most recent "Anata." In addition, Oda Kazumasa, SKY-HI, Ikimonogakari's Mizuno Yoshiki, photographer Ishikawa Ryuichi, copywrit

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  • Yuzu & Ikimonogakari reveal collaboration video for 'Irotoridori'

    April 11, 2017 @ 5:54 pm

    Yuzu and Ikimonogakari have revealed their collaboration video for "Irotoridori". "Irotoridori" was released digitally by Yuzu in January of 2013. The collaboration version with Ikimonogakari will be included in their best-of album "YUZU 20th Anniversary ALL TIME BEST ALBUM Yuzu Iroha 1997-2017" set for release on April 26. The PV was shot while recording the song, and it shows the "sounds and atmosphere that only the 5 of them can produce."Be

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