Anisong fans — ready to learn morea about our C3 AFA Jakarta 2018 I Love Anisong artistes? WOW Japan is here with a quick yet comprehensive list of titles that our powerful soloists has collaborated with. Without further ado, check out Part 2 featuring Mashiro Ayano, Megumi Nakajima, and TRUE!
Born in Toyako, Hokkaido, Mashiro Ayano is a singer that currently lives in Sapporo, Hokkaido. With songs and messages that reach their listeners’ hearts, and a resolute voice resounding with clarity. Mashiro has been attracting new listeners ever since she started her career.
In October 2014, Mashiro made her debut with the opening theme song, “Ideal White”, of the television anime, “Fate/stay night”. After that, she has also sung the theme songs of many other television anime such as “Gunslinger Stratos” and “D.Gray-man HOLLOW”. Other than performing at live events in Japan, she has also visited overseas countries such as Singapore, Los Angeles, Germany, and Taiwan.
After winning the top prize at “Victor Vocal & Voice Audition” in 2007, Megumi made her debut as a voice actor and a singer with the TV animation “Macross Frontier”. In the series she played the role of Ranke Lee, and sang many songs including “Seikan Hikou”, which went No.5 on Japan’s Oricon single chart.
Her other hits include “Try Unite!” (opening theme for “The Flower of Rin-ne”), “Watashi no Sekai” (ending theme for “Fuuka “), “Saturday night Question” (opening theme for “Recovery of an MMO Junkie”), “Shiranai Kimochi” (ending theme for “Kakuriyo no Yadomeshi”), and “Bitter Sweet Harmony” (opening theme for “Sunoharasou no Kanrinin-san”).
TRUE is an Anisong writer, composer, and radio personality, active in various parts of entertainment. She started her singing career with a single produced by Satoshi Shimano. In 2011, she focused on being a lyricist. The song「Beat Generation」performed by Fairies, which she wrote, won the ‘Excellence Award’ in the 45th Yu-sen Taisho. In 2014, she restarted her career as an artiste, TRUE.
She has sung various Anime theme songs, including the opening theme song of Buddy Complex. From strong and intense music to grand ballads, she has a good command of the various singing styles. In 2015, she started her very first program, ‘~TRUE no Omotenashi Radio~ Tsurumatsuyae Yokoso’, where she talks about Anime as an Anime fan herself.