Hideaki Takatori

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Hideaki Takatori (高取 ヒデアキ(秀明) Takatori Hideaki?, March 3, 1967—) is a Japanese singer, songwriter, and composer from Tokyo, known for his contributions to the anison genre. His debut was in the band WEATHER SIDE, and later COA, for which he performed the opening theme "Chase the Wind" of Grander Musashi RV. His debut solo performance was the opening theme to Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger: "Hurricangers have Arrived!" (ハリケンジャー参上! Harikenjā Sanjō!?). This was followed by the Transformers: Armada opening "Transformers ~Steel Courage~" (TRANSFORMERS~鋼鉄の勇気~ Toransufōmā ~Kōtetsu no Yūki?), the Sonic X opening "SONIC DRIVE", and the Kinnikuman II opening "Trust yourself". His most recent recordings were the ending theme to Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger "Everyone Gather! Kyoryuger" (みんな集まれ!キョウリュウジャー Minna Atsumare! Kyōryūjā?) and the 1st opening of Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal II theme song, Unbreakable Heart.