Kaya(迦夜?) is a Japanese visual kei musician, who was vocalist of the now defunct electro/darkwave duo Schwarz Stein, and also Meties and Isola under the alias of Hime. Originally on Mana's record label, Midi:Nette, Kaya recently signed to Next Music Inc., and the label's name was changed to Next Media Communications Inc. The label however went bankrupt in the summer of 2009 resulting in Kaya having to go back to an indie label. Kaya is also known for his androgynous female appearance and elegant dresses. He has collaborated with Hora (ex-Schwarz Stein) and Kalm (ex-Velvet Eden). He also performed backing vocals on two songs from Versailles album Jubilee.