Mariko Tone

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Mariko Tone
Birth name Mariko Tone
刀根 万里子
Born (1960-03-03) March 3, 1960 (age 54)
Origin Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
Genres Post-disco, J-pop, electropop
Occupations Singer, composer, actress
Labels Tokuma
Website www.mariko-tone.com/

Mariko Tone (刀根麻理子 Tone Mariko?, born March 3, 1960 in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan) is a Japanese singer, actress and essayist.[1][2] Tone also covers children's songs under pseudonym Hanako Nohara. Tone's ability is to sing in Japanese and, to a limited extent, in English.

One of her songs titled "Derringer" became an opening theme to anime series Cat's Eye.

Personal life[edit]

Since September 2004, Tone is married to Hiroshi Hirose, a hair stylist.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1985: WITTY
  • 1985: PURPLE ROSE
  • 1986: Naturally
  • 1987: JUST MY TONE
  • 1987: FOR YOU… (No. 75 JP)
  • 1988: PURELY
  • 1990: Vois d L'ame (No. 96 JP)
  • 1991: TRUE LOVE
  • 1993: TRENTAINE

Compilation albums[edit]

  • 1985: Mariko Brand
  • 1986: LADY M -MARIKO BEST-
  • 1988: Mariko Brand II Ballad Collection
  • 1989: DANCE MIX
  • 1989: BALLAD MIX
  • 1990: 刀根麻理子ベストセレクション (Tone Mariko Best Collection)
  • 2004: ゴールデン☆ベスト (Golden☆Best)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "刀根麻理子 > 刀根麻理子のリリース一覧at Oricon (オリコン)". Kabushiki-gaisha Oricon (株式会社オリコン). Retrieved 2012-01-27. 
  2. ^ ((( Mariko Tone ))) - Discography at Allmusic (Rovi Corp). Retrieved 2012-27-01