Mikuni Shimokawa

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Mikuni Shimokawa
Mikuni Shimokawa at HK.jpg
Mikuni Shimokawa
Background information
Birth name 下川 みくに
(Shimokawa, Mikuni)
Born (1980-03-19) 19 March 1980 (age 34)
Origin Shizunai, Hokkaido, Japan
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2000–present
Labels Pony Canyon
Associated acts NapsaQ, Sound Horizon
Website http://www.love392.net/

Mikuni Shimokawa (下川 みくに Shimokawa Mikuni?) (born 19 March 1980 in Shizunai, Hokkaido, Japan) is a Japanese pop singer and songwriter. She is best known for her songs used for anime theme music, particularly the opening and ending themes of the Full Metal Panic! series. In addition to her vocal talents, Shimokawa can also play the piano. She is a former member of the girl group Checkicco.

Personal life[edit]

Mikuni is currently married to voice actor Tsuyoshi Koyama. The two were wed February 14, 2012 on Valentine's Day.[1]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio Album[edit]

# Title Number of Tracks Release Date
1st 39 12 19 March 2000
2nd 392 ~mikuni shimokawa BEST SELECTION~ 12 19 September 2002
3rd KIMI NO UTA
"Your song"
13 24 November 2004
4th Sayonara mo Ienakatta Natsu 11 4 July 2007
5th/3rd
Best
Album
Heavenly - 10th Anniversary Album 14 18 March 2009

Compilation Album[edit]

# Title Number of Tracks Release Date
1st
cover
album
Review 11 17 December 2003
Best
album
Mikuni Shimokawa Singles & Movies 25 (18 + 7 Videos) 18 May 2005
2nd
cover
album
Remember 14 15 March 2006
2nd
Best
Album
Reprise Shimokawa Mikuni Best 2 x 11 19 December 2007
1st
Self
Cover
Album
9 -Que!! (Shimokawa Mikuni self cover album) 13 19 March 2008
4th
Best
Album
Tsubasa: Very Best of Mikuni Shimokawa 18 5 August 2009
3rd
cover
album
Replay! Shimokawa Mikuni Seishun Anison Cover III 12 21 July 2010

Singles[edit]

# Information
1st Believer: Tabidachi No Uta
  • Released: 28 April 1999
  1. Believer: Tabidachi No Uta (Believer~旅立ちの歌~)
  2. Adrenaline (アドレナリン)
2nd If: Moshi Mo Negai Ga Kanau Nara
  • Released: 28 July 1999
  1. If: Moshi Mo Negai Ga Kanau Nara (If~もしも願いが叶うなら~)
  2. Shiawase No Passport (幸せのパスポート) (translation: Passport to Happiness)
3rd 2000Express
  • Released: 20 October 1999
  1. 2000Express
  2. Tabun Alright (たぶんオーライ)
4th Surrender
  • Released: 17 February 2000
  1. Surrender
  2. Tokimeki Rush De Ikimashou (トキメキ・ラッシュで行きましょう)
5th Naked
  • Released: 7 June 2000
  1. Naked
  2. Long Good Bye
6th Alone
  • Released: 6 December 2000
  1. Alone
    • Anime TV series Gensomaden Saiyuki 2nd ending theme
  2. Kimi No Inai Machi (君のいない街)
7th Tomorrow/Karenai Hana
  • Released: 20 February 2002
  1. Tomorrow
  2. Karenai Hana (枯れない花) (translation: Undying Flower)
    • Anime TV series Full Metal Panic! ending theme
  3. Kimi No Yume (キミノユメ) (translation: Your Dream)
8th True/Tatta Hitotsu No
  • Released: 21 August 2002
  1. True
  2. Tatta Hitotsu No (たった、ひとつの) (translation: The One and Only)
    • Anime TV series Dragon Drive ending theme
  3. Kimi to Futari (キミと二人) (translation: The Two of Us)
9th All the Way
  • Released: 18 June 2003
  1. all the way
  2. Again
  3. Popcorn (single version)
10th Sore Ga Ai Deshou/Kimi Ni Fuku Kaze
  • Released: 3 September 2003
  1. Sore Ga Ai Deshou (それが、愛でしょう, I Guess That's Love)
  2. Kimi Ni Fuku Kaze (君に吹く風, The Wind Blows to You)
    • Anime TV series Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu ending theme
  3. Are Kara (あれから)
11th Kanashimi Ni Makenaide/Kohaku
  • Released: 27 October 2004
  1. Kanashimi Ni Makenaide (悲しみに負けないで)
  2. Kohaku
    • Anime TV series Grenadier - The Senshi of Smiles opening theme
  3. True Love (Toorigakari Hikigatari Version, 通りがかり弾き語りバージョン)
12th Minami Kaze/Mou Ichido Kimi ni Aitai
  • Released: 18 August 2005
  1. Minamikaze (南風, Southern Wind)
  2. Mou Ichido Kimi Ni Aitai (もう一度君に会いたい, I Want to See You Again)
    • Anime TV series Full Metal Panic!: The Second Raid ending theme
  3. Ano Hi Ni Kaeritai (あの日に帰りたい, I Want to Go Back to the Olden Days)
13th Bird
  • Released: 14 March 2007
  1. Bird
  2. Tegami (手紙)
  3. Kimi No Negai (キミの願い)
  4. Bird: Instrumental
14th Ijanai!?
  • Released: 3 December 2008
  1. Ijanai!? (イ~じゃナイ!?)
  2. Chain
  3. Happy Birthday
  4. Ijanai!? (Instrumental)
15th Tsubomi
  • Released: 18 February 2009
  1. Tsubomi (蕾~tsubomi~)
  2. Yume Miru Kimi e (ユメミルキミヘ)
  3. Tomorrow: Shanghai Live Recording (Tomorrow-上海ライブ録音-)
  4. Mou Ichido Kimi Ni Aitai: Shanghai Live Recording (もう一度君に会いたい-上海ライブ録音-)
16th Kimi Ga Iru Kara
  • Released: 21 July 2010
  1. Kimi Ga Iru Kara (君がいるから)
  2. Aitakute (会いたくて)
  3. Kimi Ga Iru Kara -Instrumental- (君がいるから-Instrumental-)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Voice Actor Tsuyoshi Koyama, Singer Mikuni Shimokawa Get Married - Interest". Anime News Network. 14 February 2012. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 

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