Miwako Okuda

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Okuda Miwako
Born (1982-02-13) February 13, 1982 (age 32)
Origin Japan
Years active 2000–present
Labels BMG Japan INC., Cocoon, rookiestar

Miwako Okuda (奥田 美和子 Okuda Miwako?, born February 13, 1982 in Yonago City, Tottori) is a Japanese solo ballad, pop, and rock singer signed to BMG JAPAN INC.

Miwako started singing when she was a child and has always expressed a passion to become a singer. After graduating from junior high, Miwako was discovered at a live performance with her friend's band and traveled to Tokyo to begin her music career. One of her songs 'Born' is played as an opening theme in the anime Le Chevalier D'Eon, other—'Shizuku'—is played as an ending theme in the anime Great Teacher Onizuka.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Futari (June 22, 2005)[edit]

  1. 青空の果て (Aozora no hate) [The end of the blue sky]
  2. 無言 (Mugon) [Silence]
  3. 雨の音(Ame no oto) [The sound of rain]
  4. 雨と夢のあとに (Ame to yume no ato ni) [After the rain and the dream]
  5. 日曜日の朝 (Nichiyoubi no asa) [Sunday morning]
  6. 夢 (Yume) [Dream]
  7. 哀しみに溺れて (Kanashimi ni oborete) [Drowning in sadness]
  8. はばたいて鳥は消える (Habataite tori wa kieru) [A bird goes out]
  9. 絶望の果て (Zetsubou no hate) [End of despair]
  10. さくら散る前に (Sakurachiru mae ni) [Before the cherryblossoms scattered]
  11. ブランコに揺れて (Buranko ni yurete) [Swaying on the swing]
  12. 歌う理由 (Utau riyuu) [The reason why I sing]
  13. 二人 (Futari) [Two people]

Kimi o Omou (September 9, 2006)[edit]

  1. BORN
  2. 月が好き(Tsuki ga suki) [I like the moon]
  3. ぼくが生きていたこと (Boku ga ikite ita koto) [I was alive]
  4. ソラオイ(Soraoi)
  5. 1/2
  6. love you
  7. そばにいて (Soba ni ite) [By your side]
  8. あの日 (Ano hi) [That day]
  9. あしたへ (Ashita e) [To tomorrow]
  10. 笑顔 (Egao) [Smiling face]
  11. 君を想う (Kimi wo omou) [Thinking of you]
DVD[edit]
  1. 青空の果て (Aozora no hate) [The end of the blue sky]
  2. 歌う理由 (Utau Riyuu) [The reason why I sing]
  3. 夢 (Yume) [Dream]
  4. 雨と夢のあとに (Ame to yume ato ni) [After the rain and the dream]
  5. ぼくが生きていたこと (Boku ga ikite ita koto) [I was alive]
  6. BORN

Singles[edit]

  • "Shizuku" (February 2, 2000)
  • "tsuki" (June 21, 2000)
  • "Aozora no hate" (November 11, 2003)
  • "Utau riyuu / Habataite tori wa kieru" (March 3, 2004)
  • "Yume" (September 9, 2004)
  • "Ame to yume no ato ni" (May 5, 2005)
  • "Boku ga ikite ita koto" (September 7, 2005)
  • "Born" (August 30, 2006)
  • "Kimi no Te" (February 25, 2009) (as Miwa Okuda)

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