Takuya (singer)

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Takuya
Native name 浅沼 拓也
Born (1971-09-09) September 9, 1971 (age 43)
Kyoto, Japan
Genres Rock
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1990-present
Labels Universal Music Japan
Associated acts Judy and Mary
Robots
Website www.takuya-web.com

Takuya Asanuma (浅沼 拓也 Asanuma Takuya?, born 9 September 1971), known better by his stage name TAKUYA, is a Japanese guitarist and record producer. He was formerly the second guitarist of Judy and Mary.[1] He currently works as a solo artist under the name Takuya and also had a solo project called Robots which was dissolved in 2009. He was previously married to a former geisha from Gion, but they divorced in 2006.[citation needed] His most recent release was a duet with Aya Kamiki titled "W-B-X (W-Boiled Extreme)", the theme for Kamen Rider W.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

As Robots
  1. "Koibito" (コイビト Friend?, September 1, 1997)
  2. "Robot" (October 29, 1997)
  3. "Palette" (パレット Paretto?, February 25, 1998)
  4. "she-through" (May 13, 1998)
  5. "Alchemist" (September 9, 1999)
  6. "Irotoridori no Sekai" (イロトリドリ ノ セカイ?, September 9, 1999)
  7. "Jumping Jack" (November 3, 1999)
  8. "Cloud Collector" (January 1, 2000)
  • Digital singles as Robots
    1. "Greatest delight" (June 18, 2006)
    2. "Kill Me Lil Bee" (キルミーリルビー Kiru Mī Riru Bī?, May 28, 2007)
    3. "Zero" (December 24, 2008)
    4. "Butterfly" (バタフライ Batafurai?, January 28, 2009)
As Takuya
  1. "I love you" (September 11, 2002)
  2. "Hotaru" (October 23, 2002)
  3. "Ai x Go! Yu x Go!" (January 18, 2012)
Collaboration
  1. "WBX (W-Boiled Extreme)" (November 11, 2009) as "Aya Kamiki w Takuya"

Albums[edit]

As Robots
  1. Guitar de Pop (November 6, 1997)
  2. Cloud Collector (November 3, 1999)
  3. Dying Music (September 5, 2007)
  4. Kogare Sandy mo Sam mo (転がれサンディもサムも Kogare Sandi mo Samu mo?, February 18, 2009)
As Takuya
  1. The Wide Wild World (November 27, 2002)
  2. 54 it (read as "go for it") (September 1, 2004)

Music production[edit]

  • Saruganseki's "Hatsukoi" (Lyrics & composition as Takuya, arrangement as Robots)
  • Λucifer's "Seitenshi Blue" (Composition), "Silent Melody" (Composition), "Tokyo Illusion" (Composition), "Carnation Crime" (Composition), "Rinne no Hitomi" (Composition), "Tsubasa" (Composition), & "Hyper Sonic Soul" (Composition)
  • Juemilia's "Reset" (Lyrics with Yasushi Akimoto & Composition)
  • SMAP's "Susume!"
  • Hitomi Takahashi's "Komorebi" (Composition & Arrangement), "Candy Line" (Composition & Arrangement), "Jet Boy Jet Girl" (Composition & Arrangement), & "Tsuyoku Nare" (Composition & Arrangement)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TAKUYA biography". Retrieved 2012-05-18 (Japanese).  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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