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The three vocalists of Kalafina at Japan Expo 2014. From Left: Hikaru, Keiko, Wakana.
|Labels||Sony Music Japan (2007–2017)
Space Craft Produce
Sacra Music (2017–present)
|Past members||Maya Toyoshima|
Kalafina (カラフィナ） is a Japanese vocal group formed by the composer Yuki Kajiura in 2007, mainly to perform theme songs for the anime Kara no Kyōkai. The group first appeared in January 2008 with two original members from Yuki Kajiura's FictionJunction project, Wakana Ōtaki and Keiko Kubota, whose membership was not confirmed until the first Dream Port 2008 concert held on April 29, 2008. In May 2008, it was announced that two more vocalists, Maya and Hikaru, would be added to the project. Kalafina moved to the Sacra Music record label under Sony Music Entertainment Japan in April 2017.
- Wakana Ōtaki (大滝若菜 Ōtaki Wakana, born December 10, 1984) - vocals. She is also a member of FictionJunction and previously collaborated with Yuki Kajiura as FictionJunction WAKANA.
- Keiko Kubota (窪田啓子 Kubota Keiko, born December 5, 1985) - vocals. Like Wakana, she is also a member of Kajiura's FictionJunction project and worked alongside her under the name FictionJunction KEIKO.
- Hikaru Masai (政井光 Masai Hikaru, born July 2, 1987) - vocals. Was picked from 30,000 applicants in an audition held by Sony Music Japan.
- Yuki Kajiura (梶浦 由記 Kajiura Yuki?, born August 6, 1965) - The composer and arranger of Kalafina's songs.
- REMI - (田中玲美 Tanaka Remi, born January 6, 1977) - Background vocalist.
- Yuriko Kaida (貝田由里子 Kaida Yuriko, born November 1) - Background vocalist.
- Hanae Tomaru (戸丸華江, Tomaru Hanae) - Background vocalist.
- Maya Toyoshima (豊島摩耶 Toyoshima Maya) - Was selected in an audition held by Sony Music Japan. She left the group in 2009.
- 2008: Re/oblivious (EP)
- 2013: Kalafina 5th Anniversary LIVE SELECTION 2009-2012 (live)
- 2014: THE BEST “Red” (compilation)
- 2014: THE BEST “Blue” (compilation)
- 2016: Kalafina 8th Anniversary Special products The Live Album「Kalafina LIVE TOUR 2014」at TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FORUM HALL A (live)
- 2016: Winter Acoustic "Kalafina with Strings" (acoustic)
- "ソニー、新レーベル『SACRA MUSIC』4月発足 Kalafina、ClariSら擁し海外展開". Oricon. January 6, 2017. Retrieved January 6, 2017.
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