Ryo Owatari

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Ryo Owatari
Birth name 大渡 亮 (Owatari Ryo)
Born (1972-04-04) April 4, 1972 (age 45)
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Genres Japanese pop
Years active 1999–present
Labels Avex Trax

Ryo Owatari (大渡 亮, Ōwatari Ryō?) is a Japanese guitarist[1][2] who was born April 4, 1972 in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. He was formerly a member of the amateur band pee-ka-boo, but he is mainly known for his work in the band Do As Infinity alongside Tomiko Van and Dai Nagao, that has resumed activities after their 2005 split. After the disbanding of Do As Infinity, he started working with his new band, Missile Innovation. He is currently married to a Japanese Office Lady whose identity has been tightly concealed. He also has a son, but the family chooses not to disclose any information related him.

Ryo has also collaborated with some Avex label artists like Ai Otsuka and Ayumi Hamasaki.


  1. ^ "In the Spotlight". Shojo Beat. 1 (3). Retrieved 10 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "MTV Live @Kamakura Gu". Life (magazine). Retrieved 10 January 2011. KAMAKURA, JAPAN - OCTOBER 13: Tomiko Van (L) and Ryo Owatari of Japanese band Do As Infinity perform on stage during the MTV Live at Kamakuragu Shrine on October 13, 2008 in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan.