See-Saw

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This article is about the Japanese musical duo. For other uses, see Seesaw (disambiguation).
See-Saw
Origin Tokyo, Japan
Genres Pop
Years active 1993 (1993)–1995
2002 (2002)–2005
Labels FunHouse
Victor Entertainment
Website www.jvcmusic.co.jp/see-saw
Members Chiaki Ishikawa
Yuki Kajiura
Past members Yukiko Nishioka

See-Saw is a Japanese pop duo (formerly a trio) originally from Tokyo, Japan. Its members include Chiaki Ishikawa (vocals) and Yuki Kajiura; former member Yukiko Nishioka (西岡 由紀子 Nishioka Yukiko?) left the group in April 1994 to pursue a writing career. The group temporarily disbanded in 1995, but reunited in 2001.

The duo of Ishikawa and Kajiura performed opening and ending themes in several anime series, including .hack//SIGN and .hack//Liminality, two insert songs for Noir, the first ending theme to Mobile Suit Gundam SEED, and the final ending theme to Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny.

Discography[edit]

A list of See-Saw’s works can be found at vocalist Chiaki Ishikawa’s website. Soundtracks and various artist albums that the group has also appeared on are listed here.

Albums[edit]

  • I Have a Dream (September 26, 1993)
  • See-Saw (October 26, 1994)
  • Early Best (February 21, 2003) [compilation]
  • Dream Field (February 21, 2003)

Singles[edit]

  • "Swimmer" (July 25, 1993)
  • "Kirai ni Naritai" (キライになりたい?, "I Can't Hate You") (September 23, 1993)
  • "Chao Tokyo" (March 24, 1994)
  • "Suhada (No Make)" (素肌 ~ノーメイク~?, "Bare Skin") (August 1, 1994)
  • "Slender Chameleon" (スレンダーカメレオン?, "Surendaa Kamereon") (September 24, 1994)
  • "Mata Aeru Kara" (また会えるから?, "Because We Can Meet Again") (February 1, 1995)
  • "Obsession.Yasashii Yoake" (Obsession/優しい夜明け?, "Obsession/Gentle Dawn") (May 22, 2002) #45
  • "Edge/Tasogare no Umi" (edge/黄昏の海?, "Edge/Sea of Twilight") (July 24, 2002) #30
  • "Anna ni Issho Datta no ni" (あんなに一緒だったのに?, "We Were So Close Together") (October 23, 2002) #5
  • "Kimi ga Ita Monogatari/Emerald Green" (君がいた物語?, "A Story With You In It/Emerald Green") (January 22, 2003) #18
  • "Kimi wa Boku ni Niteiru" (君は僕に似ている?, "You Are Similar To Me") (August 3, 2005) #4

Soundtracks[edit]

  • Noir Original Soundtrack 2 (October 3, 2001)
  • blanc dans NOIR ~Kuro no Naka no Shiro~ (blanc dans NOIR ~黒の中の白~?) (November 7, 2001)
  • .hack//SIGN Original Soundtrack 1 (July 24, 2002)
  • .hack//Liminality Original Soundtrack (September 21, 2002)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Original Soundtrack 1 (December 4, 2002)
  • .hack//Legend of the Twilight Original Soundtrack (February 21, 2003)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Original Soundtrack 3 (September 21, 2003)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Complete Best (September 26, 2003 / January 15, 2004)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Original Soundtrack 4 (December 16, 2004)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny Complete Best Dash (November 2, 2005 / May 7, 2006)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny Suit CD, Volume 9: Athrun Zala × ∞ Justice Gundam (January 25, 2006)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny Suit CD, Volume 10: Kira Yamato × Strike Freedom Gundam (April 21, 2006)

Various artist compilations[edit]

  • Girls’ Kitchen (December 1993)
  • ILLUMINATED J’s SOUND I (February 2, 1994)
  • GiRL POP Sengen! (GiRL POP宣言!?) (March 1994)
  • Snow Kiss …Ing I (November 1994)
  • Snow Kiss …Ing II (November 1994)
  • ROOM, Volume 1: Ima Nara Mō Ichido Hanashitai (ROOM vol.1 今ならもう一度話したい?) (March 17, 1995)
  • ILLUMINATED J’S SOUND II (March 25, 1995)
  • Victor Anime Song Collection I (March 24, 2005)
  • Victor Anime Song Collection II (March 24, 2005)

External links[edit]

English[edit]

Japanese[edit]