Yukiko Haneda

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Yukiko Haneda
Native name 羽根田 征子
Born (1966-01-11) January 11, 1966 (age 51)
Tokyo, Japan
Genres J-pop, jazz
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1988 – present
Labels Sony Music Japan, Domo
Website www.tunecore.com/music/yukikohaneda

Yukiko Haneda (羽根田 征子, Haneda Yukiko, born January 11, 1966 in Tokyo) is a Japanese singer.


She graduated from the University of the Sacred Heart in Tokyo with a degree in philosophy.

Haneda made her debut as a recording artist with her album Beating Mess in 1988. Several of her songs have appeared on television commercials in Japan, with her initial single, "Encore," featured in the Fuji Television drama series Dakishimetai! (抱きしめたい!).

Since the late 1990s, Haneda has been noted for her cover versions of works by Western artists. Her albums since her 1997 release Good Times, Bad Times have encompassed genres including fado, tango, jazz, and American show tunes.[1]



Year Title Release Date
1988 Beating Mess March 21, 1988
1989 Sora August 21, 1989
1997 Good Times, Bad Times
Reissued in 2005 on Domo Records
June 1997
2002 Love in the Hands June 19, 2002
2005 Aire de Tango
Collaboration with Kiyoshi Shiga
March 2005
2008 fadista June 2008
2010 Music Trip -Aranjuez-
Collaboration with Trio The Trip
July 27, 2010
2012 'Changes-
Feb 25, 2012


Year Title Release Date
1988 "Encore"
Featured in the Fuji Television drama series Dakishimetai! (抱きしめたい!)
July 21, 1988
1991 "You Are My Home"
Main theme in the film Strawberry Road (ストロベリーロード)
April 26, 1991

Contributions to other works[edit]

Year Title Release Date
2006 "Great Masters of Art"
On the TV Tokyo series The Great Masters of Art 2000-2006 (美の巨人たち Bi no kyoujin-tachi) soundtrack album
March 24, 2006
2006 "Mais Para La"
On the album Mais para la by Mikio Watanabe & Best Friends
September 11, 2006


  1. ^ Domo Records Archived November 22, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia.

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