Singer / Songwriter
SHIHORI is one of the most prominent young music creators in Japan today. She composes and sings for movies, games, and TV commercials and TV anime includes "FAIRY TAIL", "The Irregular at Magic High School", "Macross Frontier" and so on which are popular in worldwide. Dozens of her songs have made it into the Japanese hit chart, Oricon Chart, and for 11 of them, Shihori has received Gold Disc Certification, having sold each more than 100,000 CDs.
SHIHORI has written songs for some of Japan's most famous contemporary artists and has collaborated with Kohei Tanaka (composer of world-famous anime series "ONE PIECE") and Yoko Kanno (composer of "Ghost in the Shell") as a lyricist. Muneo Wakamatsu, who is ex-CEO of Sony Music(Japan), a legendary music producer, highly evaluated her as "Shihori is the biggest impact since after Seiko Matsuda (Japanese legendary pop singer in 80's) and the genius since after Yu-min, aka Yumi Arai (Japanese legendary singer songwriter)".
People often describe her performance and voice as "physically heart-shaking".
SHIHORI is a frequent performer at venues all over Japan and currently in NY. She has also performed at the Otakon Festival 2010 at Baltimore, the Santa Fe JIN Festival 2012, and the Japan Festival in Vietnam 2015. She will perform at the Culture Toronto in 2019. She moved to NY on January 2018, started her performing and recording activity in U.S. She has hold 3 times Solo Concert in Manhattan, and just released her first EP in U.S. titled "Angel in the Garden" on September 2018.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- Conjutsu 2019 - November 16-17, 2019 in Falls Church, VA, USA
- San Japan 2019 - August 30 - September 1, 2019 in San Antonio, TX, USA
- AnimeNEXT 2019 - June 7-9, 2019 in Atlantic City, NJ, USA
- Tekko 2019 - April 11-14, 2019 in Pittsburgh, PA, USA
- Otakon 2010 - July 30 - August 1, 2010 in Baltimore, MD, USA