January 1, 2011

Akino Arai

Akino Arai is a Japanese singer, song-writer, and lyricist, best known for her works in anime such as Outlaw Star, Noir, Macross Plus, and many others. She was born on August 21, 1959, in Tokyo. She has performed with Yoko Kanno, Luna Sea, ZABADAK, Simply Red, Yayoi Yula, and was once in a group called Marsh-Mallow. Arai debuted in 1986 with the theme song to anime Windaria, “Beautiful Star”. “Voices” from Macross Plus is possibly Arai’s most famous... Read More