January 1, 2011

Jiro Amakusa

Born in Amakusa city, Kumamoto Prefecture. Worked in Nagoya and Osaka, after being touched by the charm of songs written by Tooru Funamura, “I am going to become Funamura’s apprentice” was his last words to his company, and left to live in Tokyo. After 9.5 years of training under Funamura Tooru, on May 25th 2005, debuted from Nippon Crown. Debut song “Amakusa Katagi” was composed by Funamura Tooru, written by Mizuki Reiji, his hometown Amakusa as a theme for the... Read More