January 2, 2015

Rake x Kousuke Atari sings for a Taiwanese movie starring Masatoshi Nagase

Rake will do the theme song to “KANO~1931 UMI NO MUKO NO KOSHIEN”, a Taiwanese movie starring Masatoshi Nagase that premiers on January 24. Rake wrote the lyrics, composed the music, and invited Kousuke Atari to sing guest vocals for this new song, “KAZE NI NATTE~YUSHATEKI ROMAN~”. The song will be released as a single on January 21. Rake has commented, “I also plan to include a version with a Taiwanese artist on the single, so please look forward to it!” Rake Official... Read More

January 1, 2011

Kousuke Atari

Kousuke Atari is a J-Pop artist, born July 13, 1980, on Amami island, Japan. Atari Kousuke began his career on an Indies label with “shima-uta style” (island song) albums, a variation of folk music from Amami, one of the many islands belonging to the Ryukyu chain. Hailing from Amami-Oshima in southern Japan, Atari is a folk singer currently signed to Epic Records Japan. He is a self-trained musician, and performs in the difficult shima-uta (island-song) style of his... Read More