Takanori Nishikawa

Takanori Nishikawa

actor, music department, costume designer

Takanori Nishikawa was born on Sep 19, 1970 in Japan. Takanori Nishikawa's big-screen debut came with Beautiful Life - Season 1 directed by Nobuhiro Doi in 2000, strarring Kawamura Satoru. Takanori Nishikawa is known for Beautiful Life directed by Nobuhiro Doi, Takuya Kimura stars as Okishima Shuji and Takako Tokiwa as Machida Kyoko. The upcoming new movie Takanori Nishikawa plays is Gyarakushî kaidou which will be released on Oct 24, 2015.

In May 1996 T.M.Revolution made his debut with the single "Dokusai (dictatorship) - monopolize- ". T.M. Revolution, short for Takanori Makes Revolution, is artist Takanori Nishikawa's solo project. "Heart of Sword Yoake Mae (Before Dawn)", his third single released in November 1996 became the ending theme song for the television anime Rurôni Kenshin - Meiji kenkaku romantan (1996), and he gained a strong following among both anime and music fans. In the following years, T.M.Revolution's success spread throughout Asia and to the West, as they discovered Rurôni Kenshin - Meiji kenkaku romantan (1996).Following his big break in July 1997, with his fifth hit single "High Pressure", his third album "Triple Joker", released in January 1998 sold a record of 2,000,000 copies. His popularity extended beyond Japan and into Asia, where he also released his albums. The artist was welcomed by throngs of frenzied fans and media when he visited Taiwan in April 1998 to promote the album. After a succession of smash hits, his fourth album "The Force" was released in March 1999. Shortly after the release, a massive two-day concert in Tokyo Dome attracted more than 100,000 people. With his catchy music and lyrics, a lively performance that both fans and the artist himself enjoyed, and a whirlpool of excitement, the concert was a huge success.Last year T.M.Revolution released "B*E*S*T", a compilation of the artist's work over the past six years.One of his hit singles "Invoke" is the first opening theme song for the installment in the hit Kidô senshi Gundam Seed (2002) ("Mobile Suit Gundam Seed"). Mitsuo Fukuda, director of "Mobile Suit Gundam Seed" asked T.M.Revolution after being inspired by another of the artist's songs, "Thunderbird." In March 2003, T.M.Revolution included "Invoke" and "Thunderbird" in the album "coordinate" as part of his homage to "Mobile Suit Gundam Seed." With this album, T.M.Revolution hopes to bring courage and hope to the unsteady society of today, both through his music and performances.For Kidô senshi Gundam Seed Destiny (2004) ("Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny"), Mobile Suit Gundam SEED's sequel, T.M. Revolution also provided his single "Ignited" for the serie's First Opening Theme song. The "Ignited" single also hit #1 on Oricon Single Chart when it was released on November 15, 2004.In addition to his music, T.M.Revolution continues to charm his fans with his sense of humor and wit as a DJ of his own radio show, which he has hosted since his debut as a recording artist, now heading to its eighth year.In August 2003 T.M.Revolution performed in Baltimore, Maryland at Otakon, a Japanese anime convention. He gave his all energy for his debut live in the U.S.. His new album "coordinate" and his DVD "T.M.R. Live Revolution '02 B*E*S*T Summer Crush 2002" have been released in the United States by Tofu Records.

  • Birthday

    Sep 19, 1970
  • Place of Birth

    Hikone, Japan

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