Famous People in Japan


Name Date of Birth Place of Birth
Takuro May 26,1974 Hokkaido
Teru June 8,1974 Hokkaido
Jiro October 17,1972 Hokkaido
Hisashi December 2,1972 Hokkaido

Glay has four members. The members are Takuro, Teru, Hisashi and Jiro. But Glay had just two members, Takuro and Teru, when Glay was formed in 1988. Glay's main members were Takuro and Teru in those days. They performed their original songs in Hokkaido. They were known around Hokkaido and the small halls they performed in were overcrowded. Then they turned to live houses. Hisashi and Jiro joined Glay at that time and Glay went to Tokyo to perform their original songs. Their major debut was in 1994. The debut single CD, "Rain", was produce by Yoshiki. It was used as a TV animation's theme song. They became celebrities around Japan. After that they made new songs one by one, and the songs sold very well. Most of their songs were used in TV commercials and dramas. Recently "However", "Yuwaku" and "Soul Love" sold more than 1,000,000 CDs. Glay is loved by Japanese people.

Glay members are funny people. On TV programs, they are very interesting. They tell a lot of jokes that make us laugh. They are funny and have good songs, so they are popular celebrities.

References: >http://www.777.nejp/glay-com/

This article compliments of Michael Shawback's Internet class at Ryukoku University, Kyoto

Reported by: Kentaro Nishino
Data verified by: Sakamoto Koichi
Date of Report: October 1998

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