Kinya Kotani

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Kotani Kinya
Origin Saitama Prefecture, Japan
Genres Pop/rock
Occupation(s) Singer, actor
Associated acts Mad Soldiers

Kinya Kotani(コタニ キンヤ,Kotani Kin'ya, born July 16, 1979), also known as KINYA, is a male singer and actor from Saitama Prefecture, Japan. [1] [2] He sang the theme songs for the anime Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle and various songs for Gravitation .

Saitama Prefecture Prefecture of Japan

Saitama Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kantō region. The capital is the city of Saitama.

<i>Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle</i> 2005 Japanese manga and anime by Clamp

Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle is a shōnen manga series written and illustrated by the manga artist group Clamp. It takes place in the same fictional universe as many of Clamp's other manga series, most notably xxxHolic. The plot follows how Sakura, the princess of the Kingdom of Clow, loses all her memories and how Syaoran, a young archaeologist who is her childhood friend, goes on arduous adventures to save her, with two other companions. The Dimensional Witch Yūko Ichihara instructs him to go with two people, Kurogane and Fai D. Flowright. They search for Sakura's memories, which were scattered in various worlds in the form of angelic-like feathers, as retrieving them will help save her very being. Tsubasa was conceived when four Clamp artists wanted to create a manga series that connected all their previous works. They took the designs for the main protagonists from their earlier manga called Cardcaptor Sakura.

<i>Gravitation</i> (manga) yaoi manga series and anime

Gravitation is a yaoi manga series written and illustrated by Maki Murakami. The story follows the attempts of Shuichi Shindo and his band, Bad Luck, to become Japan's next musical sensation, and his struggles to capture Eiri Yuki's heart.




List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album information Oricon [3]
Mad Soldiers' Laboratory
  • Released: October 21, 1999
  • Catalog No.: ARCJ-114
  • Mini-album
History P-20
  • Released: June 7, 2000
  • Catalog No.: ARCJ-137
  • Re-released: July 1, 2002 (ESCL-9036)
What? xxPhysicalxx
  • Released: July 4, 2001
  • Catalog No.: ARCJ-171
  • Re-released: July 1, 2002 (ESCL-9037)
彩 -IRO- 
  • Released: November 11, 2010
  • Catalog No.: QUEST-0010
  • Mini-album
  • [ citation needed ]


List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Single information Oricon [4] Album
"Kōnetsu Blood"(高熱BLOOD)
  • Released: January 6, 2000
  • Catalog No.: ARDJ-5096
"Jōnetsu Ballad"(情熱BALLAD)
  • Released: May 3, 2000
  • Catalog No.: ARCJ-139
"Sweet Sweet Samba"
  • Released: July 19, 2000
  • Catalog No.: ARCJ-145
"Easy Action"
  • Released: December 6, 2000
  • Catalog No.: ARCJ-158
"No! Virtual"
  • Released: February 28, 2001
  • Catalog No.: ARCJ-166
"Love Stuff"
  • Released: May 23, 2001
  • Catalog No.: ARDJ-5099
Opening theme song for Tsubasa Chronicle
  • Released: June 22, 2005
  • Catalog No.: YRCN-10092
Opening theme song for The Princess in the Birdcage Kingdom
  • Released: August 17, 2005
  • Catalog No.: YRCN-10108
Opening theme song for Tsubasa Chronicle Second Season
  • Released: May 24, 2006
  • Catalog No.: YRCN-10138
"Best Position!!!"  
Sora, Kaze(ソラ、カゼ)
  • Released: October 3, 2012
  • Catalog No.: YRCN-90203



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  1. "Official profile". Archived from the original on 2009-12-26. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
  2. Katoh, Hidekazu; Kamo, Ayumi; Yoshida, Sayuri (July 2007). "Tsubasa— RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE". Newtype USA. 6 (7): 46–51. ISSN   1541-4817.
  3. "コタニキンヤのアルバム売上ランキング" [Kinya Kotani Album Sales Ranking]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  4. "コタニキンヤのシングル売上ランキング" [Kinya Kotani Single Sales Ranking]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved January 15, 2016.

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