Daisuke Asakura

Asakura, Daisuke
Daisuke Asakura is a Japanese musician, songwriter and producer who is known for his compositional work and skill at the keyboards.wikipedia
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Access (group)

Access
Also in 1990, Asakura met the vocalist Hiroyuki Takami and featured him in some of his solo work. The breakup of Access left Asakura open to pursue different projects that included composing and producing songs for new artists; one of the most successful acts he created was J-pop idol Takanori Nishikawa under the title of T.M.Revolution (also known as "TMR").
Its members are Daisuke Asakura and Hiroyuki Takami.

TM Network

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His talent was discovered by Tetsuya Komuro of TM Network and Asakura was pulled from Yamaha to work under Komuro as his protégé. In 2006–2007, Asakura produced two singles for new J-pop idol Kimeru, hit the road with TM Network for 2007's TMN Tribute tour and created new songs for the newest version of the popular dance-step game, Dance Dance Revolution.
Several musicians have supported them at their live shows as backing bands such as Tak Matsumoto (B'z), Daisuke Asakura (access), and more.

Iceman (Japanese band)

Iceman
In the middle of 1996, Asakura started a three-man unit titled Iceman which brought Kenichi Ito (guitar) and Michihiro Kuroda (vocals) to the spotlight.
Iceman was a three-member Japanese electronica/pop rock group, consisting of Daisuke Asakura (keyboards), Kenichi Ito (guitar), and Michihiro Kuroda (lead vocals).

Tetsuya Komuro

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His talent was discovered by Tetsuya Komuro of TM Network and Asakura was pulled from Yamaha to work under Komuro as his protégé.
Not only that, "TK" is also credited for the rise to fame of Daisuke Asakura, a popular Japanese composer, keyboardist and music producer who began his major musical career as a backup keyboardist for TM Network.

Run&Gun

Examples of Asakura's past projects includes vocalists such as Yosuke Sakanoue, Kinya Kotani, Daichi Kuroda, Akiko Hinagata, Yuki Kimura, FayRay, Takashi Fujii and groups such as, Onapetz, Pool Bit Boys, Lazy Knack, Run&Gun and The Seeker.
Run&Gun started their career in 2001, with their first single "Lay up", written by Daisuke Asakura.

The Electromancer

Electromancer
Electromancer (July 12, 1995)
The Electromancer is the second solo album released by Daisuke Asakura on July 21, 1995, and the first solo album released by Asakura after his departure from the popular J-pop group Access.

May'n

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Asakura has worked with J-pop artists such as Daisy x Daisy (for the opening theme song to Chrome Shelled Regios), On/Off, and May'n as a composer and/or producer.
In 2011 and 2012, May'n collaborated with music artist Daisuke Asakura for the singles "Scarlet Ballet", which was used as the opening theme to the anime series Aria the Scarlet Ammo, and "Chase the world", which was used as the opening theme to the anime series Accel World.

D-Trick

D-Trick (September 2, 1992)
D-Trick is the second solo album by Daisuke Asakura, as well as the last solo album released by him before he joined the popular J-pop group Access.

Violet Meme (Murasaki no Jyouhoudentatsu Chi)

Quantum Mechanics Rainbow I : Violet Meme
Quantum Mechanics Rainbow I : Violet Meme (March 30, 2004)
Violet Meme -Murasaki no Jyouhoudentatsu Chi-(Violet Meme -紫の情報伝達値-), also known as Quantum Mechanics Rainbow I: Violet Meme, is the sixth (fifth of entirely new music) solo album by artist Daisuke Asakura.

Indigo Algorithm (Ai no Denshi Kisuuhou)

Quantum Mechanics Rainbow II : Indigo Algorithm
Quantum Mechanics Rainbow II : Indigo Algorithm (May 31, 2004)
Indigo Algorithm -Ai no Denshi Kisuuhou- (Indigo Algorithm-藍の電思基数法-), also known as Quantum Mechanics Rainbow II: Indigo Algorithm, is the seventh (sixth of entirely new music) solo album by artist Daisuke Asakura.

Yellow Vector (Ki no Taji Gen Shikousei)

Quantum Mechanics Rainbow V : Yellow Vector
Quantum Mechanics Rainbow V : Yellow Vector (November 30, 2004)
Yellow Vector – Ki no Taji Gen Shikousei- (Yellow Vector-黄の多次限指向性-), also known as Quantum Mechanics Rainbow V: Yellow Vector, is the tenth solo album from Japanese musician Daisuke Asakura released on November 30, 2004.

Takashi Fujii

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Examples of Asakura's past projects includes vocalists such as Yosuke Sakanoue, Kinya Kotani, Daichi Kuroda, Akiko Hinagata, Yuki Kimura, FayRay, Takashi Fujii and groups such as, Onapetz, Pool Bit Boys, Lazy Knack, Run&Gun and The Seeker.
Along with Tomoko Kawase, he has also worked with well-known artists such as Daisuke Asakura, Tetsuya Komuro, Seiko Matsuda, and Fayray.

Gravitation (manga)

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He was also the featured music composer for the anime series Gravitation.

Michihiro Kuroda

In the middle of 1996, Asakura started a three-man unit titled Iceman which brought Kenichi Ito (guitar) and Michihiro Kuroda (vocals) to the spotlight.

Blue Resolution (Ao no Shikaku Kaiseki do)

Quantum Mechanics Rainbow III: Blue Resolution
Quantum Mechanics Rainbow III: Blue Resolution (July 30, 2004)
Blue Resolution -Ao no Shikaku Kaiseki do- (Blue Resolution-青の思覚解析度-), also known as Quantum Mechanics Rainbow III: Blue Resolution, is the eighth (seventh of entirely new music) solo album by artist Daisuke Asakura.

21st Fortune

21st Fortune CD
21st Fortune CD (November 20, 2002)
21st Fortune is the fourth (third of entirely new music) solo album released by Daisuke Asakura on September 19, 2002.

Green Method (Midori no Chuuyou Chitsujyo Kei)

Quantum Mechanics Rainbow IV : Green Method
Quantum Mechanics Rainbow IV : Green Method (September 15, 2004)
Green Method -Midori no Chuuyou Chitsuyo Kei- (Green Method-緑の中庸秩序系-), also known as Quantum Mechanics Rainbow IV: Green Method, is the ninth solo album from Japanese musician Daisuke Asakura released on September 15, 2004.

On/Off (Japanese band)

On/Off
Asakura has worked with J-pop artists such as Daisy x Daisy (for the opening theme song to Chrome Shelled Regios), On/Off, and May'n as a composer and/or producer.
Their new singles "Hajimaru no wa, Sayonara" was used as second opening for anime series Beelzebub and was composed and produced by popular J-pop artist Daisuke Asakura.

Kimeru

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In 2006–2007, Asakura produced two singles for new J-pop idol Kimeru, hit the road with TM Network for 2007's TMN Tribute tour and created new songs for the newest version of the popular dance-step game, Dance Dance Revolution.
When "Timeless" was finally released on October 4, the announcement was made about Kimeru's next single, featuring a collaboration between him and popular musician Daisuke Asakura.

Dance Dance Revolution SuperNova

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Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVA 2

Takanori Nishikawa

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The breakup of Access left Asakura open to pursue different projects that included composing and producing songs for new artists; one of the most successful acts he created was J-pop idol Takanori Nishikawa under the title of T.M.Revolution (also known as "TMR").
Despite most of his songs being written by Akio Inoue and composed/arranged by Daisuke Asakura (also TMR's former producer), T.M.Revolution is considered Nishikawa's solo project.

Red Trigger (Aka no Yuuhatsu Omoi Douki)

Quantum Mechanics Rainbow VII: Red Trigger
Quantum Mechanics Rainbow VII: Red Trigger (March 30, 2005)
Red Trigger -Aka no Yuuhatsu Omoi Douki- (Red Trigger-赤の誘発思動期-), also known as Quantum Mechanics Rainbow VII: Red Trigger, is the twelfth solo album from Japanese musician Daisuke Asakura released on March 3, 2005.

Orange Compile (Daidai no Noudou Hensekishiki)

Quantum Mechanics Rainbow VI : Orange Compile
Quantum Mechanics Rainbow VI : Orange Compile (December 31, 2004)
Orange Compile -Daidai no Noudou Hensekishiki- (Orange Compile -橙の能動編積式-), also known as Quantum Mechanics Rainbow VI: Orange Compile, is the eleventh solo album from Japanese musician Daisuke Asakura released on December 31, 2004.

D-File: For TV Programs

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''d・file -for TV programs- (July 19, 2006)
d・file -for tv programs-, is the thirteenth solo album from Japanese musician Daisuke Asakura released on July 19, 2006.

Plumbing

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Asakura's childhood consisted of piano and electronic organ lessons, though he was expected to follow the family trade of plumbing.