w-inds. is a male Japanese pop group consisting of three members: Tachibana Keita, Chiba Ryohei and Ogata Ryuichi. Though their music style is primarily pop, w-inds. have also dabbled in styles such as hip-hop, rock and R&B. They are managed by VISION FACTORY and published under the Pony Canyon label.
- Chiba Ryohei (千葉涼平) (Leader, Rap, Chorus, Dance)
- Tachibana Keita (橘慶太) (Vocals, Dance)
- Ogata Ryuichi (緒方龍一) (Rap, Chorus, Dance)
After debuting in 2001 with the single "Forever Memories", w-inds. has enjoyed climbing to success and have had faithful fans following, which is reflected in their sales.
They have had five successful tours in Japan, and in their third and fourth tours, they branched out into Taiwan.
w-inds. have won many awards in Japan for the good sales in their singles, albums, and dance as well. They are invited to perform at CDTV, Pop Jam and Music Fighter frequently and they have a wide fanbase in Asia.
They were the only Japanese group invited to perform at MKMF, a Korean music awards. In addition to that, their popularity in Taiwan especially is huge. The concert tickets in Taiwan in 2004 was sold out in 23 minutes. Many popular Taiwanese artistes have also attended their concert.
- [2001.12.19] w-inds.~1st message~
- [2002.12.18] w-inds.~THE SYSTEM OF ALIVE~
- [2003.12.17] w-inds.~PRIME OF LIFE~
- [2005.06.01] ageha
- [2006.03.15] THANKS
- [2007.03.07] Journey
- [2008.07.02] Seventh Ave.
- [2010.03.10] Another World
- [2012.07.04] MOVE LIKE THIS
- [2014.07.09] Timeless
- [2015.07.08] Blue Blood
- [2017.03.15] INVISIBLE
- [2004.07.14] w-inds.~bestracks~
- [2008.01.01] w-inds. Single Collection "BEST ELEVEN"
- [2011.06.29] w-inds. 10th Anniversary Best Album -WE DANCE FOR EVERYONE-
- [2011.06.29] w-inds. 10th Anniversary Best Album -WE SING FOR YOU-
- [2001.03.14] Forever Memories
- [2001.07.04] Feel The Fate
- [2001.10.17] Paradox
- [2002.02.20] try your emotion
- [2002.05.22] Another Days
- [2002.08.21] Because of you
- [2002.11.13] NEW PARADISE
- [2003.05.21] SUPER LOVER ~I need you tonight~
- [2003.08.20] Love is message
- [2003.10.29] Long Road
- [2004.03.10] Pieces
- [2004.06.02] Kirei da (キレイだ)
- [2004.10.06] Shiki (四季)
- [2005.01.01] Yume no Basho e (夢の場所へ)
- [2005.03.16] Kawari Yuku Sora (変わりゆく空)
- [2005.08.31] Izayoi no Tsuki (十六夜の月)
- [2005.11.23] Yakusoku no Kakera (約束のｶｹﾗ)
- [2006.02.22] IT'S IN THE STARS
- [2006.05.24] TRIAL
- [2006.09.06] Boogie Woogie 66 (ブギウギ66)
- [2007.01.17] Hanamuke (ハナムケ)
- [2007.03.21] w-inds. Single Mega-Mix
- [2007.07.04] LOVE IS THE GREATEST THING
- [2007.11.07] Beautiful Life
- [2008.04.23] Ame Ato (アメあと)
- [2008.11.26] Everyday / CAN'T GET BACK
- [2009.12.09] New World / Truth ~Saigo no Shinjitsu~ (New World / Truth ~最後の真実~)
- [2010.06.23] Addicted to love
- [2011.01.26] Be As One / Let's get it on
- [2011.08.17] You & I
- [2012.02.22] FLY HIGH
- [2013.10.30] A Little Bit
- [2014.06.11] Yume de Aeru no ni ~Sometimes I Cry~ (夢で逢えるのに 〜Sometimes I Cry〜; To Meet You in a Dream)
- [2015.01.21] FANTASY
- [2015.06.10] In Love With The Music
- [2016.05.03] Boom Word Up
- [2016.08.31] Backstage
- [2017.01.11] We Don't Need To Talk Anymore
- [2017.09.27] Time Has Gone
VHS / DVDs
- [2002.02.06] PRIVATE of w-inds.
- [2002.03.20] WORKS vol.1
- [2002.10.17] w-inds. 1st Live Tour "1st message"
- [2003.04.23] WORKS vol.2
- [2003.11.06] w-inds. "THE SYSTEM OF ALIVE" Tour 2003
- [2004.04.21] WORKS vol.3
- [2004.12.15] w-inds. "PRIME OF LIFE" Tour 2004
- [2005.02.16] w-inds.tv
- [2005.07.15] WORKS vol.4
- [2005.12.14] w-inds. LIVE TOUR 2005 "ageha"
- [2006.09.20] WORKS vol.5
- [2006.12.20] w-inds. Live Tour 2006 ~THANKS~
- [2007.09.05] WORKS vol.6
- [2007.12.19] w-inds. Live Tour 2007 ~Journey~
- [2008.12.17] w-inds. Live Tour 2008 "Seventh Ave."
- [2009.03.04] "WORKS BEST"
- [2010.02.10] w-inds. Live Tour 2009 "SWEET FANTASY" in Hong Kong
- [2010.08.04] w-inds. M Returns DX
- [2010.12.22] w-inds. Live Tour 2010 "Another World" @ BUDOKAN
- [2011.03.11] w-inds. 10th Anniversary 314 "Three Fourteen"
- [2011.10.19] w-inds. 10th Anniversary -Three Fourteen- at Nippon Budokan
- [2012.03.14] w-inds. BEST LIVE TOUR 2011 FINAL at Nippon Budokan
- [2012.12.19] w-inds. LIVE TOUR 2012 MOVE LIKE THIS
- [2014.03.19] w-inds. LIVE TOUR "AWAKE" at Nippon Budokan
- [2014.12.17] w-inds. LIVE TOUR 2014 "Timeless"
- [2015.03.18] WORKS vol.7
- [2015.12.23] w-inds. LIVE TOUR 2015 "Blue Blood"
- [2016.07.13] w-inds. 15th Anniversary Live
Collaborations / Other
- [2002.08.07] Earth Harmony (w-inds., FLAME, Folder5) - World Needs Love
- [2003.03.19] w-inds., FLAME, Lead - buddies (Remix Album)
- [2007.11.21] VISION FACTORY presents CHRISTMAS HARMONY (Disc 1 #6 Story telling; Disc 2 #10 FREEDOM SKY)
- [2009.05.13] Rain Is Fallin' / HYBRID DREAM (w-inds. x G-DRAGON (BIGBANG))
Books / Magazines
- [2011.10.xx] w-inds. 10th Anniversary ARENA37 Degree FILE 2001 - 2011
- [2011.08.xx] Rock Star Vol.15 (Feature)
- [2011.08.xx] PATi PATi September 2011 Issue (Cover & Feature)
- [2011.09.xx] Cool-up Vol.37 2011 November Issue (Cover & Feature)