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Hidaka Tooru

Hidaka Tooru promoting REPLICA (2012)

Hidaka Tooru (ヒダカトオル) is a Japanese singer and musician.


  • Stage Name: Hidaka Tooru (ヒダカトオル)
  • Former Stage Name: hidaka
  • Real Name: Hidaka Tooru (日高央)
  • Birthdate: June 5, 1968 (1968-06-05) (age 55)
  • Birthplace: Takanedai, Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan


Hidaka Tooru is the founding member of the the disbanded band BEAT CRUSADERS, where he was the vocalist and guitarist. Currently, he is a vocalist, guitarist and keyboardist of the band MONOBRIGHT. He is also a member of the non-debuted band TV MURDERS.

He originally debuted, along with the future BEAT CRUSADERS member thai, on the band PESELA-QUESELA-IN. In 2006 while BEAT CRUSADERS was still active, he joined the now disbanded GALLOW, a "Neo Acoustic" band along fellow BEAT CRUSADERS member Katou Tarou.


Hidaka's BEAT CRUSADERS mask


Split Albums


  • He began playing the guitar after seen The Monkees on TV.

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