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Kawamura Ryuichi

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Kawamura Ryuichi promoting Fantasia (2011)

Kawamura Ryuichi (河村隆一) is a Japanese musician, singer-songwriter, composer, producer, racer and novelist, currently signed to avex trax. His debut in the music business was as the vocalist of the Japanese rock band LUNA SEA, under the name RYUICHI. In 1997, Ryuichi debuted under the label Victor Entertainment with the single "I love you". In 2005, Ryuichi, INORAN and Hiroaki Hayama formed Tourbillon.


  • Name: Kawamura Ryuichi (河村隆一)
  • Real Name: Takano Ryuichi
  • From: Yamato, Kanagawa, Japan
  • Birth Date: May 20, 1970 (1970-05-20) (age 54)
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Blood Type: O
  • Religion: Buddha
  • Height: 171 cm (5,7 ft)
  • Weight: 51 kg (112 lbs)
  • Hobbies: Surfing and boxing
  • Favourite Bands: U2, The Beatles
  • Favourite Color: Red
  • Favourite Drinks: Green Tea, Wine
  • Bands: SLAUGHTER, LUNA SEA, Tourbillon


When LUNA SEA broke up in 1997, he released several singles and one album and he was awarded as "Best Male Singer '97". He's also the vocalist of Tourbillon. He has married 2002 Miss Japan, Sano Kumi. There were a rumor in the 90's, that he had "Love Triangle" with Sakai Noriko and Kudo Shizuka. Rumor says that Ryuichi liked Noriko, but Shizuka liked Ryuichi. He made the song "Namida Iro" and Butterfly for Noriko and "Love is..." for Shizuka.


  • He never dyed his hair while he was in LUNA SEA, because he didn't like other people touching it.
  • He likes to wear long-sleeve shirts to hide his tatoo.


Kawamura Ryuichi promoting Piano (2009)
Kawamura Ryuichi promoting "Dakishimete" (2010)


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