- Stage Names: Clione Reika, Ray (レイ)
- Birth Name: Nakayama Reika (中山怜香)
- Date of Birth: October 14, 1990
- Place of Birth: Hokkaido, Japan
- Blood Type: O
- Height: 156cm
Ray originally did work as a gravure idol, releasing two DVDs in 2008. She tried out for the All-Japan Anime Song Grand Prix in 2010. She also covered songs under the name Clione Reika.
She made her debut as a singer in 2012 with the label GENEON UNIVERSAL, performing the opening theme song "sign" for the anime Ano Natsu de Matteru, it was her first single, it was released on February 08, 2012. On July 18, 2012 was released her first split single with Kurosaki Maon, all the songs included were used for the PSP game Juu Oni no Kizuna ~Sekigahara Kitan~.
Her second single "Rakuen PROJECT" was released on October 24, 2012, which is used as the opening theme to the 2012 anime To Love-ru Darkness, this single was released with other label Warner Home Video, was the only one to released with that label. Before releasing her third single he recorded for the compilation album "Circle of fifth" a song tittle "Kokuhaku" that was included with her first song, "sign". Her third single "Recall" was released on February 6, 2013, which is used as the ending theme to the 2013 anime Amnesia.
Four months later, on June 05, 2013, she released her first studio album, "RAYVE", which includes four songs from her first three singles and nine new songs. A month later, on July 31, 2013, was released her second split single, again with Kurosaki Maon, all the songs included were used for the PSP game Juu Oni no Kizuna ~Hanamusubi Tsudzuri~, that is a sequel of the Juu Oni no Kizuna ~Sekigahara Kitan~, this split single included a song that was releases on her first album.
On October 30, 2013 she released her fourth single, "lull ~Soshite Bokura wa~" which was used as the opening theme for the anime Nagi no Asukara, it was the first and only single that released in three different versions. On December 9, 2013, her label company changed its name to the current NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan.
On February 05, 2014, she released her fifth single "ebb and flow", which replaced "lull ~Soshite Bokura wa~" as the opening theme in the anime Nagi no Asukara, this single included a insert song for the same anime, which was included on her first album too. The original soundtrack albums of the anime Nagi no Asukara included the tv size versions of "lull ~Soshite Bokura wa~" and "ebb and flow".
Her second studio album, "Milky Ray", was released on June 04, 2014. This album includes four songs from her last two singles, nine new songs and a new version of the song "lull ~Soshite Bokura wa~" entitled "lull ~Earth color of a calm~", that was used as the ending theme for the final chapter of the anime Nagi no Asukara.
Two months later released her third split single, Ano Natsu de Matteru Tokubetsu-hen -THEME SONGS-, this time with the singer Yanagi Nagi. The two songs included were used as opening and ending themes for the anime OVA Ano Natsu de Matteru Tokubetsu-hen.
- [2017.06.07] Happy days
- [2012.02.08] sign
- [2012.08.24] Rakuen PROJECT (楽園PROJECT; Paradise Project)
- [2013.02.06] Recall
- [2013.10.30] lull ~Soshite Bokura wa~ (lull ～そして僕らは～; lull ~And We Are~)
- [2014.02.05] ebb and flow
- [2015.07.29] secret arms
- [2015.08.26] Hajimete Girls! (初めてガールズ！; First Girls!)
- [2016.02.17] a-gain
- [2016.11.02] ♡km/h (ハートkm／h)
- [2012.07.18] Yukyu no Uta (悠久ノ謳) (Kurosaki Maon & Ray)
- [2013.07.31] Hanayui no Uta (花結ノ謳) (Kurosaki Maon & Ray)
- [2014.08.29] Ano Natsu de Matteru Tokubetsu-hen -THEME SONGS- (あの夏で待ってる 特別編 -THEME SONGS-) (Ray & yanaginagi)
- [2012.01.17] sign (TVsize)
- [2013.01.09] Recall <TV Size> (Recall<TVサイズ>)
- [2013.10.03] lull ~Soshite Bokura wa~ <TV Size> (lull ～そして僕らは～<TVサイズ>)
- [2014.01.22] ebb and flow <TV Size> (ebb and flow<TVサイズ>)
Other Video Releases
- [2014.03.26] Animelo Summer Live 2013 -Flag Nine- 8.23
- [2016.03.30] Animelo Summer Live 2015 -THE GATE- 8.28
Compilations / Other
- [2012.01.31] Ano Natsu de Matteru SPECIAL SAMPLER DISC (#1 "sign (short size)")
- [2012.10.24] Circle of fifth (CD2 "#1 sign", #2 "Kokuhaku")
- [2014.04.23] Nagi no Asukara Original Soundtrack 1 (#1 "lull ~Soshite Bokura wa~ (TV Size)")
- [2014.06.25] Nagi no Asukara Original Soundtrack 2 (#1 '"ebb and flow (TV Size)'")
- [2014.12.24] master groove circle "NIJIIRO" (#6 "ebb and flow -Dumb Bunny mix-", #7 "baby♡macaron -Jewel mix-")
- [2017.12.22] Nekopara Original Soundtrack (#1 "Baby→Lady LOVE", #25 "Baby→Lady LOVE (Inst Ver.)")
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