Keita Tachibana

Keita Tachibana

Infobox musical artist
Name = Keita Tachibana

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Background = solo_singer
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Born = birth date and age|1985|12|16
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Origin =
Instrument = Guitar, Piano, Bass Guitar
Genre = J-pop
Occupation = Singer
Years_active = 2001–present
Label = Pony Canyon, Vision Factory
Associated_acts = w-inds.
URL = []

Nihongo|Keita Tachibana|橘慶太|Tachibana Keita (born December 16 1985) is a Japanese musician. He is the lead singer of the J-Pop boy band w-inds. and is also very involved with their dance sequences. Tachibana got his big break when he was the only male finalist in the 2000 Kyushu-Okinawa Starlight Audition, beating thousands of contestants, but did not win. He joined forces with two dancers from Sapporo, Ryuichi Ogata and Ryohei Chiba, to form w-inds. In his spare time, he enjoys playing rounds of pool or soccer. Keita is also capable of playing various musical instruments; piano, guitar and bass guitarFact|date=February 2007. He has an older brother, Yuta, and two younger sisters, Mai and Mio; Mio is currently a model and was part of the group Soran Happies. Tachibana has now has his own solo career as well as being in a band. His debut single was released on the 18th October 2006, titled "Michishirube,". Although he is a solo artist now, he mentioned that w-inds. is a big part of him. w-inds. will not be disbanding. His debut solo single, "Michishirube," debuted at #3 on the Oricon Weekly Singles Chart. His solo album made it to the #5 on the first week on Oricon Weekly Albums Chart; it is also the first ending theme to the anime "Reborn!."

His second solo single, "Friend", features the first OP of the anime adaption, "Blue Dragon". He has a blog that won the "Blog of the Year 2006".(by Cyber Agent)Fact|date=December 2007.

Tachibana has long been rumoured to be the boyfriend of one of Hello!Project's biggest solo idols, Matsuura Aya. [Friday Magazine, February, 2005] In addition, he has previously been romantically linked with BoA Kwon and Ai Otsuka. Fact|date=December 2007.

In 2007, Tachibana voiced Prince Arthur (Artie) in the Japanese dubbed version of "Shrek the Third".





External links

*(曰本語) [ Official Website:]
*(曰本語) [ Official blog: Michishirube, /tachibana-keita/] at []
*(曰本語) [ Official blog: Tachibanashi, /w-inds-keita/] at []

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