T.M.Revolution – The Wait is Over!
First ever AFA Performance!
Takanori Nishikawa who was born in 1970 in Shiga prefecture made his
debut in the name of T.M.Revolution (T.M.R.) in May 1996, with a single
"Dokusai –monopolize-". Since then, he has established a reputation as
a singer with ear-catching tunes, intriguing, irresistible and perfect
stage setting and live performances. Many singles have been picked
up for theme of major animations and games including"Mobile Suit
Gundam", and "Sengoku BASARA".
Since debut, T.M.R. has built global fan base and reputation mainly among
Japanimation fans. He has performed at major anime conventions in the US,
such as OTAKON 2003 (@ Baltimore, MD, August 2003), Pacific Media Expo
(@ Anaheim, CA and other cities, May 2004) and the local audience were
dazzled by his dynamic performance. These activities led to his release
of albums worldwide.
T.M.R. launched his 10th anniversary project in 2005. He released single "vestige"
in August 2005 charting No.1 on Oricon chart (Japanese version of Billboard) and
released a self-cover album "UNDER:COVER" (all songs are requested by fans) in
January 2006. In June, he released a CD and a DVD, both entitled "1000000000000"
(pronounced billion) featuring all singles and music videos he had released until
then and ranked NO.1 on Oricon chart.
Also, T.M.R. went back to the US by appearing on stage for New York Comic
Convention, the largest pop culture convention on April 19th 2008 in NYC.
On September 19th 2012, T.M.R. released DVD and Blu-ray disc "T.M.R.
LIVE REVOLUTION '12 -15th Anniversary FINAL-" which contains footage of
15th anniversary tour final at Daiichi-Taiikukan, National Yoyogi Stadium
in Tokyo. On September 2012, he organized a huge open-air rock festival
"Inazuma Rock Festival" for the fourth time in his birth place Shiga prefecture.
He will be participating "Anime Festival Asia 2012" in Singapore in November.
He's currently expanding his field as an actor, voice actor, and
host for a media program.
Notable Anime Series Involved In:
Ruroni Kenshin, Mobile Suit Gundam SEED,
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny, Soul Eater, Sengoku Basara