Born: September 3, 1978, in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture
As an artist, guitarist and composer, Inoue has worked professionally since 2002.
He made a major label debut as part of the group “girl next door” in 2008 and helped create hits for the group before disbanding in 2013.
Since then he has collaborated with numerous artists and labels, including Disney, and formed a team of composers called “Mandarin note”.
Inoue is well-known for his delicate yet passionate guitar playing style as well as his diverse repertoire of songs he has played on and/or written.
(Title / Artist / Role / Year)
All songs, girl next door
(music, arrangement on select songs)
“MASK” , AAA
(“Tiger Mask: The Movie”, opening theme song)
“AWAKE” , Eri Kitamura
(featured song in the video game “Seventh Dark”)
The Japan League Theme Song for the online game “League of Legends”
Guitar solos/overdubs on recordings by fripSide, AAA, Kis-My-Ft2、Ayaka Hirahara, Hitomi Shimatani, Masahiko Kondo, Aya Ueto, Toru Furuya, Tomomi Itano, SUPER GIRLS, Love Live, Masked Rider Den-O, Ultraman Zero, Disney Wedding Selection ~Eternal dream of Mickey and Minnie~ “A Whole New World”