Shigeru Izumiya (Izumiya Shigeru, born May 11, 1948 in Aomori, raised in Meguro, Tokyo -) is a Japanese poet, folk singer,actor, tarento. He established record company “For Life Records” with Takuro Yoshida, Yosui Inoue, Hitoshi Komuro in 1975. He also directed a film, Death Powder (Desu Powada), released in 1986.
From between August 1995 and March 1996, Izumiya co-hosted the Satellaview-based SoundLink Magazine, “King of After School” (Houkago no Ousama), once a week with Ayumi Hamasaki.
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