Ayane made her major singing debut in 2004 with the song “Kizuna,” used as the opening theme for the Japanese animeW Wish (for which she also wrote the lyrics), and gained increasing popularity for the theme “Nageki no Mori / Complex Image” from the video game Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Matsuri. In 2008, her song “Lunatic Tears” (from the PC game11eyes) received the Golden Award for Theme Song Award of Bishoujo Game Awards.
Ayane continued to build her reputation among fans with anime themes for “Steins;Gate Fuka Ryōiki no Déjà vu”, “Umishou”, “AYAKASHI”, “11eyes -Tsumi to Batsu to Aganai no Shoujo”, and game themes “Higurashi Daybreak”, Trigger Heart Exelica”, “Memories Off Series”, and “11eyes” spanning Playstation 2, Playstation 3, PSP, XBox 360, PC, and Nintendo DS. Ayane has also also contributed to beatmania IIDX, Taiko no Tatsujin, and EXIT TRANCE.
Ayane participated 2 years in a row (2009-2010) in the world’s largest anime music event, Animelo Summer Live. After her third album “Lyricallya Candles” was released in 2010, Ayane performed a one-man live at SHIBUYA-AX on 1/9/2011. She performed as a representative Japanese AniSon singer at “J-POP in China 2011″ in Beijing in 2011, and was featured on NHK WORLD’s music program “J-MELO” In 2012, Ayane created the 10th anniversary song for “Taiko no Tastujin, titled “Red Rose Evange” and released a cover version of the s-CRY-ed theme song “Reckless fire “. Ayane’s most recent anime theme is “Itsumo Kono Basho de” from the film Steins;Gate Fuka Ryouiki no Déjà vu.
Anime theme songs (partial list)
Memories Off #5 Togireta Film THE ANIMATION
Kenkou Zenrakei Suieibu Umishou
Steins;Gate Fuka Ryouiki no Déjà vu
Megane na Kanojo
Choujigen Game Neptune: The Animation
Video Game theme songs (partial list)
PS2 game W Wish
PS2 game Memories Off #5 Togireta Film
PS2 game Memories Off After Rain
PS2 game Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Matsuri
PS2 game Umisho
PC game 11 eyes
XBOX360 game 11eyes CrossOver
PSP game Higurashi Daybreak
PS2 game Trigger Heart Exelica Enhanced
PSP game 11eyes CrossOver
PSP game Memories Off #5 Togireta Film
Chevalier Saga Tactics online game
PS Vita game Steins;Gate Senkeikosoku no Phenogram