Maiko Katagiri is a natural born performer, born to the master of Katagirikai Katagiriryu Miyo (Japanese folk singing). She met Junichi Kawai at the same music school and formed MAY’s and released an EP ”DRAWNG” in 2005.
She says her biggest influence is Miwa Yoshida from Dreams Come True and her songs are based on the pop influence from the hit songs in the 90’s. She made a solo debut with an album titled “Solo” in December 2013, showcasing her vocal ability and mixing the influence of pop, R&B, Rock and her signature folk singing.
A solo singer Maiko Katagiri has been nurtured in the duo “MAY’S” and she definitely has a promising career.
Official Website: http://www.clubmays.com/maikokatagiri.html