Azumi Inoue & Yuyu


【Azumi Inoue】
Making her debut in 1983 she first gained notice as the singer of the end theme for Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli animation movie, Laputa: Castle In The Sky with “Carrying You”. Performing as a singer on many early Studio Ghibli movies, she is known for such favorites as the opening and end themes for My Neighbor Totoro: “Stroll” and “My Neighbor Totoro” ; and incidental music for Kiki’s Delivery Service: “Changing Seasons” and “Maho No Nukumori”. In addition to movie theme songs, she has also performed theme songs for local authorities, classic songs from school textbooks, as well as the official theme song for Peter Rabbit. Her voice and music is loved by people from all generations.
Daughter of Azumi Inoue. In 2012 she made her debut at the age of seven on the public broadcasting channel NHK, performing the song “6 Sai No Ballad” for the TV show Minna No Uta. The show, which has a 50 year history, was bombarded with requests for the song, and the normal two month run was extended to seven, making it a huge hit. In 2013, she collaborated with rock band Watanabe Flower to release her second single “Tan Tan Tan”. Broadcast on the same show and with 700,000 hits on YouTube, it was another big success. in 2014, her song “Hanbun Otona”, a duet performed with her mother Azumi Inoue, was also broadcast on NHK’s Minna No Uta, making it her third consecutive song to be shown on the program, an amazing achievement. She is currently a 10 year old elementary student
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