Takanori Nishikawa who was born in 1970 in Shiga prefecture made his debut in the name of T.M.Revolution (T.M.R.) in May 1996, with a single “Dokusai –monopolize-”. Since then, he has established a reputation as a singer with ear-catching tunes, intriguing, irresistible and perfect stage setting and live performances. Many singles have been picked up for theme of major animations and games including “Mobile Suit Gundam”, and “Sengoku BASARA”. Since debut, T.M.R. has built global fan base and reputation mainly among Japanimation fans. He has performed at major anime conventions in the US, such as OTAKON 2003 (@ Baltimore, MD, August 2003), Pacific Media Expo (@ Anaheim, CA and other cities, May 2004) and the local audience were dazzled by his dynamic performance. These activities led to his release of albums worldwide. T.M.R. launched his 10th anniversary project in 2005. He released single “vestige” in August 2005 charting No.1 on Oricon chart (Japanese version of Billboard) and released a self-cover album “UNDER:COVER” (all songs are requested by fans) in January 2006. In June, he released a CD and a DVD, both entitled “1000000000000”(pronounced billion) featuring all singles and music videos he had released until then and ranked NO.1 on Oricon chart. Also, T.M.R. went back to the US by appearing on stage for New York Comic Convention, the largest pop culture convention on April 19th 2008 in NYC. On September 19th 2012, T.M.R. released DVD and Blu-ray disc “T.M.R. LIVE REVOLUTION ’12 -15th Anniversary FINAL-” which contains footage of 15th anniversary tour final at Daiichi-Taiikukan, National Yoyogi Stadium in Tokyo. On September 2012, he organized a huge open-air rock festival “Inazuma Rock Festival” for the fourth time in his birth place Shiga prefecture.
In 2013, he participated in OTAKON 2013 for the convention’s 20 year celebration.
He’s currently expanding his field as an actor, voice actor, and host for a media program.
Official Website: http://www.tm-revolution.com/