Born in Amakusa, Kumamoto Prefecture. his hobbies are Shorinji Kempo and Judo.
In 1980, won 1st prize in the Osaka Radio “Kagayake” Music Awards.
In 1982, debuted from Warner Pioneer in the name of “Goro Shinanui (不知火五郎)” with the song “Anataga Nikui (あなたが憎い).”
From childhood, he had long loved Hibari Misora’s songs, and stayed studious with a passion for music. Favorites words are “Encountering” and “Never giving up Dreams.”
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