Elisa (Japanese singer)

Elisa (born April 14, 1989) is a female Japanese singer and fashion model from Kanagawa Prefecture. She is signed to Sacra Music.

Elisa
Elisa at SakuraCon 2014
Born (1989-04-14) April 14, 1989
Occupation
  • Singer
  • fashion model
Years active2007–present
EmployerSmile Company Ltd.
Musical career
Genres
Labels
Websitewww.elisa-smile.com

Biography

Music career

In 2007, Elisa was chosen from a contest of 3,000 participants at Elite Model Look to become a professional model. In the same year, she also signed a contract with Geneon Universal as a singer. In October 2007, she debuted with her single "Euphoric Field", which was used as the opening theme song for the anime series Ef: A Tale of Memories.[1]

In 2011, it was announced by her agency that she would be putting her career on hold due to fatigue. Her concert that was scheduled for October 2 of that year at the Tokyo Globe-za theater, as well as all other scheduled concerts and events were cancelled, and her Twitter page was deleted.[2] Despite her hiatus, she released a "best-of" album on June 20, 2012.[3]

In January 2013, Elisa announced that she would resume her singing career under her new label, SME Records.[4] She also opened a new Twitter account.[4] She also released a new single, titled "Shout my Heart", which was bundled with the 12th volume of LisAni magazine.[4]

In April 2014, Elisa made her U.S. performance debut in Seattle, Washington at Sakura-Con.[5] She released the single "Millenario" on April 30, 2014; the title track is used as the first ending theme to the 2014 anime television series The Irregular at Magic High School.[6] She released the single "Eonian" on November 12, 2014; the title track is used as the theme song to the 2014 animated film Expelled from Paradise.[7]

Elisa released the single "Rain or Shine" on August 31, 2016; the title track is used as the ending theme to the 2016 anime television series 91 Days[8] She released two albums in 2016: Anichro, released on March 23,[9] and Genetica, released on November 30.[10] Elisa moved to the Sacra Music record label under Sony Music Entertainment Japan in April 2017.[11]

Discography

Albums

No. Information Sales
1 White Pulsation
  • Released: January 21, 2009
  • Oricon top 200 position: 30
8,561
2 Rouge Adolescence
  • Released: January 20, 2010
3 Lasei
  • Released: February 16, 2011
4 Rainbow Pulsation: The Best of Elisa
  • Released: June 20, 2012
5 As Life
  • Released: June 25, 2014
6 Anichro
  • Released: March 23, 2016
7 Genetica
  • Released: November 30, 2016

Maxi singles

No. Information Sales
1 Euphoric field 24,572
2 Hikari
  • Released: May 21, 2008
  • Oricon top 200 position: 74
  • Ending theme song from: Nabari no Ou
2,662
3 Ebullient Future 14,512
4 Wonder Wind 8,653
5 Dear My Friend: Mada Minu Mirai e 10,597
6 Real Force
7 Special "One"
8 Invisible Message
9 I'm by your side
10 Realism
11 Millenario
12 Eonian
13 Rain or Shine
  • Released: August 31, 2016
  • Ending theme song from: 91 Days
14 Wish

Live performances

References

  1. "「Animelo Summer Live 2010 -evolution-」出演の追加アーティスト第8弾". Mycom Journal (in Japanese). Mainichi Communications. June 18, 2010. Retrieved April 14, 2011.
  2. "Singer Elisa to Put Career on Hold Due to Fatigue". Anime News Network. Retrieved September 7, 2012.
  3. "news « ELISA Official Website". Retrieved September 7, 2012.
  4. "Singer Elisa to Resume Music Career This Year". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 9, 2013.
  5. "J!-ENT's Dennis A. Amith interviews Elisa" (PDF). J!-ENT. Retrieved November 9, 2014.
  6. "Irregular at Magic High School Anime's New Ad Announces ELISA's Ending Son". February 1, 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  7. "EONIAN -イオニアン-" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  8. "TK from Ling Tosite Sigure, ELISA Perform 91 Days Theme Songs". Anime News Network. May 29, 2016.
  9. "ANICHRO" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  10. "GENETICA" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  11. "ソニー、新レーベル『SACRA MUSIC』4月発足 Kalafina、ClariSら擁し海外展開". Oricon. January 6, 2017. Retrieved January 6, 2017.
  12. "News: To Aru Kagaku no Railgun Anime's Promo Video Streamed". Anime News Network. Retrieved April 12, 2011.
  13. "Anisong - Animax Carnival Malaysia 2015". Animax Asia. Archived from the original on March 29, 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  14. "Japanese Concerts Coming to a Town Near You". Anime News Network. May 24, 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  15. "Animax Carnival Philippines to Host Elisa, yanaginagi, Ami Wajima, May'n". Anime News Network. August 23, 2016. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
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