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Biography

2015
  • “COMIN’ KOBE15” Appearance

  • ”Okinawa Utahai” Appearance

2014
  • Cocco’s first starring theatrical play “Les circonstances de Gilsé”
    Tokyo -January 16-26 (at CBGK !!)
    Osaka-January 30-February 2 (at ABC hall)

  • “Victor Rock Festival ~Music Storm~” Appearance

  • Mini-album “pas de bourrée” release

  • Digital single “Dororiina・Gilsé” release
    (It’s a song featured in Cocco starring play “Les circonstances de Gilsé”)

  • Encore of Cocco starring play “Les circonstances de Gilsé”
    Tokyo September 18~23 (Sunshine Theatre)
    Kobe September 27~29 (Shinkobe Oriental Theatre)

  • 8th Album “Plan C” Release

  • “Cocco Single CD Special Punch” Release
    (2nd charity single for East Japan earthquake disaster relief)
    Production : Cocco Single CD Special Punch Project/Space Shower Music
    Distribution : Space Shower Network Inc.

2013
  • Cocco Live footage DVD “THE BEST BAN!! Live ~2011.10.7” release

  • 17th Single “Tokyo Dream” release (digital distribution only)

  • Essay book “Tokyo Dream” release (Mishimasha)

  • “Dream Power John Lennon Super Live” appearance

  • 18th Single “Kira Boshi” release (digital distribution only)

2012
  • Essay book “KOTOKONOKO” release (Gentosha)

  • “KOTOKO” Cocco’s first starring movie, directed by Shinya Tsukamoto, received 68th Venice Film Festival Orizzonti Award.

  • “KOTOKO” premiere in Japan

  • Cocco’s first starring movie “KOTOKO” DVD/Blu-ray release

2011
  • Guest chorus appearance in Motoharu Sano’s new single, “Tsuki To Sensei Kunshu -Boys & Girls version-” (Available only at iTunes Store)

  • Cocco organize an event “~Senpai zura shite daisaiten~ ” in Naha city with her high-school classmates.
    The event host : Kaiho High school Art division (Arts and music class)  7th Graduating class

  • “Okinawa Times Live at Sakurazaka ~ Nihon de ichiban hayai sakura matsuri (The first Sakura Festival in Japan)~” Appearance

  • “ ‘au by KDDI’ presents ONTAMA Carnival 2011” Appearance

  • Contribute to BEGIN 20th anniversary Tribute album(Teichiku Entertainment)
    Tribute song: “Ojii Jiman No Orion Beer” (Arranged by Tetsushi Hiroyama (RYUKYUDISKO) )

  • LIVE DVD Cocco “Emerald Tour 2010” Release

  • Guest appearance in Haruomi Hosono’s new album “HoSoNoVa” (Victor Entertainment).
    (*guest appearance at track 8 “Banana Oiwake”)

  • East Japan earthquake disaster relief project “Cocco Inspired movies” Release
    (Her first release from an independent label)
    Production : Cocco Inspired movies project / Distribution : MEDIA FACTORY, INC
    Supported by Victor Entertainment

  • “Cocco Inspired movies” screening & mini-live show at Cine Quinto (Shibuya, Tokyo)

  • “ap bank fes ’11 Fund for Japan” appearance

  • “rockin'on presents ROCK IN JAPAN FES.2011” appearance

  • “Cocco’s best album “THE BEST- BAN” release
    “United States of Odaiba Mezamashi Live” appearance

  • “MONSTER baSH 2011” Appearance

  • Cocco “THE BEST- BAN” Live Tour - 5 Shows
    September 26 / Zepp Tokyo, Tokyo
    September 28 / Zepp Osaka, Osaka
    October 3 / Zepp Nagoya, Nagoya
    October 7 / TOKYO DOME CITY HALL, Tokyo
    October 11 / Zepp Osaka, Osaka

  • “ARABAKI ROCK FEST.11” Appearance

  • Cocco “THE BEST- BAN” Live Tour - 5 Shows
    September 26 / Zepp Tokyo, Tokyo
    September 28 / Zepp Osaka, Osaka
    October 3 / Zepp Nagoya, Nagoya
    October 7 / TOKYO DOME CITY HALL, Tokyo
    October 11 / Zepp Osaka, Osaka

  • “omoigoto” paperback edition release

  • “THE BEST CLIPS” DVD release

  • Serial publication of Cocco’s essay at“Okinawa Ichiba”(Kobundo Printing) ends

2010
  • “Cocco time.”, (Okinawa times) Serial Publication start

  • “ARABAKI ROCK FEST.10”Appearance

  • “rockin'on presents JAPAN JAM 2010”Appearance

  • Original Novel “Polomerria“ Release

  • 16th Single“NIRAI-KANAI” Release

  • “ap bank fest ‘10” Appearance

  • “KIJIMUNA Festa 2010” Appearance

  • “SETSTOCK ‘10” Appearance

  • “rockin’on presents ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL 2010” Appearance

  • “WORLD HAPPINESS 2010” Appearance

  • 7th Album “Emerald” Release

  • “RISING SUN ROCK FESTIVAL 2010 in EZO” Appearance

  • “Kaiho Bank presents
    ‘FOREVER BLUE Vol.2~for the precious future~’” Appearance

  • “OTODAMA ’10” Appearance

  • “HEIAN JINGU TSUKIYONO UTAGE” Appearance

  • Cocco 60min. Special Live  “Emerald” Tour 2010
    November 2nd / Zepp Tokyo
    November 6th / Zepp Nakagoya
    November 11th / Zepp Tokyo
    November 16th / Zepp Fukuoka
    November 30th / Zepp Osaka

  • Seven stories starring Cocco “Inspired movies” 
    USTREAM screening

  • “Miyako Music Festival '10” Appearance

  • “Cocco time.” , Serial publication ends

  • “John Lennon Music Festival 2010” Appearance

  • “FM802 ROCK FESTIVAL RADIO CRAZY” Appearance

  • “rockin’on presents COUNTDOWN JAPAN 10/11” Appearance

2009
  • Essay“Kitchen of Cocco-san”,(Papyrus/Gentosha)Serial Publication finishes

  • Curly Giraffe Joined the Woman Vocalist featuring Series No. 2
    “My Dear Friend feat. Cocco / Curly Giraffe”prior delivery on the music download website starts

  • Cocco’s Essay Series“Kitchen of Cocco-san”release (Gentosha)
    The 4 new songs born from“Kitchen of Cocco-san”available on the music download website
    Spring: Kinuzure
    Summer: the end of Summer
    Autumn: Bye Bye Pumpkin Pie
    Winter: Ai ni tsuite
    “Kitchen of Cocco-san”Publishing Memorial Acoustic Mini Live held at Tower Record Shibuya

  • “Kitchen of Cocco-san’s CD”Release (4songs)

  • Cocco's appearance as a guest at Curly Giraffe's Live Event

  • “1 year after Tetsuya Chikushi’s death / Symposium & Live ‘Unchangeable things’ Tetsuya Chikushi and the TV news ... and from now on”
    Performing in the Mini Live of this event.

  • DVD“Dai-johbu de aru yoh ni - Cocco The endless journey -” Release

  • Attend at the Exhibition of albums “ALBUM EXPO 2009 in OSAKA‘The album exhibition of the 50 people’”

  • “John Lennon Music Festival 2009 Dream Power John Lennon Super Live” Appearance

  • “COUNTDOWN JAPAN09/10” Appearance

2008
  • kira kira Live Tour 2007/2008
    January 4 / Kyoto takutaku
    January 5 / Hirosahima Hiroshima ALSOK Hall
    January 7 / Osaka Festival Hall
    January 9 / Tokyo NIPPON BUDOKAN
    January 10 / Tokyo NIPPON BUDOKAN(Acoustic・Special Night)

  • Tour Live DVD
    “Cocco kira kira Live Tour 2007/2008 ~Final at Nippon Budokan 2 Days~” Release

  • Essay“Kitchen of Cocco-san”,(Papyrus/Gentosha)Serial Publication start

  • Serial Publication of Cocco’s Essay starts at“Okinawa Ichiba”(Kobundo Printing)

  • Cocco's first documentary film “Dai-johbu de aru yoh ni - Cocco The endless journey -” starts
    【Theaters】
    Tokyo: Cinema Rise, RiseX, Cinemart Roppongi
    Osaka: Umeda Garden Cinema
    Kyoto: Kyoto Cinema
    Aichi: Fushimi Milionza
    Hokkaido: Sapporo Theater Kino
    Fukuoka: KBC Cinema
    Okinawa: Sakurazaka Theater

  • Cocco' Exhibition“homeland” held at the Okinawa Art Festival

  • Photo Book “Dai-johbu de aru yoh ni - Cocco The endless journey -” Release (POPLAR Publishing Co., Ltd.)

2007
  • Serial essay“omoigoto”(Mainichi Shimbun) End

  • NHK(Japan Broadcasting Corporation) Educational TV
    “What Will You Do? The Future of the Earth”THEME SONG by Cocco
    (Song : “Harehireho”)

  • FM802 “BEAT ON THE RADIO” Regular Radio DJ
    First time for Cocco to have a regular radio program.
    (every Friday 23:00 - 24:00)

  • “LIVE EARTH - THE CONCERTS FOR A CLIMATE IN CRISIS” Appearance

  • 6th Album “kira kira” Release

  • “ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL.2007” Appearance

  • Book“omoigoto” Release(Mainichi Shimbun)

  • Participated in A Special Event for the Movie
    “Himeyuri”(Tokyo/Yotsuya Kumin Hall)

  • “RISING SUN ROCK FESTIVAL 2007 in EZO” Appearance

  • “OTODAMA '07” Appearance

  • “SPACE SHOWER SWEET LOVE SHOWER 2007” Appearance

  • Okinawa Limited Single “The hill of Dugongs” Release

  • “KYOTO ONGAKU HAKURANKAI IN UMEKOUJI KOUEN” Appearance

  • “SPEEDSTAR RECORDS 15th ANNIVERSARY <LIVE SPEEDSTAR EXPRESS - 15 year old's first experience - >” Appearance

  • 14th Single “The hill of Dugongs” Nationwide Release

  • kira kira Live Tour 2007/2008
    November 21 / Nagoya Zepp Nagoya
    November 29 / Niigata Niigata Kenmin Kaikan
    November 30 / Kanazawa Ishikawa Kousei Nenkin Kaikan
    December 3 / Kobe Kobe International House
    December 10 / apporo Hokkaido Kousei Nenkin Kaikan
    December 12 / Aomori Aomori Shimin Hall
    December 13 / Morioka Iwate Kyouiku Kaikan
    December 14 / Sendai Sendai Sunplaza
    December 16 / Tottori Yonagoshi Koukaido
    December 18 / Nagasaki Nagasaki DRUM Be-7
    December 19 / Fukuoka Fukuoka Sunplace
    December 21 / Kochi BAY 5 SQUARE
    December 26 / Okinawa Okinawa Convention Theater

  • “COUNTDOWN JAPAN07/08” Appearance

  • “COUNTDOWN JAPAN07/08 -WEST-” Appearance

2006
  • 12th Single “A Speed of Sound Punch” Release

  • Serial essay “omoigoto”(Mainichi Shimbun / every First Monday)
    Start

  • 13th Single “Raining in the sun shine” Release

  • 5th Album “Zan-Cyan” Release

  • “SETSTOCK'06” Appearance

  • “ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL 2006” Appearance

  • Live Tour 2006 - Zan-Cyan -
    July 24 / HIROSHIMA Hiroshima Yubin Chokin Hall
    July 26 / FUKUOKA Fukuoka Sun Palace
    July 30 / SAPPORO Sapporo Shimin Kaikan
    August 1 / NIIGATA Niigata Kenmin Kaikan
    August 3 / NAGOYA Zepp Nagoya
    August 7 / KOBE Kobe Kokusai Kaikan Kokusai Hall
    August 8 / OSAKA Osaka Kosei Nenkin Kaikan Dai Hall
    August 10 / TOKYO Nippon Budokan

  • Okinawa GOMI-ZERO Project One Man Live Special 2006
    August 15th / OKINAWA Ginowan-shi Kaihin Koen Okugai Gekijyo

  • “John Lennon Music Festival 2006 Dream Power John Lennon Super Live” Appearance

  • Cocco participated in Seiko Matsuda's tribute album.
    “Jewel Songs - Seiko Matsuda Tribute & Covers -”
    (Sony Music Records)
    ( Cocco covered a song “I'm so in love with you / Nagisa no balcony” )

  • Photo Book “8.15 OKINAWA Cocco” Release(Japan Broadcast Publishing Co.,Ltd.)

2005
  • Participated in the Photo Book w/CD “The Bird”
    (Kawade Shobo Shinsha)

  • SINGER SONGER Debut Single “Flowers in bloom” Release

  • SINGER SONGER Album “ROSY POP” Release

  • “ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL 2005” Appearance(SINGER SONGER)

  • “GOMI-ZERO Project 2005” was held

2004
  • Participated in the Ozaki Yutaka's Tribute Album
    “BLUE - A TRIBUTE TO YUTAKA OZAKI”(SME Records)
    Song : “Dance Hall”

  • “GOMI-ZERO Project 2004” was held

  • Picture Book “Love Songs from the South Ocean” release(Kawade Shobo Shinsha)

  • Picture Book “Love Songs from the South Ocean” Picture Book buyers Limitation CD Single Release

  • Cocco-chan & Shigeru-kun “SING A SONG ~NO MUSIC, NO LOVE LIFE~ ” Tower Records Limited Sales (only sold at the Tower Records)

2003
  • GOMI-ZERO Project vol.0
    ~the right way to the ocean
    Appearance of the LOVE RANGERS~
    “If our song reaches you, please pick up trash on the beach”
    A 10-minute concert by Cocco and her companions
    A grand chorus with love
    (Naha City / Okinawa)

  • DVD & VHS “Heaven's hell” release
    (GOMI-ZERO Project vol.0 Complete Document Film)

2002
  • Picture book “Star Sands in the South Ocean” release (Kawade Shobo Shinsha)

2001
  • 10th Single “Wings ~lay down my arms~ ” release

  • CD SINGLE & VIDEO “Funeral of Weathering” Okinawa limited Set release

  • 11th Single “Burnt field” release

  • 4th Album “Sang Rose” release

  • Activity discontinuance

  • Best Album “Best + Back Best + unreleased songs” release

  • Best Clips “The surprising treasure video + All Single Clips = total 16 songs” release

2000
  • 7th Single “Water Mirror” release

  • 3rd Album “Rapunzel” release

  • 8th Single “Animal Trail” release

  • 9th Single “Wish Upon A Star” release

  • Live Tour “9 city 11 shows”
    September 6 SHIBUYA CLUB QUATTRO
    September 9 Osaka SHINSAIBASHI CLUB QUATTRO
    September 11 Matsuyama EHIME-KEN KENMIN BUNKA KAIKAN
    September 14 Fukuoka MARINE MESSE FUKUOKA
    September 17 Hiroshima GREEN ARENA
    September 20 Sendai GRANDIE 21 MIYAGI-KEN SOGO TAIIKUKAN
    September 23 Sapporo MAKOMANAI ICE ARENA
    September 27 Niigata NIIGATA-SHI SANGYO SHINKO CENTER
    October 2 Nagoya RAIBOW HALL
    October 4 Osaka OSAKA-JO HALL
    October 6 Tokyo NIPPON BUDOKAN

1999
  • 5th Single “Thread in the deep forest” release

  • 6th Single “Polomerria” release

1998
  • “SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST '98”(Texas, America) Appearance

  • 3rd Single “Raining” release

  • 2nd Album “KUMUI-UTA” release

  • Cocco Live “5 Large City Tour”
    August 17 Osaka Osaka Kousei Nenkin Kaikan
    August 19 Fukuoka Momochi Palace
    August 22 Nagoya Aichi Kinro Kaikan
    August 26 Sapporo Zepp Sapporo
    September 1 Tokyo Nippon Budokan

  • 4th Single “beyond the way clouds go” release

1997
  • “SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST '97”(Texas, America) Appearance

  • Major Debut Single “Count Down” release
    from Victor/Speedstar Records

  • 1st Album “Bougainvillaea” release

  • Cocco Live at SHIBUYA CLUB QUATTRO

  • 2nd Single “the strong and ephemeral” release

  • Cocco Live at UMEDA HEAT BEAT

  • Cocco Live at AKASAKA BLITZ 1212

1996
  • CD debut from an independent label “TOWER RECRODS/bounce” in Japan and US