Sekai no Owari
|Sekai no Owari|
|Also known as||セカオワ (SekaOwa)
End of the World
|Genres||J-pop, indie pop, pop rock, alternative rock|
Toy's Factory (2011–present)
Sekai no Owari (世界の終わり, written as SEKAI NO OWARI and sometimes called End of the World) is a Japanese rock band. It was formed in Tokyo in 2007. The band has four members: Satoshi Fukase, Saori Fujisaki, Shinichi "Nakajin" Nakajima, and DJ Love. They signed with the record label Toy's Factory in 2011. Their first single with this label was "Inori". This was released in August 2011.
Members[change | change source]
|Name||Date of birth||Position|
|Satoshi Fukase||13 October 1985||Lead Vocal, Guitar|
|Saori Fujisaki||13 August 1986||Piano, Stage Production|
|Shinichi "Nakajin" Nakajima||22 October 1985||Leader, Producer, Guitar|
|Love||23 August 1985||DJ, Sound Selection|
The Origin Of The Name[change | change source]
The origin of this band's name is that when Fukase broke down and felt like end of the world, he realized he only had music and friends. So, he thought he would start from end and named his band "SEKAI NO OWARI"
History[change | change source]
They are friends from preschool to high school,but Saori is a year younger. The current DJ LOVE is the second. The first DJ LOVE left the band because he wanted to play different music. They started the band in 2006 in the "club EARTH" which they made themselves. In 2010,"The life of illusion"is first hit. Nowadays, they play the music all over the world.
References[change | change source]
- "SEKAI NO OWARI to hold nationwide tour". Tokyo Hive (6Theory Media, LLC). http://www.tokyohive.com/article/2011/08/sekai-no-owari-to-hold-nationwide-tour/.