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HY performing at the J!-ENT LIVE, on March 19, 2007
Background information
OriginOkinawa, Japan
Years active2000–present
LabelsHigashiyakena Soundbuilder (Management Agency/Record Label)
Avex Group (Official Distributor)
TV Asahi Music (Management Agency/Music Publishing)
MembersYūhei Miyazato
Shun Naka
Shinsuke Kyoda
Hideyuki Shinzato
Izumi Nakasone
WebsiteHY Official Site

HY is a Japanese rock music band formed in year 2000 by five high school friends in Okinawa. Their name comes from the initials of their hometown, Higashi Yakena. The band became popular by performing music in the streets. Their first album Departure (Okinawa-only) sold out immediately. In 2002, the band did a live performance with American group, Linkin Park.

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