Kōji Wada

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Kōji Wada
和田 光司
Born(1974-01-29)January 29, 1974
Fukuchiyama, Kyoto, Japan
DiedApril 3, 2016(2016-04-03) (aged 42)
Tokyo, Japan
GenresPop, rock
Occupation(s)Singer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1999–2016
LabelsLantis
Websitewww.wadakoji.com

Kōji Wada (和田 光司, Wada Kōji, January 29, 1974 – April 3, 2016)[1] was a Japanese pop singer. He was best known for performing theme songs for several installments of the Digimon anime television series. His best known singles were "Butter-Fly", the theme song of the anime Digimon Adventure.

His nickname is "Immortal Butterfly Anisong Singer" (不死蝶のアニソンシンガー).[2]

On April 3, 2016, Wada died suddenly from nasopharynx cancer-related problems in Tokyo, aged 42.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Koji Wada Fallece a los 42 años" (in Spanish). Deculture.es. April 8, 2016. Retrieved April 8, 2016.
  2. "和田光司|SOLID VOX". SOLID VOX. Archived from the original on April 14, 2016. Retrieved April 8, 2016.
  3. "Digimon Theme Song Singer Kouji Wada Passes Away - News - Anime News Network". Anime News Network. Retrieved 8 April 2016.