| Eric Fukusaki|
Eric Fukusaki promoting "Aru Koi no Monogatari"
April 27, 1991
Singer, lyricist, composer
Eric Fukusaki was born on April 27, 1991 in Lima, Peru. Fukusaki is a third generation Peruvian-Japanese. At age 10, he was charmed by an enka CD his father brought from Japan after working overseas.
In 2008, Eric participated in four different singing competitions and successfully won all of them.
Later in 2011, Eric and Munehiko were announced as members of a new unit called ALMA KAMINIITO.
On December 4, Eric announced on Facebook that he would debut as a soloist in spring 2014, thus discontinuing his activities as ALMA KAMINIITO.
On April 19, Eric released his debut single "Shinjiru Mono ni Sukuwareru / Subete no Kanashimi ni Sayonara Suru Tame ni / Tsuioku."
On August 19, he released his second single "Ai Yai Yai! / Ikanai de Senorita," which is his first release to feature his own lyrics and compositions.
Eric wrote his first song for another artist, "Peanut Butter Jelly Love" for Country Girls' fifth single, which was released on February 8. Eric composed the music and collaborated with Miura Yoshiko to write the lyrics.
On August 23, Eric will release Aru Koi no Monogatari, his first Latin cover mini album. Eric also composed the music for Juice=Juice's digital single "Fiesta! Fiesta!" which is to be released on the same day.
- Specialty: Artistic gymnastics, English, imitation
- Hobbies: Playing the guitar, going to the gym, learning a new instrument, foreign languages (English, Japanese), traveling alone
- Motto: "Ser hombre para los demás" ("be a man for others"), "Todo es posible" ("everything is possible"), "GAMBATEANDO" (a mix of Japanese and Spanish for "doing our best")
- Strengths: Making an effort towards a goal, doesn't give up, openminded.
- Weaknesses: Forgets things
- Goals: Becoming an artist that people love.
- Looks Up To: Yamashita Tatsuro, Nemoto Kaname, KAN, Miyazawa Kazufumi, Alberto Shiroma
- Cover Albums
- [2017.08.23] Aru Koi no Monogatari (Mini album)
- [2014.04.19] Shinjiru Mono ni Sukuwareru / Subete no Kanashimi ni Sayonara Suru Tame ni / Tsuioku
- [2015.08.19] Ai Yai Yai! / Ikanai de Senorita
Discography Featured InEdit
- Cover Albums
- [2012.12.26] ALMA COVERS
- Peanut Butter Jelly Love (Lyrics, composition)
- Fiesta! Fiesta! (Composition)
- He's fluent in Spanish and can also speak in English.
- He has a large Spanish-speaking fanbase, especially among Peruvians.
- ↑ "宗彦に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). ALMA KAMINIITO Official Website. 2013-04-04. (Archived)
- ↑ "(IMPORTANTE, con traducción en español)" (in Japanese and Spanish). ALMA KAMINIITO Facebook Page. 2014-12-04. (Archived)
- ↑ "2016.12.30楽曲提供情報♪" (in Japanese). Eric Fukusaki Official Website. 2016-12-30.
- ↑ https://twitter.com/ericfukusaki/status/814686371054948352
- ↑ https://twitter.com/ericfukusaki/status/891106750631354368
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