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Eric Fukusaki
エリック・フクサキ
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Eric Fukusaki promoting "Ai Yai Yai!"
General Information

Stage Name

Eric (エリック)

Born

April 27, 1991 (1991-04-27) (age 25)

Origin

Lima, Peru

Genre

J-Pop

Occupation

Singer, lyricist, composer

Years Active

2011-present

Label

hachama

Associated Acts

ALMA KAMINIITO

Eric Fukusaki (エリック・フクサキ), also simply known as Eric (エリック), is a soloist under J.P ROOM and a former member of ALMA KAMINIITO.

HistoryEdit

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Eric Fukusaki, April 2014

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Eric Fukusaki, October 2012

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Eric Fukusaki, August 2011

Early LifeEdit

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.

2011Edit

On February 21, Eric was selected to participate in the 1st Forest Award NEW FACE Audition along with 13 other acts, which he and Munehiko won Special Award.

Later in 2011, Eric and Munehiko were announced as members of a new unit called ALMA KAMINIITO.

2013Edit

On April 4, Munehiko left ALMA KAMINIITO and Eric became the sole member of the unit.[1]

On December 4, Eric announced on Facebook that he would debut as a soloist in spring 2014, thus discontinuing his activities as ALMA KAMINIITO.[2]

2014Edit

On April 19, Eric released his debut single "Shinjiru Mono ni Sukuwareru / Subete no Kanashimi ni Sayonara Suru Tame ni / Tsuioku."

2015Edit

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.

2017Edit

Eric wrote his first song for another artist, "Peanut Butter Jelly Love" for Country Girls' fifth single, which was released on February 8.[3][4] Eric composed the music and collaborated with Miura Yoshiko to write the lyrics.

ProfileEdit

  • Real Name: Eric Fukusaki (エリック・フクサキ, also spelt as エリック福崎)
  • Stage Name: Eric (エリック)
  • Birth Date: April 27, 1991 (1991-04-27) (age 25)
  • Birthplace: Lima, Peru
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Western Zodiac: Taurus
  • J.P ROOM Status:

  • 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

DiscographyEdit

Singles
  1. [2014.04.19] Shinjiru Mono ni Sukuwareru / Subete no Kanashimi ni Sayonara Suru Tame ni / Tsuioku
  2. [2015.08.19] Ai Yai Yai! / Ikanai de Senorita

Discography Featured InEdit

ALMA KAMINIITOEdit

Albums
Singles

Songwriting CreditsEdit

Country GirlsEdit

WorksEdit

RadioEdit

TriviaEdit

  • He's fluent in Spanish and can also speak in English.
  • He has a large Spanish-speaking fanbase, especially among Peruvians.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "宗彦に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). ALMA KAMINIITO Official Website. 2013-04-04. (Archived)
  2. "(IMPORTANTE, con traducción en español)" (in Japanese and Spanish). ALMA KAMINIITO Facebook Page. 2014-12-04. (Archived)
  3. "2016.12.30楽曲提供情報♪" (in Japanese). Eric Fukusaki Official Website. 2016-12-30.
  4. https://twitter.com/ericfukusaki/status/814686371054948352

External LinksEdit

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