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Birthday
29, 1969
Birthplace
Wakayama, Japan
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1969 (age 49)
Birthplace
Wakayama, Japan

About

Vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter who became popular for his solo work and for being the frontman of L'Arc~en~Ciel and Vamps.

Before Fame

He was born Hideto Takarai and originally aspired to become a guitarist, but he instead became best known as a vocalist.

Trivia

In addition to singing and playing the guitar, he can also play the keyboards, saxophone, and harmonica.

Family Life

He married Megumi Ooishi on December 25, 2000, and they had a child in 2003.

Associated With

Being an avid admirer of Marilyn Manson and his music, he once did a cover of Manson's version of the Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams."