Japanese singer, songwriter and music producer who is best remembered as the frontman for the band Beyond. He wrote numerous hits for the group including "Like You," "Truly Love You" and "Boundless Oceans, Vast Skies."
He taught himself to play guitar when he was 15 years old.
He passed away at age 31 after he fell from a platform and hit his head during the rehearsal of a game show.
He was born in the area known as British Hong Kong.