Yasushi Akimoto Music Producer

Birthday May 2, 1958
Birthplace Tokyo, Japan
Age 59 years old
Birth Sign Taurus


Record producer who has become renowned for his work with some of Japan's biggest pop groups, including AKB48 and Onyanko Club. He is also a respected lyricist, having penned songs for artists like Jero, Tunnels, and Kinki Kids.

Before Fame

He became a television writer while he was still in high school. He later attended Chuo University.


He wrote the horror novel Chakushin Ari, which was adapted into a movie called One Missed Call in 2003.

Family Life

He married Mamiko Takai of Onyanko Club fame in 1988.

Associated With

He wrote the Hibari Misora song "Kawa No Nagare No Yō Ni."


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