Zaq

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Zaq
GenresPop
OccupationsSinger, songwriter, lyricist, composer
Years active2012–present
LabelsLantis
Websiteameblo.jp/zaq-mikaduki-lab/
 
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Zaq
GenresPop
OccupationsSinger, songwriter, lyricist, composer
Years active2012–present
LabelsLantis
Websiteameblo.jp/zaq-mikaduki-lab/

Zaq (stylized as ZAQ, born March 16, 1988[1]) is a female Japanese singer-songwriter signed to Lantis.

Biography[edit]

Zaq began to learn the piano at age three.[2] During her college years, her idol was Minori Chihara, and it was during this time she decided to become a singer.[2] However, she failed all her auditions. In junior high school, Zaq's favorite bands were Mongol800 and Going Steady, two rock groups which she was addicted to.[2] She is self-taught in composing and her works were characterized by a unique style which is unrestricted by music theory and musicology.[2]

She started writing songs for other artists in 2012, and made her solo debut with Lantis with the single "Sparkling Daydream" released on October 24, 2012; the title song is used as the opening theme to the 2012 anime series Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions.[3][4] Her second single "Alteration" was released on January 23, 2013 and the title song is used as the opening theme to the 2013 anime series Sasami-san@Ganbaranai.[5]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

YearSongPeak Oricon
chart positions
Album
2012"Sparkling Daydream"8[6]
2013"Alteration"25[7]
2013"Gekijouron"(激情論)

Other anime songs (Composed)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official blog" (in Japanese). Ameba (website). Retrieved April 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "和書". Anikan (MG2). Vol.114 (November 2012): 22. November 24, 2012. 
  3. ^ "KyoAni Posts Chūnibyō Demo Koi ga Shitai! Promo Opening". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 01, 2013. 
  4. ^ "KyoAni Posts Chūnibyō Demo Koi ga Shitai! Promo Ending". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 01, 2013. 
  5. ^ "ZAQ Sings Sasami-san@Gambaranai Opening Theme". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 01, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Sparkling Daydream" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved November 24, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Alteration" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved November 24, 2012. 

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