News Blast of Tempest Singer Kylee to Perform in N. California
posted on 2013-05-11 21:40 EDT
Sony Music announced on Friday that Kylee, the Japanese-American singer who sang anime theme songs for Blast of Tempest, Xam'd: Lost Memories, Mobile Suit Gundam UC, and Heroman, will perform on Friday, June 21 at the jazz club Yoshi's Oakland in Oakland, California.
Kylee was born to an American father and a Japanese mother, and she now lives in Arizona. She sang the opening and ending theme songs — "Vacancy," "Just Breathe," and "Over U" — for Bones'Xam'd: Lost Memories anime on the Sony PLAYSTATION Network in 2008, when she was just 14. She then not only performed the theme song "Kimi ga Iru kara" for the live-action feature film Dareka ga Watashi ni Kiss wo Shita (Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac), but also appeared in the film alongside Maki Horikita, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yuya Tegoshi, and Anton Yelchin.
Kylee continued to sing theme songs for anime with "missing," the second opening theme song for Stan Lee and Bones' Heroman television series and "Everlasting," the theme song for the second volume of Mobile Suit Gundam UC. Her latest anime tie-in is the opening theme "Daisuki na Noni" for Bones' Blast of Tempest. Her first U.S. album "17" is slated for release soon.
Kylee made her first appearance at Japan's Summer Sonic concert series in 2009 at the age of 15. She has since appeared on the American morning news and entertainment show Today and at Baltimore's Otakon convention in 2011.