PROFILE

ANNA TSUCHIYA

Home town : Tokyo/Date of Birth : 3.11/Blood type : A

Anna Tsuchiya is a multi­talented artist who plays an active role as a musician, model and actress.

Debuting as a model in 1998, she gained enormous popularity among young people. In 2004, she appeared in the movie "Kamikaze Girls," winning 8 awards including the Japan Academy Prize for new artist, the outstanding performance by an actress in a supporting role and the Blue Ribbon Awards for Best New Artist.

As a musician, she debuted as the vocalist of the rock band Spin Aqua in 2002. She later debuted as a solo artist with the album “Taste My Beat” in 2005. In 2006, her voice was featured in the singing cast of the Nippon TV animation “NANA.”

In 2011, Tsuchiya released the collaboration single, "Wonder Woman" by Namie Amuro feat. AI & Anna Tsuchiya. Their performance at the "MTV VIDEO MUSIC AID JAPAN" was broadcasted live to 6 hundred million households around the world.

In 2014, she appeared in a major network drama, TBS’s "S ­Saigo no Keikan," for the first time. She continues to maintain energetic activities such as holding live shows at Blue Note in Japan and performing live in France and Taiwan.

Tsuchiya has performed at "SUMMER SONIC" four times so far. She also has deployed her energy towards activities that will target fans around the world including performing at music festivals and holding shows with no supporting acts in France, the US and many Asian countries while releasing CDs in 43 nations in world.

In 2015, she will be releasing records and holding live shows to celebrate the 10th anniversary of her solo debut. Additionally, she will be acting in "GONIN SAGA," a movie directed by Takashi Ishii.