Ai Otsuka

Pop music, Musical Artist

1982 –

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Who is Ai Otsuka?

Ai Otsuka is a Japanese pop singer, songwriter and actress from Suminoe-ku, Osaka, Japan. She is a popular artist on the Avex Trax label and is best known for her 2003 hit "Sakuranbo," which stayed in the Top 200 Oricon Weekly Singles Chart for 103 weeks.

A piano player since age four, Otsuka composes and co-produces her own songs, as well as writes her own lyrics. Her music ranges from upbeat catchy pop/rock music that can be heard in tracks like "Happy Days" and "Sakuranbo" to touching ballads like "Kingyo Hanabi", "Daisuki da yo.", "Planetarium" and "Kurage, Nagareboshi".

Every year Otsuka also has her own Love is Born tour to mark the anniversary of being in the music industry and her birthday in September. All of the Love is Born concerts take place in Japan, ending in her hometown of Osaka. On Love is Born 5th Anniversary in 2008, Otsuka held a leg of the concert in Taiwan, where she performed a Chinese version of her song "Planetarium". In 2009, Otsuka held 3 Love is Born 6th Anniversary concerts in Japan, as well as 2 concerts in Taiwan.

In 2012, Otsuka debuted as the vocalist of the band Rabbit.

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Born
Sep 9, 1982
Osaka
Also known as
  • 大塚 愛
  • 大塚 愛
  • Otsuka Ai
  • 大塚愛
  • Ootsuka Ai
  • 大塚爱
  • 大塚愛 for TRAPNEST
  • Ai Ohtsuka
  • 大冢爱
  • 愛ちん
Spouses
  • Su
    (2010/06/25 - )
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • Osaka University of Arts Junior College

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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