Yashiki Takajin

Singer-songwriter, Musical Artist

1949 –

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Who is Yashiki Takajin?

Takajin Yashiki, often referred to as simply Takajin, is a singer and television celebrity from Nishinari-ku, Osaka, Japan. In 1970s, he started his singer career in Gion, Kyoto and he moved to Shimokitazawa, Tokyo in 1980. In 1981, he sang a theme song of the first movie of the Mobile Suit Gundam, Suna no jujika and it was sold 13 thousand CDs. He moved to Osaka in 1982 and has been active mainly in Kansai region since then. He songs many songs about Osaka such as Yappa suki yanen, Osaka koi monogatari, Nametonka and Tokyo. He is popular in Kansai as a frank television presenter, but he does not generally appear nationwide tv shows because he dislikes tv stations in Tokyo. His trademark is sunglasses because of his taste and glaucoma.

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Born
Oct 5, 1949
Nishinari-ku, Osaka
Also known as
  • やしき たかじん
  • 家鋪 隆仁
  • Takajin
  • たかじん
Parents
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013