Faneru (ふぁねる) is an utaite often thought to be a KAITO voice, although he can go into Len's range very easily. He is also known for his "Elmo" voice. His voice is cute and very easy to listen to, but there is a certain roughness in his tone that makes his voice unique. He first started out using the handle ♂Tennin (♂店員) which means "♂Clerk", and was most known for his parodies of VOCALOID songs, making lyrics about working at a Family Mart. He does cover songs seriously as well, after he started to use the name Faneru. He also does mixing and arranging not only for his own works but for others as well.
He resigned from Nico Nico Douga on March 31, 2010 due to company and stalker problems. However, on December 28, 2010 he posted a parody of "Nisoku Hokou", "Baito Hokou" signifying his return to Nico Nico Douga. From March 08, 2011 onwards he has been actively uploading covers.
On September 22, 2013 he officially announced he's quitting all Nico Nico Douga activities. He plans to delete his twitter and blog accounts, though he will leave his uploaded covers. He also emphasized that he made this decision himself. His reasons are lack of motivation, making priority of real life matters and after thinking about many other things that this is his final conclusion.
He has an elder brother, who draws some of his video's artworks.
He records and mixes with Cubase.
Faneru enjoys cooking as he often posts process pictures of his creations on his blog. His specialty is Carbonara.
He likes to play Mahjong, as well as basketball and ice skating.
He has three cats, Poa (a white cat with black tail), Toto (an orange tabby) and Mii (a brown tabby), with Poa being posted most often on his blog and Twitter. However, he has a cat allergy.
He was Gero's secret guest during his Gourmet Tour in Fukuoka and Crossroad Tour in Kumamoto.
Fans who saw him described him as fresh-faced with sharp features and adorable.
He has perfect eyesight.
He writes his name in reverse, Runafu (るねぁふ) as his handle name in games.
His first solo album, "Apo to meet", means "Appointment and meet". The album is fully self produced. The concept, directing, recording and mixing are done by Faneru himself, and the artwork is done by his brother. The album was titled with all his 3 cats' names in mind, and all the songs in the album are cat related.
Despite his retirement in 2013, he was a surprise guest at Chang Gero Sonic 2018, organised by Gero. During the concert, it was revealed that he mixes for around 70% of the utaites in the lineup.