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A sample of a cover song by Kyounosuke
"Senbonzakura", composed by KurousaP

Kyounosuke (杏ノ助), better known as Kyounosuke Yoshitate (佳館杏ノ助, Yoshitate Kyounosuke) is an utaite and freelance singer most known for his "Kayōkyoku" (Shōwa era pop) style of singing. He is the voice provider for the VOCALOID Nekomura Iroha.

He often sings anime songs and VOCALOID songs as well as traditional-style songs, with the latter also being arranges of VOCALOID songs, like the traditional-Japanese-style arrangement of "Senbonzakura"Nv.gif. In a tweet replying to a fan, he stated that he started his singing career when he was 15.

Before he started his voice change due to HRT, he had a wide vocal range spanning over 4 octaves.[1] He often uses "kobushi" oranamentation technique and different styles of vibrato, for example a wavering one, such as in "TOKIO FUNKA"Nv.gif or a fast one, like in "Kamisama Nejimaki"Nv.gif.

Kyounosuke is noted to have a mature timbre and great vocal ability, his mellow voice going well with traditional sounding songs, such as in the traditional arrange of the Touhou song "Bad Apple!!"Nv.gif, his powerful and solid voice fitting fast songs well, such as his collab cover with Hashiyan, "Odoroshi Rider"Nv.gif or his cover of "Jiyuu no Tsubasa"Nv.gif, and also being good at singing in a soothing tone as in "Onzou Sanatorium"Nv.gif.

Another remarkable ability of him, is his proficiency in rolling his tongue which he often employs for more upbeat songs, most prominently seen in his cover of "Babylon"Nv.gif.

On 23 December 2020, Kyounosuke publicly came out as a transgender man on his YouTube Channel; his gender had been greatly debated and discussed prior to this. He is currently on gender affirming HRT.

In January 2021 he started a Youtube subchannel, where he plans to discuss LGBTQ+ related issues.

He is a member of a unit Bangetsu Tei, where he provides vocals and his younger sister Fuyu is a songwriter. Bangetsu Tei's original albums feature songs based on lives of Japanese historical figures.

Affiliations and Collaboration Projects[]

  1. Member of Bangetsu Tei
  2. virgin project label Layers Generation Aquamarine "Kimi ga Taiyou Naraba, Boku wa Tsuki." (Released on March 25, 2008)
  3. Karakuri Man'yōshū (Released on April 25, 2012)
  4. Wagaku Hana-dochu (Released on November 21, 2012)
  5. Gokusai Monochrome (Released on December 31, 2013)

List of Covered Songs[]

  1. "Shangri-La" Nv.gif (Sōkyū no Fafner) -Live ver.- (2010.07.05) (Deleted)
  2. "Izayoi Namida" Nv.gif (2010.07.14) (Deleted)
  3. "Dekiwaku" Nv.gif (2011.01.13) (Deleted)
  4. "Dekiwaku" Nv.gif -with Gakupo- (2011.05.04) (Deleted)
  5. "jewelfish" Nv.gif (2011.05.07) (Deleted)
  6. "jewelfish" Nv.gif -2nd mix- (2011.05.08) (Deleted)
  7. "jewelfish" Nv.gif -Live ver.- (2011.06.02) (Deleted)
  8. "Onzō Sanatorium" Nv.gif (2011.06.05)
  9. "Bye-bee Baby Sayounara" Nv.gif (2011.06.24)
  10. "Bye-bee Bunny Sayounara" Nv.gif (Parody of "Bye-bee Baby Sayounara") (2011.06.24)
  11. "Seishoku no Chou" Nv.gif (Parody of "Migikata no Chou") (2011.08.27)
  12. "Bad Apple!!" Nv.gif -Hōgaku (traditional) ver.- (2011.10.01)
  13. "Dekiwaku" Nv.gif feat. Kyounosuke and Oniichan (2011.10.20)
  14. "Senbonzakura" Nv.gif (2011.11.13)
  15. "Croquette Soba" Nv.gif (2011.12.18)
  16. "Iroha Uta" Nv.gif (2011.12.28)
  17. "Babylon" Nv.gif (2012.02.22)
  18. "Wagaku・Senbonzakura" Nv.gif -Digest ver.- (2012.04.19)
  19. "Risky Game" Nv.gif (2012.04.23)
  20. "Aku no Meshitsukai" Nv.gif -Classical ver.- (2012.06.10)
  21. "Tokyo Teddy Bear" Nv.gif (2012.06.11)
  22. "Tsugai Kogarashi" Nv.gif feat. Kyounosuke and halyosy (2012.07.31)
  23. "Madara Cult" Nv.gif -Rap Arrange- feat. Hashiyan (2012.08.12)
  24. "↑Jinsei Game↓" Nv.gif (↑Life Game↓) (2012.09.12)
  25. "Jikon no Yōyō Kono Keikō ni Ari Nv.gif (The Vastness of the Hereafter is Within the Light of the Fireflies) (2012.10.22)
  26. "Tsuki・Kage・Mai・Ka" Nv.gif (Moon・Light・Dancing・Flower) (2012.11.02)
  27. "Odoroshi Rider" Nv.gif -Rap Arrange- feat. Hashiyan (2013.01.20)
  28. "Kamisama Nejimaki" Nv.gif (Wind-Up God) (2013.02.02)
  29. "Sakura Zensen Ijō Nashi" Nv.gif (All Quiet on the Cherry Blossom Front) -Arrange ver.- (2013.02.08)
  30. "Children Record" Nv.gif (2013.02.09)
  31. "Bungaku Shōjo Insane" Nv.gif (Literature Girl Insane) -Rap arrange- feat. Hashiyan (rap) (2013.05.10)
  32. "Binta" Nv.gif (Original with AkibawotaP) (2013.05.14)
  33. "Boku to Watashi to Nico Nico Douga" Nv.gif (2013.07.12)
  34. "Yoshiwara Lament" Nv.gif feat. Tomodachi no Kamechan (serifu) (2013.07.19)
  35. "TOKIO FUNKA" Nv.gif (2013.08.01)
  36. "Shingeki no Tanka" Nv.gif (Parody of "Guren no Yumiya") (2013.08.07) (Deleted)
  37. "Guren no Yumiya" Nv.gif (2013.08.07)
  38. "Jiyū no Tsubasa" Nv.gif (2013.09.13)
  39. "Donut Hole" Nv.gif (2013.12.19)
  40. "Magi x Tanka" Nv.gif (Original) (2013.12.29) (Deleted)
  41. "Bauklötze" Nv.gif -Daikyoukin Piano ver.- (2014.04.06)
  42. "Heide" Nv.gif (Original) (2014.04.06) (Deleted)
  43. "Nanda Sakura mō Chiriyagaru ka" Nv.gif (2014.04.14)
  44. "Artemisia no Kūsō Butō Kagaku" Nv.gif feat. Reji (2014.05.03)
  45. "Let It Go" Nv.gif (Frozen OST) -traditional Japanese arrangement- (2014.06.21)
  46. "Bad Apple!!" Nv.gif -Shourinka remix- (2014.12.25)
  47. "Hijikata Toshizō Themed Song (Original song)" Nv.gif (2015.05.10)
  48. "Murder Case at The Mansion of Antiquarian Books" feat. Hashiyan (2015.07.26)
  49. "Samurai Soul " Nv.gif (2015.08.07)
  50. "Neko Neko☆Super Fever Night " Nv.gif (2015.12.18)
  51. "Hiyoku " Nv.gif (2016.03.17)
  52. "Ariadne " Nv.gif (2016.04.17)
  53. "Yoshitsune Senbonzakura Wagaku - Senbonzakura Remix ver. " Nv.gif (2016.04.28)
  54. "Kaii mononoke ongakubako " Nv.gif (2016.06.17)
  55. "Hebi to Kane no Rondo (Original song)" Nv.gif (2016.07.15)
  56. "Lost One's Weeping" Nv.gif (2016.11.27)
  57. "Shōryū ni Tsukitatsu (Original song" Nv.gif (2017.02.07)
  58. "Jōgen no Tsuki" Nv.gif (2018.04.08)
  59. "Kobayakawa Hideaki Themed Song (Original song)" Nv.gif 2018.06.14)
  60. "Flamingo (Tsugaru Shamisen ver.)" Nv.gif (2019.10.10)
  61. "Autophagy" Nv.gif(2020.03.13)
  62. "Gigantic O.T.N" Nv.gif (2020.04.23)
  63. "Ready!Get set,Go!! (Original song)" Nv.gif (2020.05.24)
  64. "STRADA (Original song)" Nv.gif (2020.05.24)
  65. "Moonlight Densetsu" Nv.gif -traditional Japanese arrangement-(2020.08.01)
  66. "Lemon" (2020.09.04)
  67. "Villain" Nv.gif (2020.12.23)


Discography[]


Gallery[]

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Kyounosuke's official photoshoot (2020). Outfit provided by h.NAOTO
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Kyounosuke's official photoshoot (2020). Outfit provided by h.NAOTO
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Kyounosuke's official photoshoot (2020). Outfit provided by h.NAOTO
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Kyounosuke's official logo (2020)
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Kyounosuke's official photoshoot (2020) Outfit provided by h.NAOTO
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Kyounosuke's official photoshoot (2020) Outfit provided by h.NAOTO
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Kyounosuke performing at Tatematsuri, Edo Tokyo Museum, November 2020.
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Kyounosuke at his 10 years anniversary event in Naked Loft, October 17, 2020.
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Kyounosuke performing at Tatematsuri, August 2019.
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Kyounosuke playing the shamisen at Emergenza Japan, December 2, 2018.
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Promotional image for Bangetsu Tei's CD "Byakurenshō"
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Kyounosuke and his sister Fuyu - Bangetsu Tei's promotional image for their CD "Byakurenshō"
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Kyounosuke in his official music video "Shōryū ni Tsukitatsu" (2017) Nv.gif
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Kyounosuke's photo for Bangetsu Tei's crowdfunding campaign
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Kyounosuke and his sister Fuyu - Bangetsu Tei's official image for their crowdfunding campaign
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Kyounosuke's official illustration by Ayugase Haruyoshi 鮎ヶ瀬 春芳 (2015)
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Kyounosuke's concert (2015)
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Kyounosuke's concert with Wagaku, August 10, 2014.
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Kyounosuke's live concert in 四谷LIVE INN MAGIC, January 17, 2014.
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Kyounosuke and his sister Fuyu - Bangetsu Tei's official photoshoot (2013)
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Kyounosuke and his sister Fuyu - Bangetsu Tei's official photoshoot (2013)
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Kyounosuke's live (2013)
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Kyounosuke's official illustration by Ayugase Haruyoshi 鮎ヶ瀬 春芳 (2013)
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Kyounosuke's official photoshoot (2013)
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Kyounosuke in "Wagaku・Senbonzakura" music video (2012) Nv.gif
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Kyounosuke in "Wagaku・Senbonzakura" music video (2012) Nv.gif
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Kyounosuke's official illustration (2012)
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Kyounosuke's photoshoot for "Hitoryūbun" album (2012)
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Kyounosuke singing "Shangri-La"Nv.gif
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Kyounosuke as seen in his collab cover of "Madara Cult"Nv.gif
Illust. by ako
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Kyounosuke (right) and Hashiyan as seen in "Odoroshi Rider"Nv.gif
Illust. by ako
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Kyounosuke (left) and 530 as seen in their cover of "Sakura Zensen Ijou Nashi"Nv.gif by Ayugase Haruyoshi 鮎ヶ瀬 春芳
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Kyounosuke as seen in his cover of "Yoshiwara Lament"Nv.gif by Ayugase Haruyoshi 鮎ヶ瀬 春芳
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Kyounosuke's official illustration (2011)
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Kyounosuke and Onichan as seen in "Dekiwaku"
Illust. by Natsume Yuzuru (棗柚流)


Trivia[]

  • His blood type is A RH+ .[1]
  • He is 160.4 cm tall. [2]
  • His hobbies are classical dances of Japan, anime&manga, the history of Japan, gaming (Nintendo Switch), playing with Mini 4WD and visiting temples and shrines.[1]
  • He likes wearing kimono and often wears it to his concerts and events.[2]
  • Sometimes he designs and makes his own stage costumes.[2]
  • He is good at tying ribbons.[2]
  • His favorite food are noodles (ramen), meat (yakiniku), and fish (white); he doesn't like green peas.[1]
  • His favourite colors are black, turquoise blue, Shinbashi blue (新橋色), violet and red.[1]
  • He was born in Tokyo, Machida.[3]
  • He has a West Highland White Terrier named Iroha, after Iroha-hime, the daughter of Date Masamune.[4]
  • He changed his name from 杏之助 to 杏ノ助 on January 14, 2011.[3]
  • He was influenced by his parents, who loved music.[1]
  • He likes TIGER&BUNNY.[5]
  • He is learning how to play the shamisen.[6]
  • His favourite jewellery brand is SSCROWS.[6]
  • His favourite anime characters are Char Aznable from "Gundam" and Akai Shūichi from "Detective Conan".[6]
  • h.NAOTO is one of his favourite clothing brands. The designer sometimes provides Kyounosuke with stage costumes.[6]
  • He admires Miwa Akihiro (actress) and Yazawa Eikichi (musician).[2]
  • He is right-handed, but in playing catch he uses left hand.[2]
  • He collects decorative envelopes (ポチ袋), tenugui towels and body piercings.[2]
  • His favourite animals are dogs, bears, shoebills, manatees, snakes and crows.[2]
  • His favourite brands are h.NAOTO, DIESEL, semanticdesign and CHROME HEARTS.[2]
  • His favourite alcohols are sake, beer, wine and champagne.[2]
  • He has an iPhone11 Pro Max. [2]
  • He likes driving a car, cycling on his Bianchi bike and walking his dog. [2]
  • He has 7 ear piercings: 4 in the left ear and 3 in the right. [2]
  • There were speculations of him being the voice provider of Nekomura Iroha; these were confirmed on the day of Iroha V4's release by AHS.[7]

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