Rookie singer Ito Shohei’s debut song, “Dream of Life“, has been chosen as the opening theme song for the popular anime, “Bakuman“.
Ito is a 22 year old singer-songwriter from Fukuoka who started songwriting when he was 14 years old. Inspired by the blues, soul, jazz, and R&B music, Ito began playing the guitar at the age of 10. He uses self-taught techniques to express the themes of the importance of having dreams, irreplaceable friends, and his unforgettable hometown.
His debut single, “Dream of Life”, will be released on December 7th by Warner Music Japan. It will include two other songs, “My Friend” and “Music on my mind“.
Additionally, Ito is scheduled to hold a live concert on October 20th at shibuya 7th floor.
Source: Oricon + Tokyohve
"Dream of Life (TV Version)"
Itou's other works:
"Yume ni Egaita Houbutsusen"
"Music on my mind"
Source: 01 - 02
Official blog: http://ameblo.jp/ito-shohei/
Official website: http://ito-shohei.com/