Ikki : Drums

A graduate from a renowned Japanese music college, became a Heavenese member shortly after uninvitedly jumping behind the drum and playing with the band during an event.

Idy : Bass

After his dramatic encounter with Marré, he changed his outlet of expression from beer bottles to the bass guitar.

Ryo : Keyboard

The youngest member, fell in love with Gospel music after hearing HEAVENESE play.

Naoya : Sax

Jazz is in his blood, his grandfather was a famous clarinet player in Japan and his uncle a trombone player.

Ryu : Background Vocal

A vocalist by profession as an opera singer, he performs in prestigious Japanese theaters.

Maki : Background Vocal

Studied piano and graduated from the most elite music school in Japan, centers her post-graduate music career around being a vocalist of HEAVENESE, while working on her own career.

Horiko : Background Vocal

While in university, Horiko was signed to the recording label that has put out music for the well known bands X JAPAN and L'Arc~en~Ciel all of which were produced by Hari Yoshida.

Arqese : Background Vocal & Rap

Rapper, basing his activities in LA, has his own group called Christside Souljahz.

KIKI : Kanami Takeda & Hikari Shirafuji (Tsugaru Shamisen)

Each with a title of Japan's No.1 as Shamisen artist, they perform together to break new ground. Ranging from folk music to their original songs featuring a fusion of the Shamisen and pop&rock music, the young two strive to present performance with both power unique to Shamisen and feminine elegance.

Makoto : Taiko Drums

Plays both domestically and internationally, has a taiko-drum unit of his own and plays for the famous "Tokyo Dagekidan."

Lue : Taiko Drums

Started playing Taiko at the age of 15.
She masterfully and beautifully plays for many taiko-drum units.

Yuji : Shakuhachi

At the age of 18 he started playing the shakuhachi.
He is proficient in playing both modern and classical styles of shakuhachi and has a talent for arranging traditional Japanese music.

Yuta : Shakuhachi


Zion : Shinobue / Nokan

He has won awards for excellence in folk music, been involved in various recording projects and is a member of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Association of Japan.