KATARI to hold first recital this August

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KATARI, unique project blending lo-fi music and literature, is going to hold its first recital.

The first recital

Musical literature duo “KATARI” (Shinichiro Kamio and Takehiro Mamiya) announced their first live event.

KATARI First Recital 嚆矢 (Koushi) is going to be held in Tokyo, Japan on August 30, 2021 at 19:00 JST as an in-person event and a free YouTube Live stream.

The event is scheduled to be approximately 30 – 40 minutes.

For those able – and who want to attend the live in-person – a priority ticketing lottery will be available for FANBOX supporters beginning at 12:00 midnight (JST) on June 26, 2021, followed by a general ticketing lottery beginning at 12:00 midnight (JST) on July 7, 2021.

General ticket sales will be open from 12:00 midnight (JST) on July 24,2021.

Fans within Japan who wish to attend KATARI’s first live performance in person should check KATARI’s FANBOX page for more details (links below).

In addition to in-person attendance, the event will be broadcast via YouTube Live and made available to both domestic and international audiences.

Make sure to check the video below and hit that bell icon to not miss the live event.


KATARI is a “musical literature” duo consisting of voice actor Shinichiro Kamio and composer Takehiro Mamiya (Yuyoyuppe aka DJ’TEKINA//SOMETHING).

Based in Tokyo, Japan, the duo combines Japanese “pure literature” with lo-fi, original music to create a powerful, unique new musical experience.

Kamio takes on the role of the narrative voice of each track—or the voice of the author himself or herself—and brings to life their words and worlds with his deep, clear voice, while Mamiya sets the tone for each narration with original musical creations that take listeners on an unforgettable journey.

KATARI features narrative tracks from famous Japanese literary figures such as Chuya Nakahara, Akiko Yosano, Kenji Miyazawa, and others. Their tracks have gained attention on social media sites as each new offering attracts draws in new fans to KATARI’s musical universe.

Fans of Japanese literature and ambient music/BGM are encouraged to follow KATARI on social media and to look forward to future announcements.

The creative minds behind this project

Shinichiro Kamio (神尾晋一郎)

Born in Hokkaido, Japan, Kamio is active as a voice actor, stage actor, narrator, and DJ. In 2019, he was recognized at the 13th Seiyuu Awards for his vocal work in the HYPNOSISMIC project. His voice acting career includes roles in Ensemble Stars!! (Kuro Kiryu), HYPNOSISMIC (Rio Mason Busujima), Sekai wa Hoshii Mono ni Afureteiru (Narrator), and Nihongo de Asobo (Maji Shanichiro).

Takehiro Mamiya (間宮丈裕)

From Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. In addition to his work as a composer for various major artist releases, he is also active as the sound creator Yuyoyuppe, and as the DJ DJ’TEKINA//SOMETHING. Member of the band “Naked Identity Created by King”. He has performed at major events such as the ROCK IN JAPAN and SUMMER SONIC festivals.

KATARI’s Discography

KATARI on social media




SOURCE: Official press release sent to THTFHQ


Last updated on 01/08/2021

Vanessa Silva
Vanessa Silvahttps://www.handthatfeedshq.com
The Hand That Feeds HQ founder, content creator, and music reviewer. Basically, the only person managing everything at The Hand That Feeds HQ. Stumbling upon Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus" in 2011 was the start of this journey. If music is thought-provoking or deep, you may find her writing almost essays (not limited to, but it happens a lot with Soma Saito's music). She's the producer and host of the male seiyuu-centric podcast, SEIYUU LOUNGE (see Spotify link in this profile).



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