About Ikimono Gakari
For the "official" page, please refer to いきものがかり いきものがかり (Ikimono-Gakari) is a three member Pop rock band. Founded by Mizuno Yoshiki and Yamashita Hotaka in Kanagawa, Japan, in February 1999, they began doing street performances and decided on their name of “Ikimono Gakari”. In December of the same year Yoshioka Kiyoe joined as the group’s main vocalist. One year later the three disbanded so Yoshiki and Hotaka could focus on university entrance exams, coming together again in March 2002 after the two had gone through their university classes. Read more about Ikimono Gakari on Last.fm.