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Kazuto Narumi

Kazuto Narumi

Date of Birth
December 15, 1977
Kazuto Narumi is a singer-songwriter, lyricist, composer, arranger, and music producer.
He debuted with Universal Music in May 1999 as vocalist HIRO for the band Keno. The single “Ohayou” released the following year become the theme song for the animation series HUNTER x HUNTER and sold over 100,000 copies. After gaining experience in the music industry, he now produces music for artists. In 2018, he composed Kim Jae-joong’s second Japanese single “Defiance,” which became the opening song for the animation series Zoids Wild. After its release, the single topped the Billboard JAPAN Hot Animation charts.

Outstanding works

Title Artist Affiliation Notes
Defiance Kim Jae-joong opening song for Zoids Wild
Ohayou Keno opening song for HUNTER x HUNTER
Stay with me Kumi Koda
Hanasake Mirai ASTRO
Kacho Fugetsu Ichiro Mizuki Theme song for online game Great Merchant

Performing artists

Artist Notes
KinKi Kids
Hey! Say! JUMP
Bullet Train
Miyu Irino
Aya Matsuura
May J.