|Ami Onuki Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 1¾ in|
|Date of Birth||September 18, 1973|
Ami Onuki is a Japanese singer and musician who is a part of the Japanese pop-rock duo, Puffy AmiYumi. She rose to fame after the release of Asia no Junshin in May 1996. Ami has a huge fanbase and has garnered more than 300k followers on Instagram. She is amongst the most famous artists of J-Pop.
Machida, Tokyo, Japan
Singer, Musician, Songwriter
She has been represented by Sony Music.
J-pop, Pop rock, Pop punk
Vocals, Guitar, Drum, Trumpet, Harmonica, Timpani
- Epic (1996-2005)
- Ki/oon Music (2005-2013)
- Warner Music Japan
- Bar/None, Tofu Records (U.S.)
5 ft 1¾ in or 157 cm
48 kg or 106 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Ami has dated –
- Teruhiko Kobashi (2002-Present) – Teruhiko Kobashi who is better known by his stage name ‘Teru’, is the vocalist of the rock band Glay. He married Ami Onuki on April 28, 2002. Later, Ami announced the birth of their daughter in March 2003. Despite the rumors of separation and divorce, the couple has been together ever since they married and Ami has often been spotted with her wedding ring on her finger debasing all the rumors.
Race / Ethnicity
- Short Stature
- Forehead bangs
Ami uses her Instagram account to endorse various brands by strategically placing them in her uploads.
Best Known For
- Being one of the two members of the Japanese pop-rock duo, Puffy AmiYumi
- Her character in the Japanese-American animated action-fantasy-comedy cartoon series Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, which premiered on the United States’ Cartoon Network on November 19, 2004
Ami’s debut album was AmiYumi which was released on July 22, 1996. It was also the debut album of her band Puffy AmiYumi.
Ami made her theatrical film debut in the movie Copycat Killer (Mohou-han) in 2002.
First TV Show
She made her TV show debut in 2005, with the famous TV series Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Ami Onuki Favorite Things
- Pastime – Drawing
- Accessory – Rings
- Color – Green & Brown
- Water Sport – Surfing
- School Subject – Art
Source – Wikia
Ami Onuki Facts
- When she was in high school, she used to sing for the band Hanoi S*x, which later successfully auditioned in the Sony SD Audition. Eventually, the band broke up and only Ami was left with Sony Music.
- Ami suffers from asthma.
- She has hosted Japanese shows like Hi Hi Puffy Bu and Pa-Pa-Pa-Pa-Puffy with Yumi Yoshimura.
- Ami writes as well as sing for her band.
- With Puffy, she released her 2nd studio album, Jet-CD, on March 31, 1998, through Epic/Sony Records and it was ranked at number#76 on the “100 Greatest Japanese Rock Albums” list issued by Rolling Stone‘s Japanese edition. The album also received the 13th Gold Disc Awards by the Recording Industry Association of Japan and comprised of songs such as That’s the Way It Is, Cake Is Love, Sign of Love, Wild Girls on Circuit, Electric Beach Fever, and Mother.
- In the cartoon series, Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, Ami is voiced by Japanese-American actress Janice Kawaye.
- In June 2009, Puffy released its 11th studio album, Bring It!, which was placed at number #17 on the Japanese Albums (Oricon) weekly chart. It included singles like All Because of You, Bye Bye, My Story, Twilight Shooting Star!, Hiyori Hime, and Wedding Bell.
- Ami also did a cameo voiceover in an episode of a Japanese josei manga series, Usagi Drop, in 2011.
- Ami is left-handed and performs bunny-hops after a concert.
- Visit Ami on the official website of her band, Puffy AmiYumi @ PuffyAmiYumi.com.
- Follow her on Instagram.
Featured Image by Ami Onuki / Instagram