Known as the Samurai Guitarist for his unique slapping style without using a guitar pick, Japanese singer-songwriter, guitarist and record producer MIYAVI has received global attention from his four world tours.
With more than 250 shows across over 30 countries including North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, MIYAVI has toured with 30 Seconds To Mars, and opened for Lenny Kravitz.
His music has been featured on various TV advertisements (UNIQLO/TOSHIBA/Nissan) and his style is receiving a lot of attention from fashion brands and tattoo aficionados alike. He has tattoos everywhere with very specific meanings regarding him as a person.
As a true multimedia artist, MIYAVI has also been in the Hollywood spotlight since Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken", a role that has further developed his acting reputation.
For this summer's blockbuster film, "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation", the U.S. film distributor offered MIYAVI to arrange the signature track of "Mission: Impossible Theme" as a theme song for Japan. Inviting Mike Einziger (guitarist/songwriter of Incubus) as a co-producer, MIYAVI arranged the track with the addition of his own musical style and guitar sound.