L→R Aina Ougi（Vocals & Keyboard） Kanna（Drums & Backing Vocals）
AINAKANNA is a 2-piece (piano&drums) Female Rock Group playing a unique style of pop rock with a Japanese touch, adding aspects of J-Pop mixed with western rock.
Aina Ougi is a Singer/songwriter who sings intensely while playing piano. She made a major debut with Victor in 2005, one of the biggest labels in Japan that has developed numerous careers. She also sings the theme song of the popular Japanese horror movie, “Rinne” (English title: “Reincarnation”）This movie was shown worldwide.
She was also a member of the band “Foo-Shah-Zoo” with Kinniku Shōjo Tai.
Kanna is a rock’n roll drummer who has had sessions with many famous Japanese musicians.
They are a 2 piece band which is a “minimum,” but their sound is the “MAXIMUM”.
In August 2019, they released their first album “Shinonome Prelude,” and dared to tour all over Japan while also planning a tour abroad and crowdfunding for it, which they successfully achieved. AINAKANNA were scheduled to do a European tour in 2020, but it was postponed due to the COVID-19.
A second album, which was scheduled to be produced after the tour, was released in September, 2020 and titled “TRANSIT HAKKEI.”
Also in September, they performed online for the international music showcase event, “Kansai Music Conference,” to build up their name internationally.
photo by:Yuki Takada