Well known as the hyperactive 6'1 tattooed Japanese man band, Miyavi is a multi-instrumentalist musician who is mostlywellknown for his extremely
distinctive guitar playing. At the age of 17, Takamasa Ishihara moved to tokyo where he started offhislong time music career in the visual Kei band
Dué le Quartz in 1999, going by the stage name of Miyabi. Upon theband'sdisbandment in 2002, Miyabi changed his name to Miyavi and went on to
pursue a very successful and momentous careeras asolo artist, headlining world tours, forming the Japanese rock supergroup S.K.I.N., and founding
his very own company, J-GlamInc.