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