Takkyu Ishino is a Japanese electronic musician. He first got his start in the music scene as the frontman for the quirky avant-garde pop group, Zin-Say, which split by 1989. After Zin-Say's split, Ishino went on to form Denki Groove, with former Zin-Say member, Pierre Taki, which would go on to garner humongous international acclaim. Ishino also has a solo career, which has been active since 1995. He is often considered to be one of the most influential Japanese electronic musicians in history.