April 17th, 1988
Moriuchi Takahiro (森内貴寛) is a former member of Johnny's Entertainment group NEWS and current vocalist of the Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK, where he goes by the name Taka.
Profile[edit | edit source]
- Name: Moriuchi Takahiro (森内貴寛)
- Birthday: April 17th, 1988
- Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
- Blood Type: A
- Height: 168cm
- Weight: 62kg
History[edit | edit source]
Taka was born on April 17, 1988 in Tokyo. He is the son of Mori Shinchi and Mori Masako (Morita Akiko). Prior to debuting with One Ok Rock, he was a member of NEWS. His given family name was supposed to be Moriuchi (森内), but he changed it to Morita after his parents' divorce. His trademark voice - husky yet high toned voice. He has a great vocal control and has been complimented to have a vast range. Which is showcased during the lives when he goes from singing upbeat rock songs which gets the audience pumped up to singing with much emotion during slower tempo ballads. The members say that he is the most reliable. He is in charge of writing the lyrics and composing. He often writes lyrics in English though he confessed not to be fluent.
Taka's little brother whose name is Hiroki who is the lead singer of the band "MY FIRST STORY". In the early days of MY FIRST STORY, their character and style really looks alike, some people mistaken their appearance. But in 2013 Hiroki painted his hair in yellow so everyone will not mistaken with them again.
Singlels Practised in[edit | edit source]
- [2007.04.25] Naihi Shinsho (内秘心書; I Keep It Inside)
- [2007.07.25] Yume Yume (努努-ゆめゆめ-; Dream Dream)
- [2007.10.24] Etcetera (エトセトラ)
- [2010.02.03] Kanzen Kankaku Dreamer (完全感覚Dreamer; Perfect Sensation Dreamer)
- [2011.02.16] Answer is Near (アンサイズニア)
- [2011.07.20] Re:make / NO SCARED
- [2012.08.22] The Beginning
- [2013.01.09] Deeper Deeper / Nothing Helps
- [2012.12.15] the same as...
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- In 2005 he joined the rock band ONE OK ROCK as their vocalist and began going under the alias Taka.
- His parents divorced afterwards and he changed his legal name to Morita Takahiro (森田貴寛).