Participation years from 2006(12th)
Riku Ono is a Composer, lyricist, singer and actor from Kyushu.
He is the 1st winner of the first audition hosted by KBC TV Fukuoka in 1992.
He hit the spotlight by his debut album for the Mutant Ninja Turtles, under the artist name of “Mirai Drive” and since then he has been making many appreances in all sorts of media.
In 2009, “Purple Line” lyric by Riku Ono and sing by Korean artist group TOHOSHINKI was a great hit and TOHOSHINKI sang in the annual contest in Japan called the Kohaku Uta Gassen.
He has presented more than 300 of his works, including a million seller artist BoA and Misia.