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Welcome!

Welcome to the site of Hiro. I am a rock singer-songwriter and composer. 

I believe that music is more than entertainment, it has the power to fight injustice, stand up for the weak & change the world. 

アルデン(赤根明宏)のサイトへようこそ。東京で活動するシンガーソングライターです。 

音楽はただのエンターテインメントではなく、心を動かす力があると思います。その力を使って不正や差別などを戦い、弱きものを守りたいです。 

こうして世界の人々が互いに手を取り進んで行けるようなメッセージに少しでも貢献するのを望んでいます。

Now Creating Music with ODS Band

Hiro Joined ODS band in January of 2022.
ODS Band performs covers of both English and JRock/Jpop/Anison Songs.
They will produce original music in the near future.

Their first video together is a cover of Tentaikansoku by BUMP OF CHICKEN.

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Credits now on the Materia Collective, Discogs, VGMDB sites

My artist info has been updated and included on the Materia Collective Website, Discogs, and the VideoGameMusicDatabase

Materia: https://www.materiacollective.com/artist/akihiro-akane

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/6854417-Arden-Aki

VGMDB: https://vgmdb.net/artist/30566

Contributed to OMEGA: Tribute to Xenogears

Materia Collective creates amazing cover albums for famous video games with fresh and interesting arrangements. I had the honour of contributing to their 2018 album entitled "OMEGA: Tribute to Xenogears" on the track "Journey Through the Night Sky" co-written with…

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Composing for Re-Roll Podcast

I am currently the composer for a great podcast about Dungeons and Dragons called Re-Roll.
Find them here: http://reroll.buzzsprout.com/
They talk about D&D and are currently dramatizing a game!
Subscribe to them :D

Name Change

Hiro Akashi is now Arden Akihiro Akane Or Arden Aki for short.

Started Youtube

Hi, 
I started two Youtube channels:

No More Zeroes - which analyzes videogame stories and themes, appreciates the details of the artists behind the games, as well as looks at games in light of social issues.

ZeroToHiro - which…

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First Live performance

Akashi performed at Shibuya Bar Subterraneans on the 7th of September 2017 as one of three acts at the Yo-Ho Rocks event run by Flyjam Creative Agency.

Debut EP Coming Soon

I am currently preparing to release my Debut EP some time around December 2017.
Keep your eyes peeled for it and please sign up to the mailing list to keep notified!