|Kamata Koji, 2011|
|Nicknames||Kamata Koji (鎌田こーじ?)|
|Occupation||Guitarist, composer, arranger, recording director|
|Associated Acts||Semimal, LOWDOWN, THE Tsunku♂ Beat|
He is sometimes credited as Koji (こーじ) or koji written in romaji.
Kamata Koji was born in 1970 in Hyogo, Japan.
In 1992, the rock band Semimal was formed with Kamata as the guitarist, Ueda Naoyuki as the vocalist, Hiroshi as the bassist, and Kazuma as the drummer. While he was in the band, Kamata was credited as the composer for all of their songs and twice as a lyricist.
From 2002 to 2004, he was guitarist in Tsunku's side band THE Tsunku♂ Beat. It was around this time that Kamata also began working as a recording director for UP-FRONT WORKS in addition to playing guitar for recordings.
- Birth Name: Kamata Koji (鎌田浩二)
- Stage Name: Koji (こーじ), koji
- Birthdate: 1970
- Birthplace:Hyogo, Japan
- Blood Type: O
- Semimal (1992–1994)
- LOWDOWN (1994–1999)
- THE Tsunku♂ Beat (2002–2004)
- Kimi no Tomodachi (guitar)
- Suki Sugite Baka Mitai (guitar)
- Sayonara "Tomodachi ni wa Naritakunai no" (guitar)
- Glass no Pumps (guitar)
- SOME BOYS! TOUCH (guitar)
- WOW Suteki! (guitar)
- Iroppoi Jirettai (electric guitar)
- Ambitious! Yashinteki de Ii jan (guitar as Koji)
- Shanimuni Paradise (guitar as Koji)
- Hand made CITY (guitar)
- Onna ni Sachi Are (guitar)
- Please! Jiyuu no Tobira (guitar)
- Mikan (guitar)
- Resonant Blue (guitar)
- Naichau Kamo (guitar)
- Take off is now! (guitar)
- Watashi no Miryoku ni Kizukanai Donkan na Hito (guitar)
- Guruguru JUMP (guitar)
- Jounetsu no Kiss wo Hitotsu (guitar)
- It's You (guitar)
- Shouganai Yume Oibito (guitar)
- 3, 2, 1 BREAKIN'OUT! (guitar)
- Aki Urara (guitar)
- Subete wa Ai no Chikara (guitar)
- Kimagure Princess (guitar)
- Onna ga Medatte Naze Ikenai (electric guitar, acoustic guitar)
- Moonlight night ~Tsukiyo no Ban da yo~ (electric guitar)
- Genki Pikappika! (electric guitar)
- Namidacchi (electric guitar)
- Ookii Hitomi (electric guitar)
- Osaka Umainen (electric guitar)
- Seishun Collection (guitar)
- Onna to Otoko no Lullaby Game (guitar)
- Ai no Honoo (guitar)
- I'm Lucky girl (guitar)
- Itoshiku Kurushii Kono Yoru ni (guitar)
- Only you (guitar)
- Kono Chikyuu no Heiwa wo Honki de Negatterun da yo! (guitar)
- Kare to Issho ni Omise ga Shitai! (guitar)
- Kaiketsu Positive A (acoustic guitar, electric guitar)
- Watashi ga Ite Kimi ga Iru (guitar)
- Watashi no Jidai! (guitar)
- Aisaretai no ni... (guitar)
- What's Up? Ai wa Dou na no yo~ (guitar)
- Be Alive (guitar)
- Chikyuu ga Naiteiru (guitar)
- Wakuteka Take a chance (guitar)
- Shinnen Dake wa Tsuranu Kitose! (guitar)
- Happy Daisakuen (acoustic guitar)
- Nani wa Tomo Are! (guitar)
- Brainstorming (guitar)
- Rock no Teigi (guitar)
- What is LOVE? (electric guitar)
- Otona ni Nareba Otona ni Nareru (electric guitar)
- One and Only (guitar)
- Tokyo to Iu Katasumi (electric guitar)
- Romance ni Mezameru Mousou Joshi no Uta (electric guitar)
- I surrender Ai Saredo Ai (guitar)
- Michi Naru Mirai e (acoustic guitar, electric guitar)
- Please Miniskirt Postwoman! (guitar)
- Kimi wa Jitensha Watashi wa Densha de Kitaku (guitar)
- Watashi, Choito Kawaii Urabanchou (guitar)
- Shin・Nippon no Susume! (guitar)
- Otona no Tochuu (guitar)
- Nee Senpai (guitar)
- Ee ka!? (electric guitar)
- Eighteen Emotion (electric guitar)
- Nanni mo Iwazu ni I LOVE YOU (acoustic guitar)
Recording Director CreditsEdit
- Ai no Dai 6kan
- Rainbow 7
- SEXY 8 BEAT
- Onna ni Sachi Are
- Platinum 9 DISC
- ⑮ Thank you, too
- ↑ HELLO! PROJECT COMPLETE SINGLE BOOK 20th Anniversary Edition. Ongaku Shuppansha. Published 2018-04-02.
- ↑ Translated by Henkka. "Hello! Project COMPLETE SINGLE BOOK 20th Anniversary Edition Roundtables: The Recording Directors." Wota in Translation. 2018-05-06.
- ↑ HELLO! PROJECT COMPLETE ALBUM BOOK. Ongaku Shuppansha. Published 2015-03-18.
- ↑ Translated by Henkka. "Hello! Project COMPLETE ALBUM BOOK Roundtables: The Recording Directors." Wota in Translation. 2016-12-21.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 "profile" (in Japanese). Semimal Official Site.
- ↑ "rylic" (in Japanese). Semimal Official Site.
- ↑ "MAYBE L0VE BABY L0VE" (in Japanese). Neowing.
- ↑ "社長が訊く『みんなのリズム天国』" (in Japanese). Nintendo. 2011.