Aoi Teshima

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After hearing Aoi Teshima sing Bette Midler’s “The Rose,” Studio Ghibli director Goro Miyazaki and producer Toshio Suzuki invited her to work with them on Tales from Earthsea. ∙ Teshima was a high school student when she made her artistic debut in the animated film Tales from Earthsea, in which she voiced the character Therru and sang the theme song. ∙ She narrated the 2012 documentary A Circle of 21 Children, which follows 21 sixth-grade students from Isobe Elementary School in the aftermath of the 2011 Fukushima tsunami and nuclear accident. ∙ Her single “Love That Makes You Cry” won Best Theme Song honors at the 2016 Tokyo Drama Awards. ∙ In 2016, her song “Asu E No Tegami” hit No. 1 on the Billboard Japan Hot 100.

June 21, 1987
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