Formed in 2005, SPYAIR has repeatedly topped the Japanese charts while becoming one the country’s most successful pop-rock bands.
∙ SPYAIR—whose name is a riff on the word spyware—dropped several independent releases before making their major-label debut with the 2010 single “Liar.”
∙ Their 2011 song “サムライハート(Some Like It Hot!!)” went Platinum, and five more singles by the band have been certified Gold.
∙ Rockin’ the World, their 2011 debut LP, reached the Top 10 of the Japanese album charts, a feat they’ve since repeated four more times, with 2013’s Million rising to No. 2.
∙ SPYAIR’s songs have been used as the theme music for dozens of TV dramas and anime series, and “0 Game” soundtracked the Japanese version of the 2012 film The Amazing Spider-Man.
∙ Beginning with 2013’s “Sakuramitsutsuki,” which hit No. 8, SPYAIR landed in the Top 10 of the Japanese singles charts five times.
∙ Since 2015, the band has put on an annual summertime outdoor concert called JUST LIKE THIS, attracting more than 10,000 people each year.