Takahiro Yamada - 山田 貴洋

1977-08-18 - 

Takahiro Yamada is the bass player and backing singer of Asian Kung-Fu Generation. Takahiro Yamada met Masafumi Gotoh and Kensuke Kita while attending a music club of Kanto Gakuin University and formed Asian Kung-Fu Generation in 1996, with drummer Kiyoshi Ijichi joining the band shortly after.

While Masafumi Gotoh is the main songwriter of the band, Takahiro Yamada has provided lyrics for a few songs. Takahiro Yamada has a degree in literature and his favourite bands are The Beatles, Oasis, The Smashing Pumpkins, and Pet Shop Boys.