Masumi Itō

Masumi Itō (伊藤 真澄, Itō Masumi, born May 21) (she also goes by the pseudonym Hikaru Nanase (七瀬 光, Nanase Hikaru)) is a Japanese singer and composer from Ibaraki prefecture in Japan.[1] Itō has composed the soundtracks to many anime television shows and is part of the bands Oranges & Lemons and Heart of Air.

Masumi Itō
伊藤 真澄
Also known asHikaru Nanase (七瀬 光)
BornHitachi, Ibaraki, Japan
GenresJ-pop, orchestral
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, composer, arranger
InstrumentsPiano, vocals, glockenspiel
Years active1998–present
Associated actsOranges & Lemons,
Heart of Air,
Yoko Ueno,
TO-MAS Soundsight Fluorescent Forest


Solo worksEdit


  • 2001-12-29: "Hitomi no Naka ni" — PS game Sister Princess: Pure Stories theme song)
  • 2003-04-23: "Yasashii Ai no Hane/Nemunemu Tenshi" — anime television series Angel Tales opening & ending theme)
  • 2004-05-26: "Futari Dakara" — anime television series Koi Kaze ending theme
  • 2005-06-29: "Shōnen Humming" — anime television series Absolute Boy ending theme


  • 1997-06-21: Waste days [From METAL BLACK -The First-][2]
  • 1998-10-11: Door: Drifting Souls
  • 2001-11-07: Hana no Oto
  • 2003-12-26: Yumefuru Mori e
  • 2004-07-22: Harmonies of heaven
  • 2012-16-12: Wonder wonderful


  • 2001-05-23: anime television series Gyoten ningen batseelor theme song single – ending theme "Mahō no Kotoba"
  • 2003-12-26: PS2 game Primopuel: Oshaberi Heartner theme song single — image song "Otsukisama to Rururu"
  • 2006-09-06: PS2 game Binchotan: Shiawase-goyomi theme song single – ending theme "Ashita no Hanakago"

Group worksEdit

Heart of AirEdit

  • 2001-03-07: Kiss Me Sunlights — PS2 game ZOE opening theme
  • 2001-06-27: Ring on the World — anime television series Z.O.E Dolores,i ending theme
  • 2002-11-22: Blue Flow — anime television series Haibane Renmei ending theme

Masumi Ito and Yoko UenoEdit

  • 2003-02-05: Haibane Renmei Image Album: Seinaru Doukei
  • 2003-05-21: Daichi no la-li-la — anime television series Scrapped Princess ending theme



TV animationEdit

Original video animation (OVA)Edit



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