Nomico (stylized in all-lowercase) is a Japanese singer and voice actress[1][2] who is signed to the Lantis record label. She is known for her cover songs,[1] and has also released works which have been used in both anime and visual novels.[1]

Nomico
Born18 February
NationalityJapanese
TelevisionRenkin 3-kyū Magical? Pokān
Musical career
GenresJ-pop, electronic, doujin
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, voice actress
Years active2004–present
LabelsLantis
Associated actsAlstroemeria Records
Websitehttps://ameblo.jp/nomico-honey/

CareerEdit

Nomico debuted in 2004 as the lead singer of the musical circle LOOPCUBE.[3] They released their debut album, entitled "Nomico no Ōzora" (のみこの大空) in 2004.[4]

In 2006, she left LOOPCUBE to pursue a solo career; her debut single, "Shichaimashou" was used as the ending theme in the anime Renkin 3-kyū Magical? Pokān,[3] in which she also acted, providing the voices of Keimi, an invisible woman who serves as a chaperone of the protagonists, and Jun, a talking rabbit.[5] She released her solo debut album, Nomico no Mi in 2006.[6]

Nomico has sung "Koisora Recycling" for Akikan!, "Skip!" for Moetan, "Randoseling" for Mitsudomoe Zouryouchuu!, "Karakuri Nemuri Dan" for Katanagatari, "Hoshikaze no Horoscope" for Hoshizora e Kakaru Hashi.

Although she has worked extensively in the visual novel and song cover scenes, Nomico is known for her single "Bad Apple!!"[7] which was a collaboration with Alstroemeria Records. Released in 2007,[8] the song went viral both on YouTube and Nico Nico Douga, and spawned a massive number of remixes and fanworks.[8] As of 2020, the "Bad Apple!!" YouTube music video has gained 36 million views. The song also charted on Nico Nico Douga's rankings around the time of its release.[9]

WorksEdit

FilmographyEdit

Film and television

Title Year Role(s) Notes
Renkin 3-kyū Magical? Pokān 2006 Keimi, Jun Voice role

DiscographyEdit

Studio albums

Album Title Year Notes
Nomico no Mi 2006 Solo debut
Nomical Hystery Hour! 2009
Twinkle Show! 2010

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "nomico – generasia". generasia.com. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  2. ^ "のみこ discography". RateYourMusic. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Nomico biography". Last.fm. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  4. ^ のみこの大空 on OTOTOY Music Store (in Japanese), retrieved 6 June 2019
  5. ^ "Nomico". IMDb. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  6. ^ のみこの実 [Nomico no Mi] by のみこ [Nomico], retrieved 6 June 2019
  7. ^ "nomico – Videos, Songs, Discography, Lyrics". RadioVolna.net. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  8. ^ a b "Bad Apple!!". Know Your Meme. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  9. ^ "【東方】Bad Apple!! PV【影絵】 (sm8628149) [動画記事]". ニコニコ大百科 (in Japanese). Retrieved 6 June 2019.

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