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Itinerary record of Yukari Miyake @Training Fleet (1st half)

As I mentioned in earlier articles, Yukari Miyake, a vocalist of JMSDF and has been assigned to the Tokyo Band for a decade, reassigned to Yokosuka Band in March this year and was ordered in May to join the Band attached to the Overseas Tr…

Akari Iwata - Cool Bassist in the Tokyo Band

So far, I have written some 10 articles in English, focusing on Yukari Miyake and it seems that they gather access from abroad as I expected. From now on, I would like to introduce also other members of Tokyo Band occasionally. As you know…

Yukari Miyake is on her way to you guys!

In last article I wrote that Yukari Miyake probably has joined the fleet band attached to the Training Squadron 2019. retcapt1501.hatenablog.com Last Tuesday, there carried out the departure ceremony for the squadron at the Yokosuka Base o…

Surprise after surprise!

In last article I wrote it as a really big surprise that Yukari Miyake turned out to have been transferred to Yokosuka Band this March. Mariko Nakagawa was assigned as a successor to Yukari Miyake, and Miyake took place of her. retcapt1501…

Guess what the surprise Divas gave us was like!

On wednesday 8th and thursday 9th this month (May 2019), there held the lunchtime concerts by the Tokyo Band at open squares in Akasaka and Shinjuku. These concerts are annually held on wednesday and thursday in a row usually in September.…

What the Tokyo Band is like 〜 History & Profile

In the English articles of this blog, I mainly write about Yukari Miyake, but I did not introduce about the Tokyo Band to which she belongs, so this time, I would like to write about it. Though Tokyo Band is one of the six bands of Maritim…

Yukari Miyake sings "Umi no Sakimori (The Guardians at Sea)" on a TV program

Recently, Yukari Miyake appeared on a TV program that was in the first time in a while. I think that she last appeared on TV was a Fuji TV New Year program aired on January 1, 2016. On 9th Feb. 2019, Yukari Miyake appeared on a Broadcast S…

Yukari Miyake shows her true character

So far, I have introduced some of Yukari Miyake with several English articles, so I think you understood that the range of repertoire of her singing is very wide from opera to barracks ballad. That's because one of the missions of the Toky…

Yukari Miyake singing in the Marching Festival 2018

On 22nd Nov. 2018, I visited the "Budokan" to see the 3rd performance of Self-Defense Force Marching Festival 2018. This festival is one of the traditional events of the SDF with decades of history and is very popular. So tickets for this …

Mariko Nakagawa singing at the rehearsal of the Marching Festival 2018

This time, I would like to introduce Mariko Nakagawa, another singer of the Maritime Self Defense Force, other than Yukari Miyake. She is a talented singer who graduated from the Aichi Prefectural University of the Arts Vocal Music course …

Yukari Miyake recently

Several months ago I posted the first article written in english in which I described the story how Yukari Miyake became the singer in the Tokyo Band of Japanese Navy. Fortunately, it seems that many peopole have read it from abroad and ar…

All eyes to her awesome performances!

【Updated 2 Mar. 2019】 〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜 At the top of this page is a picture of a pretty singer dressed in military uniform. Have you ever seen her face or enjoyed her singing? Y…