Founded the performing arts troupe “Bugakuza” from a revelation by his mother日倫響恵 who passed away on September 24th, 2005. Koushirou proposed the “beauty of martial-arts”. He initiated “Bugaku”, a dynamic arts of dance based on valiant music and movements of Budo and Bujutsu. He visits various places to perfect his skills. As a solo activity, he jointly performs with musicians, performers, DJs and VJs, including overseas artists such as Wild Marmalade.
Koushiro sponsers the “Tenso Burakukai”, dedicated to the deceased mother, the “SOEN”, a night cruising party in Tokyo Bay, and the “PECT vol.2” which is a charity event for the Sumatra earthquake.
He also performs as a painter, and continues to reveal his originality through many fields such as fashion models and theatrical performances by incorporating Bujutsu.
■Naruki Hiranuma http://blog.livedoor.jp/hiranumax/
Born on April 26th, 1980.
Inherits the family’s athletic-blood and spends his school days with equestrian art, gymnastics and fencing. At the age of 23, Naruki meets the world of Kobujutsu, an ancient body manipulatory Bujutsu that isn’t tied to conventions of modern sports and Budo, and he studies Kobujutsu under Tokimori Kaneko.
Later, he acts in films and stages including a film “KATANA-MAN” released in the United States and Asia, and brings into play his experiences in Bujutsu.
He brings in a new breeze to the world of battle scenes with a lively Bujutsu performance.
After the opening of Bugakuza in July 2006, Naruki brings his exclusive attention to his acting career.
In addition, with his affection to kimono and his thought that only he himself can create a satisfying dress, he studies Japanese dressmaking under a Japanese dressmaker Shuji Yamamoto.
In “Onikiri”, he not only performs as the valiant Tsuna Watanabe but also produces the costumes.
The original hand-made costumes made with an exquisite dressmaking technique, is also a must-see in the program.
Actor. Well versed in fighting actions of Samurai dramas and classical Japanese dance. Not only does he perform in Samurai dramas, but also collaborates music with dance.
■Yutaka Kanbe (super-B) http://www.canbe-yutaka.com
Excelling at a wide variety of combat sports such as Judo, Chinese martial-arts, and capoeira, Yutaka is the only Japanese to be approved as the extreme martial-artist in the world. With his training trip to Brazil (capoeira) and Australia (stunts), he acted as a stunt man in 2 major theme parks. He now performs in films and motion capture.
■Shingo Yokota (super-B)
Shingo performs actions and stunts in many shows including a famous Theme Park. He involves himself in many activities based on extreme martial-arts. In addition, he also performs as an actor on both film and stage.
Has was a representative of Japan in the Acro Gymnastics World Championships. He is well known for his acrobatics and his beauty in fight scenes.
Graduated the National Theatre Kabuki Actor Training School. Acted on the Kabuki stage for 11 years as a woman performer. He later became freelance and acted in 劇団旅芸人「宮沢賢治物語‐銀河の岸辺にて」, APB東京「田園に死す」, and 鉄割アルバトロスケット.
His performances covers a wide area from comedy to serious drama and men to women. Excels in classical Japanese dance and Jiuta dance.
Actor. After playing in the Theater troupe Haishou (previously named Haiyu Shougeki-jou), and Zenshin-za, he now performs in the Tsubasa Project. His vast career covers Kabuki to musicals.
Having learned the sword dance from a young age, Kenshu now studies sword dance under the head of Sekishinryu. He started learning 夢想神伝居合道 from 1993 and pursues his studies on dances and Budo.
In the summer of 2006, he was approved the Seinen Jikketsu from the 全日本剣詩舞道連盟.
Learned Karate from a young age and also experienced Jujutsu Karate. In his school days, he joined the Karate team and experienced many competitions and meets.
For 6 months, he learned 琉球伝統古武術 in a Budo training. Later, the doubts emerged against modern Bujutsu and begins his own studies.
Takahide is now an instructor of Karate and Kobujutsu.
■Noriaki Sato (Fire Bandit)（火付盗賊） http://blog.goo.ne.jp/firebandit
A fire artist. Established a fire performance team “Fire Bandit” who steals people’s attention and heart by the lighting of a fire. At the age of 20, his heart is caught by a street performance in Italy, and later meets the FIRE street performance in Fremantle, Australia.
Fascinated by the fire dance, he performed as a fire dancer in Australia, Indonesia and other countries. He excels in dances incorporating juggling of multiple items.
His motto is to charm the audience with the magic of fire, dance and music by incorporating Japanese style senses such as hakamas and Japanese drums.
■Fumie Iyoda (Fire Bandit/Noroshi) http://homepage2.nifty.com/noroshi
Fumie is a choreographer was well as a tribal/fusion style belly dance performer which incorporates various original moves of fire dance and sword dance.
In the year 2004, she formed a belly dance unit named “Noroshi”.