-Sounds & Dance from Japan-



Kao=S. is the performace group, who has the elements from Japanese culture, distinct culture and Rock ‘n’ Roll. They express the “chaos” through their intensity, glorious, and tremendous performance by using the instruments such as song, recitation, dance, sword action dancing, tone of Tsugaru-shamisen, melody of Shakuhachi, and refrain of guitar. Kao=S expresses the absolute original performance.

Kao=S 「桜の鬼〜Ogre Of The Cherry Tree〜」promotion video

Another feature and interesting activity of them, their aggressive performing operation and histories became a comic. You will be able to purchase through Amazon.


◆Kindle USA : http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AXUIJD2
◆Kindle UK : https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00AXUIJD2
◆Kindle France : https://www.amazon.fr/dp/B00AXUIJD2
◆Kindle Germany : https://www.amazon.de/dp/B00AXUIJD2
◆Kindle Spain : https://www.amazon.es/dp/B00AXUIJD2
◆Kindle Italy : https://www.amazon.it/dp/B00AXUIJD2
◆Kindle Canada : https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00AXUIJD2
◆Kindle Brazil : https://www.amazon.com.br/dp/B00AXUIJD2
◆Kindle Japan : http://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B00AXUIJD2

Also be able to purchase their mini album through iTunes.
◆iTunes USA :

About members;

[Kaori Kawabuchi –川渕かおり-]
Kaori Kawabuchi is the singer and sword-acting dancer of this group. She is also well known as the sword theatrical combat actress and motion actress of the world famous RPG title “Final Fantasy” series.

[Jack –寂空-]
Jack is the Tsugaru-shamisen player, who won the 2nd place in intermediate class of “The 30th National convention of Tsugaru-shamisen.” With this great carrier, he acts in all over the world; Taiwan, Hong Kong, Mongol, and etc. Of course his extraordinary high technics of playing Tsugaru-shamisen comes by learning Japanese classics, but his uniqueness of playing style is created by with injecting Rock tastes.

[Shuji Yamagiri –山切修二-]
Shuji Yamagiri is also the singer, and acoustic guitarist of this group. His irregularly tunes gaiter and super wide voice, are the also special element to be this groups sounds as original.

[Daisuke Kaminaga -神永大輔-]
Daisuke Kaminaga is the Shakuhachi player who joint the U.S tour of Kao=S, on 2012. He became one of the member of the Kao=S after this tour.

[Official Page]
HP: http://www.kaos-japan.com/
Facebook International page:


2011. APR.  : “Kao=S” was formed and performed based in Tokyo.
2011. NOV.  : Performed at the event, which held in Ryogokukokugikan.
2011. NOV.  : Performed at Japan Performing Arts Association.
2011. NOV.  : Succeed to have opportunity to perform at the world famous music convention SXSW.
2012. JAN.  : Performed at “Furusato Matsuiri” held in Tokyo Dome.
2012. FEB.  : Released mini-album titled “Kao=S Vol.1.” Download available at iTunes and Amazon in Japan: ITunes in USA.
2012. MAR. : Performed at “SXSW 2012” held in Austin, Texas U.S.A.
2012. MAR.  : Published on the official report magazine of SXSW.
2012. MAR.  : Held the US tour, performed at Chicago, New York,San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas.
2012. MAY.  : Performed at ceremony held by North Tochigi Camp of Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.
2012. JUN.  : Performed at assembly held by Japan-America Association.
2012. JUN.  : Performed at “Meguro Gajyoen” for birthday party of the inventor Dr. Nakamatsu to celebrate.
2012. AUG.  : Performed at the “Kawabiraki Matsuri” at Ishimaki-city, Fukushima.
2012. SEP.  : Performed at the shrine “Konnnohachimangu” Shibuya, Tokyo Japan for the festival.
2012. OCT.  : Performed at the music festival “TOKYO BOOT UP” in Shinjuku.

: Recorded the greatest number of audience and popularity vote of all time of this event.

2012. NOV.  : Succeed to have opportunity to perform at the SXSW in Two consecutive years.


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