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2018
Baby Bump
AlbumDec 19, 2018

Baby Bump

Baby Bump released.
2017
SongJul 19, 2017

Break These Chain
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Sympathy
AlbumJul 19, 2017

Sympathy

Sympathy released.
2015
Secret Garden
AlbumMar 4, 2015

Secret Garden

Secret Garden released.
2012
Cocoon
en.wikipedia.org
AlbumOct 31, 2012

Cocoon

Cocoon (繭 Cocoon) is the 15th (16th overall) studio album …
Cocoon (繭 Cocoon) is the 15th (16th overall) studio album by Chara, which was released on October 31, 2012. Cocoon was released in two versions: a limited edition CD+DVD version as well as a regular CD Only version.
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2011
うたかた
AlbumNov 2, 2011

うたかた

うたかた released.
Dark Candy
en.wikipedia.org
AlbumApr 13, 2011

Dark Candy

Dark Candy is the 14th studio album by Chara, which was …
Dark Candy is the 14th studio album by Chara, which was released on April 13, 2011. Dark Candy was released in two versions: a limited edition CD+DVD version (UMCK-9417) as well as a regular CD Only version (UMCK-1382).
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Very Special
AlbumFeb 16, 2011

Very Special

Very Special released.
2009
Carol
en.wikipedia.org
AlbumDec 9, 2009

Carol

Carol (キャロル Kyaroru) is the 13th studio album by Chara, …
Carol (キャロル Kyaroru) is the 13th studio album by Chara, which was released on December 9, 2009. Carol was released in two versions: a limited edition CD+DVD version as well as a regular CD Only version. The DVD will feature documentary footage of Chara recording the album, along with interviews.
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2008
Kiss
AlbumSep 24, 2008

Kiss

Kiss (キス Kisu) is the second EP released by Chara, which …
Kiss (キス Kisu) is the second EP released by Chara, which was released on September 24, 2008 (two months after her 12th original album, Honey). It was her first EP marketed as a mini-album as opposed to a single. It debuted at #30 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 300 for six weeks.
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Honey
AlbumJun 25, 2008

Honey

Honey (ハニー Hanī) is the 12th studio album by Chara, …
Honey (ハニー Hanī) is the 12th studio album by Chara, which was released on June 25, 2008. It debuted at #12 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 300 for 10 weeks. Honey was released in two versions: a limited edition CD+DVD version as well as a regular CD Only version. The DVD featured the music videos for the three physical singles, Cherry Cherry, Boku no Koto o Shitte and Trophy, along with the music video for the digital download song Labrador. Missing are the videos for X'mas Spirit!, the B-side of Boku no Koto o Shitte, and Call Me.
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2007
Sugar Hunter: The Best Love Songs of Chara
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AlbumSep 5, 2007

Sugar Hunter: The Best Love Songs of C…

Sugar Hunter: The Best Love …
Sugar Hunter: The Best Love Songs of Chara (シュガー・ハンター・ザ・ベスト・ラブ・ソングズ・オブ・チャラ Shugā Hantā za Besuto Rabu Songuzu obu Chara) is a greatest hits album by Chara, featuring her Sony material, which was released on September 5, 2007. It debuted at #14 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 300 for 12 weeks. It eventually sold 65,328 copies.
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Union
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AlbumFeb 28, 2007

Union

Union (ユニオン Yunion) is the 11th studio album by Chara, …
Union (ユニオン Yunion) is the 11th studio album by Chara, which was released on February 28, 2007. It debuted at #4 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 300 for 8 weeks. Union was her first album with Universal Music, after releasing music with Sony since 1991. It was released in two versions: a limited edition CD+DVD version, as well as a regular CD Only version. The DVD featured the music videos for the three singles, "Sekai", Crazy for You and Fantasy.
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2005
Something Blue
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AlbumAug 31, 2005

Something Blue

Something Blue (サムシング・ブルー Samushingu Burū) is the …
Something Blue (サムシング・ブルー Samushingu Burū) is the tenth album by Chara, which was released on August 31, 2005. It was released independently, and only 2,000 copies were produced. These were distributed between her online fan-club, as well as at live concerts.
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2004
A Scenery Like Me
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AlbumFeb 18, 2004

A Scenery Like Me

A Scenery Like Me (ア・シーナリー・ライク・ミー A Shīnarī …
A Scenery Like Me (ア・シーナリー・ライク・ミー A Shīnarī Raiku Mī) is a self-cover album by Chara, which was released on February 18, 2004. It debuted at #27 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 300 for 5 weeks. It eventually sold 19,000 copies.
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2003
Yoake Mae
AlbumMar 19, 2003

Yoake Mae

Yoake Mae (夜明けまえ Before the Dawn) is the ninth studio …
Yoake Mae (夜明けまえ Before the Dawn) is the ninth studio album by Chara, which was released on March 19, 2003. It debuted at #17 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 300 for 5 weeks. It eventually sold 47,000 copies.
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夜明けまえ
AlbumMar 19, 2003

夜明けまえ

夜明けまえ released.
2001
Madrigal
AlbumJul 18, 2001

Madrigal

Madrigal (マドリガル Madorigaru) is the eighth studio album by …
Madrigal (マドリガル Madorigaru) is the eighth studio album by Chara, which was released on July 18, 2001. It debuted at #8 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 300 for 8 weeks. The first and most successful single from Madrigal was Lemon Candy (レモンキャンディ). While Chara wrote the song entirely herself, the arrangement was split between six people: Chara, rock musician Yasuyuki Okamura, Shinichi Igarashi (who formerly collaborated on Duca with Chara, two members of the band Great3 (Kiyoshi Takakuwa, Ken'ichi Shirane) and the guitarist for Kiyoshi Takakuwa's solo project, Curly Giraffe, Yukio Nagoshi. It reached #32, and sold over 25,000 copies.
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マドリガル
AlbumJul 18, 2001

マドリガル

マドリガル released.
Zero Landmine
AlbumApr 25, 2001

Zero Landmine

Zero Landmine is an Extended play (EP) created to promote …
Zero Landmine is an Extended play (EP) created to promote awareness of the problem of landmines and to promote a ban on landmines. Japanese recording artist Ryuichi Sakamoto led a collection of musicians to form a group called NML (No More Landmines), and they released the single Zero Landmine on April 25, 2001.
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2000
Caramel Milk: Best of Chara
AlbumNov 1, 2000

Caramel Milk: Best of Chara

Caramel Milk: Best of Chara released.
Caramel Milk: The Best of Chara
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AlbumNov 1, 2000

Caramel Milk: The Best of Chara

Caramel Milk: The Best of …
Caramel Milk: The Best of Chara (キャラメル・ミルク・ザ・ベスト・オブ・チャラ Kyarameru Miruku za Besuto obu Chara) is the second greatest hits album of Chara, which was released on November 11, 2000. It features material from her most commercially successful studio albums: Montage, Junior Sweet and Strange Fruits. It debuted at #2 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 200 for 12 weeks. It eventually sold a total of 520,000 copies.
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Live 97–99 Mood
AlbumMar 8, 2000

Live 97–99 Mood

Live 97-99 Mood (Raibu Kyū Nana kara Kyū Kyū Mūdo) is …
Live 97-99 Mood (Raibu Kyū Nana kara Kyū Kyū Mūdo) is Chara's first and currently only live album, marketed as a 'live best album', released on March 8, 2000. It features recordings from her tours Chara Junior Sweet Tour, Chara Strange Fruits the Live, Chara Strange Fruits the Concert and Chara Concert Tour Duce & the Aurora Band. It debuted at #20 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 200 for 4 weeks. It eventually sold a total of 45,000 copies.
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1999
Strange Fruits
AlbumMar 17, 1999

Strange Fruits

Strange Fruits (ストレンジ・フルーツ Sutorenji Furūtsu) is the …
Strange Fruits (ストレンジ・フルーツ Sutorenji Furūtsu) is the seventh studio album by Chara, which was released on March 17, 1999. It debuted at #3 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 200 for 9 weeks.
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Baby Baby Baby XXX
AlbumJan 7, 1999

Baby Baby Baby XXX

Baby Baby Baby XXX released.
Himi Sato
Child1999

Himi Sato

Himi Sato born.
1997
Junior Sweet
AlbumSep 21, 1997

Junior Sweet

Junior Sweet (ジュニア・スウィート Junia Sūīto) is the …
Junior Sweet (ジュニア・スウィート Junia Sūīto) is the sixth studio album by Chara, which was released on September 21, 1997. It debuted at #1 on the Japanese Oricon album charts for two weeks, and charted in the top 200 for 26 weeks. The album is Chara's most popular, and eventually sold 1,055,000 units in Japan.
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Award1997

MTV Japan

Won award for "Yasashii Kimochi".
International Viewer's Choice Award
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Nomination1997

Outstanding Performance by an Actress …

Nominated for "Swallowtail Butterfly".
Japan Academy Prize
Nomination1997

MTV Japan

Nominated for "Yasashii Kimochi".
International Viewer's Choice Award
1996
Montage
AlbumSep 16, 1996

Montage

Montage (モンタージュ Montāju) is the concept album by Yen …
Montage (モンタージュ Montāju) is the concept album by Yen Town Band, fictional music group from the 1996 motion picture Swallowtail directed by Shunji Iwai. The album was actually recorded by a Japanese singer-songwriter Chara who played the starring role in the film. It was released by the Sony Music Entertainment Japan in September 1996.
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Swallowtail Butterfly
MovieSep 14, 1996

Swallowtail Butterfly

After a young girl's mother …
After a young girl's mother dies, she is cared for by Glico, a brassy hooker, who gives the girl the name "Ageha" (Butterfly). Ageha goes to work for a collection of oddballs who run a junkyard and salvage business.
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Picnic
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MovieFeb 16, 1996

Picnic

Believing that the world will end that very day, three mental …
Believing that the world will end that very day, three mental patients Coco, Tsumuji, and Satoru set out upon a journey. Walking upon the tops of the walls of the city, they seek to find a ...
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1995
Chara the Best Baby Baby Baby XXX
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AlbumOct 10, 1995

Chara the Best Baby Baby Baby XXX

Chara the Best Baby Baby …
Chara the Best Baby Baby Baby XXX (チャラ・ザ・ベスト・ベイビー・ベイビー・ベイビー Chara za Besuto Beibī Beibī Beibī) is the first best album of Chara, which was released on October 10, 1995. It features material from her first four studio albums, Sweet, Soul Kiss, Violet Blue and Happy Toy; as well as some new material. It debuted at #5 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 200 for 13 weeks. It eventually sold 190,000 copies.
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Sumire Sato
ChildJuly 1995

Sumire Sato

Sumire Sato born.
Tadanobu Asano
MarriageMarch 1995

Tadanobu Asano

Tadanobu Satō (佐藤 忠信, Satō Tadanobu, born November …
Tadanobu Satō (佐藤 忠信, Satō Tadanobu, born November 27, 1973), better known by his stage name Tadanobu Asano (浅野 忠信, Asano Tadanobu), is a Japanese actor.
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1994
Happy Toy
AlbumOct 10, 1994

Happy Toy

Happy Toy (ハッピー・トイ Happī Toi) is the fourth studio …
Happy Toy (ハッピー・トイ Happī Toi) is the fourth studio album by Chara, which was released on October 10, 1994. It debuted at #4 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 200 for 7 weeks. It eventually sold 145,000 copies.
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Nomination1994

MTV Japan

Nominated for "Tsumibukaku Aishiteyo".
International Viewer's Choice Award
1993
Violet Blue
AlbumSep 9, 1993

Violet Blue

Violet Blue (ヴァイオレット・ブルー Baioretto Burū) is the third …
Violet Blue (ヴァイオレット・ブルー Baioretto Burū) is the third studio album by Chara, which was released on September 9, 1993. It debuted at #4 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 200 for 8 weeks. It eventually sold 123,000 copies.
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1992
SOUL KISS
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AlbumSep 1, 1992

SOUL KISS

Soul Kiss (ソウル・キス Sōru Kisu) is the second studio album …
Soul Kiss (ソウル・キス Sōru Kisu) is the second studio album by Chara, which was released on September 1, 1992. It debuted at #14 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 200 for seven weeks. It eventually sold 65,000 copies.
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1991
Sweet
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AlbumNov 1, 1991

Sweet

Sweet (スウィート Sūīto) is the debut studio album by …
Sweet (スウィート Sūīto) is the debut studio album by Chara, which was released on November 11, 1991. It debuted at #64 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted in the top 200 for two weeks. It eventually sold 11,000 copies, making it Chara's least sold album.
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1968
Chara
Birth1968

Chara

Chara was born.
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