Dageki Dan is a music performers group featuring Japanese drums
or "Taiko" founded by HIRANUMA Jin-ichi in 1995. It
seeks the possibilities of Taiko through new sensitivity not
limited to any styles, performing attractive stages of Taiko
The field of performance steadily spreads including "Japan's
Taiko" at National Theater, various Taiko festivals, events
at nationwide cultural facilities, art appreciation meetings
at high schools, and other events as well as Taiko instruction
for presently popular entertainment performance show "The
Convoy Show" and performing in a movie "Kyoki no Sakura"
by Toei featuring KUBOZUKA Yosuke as the main actor.
In June 1996, they performed to a capacity audience of
4,000 in the Prenery Hall of the Jakarta Convention Center in
Indonesia where they were received with great enthusiasm. (This
was a special 15-member performance centered on Tokyo Dageki
Dan.) Another Tokyo Dageki Dan project involved two of the members
participating in "THE WTO CLOSING SHOW" in Singapore
in December 1996. France and Africa tour sponsored by Japan
Foundation was held for a month in 1998. In July 1998, the group
performed with the Korean National Dance Troupe at the closing
ceremony of the FIFA World Cup in France, representing the host
countries of the next World Cup Championships. In July-August
2000, Tokyo Dageki Dan performed the Europe tour including the
UK, Finland, Belgium and Germany(Hannover EXPO 2000).
In addition, performances at Moscow and Sankt Peterburg
were also held aspublic opening events for "Festival of
Japanese Culture in Russia 2003".Moreover, Tokyo Dageki
Dan performed The Caribbean tour in 2004(by UnitgKOTAROh/Barbados/Cuba/Dominican
Republic) and The South-East Asia tour inJanuary 2007(withgHono-o-Daikoh/Thai/Malaysia/Brunei
Darussalam) . The group is making a remarkable progress in Japan
and overseas countries..
We aim at highly completed stages with musicianship,
joyfulness, and skilled technique.