1. Band Profiles
UVERworld is a Japanese rock Band consisting of 5 members that originated from Kusatsu, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. They are formed in 2004. The band's name comes from Akira's idea, guitarist of this band, who suggested the word uver and world; uver derived from a words mixture, it is "über" (German) and over (English). According to them, Uverworld is a beyond their own world. Their fan club called Neo SOUND Crew, and their mascot named Uverchan.

UVERworld consisting of Takuya (vocals), Katsuya and Akira (Guitar), Nobuto (bass) and Makoto Tarou (drum). Initially, the name of this band was Sangoku Road that means "Sound" and "Goku (very)", with 7 members. Just like other bands, changing of their members was occury in 2003, where the saxophonist and both of their vocals dropped out. At that time, they worried that where they must go for the carrier. But, by their left members, they were trying to make a fresh song, and put into another music genre. In 2003, they were succes by selling of their demotape and then they signed into G8!Records. And directly, they had released their debut single on July 6, 2005, titled D-Technolife, which was used for 2nd opening theme of Bleach anime series.

2. Members Profile
1. Takuya (Vocals)
Real name: Shimizu Takuya (清水 琢也)
Hometown: Shiga
Birth date: December 21, 1979
Horoscrope: Sagitarius
Height: 168cm (PatiPati September 2006 issue)
Weight: 56kg (PatiPati September 2006 issue) 55kg (R&R Newsmaker February 2007)
Interest: Creating songs that do not make sense to others
Hated food: None
Favourite colour: Yellow, White, Black, Red
Favourite Artist (& Most influencial): Reigo5

2. Katsuya (Guitar)
Rumoured real name: Shiratori Katsuya ( 白鳥 克哉 )
Hometown: Shiga
Birth date: February 22, 1981
Blood type: O
Horoscrope: Pisces
Height: 160cm (PatiPati September 2006 issue)
Weight: 52kg (PatiPati September 2006 issue)
Interest: Reading the magazines and surfing the internet
Speciality : Cooking, long distance driving
Favourite Artists : m-flo, the band apart, slipknot

3. Akira (Guitar)
Rumoured real name: Saionji Akira (坪野 彰)
Hometown: Shiga
Birth date: March 8, 1984
Blood type: A
Horoscrope: Pisces
Height: 170cm ; 5'7'' (PatiPati September 2006 issue) 175cm (R&R Newsmaker Feb 2007, doubted by Takuya)
Weight: 52kg (PatiPati September 2006 issue)
Interest: Reading Comics and Horror
Speciality: can make smoke rings
Favourite Artist: Lots.
Influential Artists: Lots, loves Slipknot but currently into 80's POP (September 2006)
Treasure: Lots.

4. Nobuto (Bass Guitar)
Rumoured real name: Kuwahara Nobuto ( 桑原 信人 )
Hometown: Shiga
Birth date: February 14, 1980
Horoscrope: Aquarius
Height: 171cm (PatiPati September 2006 issue)
Weight: 64kg (PatiPati September 2006 issue)
Interest: Watching movies
Favourite Artists: TETSU, 韻シスト (rhyme cyst), Avril Lavigne
Influential Artists: L'Arc~en ~Ciel , slipknot

5. Shintarou (Drums)
Rumoured real name: Tamaki Shintarou (玉置 真太郎)
Hometown: Shiga
Birth date: May 11, 1983
Blood type: O
Horoscrope: Scorpio
Height: 175cm (PatiPati September 2006 issue)
Weight: 63kg (PatiPati September 2006 issue)
Interest: To put his legs into the heater while watching TV
Speciality: Baseball
Favourite Artist: sub lime
Influential Artists: 中村达也

3. Latest News
The Band has released 16 Singles and 5 studio albums. They has released a single on March 31 2010, titled Gold. The second track of the single, Change is set to be the image song of the upcoming Mobile Suit Gundam 00 movie adaptation. And their latest album is Last which was released on April 14, 2010. Both of single and album peaked number 2 on Oricon Top 200 Weekly. Finally, UVERworld will release their new single on next July, 2010, titled Ultimate.
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