|Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter|
Role Japanese singer
Years active 2010–present
Genres Pop music
|Name Marina Nakamura|
Record label Key Sounds Label
|Birth name Marina Nakamura (中村 真里奈, Nakamura Marina)|
Born February 7, 1987 (age 28)Miyazaki, Japan (1987-02-07)
Labels Key Sounds Label (2010)5pb. (2013–present)
Similar People DECO*27, Lia, LiSA, Megumi Hinata
Associated acts Girls Dead Monster
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Marina Nakamura (中村 真里奈, Nakamura Marina, born February 7, 1987) is a Japanese singer-songwriter from Miyazaki who is signed to 5pb.. Marina debuted in 2010 singing songs for the anime television series Angel Beats! as one of two vocalists for the fictional band Girls Dead Monster. In May 2013, she made her major solo debut with the release of her single "Kimi Tsunagu".
Marina had an interest in singing from a young age, and participated in singing contests in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. In 2010, Marina made her debut singing songs composed by Jun Maeda for the anime series Angel Beats! as one of two vocalists for the fictional in-story band Girls Dead Monster. Marina was the vocalist for the character Masami Iwasawa, and the second vocalist, LiSA, sang as the character Yui. As Girls Dead Monster, Marina put out two singles in 2010 on Key's record label Key Sounds Label. The first single "Crow Song" was released on April 23, and the second single "Last Song" was released on December 8. Marina made her first appearance at the 2010 Animelo Summer Live on August 28.
Between 2010 and 2012, Marina was featured as a singer on several albums and singles by the artists Deco*27, Sasakure.UK, and Gokigen Sound. In 2012, Marina sang the opening theme song "Kaihō no Hi" (解放の日) to the game Liberation Maiden featured on Level-5's Guild01 video game compilation. Marina made her solo debut on May 29, 2013 with the release of her first single "Kimi Tsunagu" (キミ∽ツナグ) by 5pb.. "Kimi Tsunagu" is used as the opening theme song to Lass' 2013 visual novel Shōjo Shin'iki Shōjo Tengoku: The Garden of Fifth Zoa; "Eikyū yori Eien ni" (永久より永遠に) from the same single is used as the game's ending theme song. Marina released her second single "Kimi wa Mō, Hitori Janai" (キミはもう、ひとりじゃない) on December 4, 2013. Marina's third single "Hug" was released on May 28, 2014; this song is used as the ending theme to the PlayStation Vita video game Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart. Marina's fourth single "Owaranai Monogatari" (終わらない物語) was released on August 27, 2014; the song is used as the opening theme to Lass' 2014 visual novel Mayoeru Futari to Sekai no Subete. Her fifth single "Unite" was released on October 29, 2014; the song is used as the ending theme to the PlayStation Vita video game Hyperdimension Neptunia U. In 2015, Marina reunited with Maeda for the anime series Charlotte as the vocalist for the fictional in-story band Zhiend.