|Native name 中原めいこ|
Years active 1982–1991
Genre World pop
|Born May 8, 1959 (age 62) Chiba Prefecture (1959-05-08) |
Albums Coconuts House, Chaki Chaki Club, Moods
Record labels EMI Music Japan, EASTWORLD
Similar Miki Matsubara, Mariya Takeuchi, Junko Yagami
Meiko Nakahara (中原めいこ, Nakahara Meiko) (born May 8, 1959 in Chiba Prefecture) is a Japanese singer. She debuted in 1982 with the single "Kon'ya dake Dance Dance Dance" (今夜だけDANCE DANCE DANCE) and the album Coconuts House (ココナッツ・ハウス). Her 1984 single "Kimitachi Kiwi Papaya Mango dane" was the 50th best-selling single of the year in Japan, with 237,000 copies sold. Her song "Ro Ro Ro Russian Roulette" (ロ・ロ・ロ・ロシアンルーレット), the opening song from the anime television series Dirty Pair, won the award for Best Song at the 8th Anime Grand Prix in 1986.
Meiko nakahara juggler 1983
Some of her songs were used in anime. For the 1985 anime television series Dirty Pair, her song "Ro Ro Ro Russian Roulette" (ロ・ロ・ロ・ロシアンルーレット) was the opening theme and "Uchū Ren'ai (Space Fantasy)" (宇宙恋愛(スペースファンタジー)) was the ending theme. For the 1987–1988 anime television series Kimagure Orange Road, Kagami no Naka no Actress (鏡の中のアクトレス) was the third opening theme song and "Dance in the Memories" (ダンス・イン・ザ・メモリーズ) was the third ending song.
Kagami no Naka no Actress1989
Ro Ro Ro Russian Roulette1997
Kimitachi Kiwi Papaya Mango DaneLotos no Kajitsu · 2004