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Family name: CHARA
Birthday: Jan 13, 1968
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Watabiki Miwa (綿引美和), better known by her stage name Chara (ちゃら), is a Japanese singer-songwriter, actress and video jockey.

She debuted in 1991 with the single Heaven. She is most well-known for her song Swallowtail Butterfly (Ai no Uta) (あいのうた), the theme song for the 1996 Shunji Iwai film Swallowtail Butterfly (in which she starred), her 1997 hit single Yasashii Kimochi (やさしい気持ち), and her collaboration with Judy and Mary vocalist Yuki, Ai no Hi Mittsu Orange (愛の火 3つ オレンジ).

Chara later formed a band with Yuki, called Mean Machine. She is known for her unique whisper voice vocal technique while singing.

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Yallen | Apr 9, 4:18 PM
cool voice

fukiburi_hime | Feb 11, 12:56 PM
I like her voice so much, i fell in love with kimi ni todoke ending

Mayuka | Dec 26, 2014 7:24 PM
i love her music

while shes not my ideal female finger, her voice has its charm

Bluerose2095 | Jul 10, 2013 11:01 AM
I have to commemorate Chara on a job well done with the ending song for the movie 'Fuse Teppou Musume no Torimonochou'. It was perfect.

the-star-samurai | Jun 1, 2011 5:47 PM
Love love LOVE her voice. Just when I was going to cry after watching Kimi no Todoke episode 4, the ED theme hits and I cry.

Ganonzor | Jan 8, 2011 3:49 PM
Wow, what a great raspy voice, thank god it's not the same high pitched shit as other songs!

Natsumi- | Aug 12, 2010 1:54 PM
She sounds like Ai Otsuka a lot. O__O

IchigoMayo | Jul 7, 2010 1:20 AM
Ugh, annoying raspy voice.

Smochi | Mar 31, 2010 4:22 PM
I love her voice. There's nothing weak about it, it's just different :/
Thanks to KimiTodo i've been introduced to all of her wonderful music <333

taka | Mar 23, 2010 12:30 PM
Her voice is unique I fell in love with it and downloaded all her albums.

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