Kumiko Kōda (神田 來未子 Kōda Kumiko, born November 13, 1982), better known by her stage name Kumi Koda (倖田 來未 Kōda Kumi), is a Japanese singer from Kyoto, known for her urban and R&B songs. Having debuted in 2000 with the single "Take Back", Koda gained fame for her seventh single, "Real Emotion/1000 no Kotoba", the songs of which were used as themes for the video game Final Fantasy X-2. Her popularity grew with the release of her fourth studio album Secret (2005), her sixteenth single "Butterfly" (2005), and her first greatest hits album Best: First Things (2005), reaching the number-three, number-two and number-one spot respectively.
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Koda Kumi was the first girl born into her family in a number of generations. She dreamed of becoming a singer ever since she was in elementary school, but had to put off this dream until she turned eighteen and debuted with a single titled Take Back.
She became known for her fresh urban style and her signature streaky blond hair, as well as dressing a bit on the revealing side.
Her music also gradually found success, and she has been there ever since.
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