Hideaki Takatori is a Japanese singer, songwriter, and composer from Tokyo, known for his contributions to the anison genre.
Hideaki made his debut as a vocalist in the “Weather Side” band in 1994. He later created a band called “COA” with his brother Nobu, for which he performed the opening theme "Chase the Wind" of Grander Musashi RV.
His debut solo performance was the opening theme to Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger: "Hurricangers Have Arrived!"
( Harikenjā Sanjō). This was followed by the Transformers: Armada opening song "Transformers Steel Courage"
( Toransufōmā Kōtetsu no Yūki), the Sonic X opening "Sonic Drive" and the Kinnikuman II opening "Trust Yourself."
Since then, he has written and performed numerous animation songs and works with the “Zetoki” band as a vocalist, performing under the name of “Taka”.
His most recent recording was the closing theme to Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger "Everyone Gather! Kyoryuger" ( Minna Atsumare! Kyōryūjā).