Yoshio Akeboshi (明星嘉男, Akeboshi Yoshio), more commonly known as Akeboshi, is a Japanese folk singer. He is mainly known for the song "Wind", used as an ending theme for the first season of the anime Naruto. His surname means "bright star," while his given name means "fine man."

Akeboshi was born on July 1, 1978 in Yokohama. He learned to play the piano when he was three years old, later learning to play the guitar. He studied music in Liverpool, and his time there has heavily influenced his music. Before his major debut, he produced two of the songs on Matsu Takako's fourth album, A piece of life.



Sleeve Title Year Format
Akeboshi - Rusty Lance 2005 CD, Maxi-Single
Akeboshi - After The Rain Clouds Go 2014 CD, Album
Akeboshi - Akeboshi 2005 CD, Album
Akeboshi - White Reply 2003 CD, Mini-Album
Akeboshi - Colorful Drops 2007 CD, Mini-Album
Akeboshi - Stoned Town 2002 CD, Mini-Album
Akeboshi - Yellow Moon 2006 CD, Mini-Album
Akeboshi - 鈴木家の嘘 Original Soundtrack 2018 CD, Album
Akeboshi - Meet Along The Way 2007 CD, Album
Akeboshi - Roundabout 2008 CD, Compilation
Akeboshi - Faerie Punks 2004 CD, Mini-Album
Akeboshi - Start Forming the Words CD

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