Gackt, born Gakuto Oshiro on July 4, 1973, is a prominent Japanese musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Starting in 1993 with the band Cains:Feel and later with Malice Mizer, Gackt began his solo career in 1999. With nine studio albums and forty-eight singles, he holds the male soloist record for most consecutive top-ten singles in Japanese music history.

Achieving chart success with “Returner (Yami no Shūen)” in 2007, Gackt has sold over 10 million records as a solo artist. Beyond music, his work spans film, including “Moon Child” and “Bunraku,” and TV series like “Fūrin Kazan.” Gackt’s versatility extends to theatre stage plays, such as the self-created “Moon Saga: Mysteries of Yoshitsune I & II.” He has also collaborated with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, and his voice samples feature in Internet Co., Ltd.’s Vocaloid, Gackpoid. Gackt remains an influential figure in Japanese entertainment.

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