Born June 9th, 1987 in Mie prefecture of the Kansai region of Japan with the name “Shinji Yuuto”, better know by many here as “Leda Cygnus” or just “Leda”.
He has had other stage names before, such as “Yu-To”, and been in several other bands, the latest being Far East Dizain, which disbanded in 2019. Since then he has mostly stayed solo and performed in various shows with other artists. His latest song is “Venus on the G Strings”.
His first show with BABYMETAL was LEGEND Z (debuting with Ohmura and Hideki). He is the only Kami (that we know of) that has helped create songs for BABYMETAL. He arranged No Rain, No Rainbow, and did the recording of bass for Road of Resistance, and guitar and bass for Ijime, Dame, Zettai, Akatsuki, Amore and No Rain, No Rainbow. More recently, he recorded the guitar and bass for Arkadia.
Follow him on his personal Twitter, as well as his staff Twitter, and his website.
You can read much more about him in the BABYMETAL Newswire biography. Check the Kami Band guide to see info on all the Kami’s.
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Anonymous · June 9, 2021 at 2:24 AM
According to his website (at the bottom of the “About” tab), he also played guitar and bass for IDZ and Akatsuki on the album.
BABYMETAL News · June 9, 2021 at 2:49 AM
True! I must have forgotten to add it 😛
mgb · August 25, 2021 at 11:21 AM
this guy was a bass player in Galneryus, that’s why I met him before in Babymetal