Yoko TAKAHASHI made her debut with P.S. I miss you from a major label as a solo singer in 1991 and won the Japan Record Awards Rookie Award and an award from the Japan Cable Awards. Before that, she had activities as a studio musician while taking part in back chorus at the concerts of Toshinobu KUBOTA, Yumi MATSUTOYA, and others.
Major work are Zankokuna Tenshi no Te-ze (A Cruel Angel's Thesis; 1995), which is a opening theme of NEON GENESIS EVANGELION animation series, the theme song of Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death and Rebirth from last year and Tamashii no Rufuran (Soul's Refrain; 1996). These two songs are still selling even in 2018. Total sales reached 1.5 million copies in 2017.
Until now she released 27 CDs, 17 albums, and 13 best albums. On March 2017, she released a maxi album, Welcome to the Stage, based on Shin Godzilla vs. Evangelion which was produced by Shiro SAGISU and whose jacket illustration was made by Moyoko ANNO. On the very same month, she also performed a symphony concert for this album at Shibuya Bunkamura Orchard Hall. At the end of 2017, the recording of the concert was released by King Records.
On July 20th, 2018, she released remastered maxi singles of Soul's Refrain and A Cruel Angel's Thesis. In 2018 and 2019, she will perform in France, Beijing, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Taiwan, and Russia.
On May 22th, 2019, her latest mini album EVANGELION EXTREME was released.
Yoko TAKAHASHI will be seeing you at Japan Expo! After the success of her first visit in 2018, she will be performing her famous titles from the EVANGELION saga on the Yuzu Stage on Saturday, July 6.
She will also be meeting you at a signing on Friday.