image
image
Vital Statistics (as presented by His Excellency)
image
image

His Excellency Demon Kakka
image
Name: His Excellency Demon Kakka
(human name not revealed)

Date of birth: 98,038 years before Western civilizations calendar began, November tenth.

Place of Birth: Downtown Jigoku

Profession: artist (singer, songwriter, actor, author, television/radio personality, music and stage producer, motion picture and music video director, critic, etc.)

image
image
Personal History : until the beginning of Devil's calendar (=DC)
image
image

Calendar Before Demons (=BD)
Assumed human child form in the end of BD30's (early 1960's), at the home of the Coglay Family in Tokyo. Stayed on as their son.

image
image
image
BD32-30(1967-'69) : image Went overseas with His Excellency (HE) 's human father who had been transferred to New York.
image
image
image
BD29-18(1970-'81) : image Began HE's studies of the human race and its various art forms, based largely in Japan.
image
image
image
BD17-18(1982-'83) : image Began taking acting lessons at a Tokyo acting school. Graduated with full honors. HE accomplished this within a time margin that was, and still is, considered short, indicating HE's natural talent. HE was immediately registered as a professional actor and guild member.
image
image
image
BD17('82) December : image SEIKIMA II (pronounced say-ki-mah-tsu , meaning the end of century ), the group of demons masquerading as a rock band, is formed with HE on vocals.
image
image
image
BD14('85) September : image Their debut album(on the Earth) is released from CBS/Sony records in Japan.
image
image
image
BD13('86) March : image HE graduates with honors from Waseda University with a degree in social science.
image
image
image
BD13('86)- DC01('99) : image Basking in steady popularity.

*The Devil's Calendar(DC)began at Western civilizations calendar 1999.
image
image
image
DC01('99) December 31 : image SEIKIMA II performs their last black mass (like as a concert) and says good-bye to their fans. Being the end of the century, this was always considered with foresight as the ideal time for the members to go their separate ways.

: Discography of SEIKIMA II
image
image
image
DC02(2000) January : image His Excellency begins expanding his horizons by adding performances in new media and entertainment forms to his vast repertory of successful endeavors. It was in this year that officially HE declares the world to be his conquered territory and having accomplished that, proceeds to flood the media with his messages as entertainer, cinematographer, choreographer, writer, essayist, philosopher, journalist and a leaser of a very lucrative name.
image
image
image

image
image
Episodes
image
image

image

image

image

image
image
image image image
image image
image * In BD16('83) His Excellency won the Godzilla roar-alike contest. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * In BD13('86) HE won the national best all-around entertainer award. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * It is also well known that HE is a Sumo wrestling fan and Critic, having published a column devoted to the sport in the magazine VANVAN Sumo Club for thirteen years, also having a regular commentary seat at Gekisen Ohsumo the TV Sumo program for five years. HE is frequently featured in all major media: television channels, including NHK the national broadcast association: newspapers, including Asahi, Yomiuri and Mainichi as a commentator and critic. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * HE's radio show All Night Nippon was on the air for 3 years and received recognition for being the number one rated radio talk show in BD10('89). image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * His Excellency had a part in BD10('89) the Movie Godzilla Versus Violante image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * HE also took part as a commentator on TBS's (Tokyo Broadcasting System) national senate election coverage special in BD09('90). This is also a first for musician. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * In BD09('90), Sony Toys released a product known as Mr. AI-NO-TE which was a talking voice-changer toy featuring His Excellency's voice. HE's voice was also used at various amusement park attractions, planetariums and exhibitions. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * In BD07('92) , due to his involvement with the British F-l circuit racing team Brabaham, His Excellency's face was the first celebrity face to be featured on the official team car. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * In BD07('92) , His Excellency became the first celebrity to have his likeness made into plush dolls and madeavailable to the Crane-claw machines made by Takara for video game arcades. These dolls were available only in these machines and were quickly maneuvered out by collectors in record time. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * In BD05('94), HE was featured on the Larry King Live show on CNN. His Excellency was the first Japanese musician to be interviewed by Mr. King on his show. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * In BD02('97), His Excellency composed the entire soundtrack for the game entitled G.O.D (Growth or Devolution) for Super NES and Playstation. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * In BD01('98), his Excellency's image was featured in the Sankyo pachinko machine series Sankyo CR Fever Demon. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * HE has been featured in numerous commercials, most notably for Fuji Color Films. HE's role in this commercial series garnered him the best celebrity featured commercial prize. HE has also featured in a government anti-drug campaign commercial, as well as commercials for Microsoft and Mobile phone. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * HE's television appearances featured not only musical performances but also frequent guest spots on comedy shows in which he performed in sketches. He is noted for being the first rock personality to do this on Japanese TV. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * HE considers Japanese historical performance art forms such as Kabuki and Noh to be his life's ongoing work, as he has done extensive research of these art forms. It was HE's passion for these art forms as well as rock music that led to his creation of the Bibai Festa (Bibai city Art Festival, which featured an eclectic mix of modern music and Kabuki) which was held every summer from BD11('88) to DC02(2000), entertaining over ten thousand spectators every year. It should also be noted that concert event of this type. image
image image
image image image

Presenting the continued efforts of His Excellency, from the year DC02(2000) to present
image
image image image
image image
image * His Excellency, as a solo artist, continues to write and produce rock/pop music, having released 8 albums and having performed in 5 nationwide solo act tours. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * His Excellency put together over-50 concerts, entitled H.E. Demon Kakka's Revolutionary Collaboration Of Traditional Japanese Instruments, featuring a combination of contemporary rock, pop and various traditional Japanese instruments; each concert featuring one such instrument: Shakuhachi Bamboo flute, Soh(thirteen-stringed horizontal harp), Biwa (Japanese sitar), Japanese Wadaiko Drum, Shamisen, (three-stringed Japanese banjo), etc.. These shows were attended by over twenty five thousand fans. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * Having had many collaborations with orchestras throughout his career, His Excellency had a concert in August of DC4(2002) entitled Demons Night which featured the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * HE's television appearances have featured not only musical performances but also frequent guest spots on comedy shows in which he performed in sketches. HE is noted for being the first rock personality to do this on Japanese TV. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * In autumn of DC3(2001), HE appeared on an NHK(Japanese public broadcasting) special TV program about Rock History, as a main personality. For this, HE went to Ireland and the UK in August of that year. HE then went to the USA in September. HE left NYC on September 10th. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * Journal 8 /Journal A
From Jul. DC02(2000) to Jun. DC04(2002), HE had his own news commentary show(Journal A) on Asahi Newstar Television, in which he was the main newscaster. This show was aired every Friday during prime time for 2 years. This, again, was a first for a rock personality.
image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * HE is regularly featured as a musical advisor, sociological commentator and/or columnist for many magazines, most notably: AERA and Weekly Asahi Magazine. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * HE continues to be in popular demand for his speeches and seminars. HE lectures about 3 or 4 times a year, having been asked to speak by such sponsors as Waseda University, Dentsu company (the largest advertising agency in Japan) and Defense League Medical College and NHK. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * From Jul. DC04(2002) to Feb.DC05(2003), HE studied motion picture direction in L.A.. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * A Cinderella Story
From July 23 to August 31 in DC05(2003), HE acted in the musical "A Cinderella Story", casted as the Wizard, Cinderella's father and, the leader of the Castle's Rats (casted in three parts). This musical was performed in Osaka, Nagoya and Tokyo. There was a revival performance which played from May 17 to June 18 in DC07(2005)
image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * His Excellency is also known as a stage musical actor, and have performed in many plays. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * HE composed two songs for the musical "Tenshi Wa Hitomi Wo Tojite", in DC05(2003 Nov. to Dec.) image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * HE composed two songs for the musical "Tenshi Wa Hitomi Wo Tojite", in DC05(2003 Nov. to Dec.) image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * HE composed the lyrics for seven songs featured in the musical "SHIROH", in DC06(2004 Dec.) image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * HE produced the rookie progressive-hard rock band SHING in DC06 to DC07(2004 to 2005). Their music is dramatic and, their poetic songs are all sung in English. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * DC08(2006) HE wrote and sang a song untitled " L<-->R" for the compilation album: A Tribute to Death Note. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * From March to September in DC07(2005), HE was featured as the main personality of JOLF: Nippon Broadcasting radio program "Radio Vegas",a two- hour show aired every weekday evening. During this season, HE also appeared on the musical stage , as well as composing and recording songs for his own band. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * In DC05(2003) HE starred in the musical short movie," Jibun Nari"(NIZOO).
This is HE's first starring role in a motion picture.
This movie was awarded an honorable mention prize at the Hoston International Short Film Festival.
image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * In DC09(2007) His Excellency's new carrier began. HE directed his first motion picture "Kona Nishite Fuu". The movie was shot in Missouri, USA and Japan. In DC10(2008 Feb. to May) the movie was shown in theaters across Tokyo and Osaka. It was very well received. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * In DC08(2006) and DC09(2007) HE recorded two albums worth of songs with Anders Rydholm, the Swedish musician, member of Code (Ex.Grand Illusion). image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * In November DC09, HE went to Smaland, Sweden to record and to shoot a music video. This was a top news story featured in "Smaland Sposten" (Smaland Sports Newspaper). image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * In DC10, "Demon's Rock Tour-hakurai" begins. HE is joined by Anders Rydholm(bass) and Ola af Trampe(guitar), two noted Swedish musicians. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * On May 21 DC10(2008) HE recived social invitation from the Swedish Ambassador to Japan. They drank tea together. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * On May 24 DC10(2008) HE was featured as the main color commentator for NHK's English broadcast of the Grand Sumo Summer Tournament. HE is the first non-native English speaker to have accomplished this. image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * HE is still one of the leading forces in the Japanese Hard Rock scene. For over 10 years, HE has headlined the annual rock event, "Classic Rock Jam" . image
image image
image image image
image
image image image
image image
image * His Excellency has traveled to over 50 countries, however it must be noted that he had been to at least 14 of these countries before he was 7 years old (in human terms). image
image image
image image image

image
image
His Excellency's Discography
image
image

: His Excellency's Discography