A Japanese musician, singer-songwriter, composer, record producer and actor. Hotei rose to prominence in the 1980s as the guitarist for Boøwy, one of Japan's most popular rock bands, before starting a solo career. Hotei is best known internationally for his song 'Battle Without Honor or Humanity', which has been used in numerous films, commercials, and video games, most notably Quentin Tarantino's feature film Kill Bill.
A collaborator both in the studio and live on stage with many diverse international musicians including David Bowe, Jesus Jones, Sugue Sigue Sputnik, Hugh Cornwell, Asia, INXS, Joni Mitchell, Ray Cooper, David Sanborn and Chicago to name just a few.
Hotei tour dates listed on Ents24.com since Jun 2012.
Official website hotei.com