||He is a Japanese male singer and the voice provider for the VOCALOID2 Utatane Piko.|
He was born in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. His earliest known involvement with music was as an amateur vocalist when he was a high school student, and with his mother's advice, Piko posted a VOCALOID fandub song on Niconico and the song received fame. In September 2009, he made his debut as an independent singer, and this led to his contract with Ki/oon Records, a subsidiary company of Sony Music Entertainment Inc. in March, 2010. His artist name, Piko, is the namesake of a pet dog he had.
- In Japan, he is known as 両声類 Ryouseirui, an artificial word from the word of the same pronunciation 両生類 (amphibian) and meaning "both-vocals-species". This is because he has the ability of producing both masculine and feminine vocal tones.
- His logo is ﾋﾟωﾟｺ, where the katakana ピコ (Piko) are included. His logo is similar to Sekihan's.
- PIKO often uses a hand-drawn mouse named Pikochu, with the following face as his trademark image, ﾋﾟωﾟｺ. This mouse can be seen as a representation of PIKO in several of his Niconico song covers. He has many plush toys, puppets, and oversized pillows in the likeness of his trademark mascot.
- The official English romanization is "PIKO", as stated in an entry in his blog.
- In a Namahousou on December 18, 2010, he said his favourite anime characters is K-ON!'s Hirasawa Ui.
- He is often known for singing with Sekihan and various other Nico Nico singers.
- Sekihan and Piko occasionally add comedy into their covers.
- Piko has 7 major singles; Story, Wasurenagusa, Sakurane, Yumehana, Emiiro Refrain and Make My Day, and Gennoha.
- He has released three albums so far as an signed artist (Infinity (Sep 9, 2009), 1PIKO (May 11, 2011) and 2PIKO (May 30, 2012)). He has also released cover albums and compilation albums as an utaite.
- Piko is also a VOCALOID producer. As a VOCALOID producer, he goes by the name Chuutoro-P (ちゅうとろP), composed songs since December 21, 2012. His only works so far are "Seiya Bokumetsu Chouzetsu Suishou Dan" sung by GUMI and Miku and "Uta Catastrophe" sung by Miku.
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