National Nov 22, 2008

Tetsuya Komuro charged with fraud, bailed

Prosecutors on Friday charged once high-flying pop music producer and singer Tetsuya Komuro with orchestrating a ¥500 million fraud over copyrights of songs he no longer owned. Osaka prosecutors filed the indictment against Komuro, 49, who has released numerous hit songs. Komuro has owned up to ...

Tetsuya Komuro arrested over contract fraud

National Nov 5, 2008

Tetsuya Komuro arrested over contract fraud

OSAKA — Osaka prosecutors arrested well-known music producer Tetsuya Komuro on Tuesday for allegedly defrauding an investor out of ¥500 million by signing a contract to sell the copyrights to music he mostly wrote but didn't own. Komuro owned up to the fraud during questioning ...

National Jan 5, 2003

Tetsuya Komuro to work with green group

Pop music producer Tetsuya Komuro will work with a Seoul-based environment conservation group tackling yellow sand, acid rain and other problems in Northeast Asia, sources close to the group said Saturday. Komuro will help the Northeast Asian Environment and Cultural Alliance, which counts among its ...

National Apr 26, 2001

Producer Tetsuya Komuro to marry singer

Tetsuya Komuro, a popular musician and producer of a number of gold disks, will soon marry a vocalist in his group "Kiss Destination," sources close to the musician said Wednesday. Komuro, 42, and his prospective bride, ASAMI, 26, whose real name is Asami Yoshida, have ...