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Tomiko Van

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Tomiko Van (伴都美子) (born January 9, 1979), is a Japanese pop singer. Formerly from the band Do As Infinity, she is now persuing a solo career following the amicable split of the band in 2005. She is on the Avex Trax label.

n 2006 Tomiko made her debut as a solo artist with her album “FAREWELL”, with an all new music style, with mainly soft ballads, and even getting into jazz tunes, a style really different from old her works with band Do As Infinity. Surprisingly for a Japanese artist, no singles were released prior to her album for promoting it and helping sales, and the album was finally released in March 2006.

On October 3, 2006, Tomiko announced that she shall make her debut role in the Japanese movie, Heat ISLAND, as a café bar manager. Apparently, it has already begun its production process. Tomiko also announced her second stage-play role in a Japanese version of a recent play in America, Brooklyn, which shall involve her singing talent as well as acting. However, she has stated that this will not put a halt on her career as a singer, her second album is already in the production and was released in March 2007. It is a cover album entitled voice ~cover you with love~

She will be releasing a 2nd cover album title VOICE 2 ~lovers rock~ on March 8th, 2008

In September 2008, Do As Infinity was reformed with Tomiko Van taking her spot as lead singer again.

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