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Shimatani's music has also appeared in video games and also anime series. At the age of seventeen, while still in high school, Shimatani attended "The Japan Audition ", where she was chosen as the winner out of aroundpeople and got a recording contract with the Avex label. After this she continued her studies in high school in Hiroshima, although she started to take vocal lessons in Tokyo during the weekends.
She Smiles - Hitomi Shimatani - Smiles from Shimizugaoka High School. The single went to the top of the Oricon 's Enka charts and much critical acclaim, but failed to chart within the Top 40 of the mainstream charts, selling rather poorly. Mainstream success did not come until with the release of Shimatani's third single, "Papillon", a Japanese version of Janet Jackson 's song " Doesn't Really Matter ".
The single became her first Top 15 single in the Oricon charts, and eventually stayed within the Top 50 for twenty weeks, selling overcopies.
In May she released another cover, this time of "Amairo no Kami no Otome" by the 60's group sounds band Village Singers. The song became a massive success, peaking at number 4 and leading to a "boom of covers" in Japan. From this time she would be invited Όνειρα - Ερασιτέχνες Εραστές - I be in the show for another 3 years in a row.
In she debuted as an actress in the Fuji TV drama Boku Smiles - Hitomi Shimatani - Smiles no Madonnawhere she was given one of the main roles, and also made a debut as voice actress in the animated movie Doraemon: Nobita in the Wan-Nyan Spacetime Odyssey. In FebruaryShimatani released her first concept album, Crossoverwhich marked a sustained shift her music, from mainstream J-pop to classical -influenced tunes.
Since then her music has been heavily influenced by string instruments and pianos, instead of electric guitars, bass and keyboards, and also started to Smiles - Hitomi Shimatani - Smiles some world ethnic elements.
The album peaked at number 7 on the Oricon charts. InShimatani released three singles. Finally, "Pasio" was released on November The b-side of this single, "True Blue", was used as insert song for anime television series The Law of Ueki. On March 7,Shimatani released her 6th studio album, Prima Rosawhich peaked at number 16 on the Oricon charts.
In MarchShimatani released the single "Nakitai Nara" in Marchwhich debuted at number 34 at the Japanese charts, being her lowest peaking song since "Yume Biyori" in The single debuted at number 33 on the Oricon charts. On July 16, Shimatani released her seventh studio album, Flare. On March 4,she released her thirtieth single, "Smiles", which is being used as the theme song for the drama Parallelin which Shimatani herself stars.
InShimatani became part of the rock musical Rock of Agesalong with other musicians such as Takanori Nishikawa and Misono.
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