w-inds. is a Japanese dance/vocal unit made up of 千葉涼平 (Chiba Ryohei - dance, rap, harmony), 橘慶太 (Tachibana Keita - lead vocals), and 緒方龍一 (Ogata Ryuichi - dance, rap, harmony). Keita (born December 16, 1985) is from Fukuoka while Ryohei (born November 18, 1984) and Ryuichi (born December 17, 1985) are both from Sapporo. Since their early street lives in Yoyogi Park starting in November of 2000 and subsequent debut on March 14, 2001, with Forever Memories, they have released twenty-seven singles, the most recent being the double a-side New World / Truth ～最後の真実～, eight albums, the most recent being Another World, two 'Best' albums, seventeen DVDs, and eleven photobooks. They have performed all over Japan, as well as in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, China, and Vietnam.
Visit w-inds.' official Japanese site at w-inds.tv.