Being a solo female performer who plays the cello, Kanon stands out in the VK scene. Aside from being a talented musician, Kanon is a very skilled ink and pencil artist as well. Kanon started playing the cello at the age of three years old. In middle school, she formed and performed in a strings ensemble and a cello duo. She first took part in an classical music concert when she was 15, playing the Baroque cello, and continued to perform at various classical music recitals and joint concerts. At a young age of 19 years old, Kanon has become an icon for a generation of young girls who dream of beautiful fashion, music and style. Kanon’s story, album and fashion have become the untouchable dream of many of the Goth and Lolita devotees. Taken under the wing of Mana of Moi dix Mois. Both Kanon’s singles Still Doll and Suna no Oshiro have been theme songs for the anime “Vampire Knight.” Kanon has also received international recognition having performed in both Japan and France.
This past summer, Kanon Wakeshim recently performed in venues across the US. Starting in Baltimore and continuing on to San Francisco and Los Angeles, Kanon took some time to meet with her fans for autograph sessions after all her performances. We look forward for the next time Kanon Wakeshima comes to the US.