Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams
(Video Game) (lyrics: "Startin'", "Rainy Day" - as ayumi hamasaki) / (performer: "Rainy Day" - as ayumi hamasaki) / (performer: "Startin'")
(TV Series) (performer: "Dearest") / (writer: "Dearest")
Spokesmodel for Aube cosmetics
5' 1¾" (1.57 m)
Did You Know?
[about writing lyrics to her songs] I like to try to view [those] experiences objectively, and put my honest feelings into words. If I write when I'm low, it will be a dark song, but I don't care. I want to be honest with myself at all times.
On January 4, 2008, according to her entry of her TeamAyu blog, Hamasaki revealed that she became completely deaf in her left ear and that is no longer operable. The cause of this may possibly be tinnitus or Meniere's Disease as she was diagnosed with this in 2006. Nevertheless, she decided to continue singing despite Avex experiencing a 13 Yen decrease in their stock prices.