DJ MakoDa

The Writeup

She is an exotic and gorgeous Japanese DJ. In her childhood she practiced the piano, ballet,Hip Hop and cheer leading. She graduate of Nihon University College of Art Photography Subject. Moreover, she worked as a freelance photographer in studio of artists, also trying to capture the reality of club dancers and Tokyo party scene through sub-cultural scene shootings.

In 2012 she became a GoGo Dancer as ‘MA-CO’.  She was part of Tachibana Ayame produced dancer team”d$p”. She also show Dancer, Tequila Girl, Promo Girl, model, also reached 3rd place in GoGo solo contest Promo Festival3 place, and semi-final in Azz up contest. She did dance show in China about 1 month. She also featured with Yozawa Tsubasa, DJ KAORI and DJ HOTARU. In 2014 she retired from the dance scene.

In July 2015 she came back to club scene as a DJ “MakoDa KaLa”. She has been composing since only 5 years old. In particular, with 15 years of experience in playing the piano, as a student she won the city’s piano accompaniment Music Competition. Her dj style is so flexible, MakoDa’s unconventional music has rapidly came into the spotlight. She became a regular DJ in Shibuya’s WOMB(No.1 club from DJ Mag world ranking in Tokyo) , she played DJ every Thursday 1 year and 6 months. She also featured with DJ Takaki, Far too Loud, Brooke Forman, Alisa Ueno, FEINT, KRONIC, DJ YURINA etc.

In January 2016, she graduated Ⅲfaiths DJ School in Shibuya though short term.
In 2016 spring to autumn, she taught and talk on YouTube TV program about “how to DJ” it calls “TV GROOVE’.  In 2016 June, she did DJ many clubs and bars in CEBU island Philippines about 2 weeks. In 2016 November, she became a resident DJ at “J AVE super club” in CEBU Island Phiippines 2 months.This is the first time foreign exclusive DJ in this club. In 2016 November and 2017 January, she performed DJ show in Taiwan with Japanese GoGo Dancers.
In 2016 August to the present, she plays DJ in AMORE bar almost 7 hours every time.

The Music

The Shows

The Press

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