All members of KANA-BOON, Maguro Taniguchi (Vocals, Guitar), Hayato Koga (Guitar), Yuma Iida (Bass) and Takahiro Koizumi (Drums) met at their high school music club in Osaka, Japan. They gained popularity for their unique melodies and lyrics expressed by Taniguchi. KANA-BOON kept performing live shows at many venues in Osaka, worked their way up and won "eo Special Award" at the eo Music Try in Dec. 2011. In 2012, the band won the grand prize among 4,000 competitors the Ki/oon Records 20th Anniversary Event audition. Since then, KANA-BOON has performed as an opening act for ASIAN KUNG FU GENERATION.