Naoya Urata (born November 10, 1982; Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese singer, actor and dancer member of the popular J-Pop band AAA (Attack All Around) since their debut in September, 2005.
Naoya is currently working on a solo project with TinyVoice Production and Avex under the name "Ura". His demo song "Starting All Over" can be heard on his website.
He was a stage dancer for the famous Ayumi Hamasaki's Dome Tour and Stadium Tour. Naoya also appeared in the PVs [i]Grateful Days[/i], [i]Eventful[/i] and [i]Tándem[/i] by Ayumi Hamasaki, Ami Suzuki and Halcali respectively.
Naoya is one of the first AAA members to establish a solo career, making of the album TURN OVER his debut project.
He has collaborated with many famous Japanese stars such as Ayumi Hamasaki ([i]Dream ON[/i] and [i]ANother song[/i]) and Tetsuya Komuro ([i]L.W.R.[/i] and [i]Ayrton[/i]).
- 2007 - Heat Island (ヒート アイランド, directed by Osamu Katayama), as Takeshi.