Ai Otsuka (大塚 愛)
(Born September 9, 1982) is a Japanese singer-songwriter from Suminoe-ku, Osaka, Japan. She is a popular artist on the Avex Trax label and is best known for her 2003 hit “Sakuranbo”, which stayed in the Top 200 Oricon Weekly Singles Chart for 103 weeks.
A piano player since age four, Otsuka composes and co-produces her own songs, as well as writes her own lyrics. Her music ranges from upbeat pop/rock music to ballads.