Cinema Bizarre is a German band that formed in Berlin in 2005. Yu, Strify
, and Kiro
met at an Anime convention. They later found Luminor
and Shin in a chat room. In 2007, they released Final Attraction, their debut album. In 2008, Luminor had to leave due to personal problems. They had Romeo, Yu's
friend, take his place. In 2009, they released an EP with Space Cowboy
titled "I Came 2 Party." Following that was their second studio album Toyz
, which held the sublime message that we are all "ToyZ
." In January of 2010, the band announced their hiatus, with hope of a return. Yu Phoenix and Romeo (Nightingale
) are in a band named Rogue Morgue. Kiro and Shin are currently in a DJ set. Luminor had a collaboration with Nik Page and another with a band named DNR
, but is currently not doing anything.
Their names are from various things. Strify: Yu nicknamed him “Cloud Strife” because of his Final Fantasy addiction. Yu: A friend nicknamed him Yukito which was later shortened to Yuki, and then finally Yu. Luminor: Luminor is the male form of 'Lumina' which means Moonlight. Kiro: Strify has a monkey named Siro
, and Kiro’s real name starts with K. Shin: One of his major influences is Japanese rocker Shinya
. I truthfully don’t know about Romeo.
Strify, Kiro, and Yu is bisexual. Shin doesn’t like to talk about it. Romeo is straight. Luminor’s sexuality is unknown.
Strify-vocals Yu-guitar Kiro- bass Shin-drums Romeo-keyboardist Luminor- keyboard and back up vocals