Akiko Yoshida (吉田亜紀子, Yoshida Akiko?) is a Japanese singer-songwriter, who performs under the stage name Kokia (stylised as KOKIA). She is best known for her songs "Arigatō..." (ありがとう..., Thank You?) (which reached #1 in Hong Kong when it was covered by Sammi Cheng) and "The Power of Smile." She is also recognised for her numerous contributions to anime/game soundtracks, the most notable being "Ai no Melody/Chōwa Oto (With Reflection)" for the film Origin: Spirits of the Past, "Follow the Nightingale" for the game Tales of Innocence and "Tatta Hitotsu no Omoi" for the anime Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino.
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