Hi everyone ^ ^ I'm new to this community but I've been a fan of Klaha for nearly a decade now. I look forward to getting to know all of you and it's great to be here :D I became a fan of Klaha through most likely the same way you all did, via Malice Mizer. The gothic sound of that era was beautiful and very well orchestrated but Klaha brought it all together with his deep, beautiful voice that immediately casted a spell on you whenever it left his lips and a presence that demanded your attention. Even post Malice Mizer, I'll admit, it was a little hard for me to get used to his voice when not in MM-mode but I quickly grew to love it because his sound and songs were so pure and were a true reflection of him and who he wanted to share with his fans.
I have some news that I'd like to share with all of you. I'm currently creating a Klaha fansite that I'm hoping will be up and running soon. It'll have the usual stuff you see on a fansite; biography, pics, discography info, etc; but one of the main reasons why I wanted to create the website is to show my undying support for our beloved Klaha-kun. Though he's been out of the music scene for a long time, I don't think our support for the guy should wane. Sure the website is down, but we still love him. Unfortunately, I think it's safe to say that we're "in the rain", as it were when it comes to getting solid and real updates on him and his condition. I'm sure everyone here is aware that post-Marchen, Klaha became extremely ill; details were unknown but it was circulated that he got sick. Like all of you, I became extremely excited when he announced he was coming back, but when that year came and went, I was again "in the rain". Admittedly, I was pretty angry about this until I realized that there's obviously stuff going on in Klaha's life that we don't know about.
Which brings me back to what I was saying about the true reason for creating a fansite for Klaha: I want to start a fanproject for him. I want to show Klaha that despite us barely hearing from him, despite not having any new material to listen to, we as true fans stayed loyal, hoping for him to return someday. I want to put together a project compiled of things from his fans from all over the world; letters, poems, artwork, gifts, anything that reflects our love for Klaha and have it all put together in a special package for him. Now I'm sure you're all wondering, "Uhm, silly weirdo, how exactly are you going to give Klaha anything?" It's true; there's no known address for him, the address found on the Cypher website is for his Cryptogram club and seeing as the website for Klaha and his fanclub are down, most likely that address isn't good anymore.
So I'd like to announce that after some long thinking, I am seriously planning on travelling to Japan myself to try and find out what's become of Klaha. I know it's a long shot and very foolish to do something like this, traveling halfway across the world to find someone I don't even know. I'm aware that there's a 99.9% chance that I won't find or get in touch with him. But even so, I want to try. I can leave "Have you seen Klaha?" fliers everywhere and see if that gets his attention (naw, I'm just kidding). I want to try my luck though. I think we as fans have a right to know what's going on. If he doesn't want to do music anymore and has moved onto other endeavors, that's fine. But I want him to know that we've been supporting him, are still supporting him and that there's a lot of people waiting to hear from him whenever he's ready. I want Klaha to know that he is missed and still loved by many; people who still listen to his music and watch his performances, praying for his recovery and return. Like I said, it may be a long shot and very foolish, but I'm very passionate about this mission and I'm going to do anything and everything in my power to see it through.
My website is still in production but as soon as it's ready, I'll post a link here. I'd like to ask everyone here if they'd be interested in a fan project for Klaha and if they'd like to submit anything to give him. I will then create a compiled package for him which I will take with me when I go to Japan and in the highly improbable event that I do find our beloved singer or someone associated with him, I will hand the gifts over as well as our love and support for him.
Once again, it's great to be here and let's continue to be strong and hopeful for Klaha <3