Ayane (彩音, born October 9) is a female Japanese singer who has performed theme songs for games and anime. She made her major singing debut in 2004 with the single Kizuna. Her first album Archive Lovers was released in 2007. She is attached to 5pb. Ayane, previously known as her real name Junko Hirata, was a member of the band platoniX with Tatsuya "Tatsh" Shimizu.