Issei Noro (野呂一生) is one of the founding members and the main composer of the band Casiopea. His splendid guitar work is world-famous. He has released 5 solo albums and a compilation: Sweet Sphere (1985), Vida (1989), Top Secret (1996), Under the Sky (2001), Light Up (2002) and Best Issei (2003). He also works as an instructor of a guitar clinic, and as a producer. The guitar wizard enjoys to fish, paint, cook, and perform magic tricks during his private time.