Tetsu Takano (高野哲 Takano Tetsu, born on December 12, 1972 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese rock musician and singer-songwriter. He is probably best known as the first vocalist of the visual kei rock band Malice Mizer. After leaving them, he joined Mega8Ball from 1995 to 1997. He then started the supergroup Zigzo, they were active from 1999 to 2002 and became quite popular despite being an independent band. Tetsu is currently working on his band Nil, which was originally formed in 1998 but went on hiatus until restarting in 2002, his sporadic solo career which he began in 2006, the band The JuneJulyAugust and the newly reunited Zigzo.