Nico Touches the Walls is a Japanese rock band formed in 2004. In the same year, they won the Lotte Prize at the Yamaha Teen Music Festival. Rising quickly, they signed to Senya & Co. before signing to Sony Music Japan’s Ki/oon Records in 2007. Their major debut single, „Yoru no Hate“ (夜の果て?, „End of the Night“), was released in February 2008. Two of their songs, „Broken Youth“ (as the sixth ending theme) and „Diver“ (as the eighth opening theme) were featured in Naruto Shippuden. Their song „Hologram“ (ホログラム Horoguramu?) is the second opening theme song for Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. Their song „Matryoshika“ is featured as the first opening theme to C. According to Mitsumura, the band’s unique name relates „walls“ with obstacles in life and the band’s ambition to overcome them, continuing to their own world.