alüto is a Japanese pop duo that formed in 2005. They released their debut indie single, "Michi" (道), in 2006. It was later re-released as their debut major single under Sony Music Associated Records in 2007 as "Michi ~to you all" (道 ～to you all), and it was used as the second ending theme for the anime NARUTO: Shippuuden. On January 21st, 2009, alüto released their debut major album, "Uta to Guitar to Violin" (歌とギターとバイオリン). The duo announced a hiatus in late 2009.