KinKi Kids

KinKi Kids
KinKi Kids (2012)

KinKi Kids (2012)

KinKi Kids is a Japanese male idol group produced by Johnny Kitagawa under Johnny & Associates. Their debut single, Garasu no Shonen, was released on July 21, 1997 under Johnny’s Entertainment.
Trivia
  • Although the members have same last name, Domoto, but they are not blood related.
  • Domoto Koichi and Domoto Tsuyoshi joined Johnny’s on May 5, 1991. Both met at a Hikaru Genji’s concert on the same day.
  • The original name of KinKi Kids is kinki but then changed by Nakai Masahiro on April 4 1993 when kinki appeared on the first broadcast of KISS shita? SMAP. Using all uppercase Ks became standard in 1994.
  • Every single released since their debut had been number one, giving them a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.
  • Their album, Φ”, which is the first Studio Album not to be a latin alphabet is supposed to unit 1 & 0 as a commemoration for their 10th anniversary. This album included 39 songs (11 songs voted by fans and 14 songs favorites lists from Koichi and Tsuyoshi).
  • After the year-end tour “We are Φ’n39!! and U?”, KinKi Kids is the artist with the most number of performances in the New Year’s Day, Kouhaku Utagassen 30 times.
  • According to survey held by Oricon Style in 2006, Happy Happy Greeting became the fourth most popular Valentine’s Day song in Japan.
Members
  • Domoto Koichi
  • Domoto Tsuyoshi
Discography
Single
  1. [1997.07.21] Garasu no Shounen(硝子の少年)
  2. [1997.11.12] Aisareru Yori Aishitai(愛されるより愛したい)
  3. [1998.04.22] Jetcoaster Romance(ジェットコースター・ロマンス)
  4. [1998.07.29] Zenbu Dakishimete/Ao no Jidai(全部だきしめて/青の時代)
  5. [1998.12.09] Happy Happy Greeting/Cinderella Christmas(Happy Happy Greeting/シンデレラ・クリスマス)
  6. [1999.02.24] Yamenaide, PURE(やめないで,PURE)
  7. [1999.05.26] Flower(フラワー)
  8. [1999.10.01] Ame no Melody/to Heart(雨のMelody)
  9. [2000.03.08] Suki ni Natteku Aishiteku/KinKi no Yaruki Manman Song(好きになってく 愛してく/KinKiのやる気まんまんソング)
  10. [2000.06.21] Natsu no Ousama/Mou Kimi Igai Aisenai(夏の王様/もう君以外愛せない)
  11. [2001.02.07] Boku no Senaka ni wa Hane ga Aru(ボクの背中には羽根がある)
  12. [2001.05.23] Jounetsu(情熱)
  13. [2001.11.14] Hey! Minna Genki Kai?(Hey! みんな元気かい?)
  14. [2002.05.02] Kanashimi Blue(カナシミ ブルー)
  15. [2002.10.23] solitude ~Hontou no Sayonara~(solitude~真実のサヨナラ~)
  16. [2003.04.09] Eien no BLOODS(永遠のBLOODS)
  17. [2003.06.18] Kokoro ni Yume wo Kimi ni wa Ai wo/Gira☆Gira(心に夢を君には愛を/ギラ☆ギラ)
  18. [2003.08.13] Hakka Candy(薄荷キャンディー)
  19. [2004.01.15] Ne, Ganbaru yo.(ね、がんばるよ。)
  20. [2004.12.22] Anniversary
  21. [2005.06.15] Veludo no Yami(ビロードの闇)
  22. [2005.12.21] SNOW! SNOW! SNOW!
  23. [2006.07.26] Natsumoyou(夏模様)
  24. [2006.11.29] Harmony of December
  25. [2007.04.25] BRAND NEW SONG
  26. [2007.09.12] Eien ni(永遠に)
  27. [2008.08.27] Secret Code
  28. [2009.01.28] Yakusoku(約束)
  29. [2009.10.28] Swan Song(スワンソング)
  30. [2010.12.01] Family ~Hitotsu ni Naru Koto(Family ~ひとつになること)
  31. [2011.06.15] Time
  32. [2012.01.11] Kawatta Katachi no Ishi(変わったかたちの石)
  33. [2013.10.23] Mada Namida ni Naranai Kanashimi ga/Koi wa Nioeto Chirinuruwo (まだ涙にならない悲しみが/恋は匂へと散りぬるを)
Album
  1. [1997.07.21] A album
  2. [1998.08.12] B album
  3. [1999.08.04] C album
  4. [2000.12.13] D album
  5. [2001.07.25] E album
  6. [2002.12.26] F album
  7. [2003.10.22] G album -24/7-
  8. [2005.11.16] H album -H・A・N・D-
  9. [2006.12.13] I album -iD-
  10. [2007.11.14] Φ
  11. [2009.12.09] J album
  12. [2011.11.09] K album
  13. [2013.12.04] L album
Best Album
  • [2000.05.17] KinKi Single Selection
  • [2004.12.22] KinKi Single Selection 2
  • [2007.07.18] 39
Karaoke Album
  • [2000.07.19] KinKi KaraoKe Single Selection
Video
  1. [1995.07.23] KiNKi KiDS with 35 Man Nin Fan Seiki no LIVE
  2. [1996.03.xx] KinKi Kids ’96 -1996.1.13 yoyogi white theater-
  3. [1997.06.xx] KinKi Kids ’97 LAWSON PRESENTS
  4. [1998.05.20] us
  5. [1999.04.21] KinKi Kids 3 days Panic! at TOKYO DOME ’98-’99
  6. [2001.04.25] KinKi KISS Single Selection 1
  7. [2001.04.25] KinKi KISS Single Selection 2
  8. [2001.05.09] KinKi KISS Single Selection
  9. [2001.09.05] KinKi Kids Returns! 2001 Concert Tour in Taipei
  10. [2002.01.09] -ISM
  11. [2003.12.03] KinKi Kids Dome F Concert ~Fun Fan Forever~
  12. [2004.07.14] KinKi KISS 2 Single Selection
  13. [2004.07.14] KinKi KISS 3 Single Selection
  14. [2005.08.03] KinKi Kids Dome Tour 2004-2005 -Font De Anniversary.-
  15. [2007.12.26] us(Re-release)
  16. [2007.12.26] KinKi Kids 3 days Panic! at TOKYO DOME ’98-’99(Re-release)
  17. [2008.06.18] We are Φn’ 39!! and U? KinKi Kids Live in DOME 07-08
  18. [2009.09.30] KinKi you DVD
  19. [2010.08.11] KinKi Kids concert tour J DVD. Certification – Gold
  20. [2012.07.18] King・KinKi Kids 2011-2012
  21. [2013.08.07] KinKi Kids Concert -Thank you for 15years- 2012-2013
Stage Play
  • ANOTHER 1993
Media Appearance
Drama
  • [1994] Ningen Shikkaku
  • [1996] Wakaba no Koro
  • [1997] Bokura no Yuuki Miman Toshi
  • [2003] Mukodono 2003
Movie
  • [1992] 200X Nen Sho
  • [1994] Shoot!
Variety Show
  • KISS Shita?SMAP (1993-1996)
  • Sore Ike KinKi Daibouken (1996-1998)
  • Maketara Akan (1996-1997)
  • Toki-kin Kyuukou Suki da yo! Sukiyanen (1996-1997)
  • Barikin7 Kenja no Senryaku (1996-1997)
  • LOVE LOVE Aishiteru (1996-2001)
  • Star Dokkiri Daisakusen (1997)
  • GYU!to Dakishimetai! (1998)
  • KinKi Kids no Gyu! (1998-1999)
  • Shin Domoto Kyoudai(2001-present)
Radio
  • KinKi Kids Donna Monya! (1994-present)
  • KinKi Kids Kinkira KinKi World (1995-2007)
CM
  • [1994] Kinki Nippon Tourist
  • [1995-1997] Benesse
  • [1997-1998] Nissan Motor
  • [1997-1999] Panasonic
  • [1998-1999] House Foods
  • [1998-1999] All Nippon Airways
  • [2000-] Morinaga
  • [2001-2003] NTT DoCoMo Kansai
  • [2002-2004] UC Card
  • [2004] Suntory
  • [2007] Asahi Soft Drinks
Award
  • [2000] 26th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Theme Song for Natsu no Osama
  • [2003] 35th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Theme Song for Solitude: Shinjitsu no Sayonara
External Links
  • KinKi Kids Official Site
  • KinKi Kids Official Johnny’s Net
Gallery
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