Kanjani8

Kanjani8
Kanjani8 (2013)

Kanjani8 (2013)

Kanjani8 (関ジャニ∞ ) is a Japanese male idol group produced by Johnny Kitagawa under Johnny & Associates. Their debut single, Naniwa Iroha Bushi, was released on August 25, 2004 under Imperial Record.
Trivia
  • Kanjani8 was created out of membert of Kansai Johnny’s Jr in December 2002.
  • Their debut single, Naniwa Iroha Bushi limited edition Kansai area peak no. on the Oricon Enka chart and a no. 8 on the overall chart. Then, the numeral “8” in their name was turned onto its side and made into an infinity symbol (∞).
  • Uchi Hiroki left Kanjani8 in 2005 due an underage drinking. He restarted his career as a trainee. The rank ‘trainee’ is lower than the position of a Johnny’s Jr. Then, he had graduated from their trainee status on January 2008.
Members
  • Maruyama Ryuhei
  • Murakami Shingo
  • Nishikido Ryo
  • Ohkura Tadayoshi
  • Shibutani Subaru
  • Yasuda Shota
  • Yokohama You
Former Member
  • Uchi Hiroki
Unit
  • 3BAKA
  • Kanjimi3
  • Matsubara Kazuhiro
  • Kyoudai
  • Subaru BAND
  • Yamada
  • WEST
Discography
Single
  1. [2004.08.25] Naniwa Iroha Bushi (浪花いろは節) [Kansai]
  2. [2004.09.22] Naniwa Iroha Bushi (浪花いろは節) [National]
  3. [2005.03.02] Osaka Rainy Blues (大阪レイニーブルース)
  4. [2005.09.14] Sukiyanen, Osaka./Oh! ENKA/Mugendai (好きやねん、大阪。/桜援歌(Oh!ENKA)/無限大)
  5. [2006.06.07] Osaka Obachan Rock/Osaka Romanesque (∞SAKAおばちゃんROCK/大阪ロマネスク)
  6. [2006.12.13] Kanfuu Fighting (関風ファイティング)
  7. [2007.04.11] Zukkoke Otokomichi (ズッコケ男道)
  8. [2007.10.17] It’s My Soul (イッツ マイ ソウル)
  9. [2008.03.12] Wahaha (ワッハッハー)
  10. [2008.10.29] Musekinin Hero (無責任ヒーロー)
  11. [2009.11.04] Kyu☆Jo☆Show!! (急☆上☆Show!!)
  12. [2009.12.23] GIFT ~Shiro~ (GIFT ~白~)
  13. [2009.12.24] GIFT ~Aka~ (GIFT ~赤~)
  14. [2009.12.25] GIFT ~Midori~ (GIFT ~緑~)
  15. [2010.06.30] Wonderful World!!
  16. [2010.08.25] LIFE ~Menomae no Mukou e~ (LIFE ~目の前の向こうへ~)
  17. [2011.04.20] W.L/Yellow Pansy Street (T.W.L /イエローパンジーストリート)
  18. [2011.05.11] My Home (マイホーム)
  19. [2011.06.08] 365 Nichi Kazoku (365日家族)
  20. [2011.08.17] Tsubusa ni Koi (ツブサニコイ)
  21. [2012.06.13] Ai Deshita (愛でした。)
  22. [2012.07.25] ER
  23. [2012.09.05] Aoppana (あおっぱな)
  24. [2013.04.24] Hesomagari/Kokonishikanai Keshiki (へそ曲がり/ここにしかない景色)
  25. [2013.06.12] Namida no Kotae (涙の答え)
  26. [2013.12.04] Kokoro Sora Moyou (ココロ空モヨウ)
  27. [2014.01.15] Hibiki (ひびき)
  28. [2014.02.19] King of Otoko! (キング オブ 男!)
  29. [2014.07.02] Omoidama (オモイダマ)
Album
  1. [2006.03.15] KJ1 F.T.O
  2. [2007.06.06] KJ2 Zukkoke Daidassou (KJ2 ズッコケ大脱走)
  3. [2009.04.15] PUZZLE
  4. [2010.10.20] 8UPPERS(パッチアッパーズ)
  5. [2011.11.16] FIGHT
  6. [2013.10.16] JUKE BOX
Best Album
  • [2012.10.17] 8EST
Mini Album
  • [2004.12.15] Kansha ni Eight (感謝=∞)
Compilation Album
  • [2007.10.17] Hattori Ryoichi ~Tanjou 100 Shuunen Kinen Tribute Album~
DVD
  1. [2005.03.30] Excite!!
  2. [2005.11.23] Spirits!!
  3. [2006.06.28] DREAM BOYS
  4. [2006.09.06] Heat Up!
  5. [2007.12.12] 47
  6. [2009.09.23] PUZZLE TOUR 2∞9
  7. [2010.03.31] COUNTDOWN LIVE 2009-2010 in Kyocera Dome Osaka
  8. [2010.03.13] KANJANI∞ LIVE TOUR 2010→2011 8UPPERS
  9. [2012.03.21] Kanjani8 Godai Dome Tour Eight X Eighter Omonnakattara Dome Suimasen
  10. [2013.03.13] KANJANI8 LIVE TOUR!! 8EST -Minna no Omoi wa Donandai? Bokura no Omoi wa Mugendai!!-
  11. [2014.04.30] KANJANI∞ LIVE TOUR JUKE BOX
Photobook
  • [2007] Kanjani Eight “E! Honma!? Bikkuri!! TOUR 2007 Close-up Document Photobook
Manga
  • Honma ni Kanjani8!! ( ほんまに関ジャニ∞!!)
Media Appearances
Movie
  • [2010] 8Uppers
  • [2012] Eight Ranger
  • [2014] Eight Ranger 2
Variety Show
  • J3Kansai(2002-2003)
  • Urajani(2004-2005)
  • ∞ no Gimon(2005)
  • Honjani(2003-2007)
  • Suka☆J(2005-2007)
  • Oishinsuke(2007)
  • Mucha Buri(2007-2008)
  • Janiben(2007- present)
  • Ariehen Sekai(2008 present)
  • Can!JANI(2008-2009)
  • Kanpani(2009-2010)
  • Bouken JAPAN! Kanjani∞MAP(2010 present)
Radio
  • Kanjani8 Yokoyama Yuu & Murakami Shingo no Recomen!
  • Murakami Shingo no Shuukan Kanjani Tsuushin (ABC Radio)
  • Kikujani 8 (MBS Radio)
External Links
Gallery
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