KAT-TUN

KAT-TUN
KAT-TUN (2014)

KAT-TUN (2014)

KAT-TUN is a Japanese male idol group produced by Johnny Kitagawa under Johnny & Acossiated. Their debut single, Real Face, was released on March 22, 2006 under J-One Record.
Trivia
  • The name “KAT-TUN” came from the first letter of each of the members’ names.
  • This group was formed in 2001 by Domoto Koichi they worked as his backup dancers.
  • Their debut single, Real Face, sold 754,234 copies in its first week and became most copies of a debut single sold in the first week giving it the #1 position in the yearly charts. Its total reported sale is 1,038,923 copies.
  • In 2006 Akanishi Jinwas going to go on hiatus from KAT-TUN to study English in the US during 6 months. He returned to this group on April 19, 2007.
  • In 2010, Akanishi Jinleft the group to pursue his solo career.
  • In October of 2013, Tanaka Koki’s exclusive contract with Johnny & Associates was terminated due to “bad behavior and repeated violation of rules,” leaving the group as a four-member group.
 Members
  • Kamenashi Kazuya
  • Nakamaru Yuichi
  • Taguchi Junnosuke
  • Ueda Tatsuya
Former Member
  • Akanishi Jin
  • Tanaka Koki
Discography
Single
  1. [2006.03.22] Real Face
  2. [2006.07.19] SIGNAL
  3. [2006.12.07] Bokura no Machi de (僕らの街で)
  4. [2007.06.06] Yorokobi no Uta (喜びの歌)
  5. [2007.11.21] Keep the faith
  6. [2008.02.06] LIPS
  7. [2008.05.14] DON’T U EVER STOP
  8. [2008.12.03] White X’mas
  9. [2009.02.11] ONE DROP
  10. [2009.03.11] RESCUE
  11. [2010.02.10] Love yourself ~Kimi ga Kirai na Kimi ga Suki~ (Love yourself ~君が嫌いな君が好き~)
  12. [2010.05.12] Going!
  13. [2010.11.17] CHANGE UR WORLD
  14. [2011.02.02] ULTIMATE WHEELS
  15. [2011.05.18] WHITE
  16. [2011.08.03] RUN FOR YOU
  17. [2011.11.30] BIRTH
  18. [2012.06.27] TO THE LIMIT
  19. [2012.09.12] Fumetsu no Scrum (不滅のスクラム)
  20. [2013.02.06] EXPOSE
  21. [2013.05.15] FACE to Face
  22. [2014.06.04] In Fact
Album
  1. [2006.03.22] Best of KAT-TUN
  2. [2007.04.18] cartoon KAT-TUN II You
  3. [2008.06.04] KAT-TUN III -QUEEN OF PIRATES-
  4. [2009.04.29] Break the Records -by you & for you-
  5. [2010.06.16] NO MORE PAIИ
  6. [2012.02.22] CHAIN
  7. [2014.06.25] come Here
Mini Album
  • [2013.11.27] Kusabi (楔-kusabi-)
DVD
  1. [2003.02.26] Okyakusama wa Kamisama – Concert 55 Man Nin Ai no Request ni Kotaete!!
  2. [2004.08.11] DREAM BOY
  3. [2005.04.20] SUMMARY of Johnny’s World
  4. [2005.05.03] KAT-TUN Live Kaizokuban
  5. [2006.03.22] Real Face Film
  6. [2006.06.28] DREAM BOYS
  7. [2007.04.11] Live of KAT-TUN “Real Face”
  8. [2007.11.21] TOUR 2007 cartoon KAT-TUN II You
  9. [2009.01.01] KAT-TUN LIVE TOUR 2008 QUEEN OF PIRATES
  10. [2009.12.16] KAT-TUN LIVE Break the Records
  11. [2010.12.29] KAT-TUN -NO MORE PAIИ- WORLD TOUR 2010
  12. [2012.11.21] KAT-TUN LIVE TOUR 2012 CHAIN TOKYO DOME
  13. [2014.05.14] COUNTDOWN LIVE 2013 KAT-TUN
Stage Play
  • [2004] DREAM BOY
  • [2004] SUMMARY of Johnnys World
  • [2005] Hey!Say! Dream boy!
  • [2006] DREAM BOYS
  • [2007] DREAM BOYS 2007
  • [2008] DREAM BOYS 2008
  • [2011] DREAM BOYS 2011
Photo Book
  • [2003.12] KAT-TUN 1st. in NEW YORK
  • [2009.08] KAT-TUN LIVE DOCUMENT PHOTO BOOK”BREAK the RECORDS”
Book
  • [2010.08] Kazuya Kamenashi VS Jin Akanishi KAT-TUN Dattai no Shinjitsu
Media Appearance
Variety Show
  • [2007.04.04 – 2010.03.24] Cartoon KAT-TUN
  • The Shonen Club
CM
  • [2002] Lotte Crunky
  • [2003] Lotte Crunky
  • [2003] Lotte +X Green Apple and Red Berry
  • [2004] Lotte Crunky
  • [2004] Lotte +X Blue Citrus
  • [2005] Lotte +X Pink Berry
  • [2005] Lotte Crunky
  • [2005] Rohto Lip Gloss
  • [2005] World Grand Champions Cup 2005
  • [2005] Rohto C³
  • [2005] Lotte +X
  • [2005] Lotte +X Gold Pineapple
  • [2006] SKY PerfecTV!
  • [2006] Mario DDR (Kamenashi Kazuya & Akanishi Jin)
  • [2007] 903iTV DoCoMo (Kamenashi Kazuya)
  • [2007] DoCoMo DCMX (Tanaka Koki)
  • [2007] Lotte Crunky (Kamenashi Kazuya)
  • [2007] Lotte +X Magic Kiwi
  • [2008] Lotte +X gum
  • [2008] OXY (Tanaka Koki & Akanishi Jin)
  • [2010] Panasonic Lamdash shaver (Kamenashi Kazuya)
  • [2010] AOKI 3D suit (Kamenashi Kazuya)
  • [2011] AOKI 3D suit (Kamenashi Kazuya)
  • [2011] Panasonic Lamdash (Kamenashi Kazuya}
  • [2011] Suzuki Solio
External Links
Gallery
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