Koyama Keiichiro

Koyama Keiichiro (小山慶一郎)
Koyama Keiichiro - 2014

Koyama Keiichiro (2014)

PROFILE
Nickname : Kei-chan (慶ちゃん), Koyamacchi (小山っち), Koya-chan (こやちゃん), Ke- (けー)
Birthplace : Kanagawa, Japan
Birthdate : May 1, 1984
Bloodtype : O
Height : 179 cm
Weight : 65 kg
Feet Size : 27 cm
Joined : January 21, 2001
Koyama Keiichiro is a member of NEWS. He is the leader of this group.
Trivia
  • Ability: Baseball
  • College: Meiji University (Asian History)
  • Pet: cat (Nyanta)
  • Family: mother (Yasuko), older sister (Miki Mama), Nephew (Haru, Ren)
  • First love: kindergarten (the girl who lived near his house)
  • Pair: Kato Shigeaki
  • Same period with Yoko Wataru.
  • He and Kato Shigeaki called as KoyaShige.
  • His older sister is big fan of SMAP’s Katori Shingo. She also sent the resume to Johnny’s.
  • When he was 5th of primary school, his parents divorced.
  • His family has ramen restaurant.
  • Wanted to be a professional baseball player.
  • Failed his favorite high school’s entrance exam. He really hated his school but in the end he changed to other school at his 2nd Because his school not allowed his students work in the entertainment industry.
  • Was mailed for 2nd examination of audition more than 3 months.
  • Was playing baseball during his audition.
  • His image of Johnny’s was of blond hair and earrings. So, he wore earring and dye his hair during audition. When he went out of the hall, Johnny Kitagawa told him that it didn’t suit with him then he dyed his hair to black the day after.
  • Wanted to quit the showbiz if he couldn’t debut within the 20 years.
  • Is the oldest member of NEWS.
Group
Unit
  • B.A.D
  • B.B.B
  • J-Support
  • KK.Kity
  • J2000
Discography
Solo Song
Duet Song
Media Appearance
Drama
  • [2004] Kanojo ga Shinjatta
  • [2004] Gekidan Engimono: Unlucky Days Natsume no Mousou
  • [2006] Ns’ Aoi
  • [2006] Kurosagi
  • [2006] Hanayome wa Yakudoshi
  • [2007] Yukan Club
  • [2008] Loss Time Life
  • [2009] 0 Goshitsu no Kyaku
  • [2012] Lucky Seven
  • [2013] Lucky Seven SP
Variety Show
  • The Shonen Club
  • Ya-Ya-yah
  • Hi! Hey! Say!
  • Ashita Tsukaeru Shinrigaku! Teppan Note
  • Soukon
  • news every
  • Mirai Theatre
Radio Show
  • K-chan NEWS
CM
  • RUSS-K
  • LAWSON
Gallery
Koyama Keiichiro - 2013

Koyama Keiichiro (2013)

Koyama Keiichiro - 2012

Koyama Keiichiro (2012)

 

Kato Shigeaki

Kato Shigeaki (加藤シゲアキ)
Kato Shigeaki - 2014

Kato Shigeaki (2014)

PROFILE
Real name : Kato Shigeaki (加藤成亮)
Nickname : Shige (シゲ), Shige-chan (シゲちゃん), Kato (加藤), Shige-san (シゲさん)
Birthplace : Osaka, Japan
Birthdate : July 11, 1987
Bloodtype : A
Height : 175 cm
Weight : 61 kg
Feet Size : 27,5 cm
Joined : April 18, 1999
Kato Shigeaki is a member of NEWS.
Trivia
  • High School: Aoyama Gakuin
  • College: Aoyama University (law department)
  • Pet: Miniature Dutchhunt (Nana), he got it from Yooko Wataru.
  • Pair: Koyama Keiichiro
  • Same period with Totsuka Shota.
  • Is left-hand.
  • Is an only child.
  • Moved from Hiroshima to Osaka when he entered elementary school.
  • Took lessons of Shorinji Kempo because he had trauma of the bullying he got before.
  • During his 2nd year of elementary school he was ignored by all his classmates because his sharp tongue.
  • His mother is a fan of SMAP. She really supports him to join Johnny’s.
  • Sent the resume during 4th year of elementary school and he were waiting for 1 year to audition.
  • Got hiatus to prepared exam for entering Junior High School.
  • When he was in the 6th year of elementary school people often mistook him for a 2-3rd year junior high school.
  • When he feels down he read the fan letters.
  • Is known as smartest member of NEWS.
  • He and Koyama Keiichiro called as KoyaShige.
  • Is bad at sport.
  • Loves cat but he is allergic.
Group
Unit
  • B.B.B
  • B.B.A
  • B.B.D
  • B.A.D
  • J-support
  • KK.Kity
  • Rabbit Tree
Discography
Solo Song
Duet Song
Works
Song & Lyric
Book
Participation
Stage Play
  • Konnanyatte Mimashita
  • SEMINAR
  • 6 Gatsu no Bitter Orange
Media Appearance
Drama
  • [2001] 3 nen B Gumi Kinpachi Sensei 6
  • [2004] Home Drama
  • [2004] 3 nen B Gumi Kinpachi Sensei 7
  • [2005] Gekidan Engimono: Ie ga Tooi
  • [2006] Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru
  • [2006] Gekidan Engimono: Car Radio ga Owareba
  • [2006] Kakure Karakuri
  • [2007] Papa to Musume no Nanokakan
  • [2007] Sugata Sanshiro
  • [2008] Hokaben
  • [2009] Chichi yo, Anata wa Erakatt
  • [2009] 0 Goshitsu no Kyaku
  • [2010] TROUBLEMAN
  • [2011] Shin Jidan Koshonin Ura File
  • [2011] Hanawake no Yon Shimai
  • [2012] Blackboard
  • [2012] Hana no Zubora Meshi
  • [2014] Shitsuren Chocolatier
  • [2014] Shin Jidan Koshonin Ura File 3
Variety Show
  • The Shonen Club
  • SOUKON
  • Mirai Theater
Radio Show
  • Shigegori no wktk Radio Gakuen
  • Sorashige Book
Magazine Corner
  • Photo ShiGenic (Wink Up)
CM
  • KOSE
  • RUSS-K
  • LAWSON
Gallery
Kato Shigeaki - 2013

Kato Shigeaki (2013)

Kato Shigeaki - 2012

Kato Shigeaki (2012)

 

Masuda Takahisa

Masuda Takahisa (増田貴久)
Masuda Takahisa - 2014

Masuda Takahisa (2014)

PROFILE
Nickname : Massu (まっすー), Massun (まっすん), Macchan (まっちゃん), Masuda (増田), Takahisa (貴久), Masu (ます)
Birthplace : Tokyo, Japan
Birthdate : July 4, 1986
Bloodtype : O
Height : 170 cm
Weight : 58 kg
Feet Size : 26,5 cm
Joined : November 8, 1998
Masuda Takahisa is a member of NEWS. He is also a member of Tegomass.
Trivia
  • Favorite food: Tonkotsu Ramen
  • Favorite color: yellow
  • Junior High School: Nerima Kuritsu Hikarigaoka No. 3 Junior High School
  • High School: Clark Memorial International High School
  • Fear: dog, bugs
  • Same period with Kemashi Kazuya, Tsukada Ryoichi, Fujigaya Taisuke, Akanishi Jin, Nakamaru Yuichi, Kato Shigeaki.
  • Able to cook very well. He learned from his older sister and his mother.
  • Is passive in romantic love.
  • Loves cleaning stuff, and got them in own place. His stuffs are so clean.
  • When he was a child, he had piano lesson but quit 2 years later.
  • Has special certifications in Physical Education (swimming).
  • Thinks a lot before he will buy anything.
  • Likes bright and colorful things.
  • Is cheerful and lovable personality. He never forget a birthday or occasion.
  • Has a unique and flamboyant style.
  • Sometimes wears a nail polish on certain finger.
Group
Unit
  • B.B.B
  • B.B.F
  • Kis-My-Ft
  • Arashi Gumi
Discography
Solo Song
Participation
Stage Play
  • PLAYZONE 2001
  • SHOCK~is Real Shock~
  • Ame no Hi no Mori no Naka
  • FRIEND ~konya koko de no hito sakari~
  • Hai iro no Kanaria
  • Strange Fruits
Media Appearance
Drama
  • [2000] Kowai Nichiyobi 2000
  • [2001] 3 nen B Gumi Kinpachi Sensei 6
  • [2003] Musashi
  • [2004] 3 nen B Gumi Kinpachi Sensei
  • [2005] Gekidan Engimon
  • [2006] Gachi Baka
  • [2006] Dance Drill
  • [2006] Wareru Koi wa Shitakunai
  • [2007] Honto ni Atta Kowai Hanashi: Yuwaku Drive
  • [2009] RESCUE
  • [2009] Karei naru Spy
  • [2010] Sotsu Uta
  • [2010] Juui Dolittle
  • [2011] 3 nen B Gumi Kinpachi Sensei Final SP
  • [2011] Dachitabi~Daiisshou Darusenyo na Camp~
  • [2012] Resident~5 nin no Kenshui~
  • [2014] Kindaichi Shonen no Jikenbo N (neo)
Variety Show
  • The Shonen Club
  • Ippuku!
  • Mirai Rocket
Radio Show
  • Takahisa Masuda no MASTER HITS
  • Tegomass no Radio
CM
  • Toyo Suisan Maru-chan Akai Kitsune Udon
  • LAWSON
  • RUSS-K
Gallery
Masuda Takahisa - 2013

Masuda Takahisa (2013)

Masuda Takahisa - 2012

Masuda Takahisa (2012)

 

Tegoshi Yuya

Tegoshi Yuya (手越祐也)
Tegoshi Yuya (2014)

Tegoshi Yuya (2014)

PROFILE
Nickname : Tego (テゴ), Tegonyan (テゴニャン), Tegoshi (手越), Yuya (祐也), Tegocchan (てごっちゃん), Tego-kun (ごしくん), Yuu ( ゆう), Yuu-kun (ゆうくん)
Birthplace : Kanagawa, Japan
Birthdate : November 11, 1987
Bloodtype : B
Height : 167 cm
Weight : 56 kg
Feet Size : 25,5 cm
Joined : December 1, 2002
Tegoshi Yuya is a member of NEWS. He is also a member of Tegomass.
Trivia
  • Favorite food: Yakiniku
  • Favorite color: black, white, pink
  • Favorite season: autumn
  • Favorite sport: soccer
  • Disliked sport: basketball
  • Favorite words: Popopopo (ポォポォポォー), Ti (テイ)
  • Favorite singer: Celine Dion
  • Disliked animal: insect, spider
  • Hobby: soccer
  • Family: father, mother, dog
  • Fear: height
  • High School: Horikoshi
  • College: Waseda University (Human Science), but he droped-out in 2010.
  • Pet: Tiny (Papillon), Skull (Tea Cup Poodle)
  • Admired senpai: Kimura Takuya
  • Admired person: Yamashita Tomohisa
  • Same period with Yaotome Hikaru, Tamamori Yuta, Akiyama Daichi.
  • Belong to soccer team.
  • Is youngest member of NEWS and Tegomass.
  • Is very love skull.
  • Is a great self-confident person.
  • Has all of Celine Dion’s DVDs.
  • Sometimes shows monomane of Celine Dion.
  • Is a fan of L’Arc~en~Ciel and DAIGO.
  • Just needed 10 months to debut as NEWS.
  • Is text and emoticon addict.
  • Thinks that he has no fashion sense.
  • Hates losing.
  • Called Rain Man because when there a photoshoot session outside, then it got rain.
  • Called Ero Ouji and Mr. Big Mouth #1 in the ItteQ.
  • Called Yuya at home.
  • His nickname Tegocchan is from his friends.
Group
Discography
Solo Song
Participation
Stage Play
  • DREAM BOYS 2009
Media Appearance
Drama
  • [2005] Division 1 Stage 13: 15sai no Blues
  • [2005] Gekidan Engimon
  • [2006] Hyouten 2006
  • [2006] Gachi Baka
  • [2006] My Boss My Hero
  • [2007] Shabake
  • [2009] Dareka ga Uso wo Tsuiteiru
  • [2010] Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge
  • [2011] Deka Wanko
Movie
  • [2005] Shissou~Dead Run~
  • [2009] Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac
  • [2010] Dareka ga Watashi ni Kiss wo Shita
  • [2012] Hotaru no Hikari
Animation
  • [2007] Happy Feet
Variety Show
  • The Shonen Club
  • Ya-Ya-yah
  • Sekai no Hate Made Itte Q
CM
  • [2005] House Foods “Tongari Corn”
  • [2006] House Foods “Vermont Curry”
  • Calbee “Kappa Ebisen”
  • Cup Soup
  • LAWSON
  • RUSS-K
Gallery
Tegoshi Yuya (2013)

Tegoshi Yuya (2013)

Tegoshi Yuya (2012)

Tegoshi Yuya (2012)

Morita Takahiro

Morita Takahiro (森田貴寛)
Morita Takahiro (2003)

Morita Takahiro (2003)

PROFILE
Birthname: Moriuchi Takahiro (森内貴寛)
Nickname : Taka
Birthplace : Tokyo, Japan
Birthdate : April 17, 1988
Bloodtype : A
Height : 168 cm
Weight : 62 kg
Feet Size : 26,5 cm
Joined : October, 2001
Resigned : 2004
Morita Takahiro was a member of NEWS. Currently he is a vocalist of rock band, ONE OK ROCK.
Trivia
  • Junior High School: Keio
  • High School: Horikoshi
  • Allergy: cat
  • Family: father, mother, younger brother
  • His father, Mori Kazuhiro was an enka singer with debut name Mori Shinichi
  • His mother, Mori Masako was an enka singer, idol and actress.
  • His younger brother, Moriuchi Hiroki was a member of Johnny’s Jr. Currently he is a lead vocal of the band, MY FIRST STORY.
  • Is a songwriter and composer in his band.
  • Closed with TAKUYA∞ (UVERworld), 175R and Nishikawa Takanori
  • Was learning English in UK.
  • He changed his name from Moriuchi (森内) to Morita (森田) in 2005 due his parent’s divorced
  • In March 2013, he was featuring Simple Plan in song ‘Summer Paradise’ only for Japan Release. Then performed together in Punkspring in the same year
  • Helped Pay money To my Pain to sing of their song on tribute album Gene after their vocalist died due heart failure.
  • Formed the band, Chivary of Music before ONE OK ROCK.
  • After his debut with NEWS, he resigned from Johnny’s three months later due his studies.
  • Only participated in one single with NEWS. He left Johnny’s before NEWS debut single was released.
Group
  • NEWS [2003]
  • Chivary of Music [2004]
  • ONE OK ROCK [2005 – present]
Participation
NEWS
Single
  • [2003.11.07] NEWS Nippon (NEWSニッポン)
ONE OK ROCK
Single
  • [2007.04.25] Naihi Shinsho (内秘心書)
  • [2007.07.25] Yume Yume (努努-ゆめゆめ)
  • [2007.10.24]Et Cetera (エトセトラ)
  • [2008.xx.xx] Hitsuzen Maker (必然メーカー)
  • [2008.xx.xx] Koi no Aibou Kokoro no Cupid(恋ノアイボウ心ノクピド )
  • [2010.xx.xx] Kanzen Kankaku Dreamer(完全感覚Dreamer )
  • [2010.xx.xx] Jibun Rock(じぶんROCK )
  • [2011.xx.xx] Answer is Near (アンサイズニア)
  • [2011.xx.xx] Re:make/No Scared
  • [2012.xx.xx] The Beginning
  • [2012.xx.xx] the same as…
  • [2013.xx.xx] Deeper Deeper/Nothing Helps
  • [2013.xx.xx] Clock Strikes
  • [2014.07.30] Mighty Long Fall/Decision
Album
  • [2007.11.21] Zeitakubyou (ゼイタクビョウ)
  • [2008.05.28] Beam of Light
  • [2008.11.12] Kanjou Effect (感情エフェクト)
  • [2010.06.09] Niche Syndrome
  • [2011.10.05] Zankyo Reference (残響リファレンス)
  • [2013.03.06] JinseixBoku(人生×僕=)
Mini Album
  • [2006.11.21] One Ok Rock
  • [2006.05.21] Keep It Real
External Links

NEWS

NEWS
NEWS (2012)

NEWS (2012)

NEWS is a Japanese male idol group produced by Johnny Kitagawa under Johnny & Associates. Their official debut single, Kibou~Yell~, was released on May 12, 2004 under Johnny’s Entertainment.
Trivia
  • NEWS stands for the four compass directions those are North, East, West and South.
  • Their first single, NEWS Nippon, was only available in limited edition at 7-11 stores. At the time, the unit was only formed to promote the women’s volley ball tournament, which is why their single NEWS Nippon was not their official debut single.
  • Morita Takahiro left NEWS before debut single was released.
  • Two former members, Nishikido Ryo and Uchi Hiroki, came from Kansai Jr. They did second debut with their Kansai unit, Kanjani8.
  • Uchi Hiroki left NEWS on December 2003 due his underage drinking in public. He restarted his career as a trainee. The rank ‘trainee’ is lower than the position of a Johnny’s Jr.
  • Kusano Hironori left NEWS in 2006 due his underage drinking. He restarted his career as a trainee.
  • Their original name is “NewS” but changed to “NEWS” on December 30, 2006.
  • Uchi Hiroki and Kusano Hironori had graduated from their trainee status on January 2008.
  • On October 2001, Yamashita Tomohisa and Nishikido Ryo left NEWS. Nishikido returned his activities with Kanjani8 meanwhile Yamashita Tomohisa continued activitities as a soloist.
Members
  • Kato Shigeaki
  • Koyama Keichiiro
  • Masuda Takahisa
  • Tegoshi Yuya
Former Members
Discography
Single
  1. [2003.11.07] NEWS Nippon (NEWSニッポン)
  2. [2004.05.12] Kibou~Yell~ (希望 ~Yell~)
  3. [2004.08.11] Akaku Moyuru Taiyou (紅く燃ゆる太陽)
  4. [2005.03.16] Cherish (チェリッシュ)
  5. [2005.07.13] TEPPEN
  6. [2006.03.15] Sayaendou/Hadashi no Cinderella Boy (サヤエンドウ/裸足のシンデレラボーイ)
  7. [2007.03.21] Hoshi wo Mezashite (星をめざして)
  8. [2007.11.07] weeeek
  9. [2008.02.27] Taiyou no Namida (太陽のナミダ)
  10. [2008.05.08] SUMMER TIME
  11. [2008.10.01] Happy Birthday
  12. [2009.04.29] Koi no ABO (恋のABO)
  13. [2010.03.31] Sakura Girl (さくらガール)
  14. [2010.11.03] Fighting Man
  15. [2012.07.18] Chankapana (チャンカパーナ)
  16. [2012.12.12] WORLD QUEST/Pokopon Pekorya (WORLD QUEST/ポコポンペコーリャ)
  17. [2014.06.11] ONE -for the win-
Album
  1. [2005.04.27] touch
  2. [2007.11.07] pacific
  3. [2008.11.19] color
  4. [2010.09.15] LIVE
  5. [2013.07.17] NEWS
Best Album
  1. [2012.06.13] NEWS BEST
DVD
  1. [2004.04.07] NEWS Nippon 0304
  2. [2005.04.19] SUMMARY of Johnny’s Worldwith KAT-TUN
  3. [2007.08.08] Never Ending Wonderful Story
  4. [2008.08.13] NEWS CONCERT TOUR pacific 2007 2008 -THE FIRST TOKYO DOME CONCERT-
  5. [2009.11.04] NEWS Live Diamond
  6. [2010.12.22] NEWS DOME PARTY 2010 LIVE! LIVE! LIVE! DVD
  7. [2013.01.30] NEWS LIVE TOUR 2012 ~Utsukushii Koi ni Suru yo~
  8. [2014.03.19] NEWS 10th Anniversary in Tokyo Dome
Concert
  1. [2004] A Happy “NEWS” year 2004
  2. [2004] SUMMARY of Johnnys World
  3. [2004] NEWSnowCONCERT ~NEWS no Konsatou~
  4. [2005] NIPPON EAST TO WEST SPRING CONCERT ~Nihon Oudan Taisetsu na Hito e~
  5. [2005] Johnnys Theater “SUMMARY 2005”
  6. [2006] A HAPPY “NEWS” YEAR 2006
  7. [2006] NEWS SPRING TOUR 2006
  8. [2007] NEWS Concert Tour 2007
  9. [2007] NEWS FIRST CONCERT 2007 in Taipei
  10. [2007] NEWS CONCERT TOUR “pacific” 2007-2008
  11. [2008] NEWS WINTER PARTY DIAMOND
  12. [2010] LIVE! LIVE! LIVE! NEWS DOME PARTY 2010
  13. [2012] NEWS LIVE TOUR ~Utsukushii Koi ni Suru yo
  14. [2013] NEWS LIVE TOUR 2013 NEWS MAKES YOU HAPPY! MAKES THE WORLD HAPPIER!
Media Apperance
Variety Show
  • The Shonen Club
CM
  • [2007-2010] Crymson RUSS-K
  • [2008-] Lawson Genki ni Naro-son Campaign
  • [2008-2010] KOSÉ Happy Bath Day
  • [2010] Dwango
External Links

Gallery

NEWS (2003)

NEWS (2003)