Shigeaki Kato

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Shigeaki Kato
Birth name Kato Shigeaki
Also known as Shige, Geshi, Kato-kun, Shigeko, Shigemi
Born (1987-07-11) July 11, 1987 (age 27)
Origin Osaka, Japan
Genres J-pop
Occupations Singer, actor, author
Years active 1999–present
Labels Johnny's Entertainment
Associated acts J-Support, K.K.Kity, NEWS

Shigeaki Kato (加藤 成亮 Katō Shigeaki?, born July 11, 1987) is a member of the J-pop group NEWS, from Johnny's Entertainment, Inc.

Biography[edit]

Kato Shigeaki joined Johnny's Entertainment on April 17, 1999 when he was 11.

As a junior he was a member of the organizations:

  • Best Beat Boys (B.B.B.)
  • Boys Be Ambitious (B.B.A.)
  • Best Beat Dancing (B.B.D.)
  • Beautiful American Dreams (B.A.D.)
  • J-support
  • K.K.Kity

He then debuted as a member of NEWS in 2003. Along with other NEWS members, he plays the guitar, composing some of NEWS' songs, including his own solo "Kakao" in 2002, which he composed the lyrics to.

On January 28th, 2012, he released his first novel, "Pink to Gray" ("Kadokawa Shoten").

Works[edit]

Dramas[edit]

  • Kowai Nichiyoubi (怖い日曜日) (1999), Ep. 5: My Friend J-kun「友達のJ君」
  • Space Angel 2001 Yen Uchu no Tabi (SPACE ANGEL 2001円宇宙の旅) (2000)
  • Kowai Nichiyoubi: 2000 (怖い日曜日〜2000〜) (2000), Ep. 16: Falling Down「吊り下がる」
  • The Worst Dates in History: Worst First Date?! (史上最悪のデート「the 1st Dates: 史上最悪の初デート!?」)(2000)
  • Shounen wa Tori ni Natta (少年は鳥になった)(2001)
  • Class 3-B Kenpachi-sensei (3年B組金八先生) (TBS, 2001) Season 6
  • Home Drama! (ホームドラマ!) (TBS, 2004), Story 9[1]
  • Gekidan Engimono (劇団演技者) (Fuji TV, 2005), Ep. 13: Ie ga Tooi 「家が遠い」 (with fellow NEWS members Masuda Takahisa, Tegoshi Yuya, and Kusano Hironori.)[2]
  • Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru (ブスの瞳に恋してる) (Fuji TV, 2006)[3]
  • Gekidan Engimono (劇団演技者) (Fuji TV, 2006) Ep. 20: Car Radio ga Owareba「カーラヂオが終われば」[2]
  • Kakure Karakuri (夏の冒険ミステリー 「カクレカラクリ」) (TBS, 2006)[4]
  • Papa to Musume no Nanokakan (パパとムスメの7日間) (TBS, 2007)[5]
  • Sugata Sanshiro (姿三四郎) (TV Tokyo, 2007)[6]
  • Hokaben (ホカベン) (NTV, 2008)[7]
  • Chichi yo, Anata wa Erakatta ~1969 Nen no Oyaji to Boku (父よ、あなたはえらかった~1969年のオヤジと僕) (TBS, 2009)[8]
  • 0 Goushitsu no Kyaku (0号室の客) (Fuji TV, 2009), Story 3: Kampeki na Otoko 「完璧な男」[9]
  • Troubleman (トラブルマン) (TV Tokyo, 2010)[10]
  • Shin Jidan Koshonin Ura File (新・示談交渉人 裏ファイル) (TBS, 2011)
  • Hanawake no Yon Shimai (華和家の四姉妹) (TBS, 2011)
  • Hana no Zubora Meshi (花のズボラ飯) (TBS/MBS, 2012)
  • Shitsuren Chocolatier (失恋ショコラティエ) (Fuji TV, 2014)

Television[edit]

  • Ya-Ya-yah (TV Tokyo, 2003–2007)
  • Soukon (NTV, 2009–2010)
  • Mirai Theater (NTV, 2012-ongoing)[11]

Radio[edit]

  • Shiget Together (2005–2008, Sundays weekly from 11:00pm~11:30pm, FM-FUJI)
  • SoraShige Book

Music[edit]

Solos[edit]

  • Survival (2005)
Nippon East to West Spring Concert
  • Happy Music (2006/2007)
A Happy "NEWS" Year 2006
NEWS Concert Tour Pacific 2007-2008 (the first Tokoyo dome concert)
  • カカオ (Kakao) (2007)
Never Ending Wonderful Story
  • シャララ タンバリン (Shalala Tambourine) (2008/2009)
News Winter Party Diamond

Duets[edit]

Stage plays[edit]

  • Konnan Yatte Mimashita (2008)
  • Seminar (2009)[12]
  • 6 gatsu no Bitter Orange (2011)
  • Naka no Hito (2014)[1]

Commercials[edit]

  • Russ-K (with NEWS)[13]
  • Lawson (with NEWS)
  • Kosé (with NEWS)

Novels[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ホームドラマ! Official Site, (Japanese) Home Drama! Official Site
  2. ^ a b 劇団演技者 Official Site, (Japanese) Gekidan Engimono
  3. ^ ブスの瞳に恋してる jdorama.com, Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru Jdorama site
  4. ^ カクレカラクリ Official Site, (Japanese) Kakure Karakuri Official Site
  5. ^ パパとムスメの7日間 Official Site, (Japanese) Papa to Musume no Nanokakan Official Site
  6. ^ 姿三四郎 Official Site, (Japanese) Sugata Sanshiro Official Site
  7. ^ ホカベン Official Site, (Japanese) Hokaben Official Site
  8. ^ 父よ、あなたはえらかった Official Site, (Japanese) Chichi yo, Anata wa Erakatta Official Site
  9. ^ 0号室の客 Official Site, (Japanese) 0 Goushitsu no Kyaku Official Site
  10. ^ NEWS member Kato Shigeaki, follows Yamapi in getting a lead role for a weekly drama, (Japanese)
  11. ^ 未来シアター Official Site, (Japanese) Mirai Theater Official Site
  12. ^ Shigeaki Kato gets sexual in SEMINAR
  13. ^ Russ-K Official Site (Japanese)
  14. ^ (Japanese) Kadokawa Shoten. "Senko Scramble". 
  15. ^ (Japanese) Kadokawa Shoten. "Burn". 

External links[edit]