Takeshi Tsuruno

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Takeshi Tsuruno (つるの 剛士 Tsuruno Takeshi?, born (1975-05-26) May 26, 1975 (age 39)) is a Japanese actor, tarento, and musician, originally from Moji-ku, Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka Prefecture. He is known for his roles as Shin Asuka/Ultraman Dyna in Ultraman Dyna[1] and as the leader of the musical units Shuchishin and Aladdin. As a member of Shuchishin and Aladdin, he appears regularly on the variety show Quiz! Hexagon II. Tsuruno married his former stylist Miki Endō (遠藤 美紀 Endō Miki) in 2003. They have a son named Eito (詠斗, (2004-03-27) March 27, 2004 (age 11)) and three daughters named Uta (うた, (2006-01-06) January 6, 2006 (age 9)), Oto (おと, (2007-07-15) July 15, 2007 (age 7)), and Iro (いろ, (2009-11-06) November 6, 2009 (age 5)). He named his albums after his daughters, and after recording his first album and before the birth of his third daughter he mused naming an album after his son such that it was called Tsuruno Mugendai (つるの∞(無限大)?, Tsuruno Infinity by rotating the "8" around).[2][3][4]

Filmography[edit]

TV dramas[edit]

Title Broadcaster Year Role
Oretachi roommate NTV 1996
Ultraman Dyna MBS 1997-1998 Ultraman Dyna/Shin Asuka
Ultraman Tiga: The Final Odyssey Motion Picture 2000 Shin Asuka
Fushigi na Hanashi "mitsu no onegai" MBS 2000 Keiji Hashimoto
Atashinchi no Danshi Fuji TV 2009 Yutaka Kokudo
Namae o Nakushita Megami Fuji TV 2011 Takumi Akiyama
Ultraman Saga Motion picture 2012 Ultraman Dyna/Shin Asuka

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Name Label Release date
Shuchishin Shuchishin Pony Canyon April 9, 2008
Nakanaide Shuchishin Pony Canyon June 25, 2008
Hi wa, Mata Noboru Aladdin R and C July 30, 2008
Yowamushi Santa Shuchishin Pony Canyon December 10, 2008
Naite mo Ii desuka Hexagon All-Stars/Friends Pony Canyon July 15, 2009
Dear Friends -Tomo e-/Gakkō e Yukou Friends/Michael & Hanaka Pony Canyon April 21, 2010
Natsu no Wasuremono feat. Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra/Love Letter Takeshi Tsuruno Pony Canyon June 9, 2010
Cicadas Cicadas Cicadas Records August 4, 2010
Medalist Takeshi Tsuruno Pony Canyon September 15, 2010
Sugar Vine/Two Weeks to Death Takeshi Tsuruno Pony Canyon October 20, 2010
Pokemon Ieru kana? BW Takeshi Tsuruno Media Factory June 22, 2011

Albums[edit]

Title Name Label Release date
BPR5000 Burst Tracks Taiyō no Shōdō Roadrunner Japan March 26, 2003
We Love Hexagon Shuchishin, Aladdin etc. Pony Canyon October 22, 2008
Tsuruno Uta Takeshi Tsuruno Pony Canyon April 22, 2009
Tsuruno Oto Takeshi Tsuruno Pony Canyon September 16, 2009
We Love Hexagon 2009 Shuchishin, Friends etc. Pony Canyon October 21, 2009
Tsurubum Takeshi Tsuruno Pony Canyon October 20, 2010
Churu no Uta Takeshi Tsuruno Pony Canyon July 13, 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas, Brian (June 2003). VideoHound's dragon: Asian action & cult flicks. Visible Ink Press. pp. 645–. ISBN 978-1-57859-141-1. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "‚̍mw\@̂ЂƂ‚ƂāA^ɉ̂Ă݂x-ORICON STYLE ~[WbN". Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "y‚̍mzl̓CNȂIgINhł". ZAKZAK. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "赤ちゃんとママ 2月号 (2008年01月25日発売)". 【Fujisan.co.jp】の雑誌・定期購読. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 

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