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 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).