Tsubasa Imai

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Tsubasa Imai
Born (1981-10-17) October 17, 1981 (age 33)
Origin Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Genres J-pop
Years active 1995–present
Associated acts Tackey & Tsubasa

Tsubasa Imai (今井翼 Imai Tsubasa?, born October 17, 1981) is a Japanese singer, actor, and dancer in the Japanese agency Johnny & Associates. He joined Johnny & Associates in 1995 and officially debuted in 2002 in the duo Tackey & Tsubasa with Hideaki Takizawa. They are signed under the record label Avex Trax.

Imai released his solo debut single "Backborn" on February 24, 2010.

Profile[edit]

Tsubasa Imai was born in Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan, on October 17, 1981. Among his colleagues, he is known as a very talented dancer; his close friends among those in Johnny Entertainment agency are Hideaki Takizawa, Tsuyoshi Domoto, Toma Ikuta, and Sho Sakurai. His nicknames are Tsuba and Imai-kun. He is an avid fan of the Japanese baseball team the Yokohama BayStars.

Tsubasa is known as one of the "Four Dancing Kings" in the Johnny & Associate agency along with Koichi Domoto of KinKi Kids. He has also starred in many dramas and is second lead in the annual musical production Shock.

Portfolio of work[edit]

Filmography[edit]

  • Mokuyou no kaidan (1995)
  • Brothers (ブラザーズ) (1998)
  • Summer Snow (2000)
  • Never Land (2001)
  • Saigo no Bengonin (The Last Lawyer) (2003)
  • Yoshitsune (2005)
  • Haru to Natsu (2005)

Discography[edit]

Further information: Tackey & Tsubasa Discography

Singles[edit]

# Information Sales
1st /
Debut
Single
Backborn
  • Released: February 24, 2010
  • Format: CD5"
  • Oricon Top 200 Weekly Peak: #2
32,110
copies sold

Radio[edit]

  • To base (翼のto base) is Tsubasa's weekly radio show which airs on the Japanese radio station JORQ AM 1134 kHz.

Commercials[edit]

  • Tongari Corn Commercial Spokesperson ( 2001–2006 )

Concerts[edit]

  • Imai Tsubasa "TSUBACON" 2004 ( 8/18/2004 - 8/25/2004)
  • Imai Tsubasa "23 to 24" First Solo Tour 2005 ( 9/17/2005 - 11/06/2005, 12/28/2005 - 12/29/2005 )
  • Imai Tsubasa "STYLE" 2006 Tour ( 08/12/2006 - 10/01/2006)
  • Imai Tsubasa "World Wing 翼 Premium" ( 2007 )
  • Imai Tsubasa "World Wing 翼 Premium" ( 2008 )
  • Imai Tsubasa "Dance and Rock Tour'09" (2009)

Stage[edit]

An annual musical production, Shock is performed in the Imperial Garden Theater in Tokyo, Japan. The lead role is played by Koichi Domoto of KinKi Kids and Tsubasa acts in the second leading role.

  • SHOCK 2000(MILLENNIUM SHOCK: 11/2-11/26)
  • SHOCK 2001-2002 ( SHOCK: 12/1-12/25, 1/3-1/27 )
  • SHOCK 2002 ( SHOCK: 6/4 - 6/28 )
  • SHOCK 2004(Shocking SHOCK: 2/6 - 2/29)
  • SHOCK 2005(Endless SHOCK: 1/8 - 2/28)
  • SHOCK 2006(Endless SHOCK: 2/6 - 3/29)

Videos/DVDs[edit]

  • Imai Tsubasa "TSUBACON" 2004
  • Imai Tsubasa "23 to 24" First Solo Tour 2005
  • TSUBASA IMAI Dance and Rock Tour'09

External links[edit]