October 9, 1972|
Yamato, Kanagawa, Japan
Miho Shiraishi (m. 2016)
Hiroshi Nagano (長野 博 Nagano Hiroshi) is a Japanese singer, actor, and television host. He is a member of V6, a dance-vocal group formed in 1995 by Johnny & Associates, and its subunit 20th Century. He is best-known for his role in the popular tokusatsu series Ultraman Tiga, as the lead character, Daigo Madoka/Ultraman Tiga.
In 1986, at age 14, Nagano joined Johnny & Associates as a Johnny's Jr.. He quit Johnny's Jr. in 1990 to continue his studies but rejoined in mid-1992. V6 was formed on 4 September 1995. They made their CD debut on 1 November 1995.
In 1988, Nagano made his acting debut in the television series, Kinpachi-sensei. He landed his first lead role in 1996 as Daigo Madoka in the tokusatsu television drama Ultraman Tiga. In addition to starring in the Ultraman Tiga television series, he has also appeared in several of its spin-offs and feature films.
Nagano was born on 9 October 1972 in Yamato, Kanagawa. His parents run a bicycle shop. Nagano is a qualified chef and vegetable sommelier. He married actress Miho Shiraishi on 29 November 2016. Their first child was born in 2018.
|1994||Shoot||Makoto Saiki||Kazuki Ōmori|
|1998||Shinsei Toilet no Hanako-san||Professor Yabe||Yukihiko Tsutsumi|
|2000||Ultraman Tiga: The Final Odyssey||Daigo Madoka/Ultraman Tiga||Hirochika Muraishi||Lead role|
|2001||Atlantis: The Lost Empire||Milo||Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise||Voice role (Japanese dub)|
|2003||Hard Luck Hero||Kenshi Kishimoto||Sabu||Lead role with V6|
|2004||Thunderbirds||John Tracy||Jonathan Frakes||Voice role (Japanese dub)|
|2005||Hold Up Down||Yusuke Hoshino||Sabu||Lead role with V6|
|2008||Superior Ultraman 8 Brothers||Daigo Madoka/Ultraman Tiga||Takeshi Yagi||Lead role|
Television (as an actor)
|1988||Kinpachi-sensei Season 3||Kōji Naruse||TBS|
|1994–1995||Shin Akakabu Kenji Funsenki||Masao Hīragi||TV Asahi|
|1995||V no Honoo||Hiroshi Nagano||Fuji TV||Lead role with V6|
|1996||Handsome Man||Tobio Saeki||TV Asahi||Lead role|
|1996–1997||Ultraman Tiga||Daigo Madoka/Ultraman Tiga||TBS||Lead role|
|1998||Ultraman Dyna||Daigo Madoka||TBS||Guest appearance, ep 50–51|
|1999||Tengoku ni Ichiban Chikai Otoko||Religious salesman||TBS||Episode 1|
|1999||Shin Oretachi no Tabi Ver.1999||Street musician||Fuji TV|
|2001||Shōnen Taiya: Gypsy||Convenience store clerk||Fuji TV||Mini-drama|
|2002||Shōnen Taiya: Shitsuon (Yoru no Ongaku)||Masaki Mamiya||Fuji TV||Mini-drama, lead role|
|2002||Engimono: Nishiki★Koi||Takayuki Mizuno||Fuji TV||Mini-drama, lead role|
|2003||Kimi wa Pet||Yūji Yoshida||TBS||Guest appearance|
|2004||Engimono: Grift no Teguchi||Teramachi||Fuji TV||Mini-drama, lead role|
|2004||Nurseman||Tetsurō Wakatsuki||Nippon TV||Guest appearance|
|2005||Gekidan Engimono: Atarashii Ikimono||Takashi Ono||Fuji TV||Mini-drama, lead role|
|2006||2nd House||Kōichi Misawa||TV Tokyo||Lead role|
|2006||Keishichō Sōsaikka 9 Gakari SP||Akihisa Manabe||TV Asahi||Television special|
|2007||Benkyo Shiteitai!||Junpei Hashiguchi||NHK||Lead role|
|2008||Yasuko to Kenji||Kenichi Shimada||Nippon TV||Guest appearance|
Television (as a personality)
|1993–1997||Idol on Stage||Cast member||NHK BS2|
|1994||Chōjin: Dutch Ball Densetsu||Cast member||Kansai TV|
|1999–2002||Boon!||Cast member||Nippon TV|
|2002–2004||Mobi||Host||Nippon TV||100 episodes|
|2008||Gekkan Moto GP Plus||Cast member||Nippon TV|
|2010–2011||Ryōri no Kaijin||Host||TV Asahi|
|2011–present||1 Oku-ri no Dai Shitsumon!? Waratte Koraete!||Host/Cast member||Nippon TV||Host of one corner|
|2011–2013||Oh! Doya Kao Summit||Host/Cast member||TV Asahi||Host of the gourmet editions|
|2012–present||Mizuno Maki no Mahō no Restaurant R||Cast member||MBS|
|2013–2016||Hare, Tokidoki Farm!||Guest||NHK BS Premium||3 episodes|
|2013–2018||Ametalk||Guest||TV Asahi||5 episodes|
|2017–present||Yojigoji Days||Host||TV Tokyo||Wednesday host|
- Garcia, Cathy Rose A. (16 November 2009). "V6 Brings J-Pop Fun to Seoul". Korea Times. Retrieved 28 April 2011.
- "V6's Ken Miyake at the time of their formation: "If Go Morita doesn't enter, I won't either"". News Post Seven (in Japanese). Shogakukan. 1 December 2014. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- "People who appeared in Kinpachi-sensei, where are they now! Third season edition" (in Japanese). Middle Edge. 20 September 2015. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- "V6's Hiroshi Nagano and Miho Shiraishi announce their first pregnancy" (in Japanese). Sports Hochi. 13 January 2018. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- "Nagano Hiroshi" (in Japanese). Tower Records Japan. 28 July 2015. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- "Hiroshi Nagano, one of the entertainment industry's leading foodies, participates in "Gocchi Battle"!" (in Japanese). music.jp. 13 July 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- "V6's Hiroshi Nagano announces his marriage on "Good Meat Day"" (in Japanese). Natalie. 29 November 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- "V6's Hiroshi Nagano is a dad! Miho Shiraishi gives birth to their first child" (in Japanese). Nikkan Sports. 11 May 2018. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- "V6's Hiroshi Nagano to appear in an NHK drama for the first time!" (in Japanese). Oricon. 18 April 2007. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- ""Vegetable Sommelier" Nagano is enthusiastic about preparing vegetables" (in Japanese). Oricon. 21 March 2013. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- "TV Tokyo's new information program, daily male MCs and Miho Ohashi as the female MC" (in Japanese). Oricon. 23 March 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2018.