Kei Inoo

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Kei Inoo
Native name 伊野尾 慧
Born (1990-06-22) June 22, 1990 (age 26)
Origin Saitama Prefecture, Japan
Genres Japanese Pop, R&B, Electropop, Dance-pop, Electronic, Hip hop, Dance, Electronic dance
Occupation(s)
Instruments
Years active 2001 – present
Labels Johnny & Associates, J Storm
Associated acts

Kei Inoo (伊野尾 慧 Inoo Kei?, born June 22, 1990) is a Japanese idol, singer, actor, and member of Hey! Say! JUMP. He is under the management of Johnny & Associates. He was born in Saitama Prefecture.[1]

On September 23, 2001, he entered Johnny & Associates as a trainee. He later on became a member of J.J. Express, and eventually debuted in Hey! Say! JUMP. He graduated from Meiji University with a degree in architecture in 2013.[2] He plays the keyboard during the group's live shows.

Career[edit]

He joined Johnny & Associates as a Johnny's Jr. He appeared regularly on the show, Ya-Ya-yah, as well as J&A show, Shounen Club. He later became a part of the group J.J. Express with Yuya Takaki, Daiki Arioka, and Yuto Nakajima. He debuted on September 24, 2007 as a member of Hey! Say! JUMP.

Since then, Inoo has been cast in numerous dramas and became a frequent guest on Tensai! Shimura Dobutsuen and a regular on Mezamashi TV.[3] He also appeared on the Saturday afternoon variety show, Meringue no Kimochi.[4]

He was cast as the main role in the live-action movie adaptation of the manga Peach Girl as Okayasu Kairi which will be released in 2017.[5] This also marks his film debut.

Filmography[edit]

Dramas[6][edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Gachi Baka Yuusuke Inoue Appear in Ep.2
2014 Dark System Koi no Ouza Ketteisen Yoichi Onda Appear in Ep.5&6
2014 Naruyouni Narusa 2 Ryo Okumura
2015 Tatakau! Shoten Girl Keiichiro Kusaka
2016 Doctor X: Gekai Daimon Michiko SP Kojiro Himuro
2016 Soshite, Dare mo Inaku Natta Eiji Kusaka

Movie[7][edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Peach Girl Okayasu Kairi Lead Role

Appearances[edit]

Year Title Notes
2003-2007 Ya-Ya-yah
2006-2007 YOUtachi!
2006-2007 Hyakushiki Appeared only in a few episodes
2003-2013 Shounen Club
2015-Ongoing Tensei Shimura Dobutsuen As 'Inyaa Kei'

Appear Occasionally

2016-Ongoing Meringue no Kimochi[4] As MC
2016-Ongoing Mezamashi TV[8] Thursday MC

Activities[edit]

Appearances with Hey! Say! JUMP[edit]

For Hey! Say! JUMP-related appearances, see Hey! Say! JUMP.

Concerts[edit]

For Hey! Say! JUMP-related concerts and albums, see Hey! Say! JUMP.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kei Inoo's Profile" (in Japanese). Retrieved November 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "祝・大学卒業! KAT-TUN・中丸&Hey!Say!JUMP・伊野尾、在学中の苦労とは - サイゾーウーマン". サイゾーウーマン (in Japanese). Retrieved 2016-08-20. 
  3. ^ "Inoo Kei to be a Regular on Mezamashi". 6 March 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "Kei Inoo Regular MC on Meringue no Kimochi". johnnys-net. Retrieved November 3, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Mizuki Yamamoto & Kei Inoo to Star in Film Adaptation of "Peach Girl"". 28 March 2016. 
  6. ^ "Kei Inoo's Dramas". IMDb. Retrieved November 2, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Kei Inoo's First Movie". IMDb. Retrieved November 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Kei Inoo Regular on Mezamashi TV". aramajapan. Retrieved November 2, 2016. 

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