Kento Kaku

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Kento Kaku
Native name
賀来 賢人
Born (1989-07-03) 3 July 1989 (age 29)
Tokyo, Japan
CitizenshipJapan
OccupationActor
Years active2006–
AgentAmuse, Inc.
Notable work
Height178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Television
Spouse(s)
Nana Eikura (m. 2016)
Children1
RelativesChikako Kaku (aunt)
WebsiteOfficial website

Kento Kaku (賀来 賢人, Kaku Kento, born 3 July 1989) is a Japanese actor. He is born from Tokyo. He is represented with Amuse, Inc. His wife is actress Nana Eikura.

Biography[edit]

He is the second son of two brothers. The actress Chikako Kaku is his aunt (his father's sister).[1] After going through Aketsuki Gakuen in small, medium and high, he dropped out from Aoyama Gakuin University.[2]

The chance for his debut was that Kaku himself, who heard the message after taking a business card with a man from the office who saw the family photo of Kakus by chance, "Please tell him this woman (a wise man) to contact us" it was.[3]

He made his acting debut in films in 2007. In 2009, he starred in the film Giniro no Ame for the first time. In 2012, he later starred in the television drama Clover. He played the hero, Hanako's brother Kichitaro Ando in the Asadora Hanako to Anne broadcast in the first half of 2014. He later played in the 2015 Taiga drama Hana Moyu as Shinsengumi Okita Sōji.[4]

His hobbies are basketball and soccer, and he is a fan of Kobe Bryant of the NBA.

In April 2015, he was appointed a New Caledonia Tourism Goodwill Ambassador.[5]

Private life[edit]

On 7 August 2016, he announced that he had married the actress Nana Eikura who co-starred in N no tame ni' (TBS Television).[6]

On 14 March 2017, it was revealed that his wife, Eikura, was pregnant with their first child and was scheduled to give birth in the same summer.[7] On 12 June of the same year, the fact that their first child was born is reported on 14 June, two days later, and gender, name, etc. are not revealed.[8]

Filmography[edit]

TV dramas[edit]

Dates Title Role Network Notes Ref.
Feb 2008 Tokyo Girl: Sepia-hen: Sayonara Shōjo BS-TBS
24 May 2008 Tokyo Girl: Erena Mizusawa: Suki to Ienai
Jun 2008 The Prologue: Nukumīzu 7: The Boy In Wonderland Mitsuru Fuji TV On Demand
Jul–Sep 2008 Taiyo to Umi no Kyoshitsu Keigo Tomino CX
1–9 Nov 2008 Southern 30th×NTV 55th Drama the Naminori Restaurant Detchi-kun NTV
28 Mar 2009 Gokusen: 3-Nen D-gumi Sotsugyō Special Junpei Mochizuki
Nov–Dec 2009 Samurai High School Jin Iwanaga
Apr–Jun 2010 Tumbling Keiji Nippori TBS
Oct–Dec 2010 Q10 Satoshi Kageyama NTV
Apr–Jun 2011 Asuko March: Asuka Kōgyō Kōkō Monogatari Makoto Tamaki EX
23 Apr 2011 Young: Black Jack Katsuya Tatsumi NTV
13 Aug 2011 Saigo no Kizuna: Okinawa Hikisaka reta Kyōdai -Tekketsukin Nōtai to nikkei Amerika-hei no Shinsō- Yosuke CX
16 Sep 2011 Yūsha Yoshihiko to Maō no Shiro Policeman TX Episode 11
9 Dec 2011 Ranma ½ Ranma Saotome (male) NTV
Apr–Jun 2012 Clover Hayabusato Misaki TX Lead role
7, 14 Jul 2012 Ghost Mama Sōsa-sen: Boku to Mama no Fushigina 100-nichi Takeru Sano NTV Episodes 1 and 2
19 Jan – 23 Mar 2013 Nakuna, Hara-chan Makihiro
5, 6 Apr 2013 Jo Nobunaga Oda Nobuyuki CX
30 Oct 2013 Dandarin: Rōdō Kijun Kantoku-kan Takashi Karasawa NTV Episode 5
Apr–Sep 2014 Asadora Hanako to Anne Kichitaro Ando NHK G
Jul–Sep 2014 A Chef of Nobunaga Takeda Katsuyori EX
5 Oct – 16 Nov 2014 Sakuya no Curry, Ashita no Pan Hideoo Takeuchi NHK BS Premium
17 Oct – 19 Dec 2014 N no tame ni Nozomi Ando TBS
18 Oct 2014 Hanako to Anne Spin-off Special: Asaichi no Yome-san Kichitaro Ando NHK BS Premium
11–15 Dec 2015 The Eternal Zero Kiyotaka Nagai TX
Jun 2015 Taiga drama Hana Moyu Okita Sōji NHK
Jan–Feb 2016 Doyō Drama Nigeru Onna Junya Ando NHK G
Apr–Jun 2016 Good Partner: Muteki no Bengoshi Yusaku Atami EX
14 Jan – 18 Mar 2017 Super Salaryman Saenai-shi Ikesugi NTV
8 Apr – 20 May 4-Gō Keibi Mikio Kobayashi NHK G
8 Jul 2017 – Akira to Akira Ryuma Kaido Wowow [9]
16 Jul 2017 – 'Aishiteta tte, Himitsu wa aru. Akito Tachibana NTV [10]
19 Jul 2017 – Wani tokage gisu Tadashi Hayashi TBS [11]
14 Oct 2018 – Kyō Kara Ore Wa!! Takashi Mitsuhashi NTV Lead role

Documentaries[edit]

Dates Title Network Notes
8 Oct 2016 – Yume no Kagi BS-TBS Narration (in charge of the week with Keisuke Koide)

Film[edit]

Date Title Role Notes Ref.
Apr 2007 Shindō Kenji Shimizu
Dec 2007 Little DJ: Chīsa na Koi no Monogatari Shuhei Yuki
Apr 2008 Boku-tachi to Chūzai-san no 700-nichi Sensō Great Inoue
Jul 2009 Gokusen: The Movie Junpei Mochizuki
Aug 2009 Onna no Ko Monogatari Toshio Katagiri
The Game: Boy's Film Show
Nov 2009 Giniro no Ame Kazuya Hirai Lead role
Apr 2010 Umi no Kingyo Keiichi Ise
Bushido Sixteen Takumi Oka
Jun 2010 Soft Boy Noguchi
Aug 2010 The Game: Boy's Film Show: 2010
Kamisama Help! Shigeru Kobashi
Jun 2011 Paradise Kiss Arashi Nagase
Oct 2011 Shuffle Gengoro Todoroki (Ellery)
Nov 2011 Gal Basara: Sengoku Jidai wa Kengai Desu Kohei
Jun 2013 I'll Give It My All... Tomorrow Real store manager
May 2014 Oh! Father Masuji
Jul 2016 Moriyama Middle School Todoroki Lead role [12]
Oct 2017 The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. Sousenhasu Kubota
2018 Chihayafuru Part 3 Hisashi Suo
2020 AI Hōkai

Stage[edit]

Dates Title Role Locations Notes Ref.
11–19 Oct 2011 avex live creative stage Smart Motorrian Kōza Shinji Komiyama The Galaxy Theatre
9–22 Jan 2012 Monty Python no Spamalot Sir Galahad Akasaka ACT Theater
29 Apr – 10 Jun 2012 Romeo & Juliet Tybolt Akasaka ACT Theater, Theater Brava!
30 Oct – 2 Dec 2012 Rent Mark Theatre Creation Lead role
29 Aug – 23 Sep 2013 Akuryō -Gejo no Koi- Hachiman Honda Theater, Theater Drama City, Meitetsu Hall
27 May – 3 Sep Gekidan Shin Kan-sen 35th Anniversary All-Star Champion Festival Goemon vs Troubled Andrew Takarada
24 Jul – 11 Sep cube presents Hitler, Saigo no 20000-nen –Hotondo, Nanimonai– Gabriel Honda Theater, Kitakyushu Arts Theater, Theater Drama City, Lyutopia Theater
Aug–Sep 2017 Young Frankenstein Igor Tokyo International Forum Hall C, Orix Theater [13]
8–27 Dec 2017 M&O plays Produce Nagareyama Bluebird Honda Theater [14]

Internet dramas[edit]

Date Title Role Website Notes
Apr 2008 teddy bear Naruya Tsukamoto Mahō no i Land
8 Mar 2010 Happy! School Days! Wataru Murakami Lismo Channel, au episode.2 "Hello Goodbye"
2016 Uchū no Shigoto Rukini Aoyama Amazon Prime Video

Advertisements[edit]

Dates Product Notes Ref.
2006 Konami Nintendo DS Winning Eleven
Benesse Shinkenzemi High School Course
2008 Rohto Pharmaceutical Rohto Lise "Expectation?"
2009 NTT DoCoMo "docomo Style series" Style Illumination As Maki Horikita's boyfriend
Aug 2010 Russ K Image character
2010 ASICS
2013 109Men's Image model
Feb 2015 – Tokyo Bookmark Image character
Apr 2015 – Pocari Sweat Aeon Water
2016 Mobile Strike [15]

Music videos[edit]

Year Artist Song Co-star
2008 Lisa Halim feat.Jay'Ed Setsunai kurai, Aishiteta. Mirei Kiritani
2009 ghostnote Amanogawa Kaoru Hirata

Bibliography[edit]

Photo albums[edit]

Date Title Publisher
3 Jul 2010 Yori michi. Wani Books

Magazine serialisations[edit]

Dates Title Publisher
Apr–Jun 2010 Cutie Kento Kaku no Tokyo Date Biyori Takarajimasha
Apr 2010 – Mar 2011 Junon Kento Kaku no Kaku Inochi Shufu to Seikatsu Sha

References[edit]

  1. ^ "シネマトゥデイ" (in Japanese). Retrieved 24 Aug 2017.
  2. ^ Q-sama! (in Japanese). 1 Aug 2011.
  3. ^ "男の履歴書 賀来賢人編" (in Japanese). Retrieved 24 Aug 2017.
  4. ^ Tao Tsuchiya (as sister Momo) who co-starred in Hanako to Anne in 2014 was because the recording studio of Tsuchiya Mare, in which she served as a heroine and in Hana Moyu that Kaku appeared were next to each other, the reunion of the two was realized. "連続テレビ小説「まれ」HP「太鳳カメラ」より" (in Japanese). Retrieved 24 Aug 2017.
  5. ^ "田丸麻紀、賀来賢人がニューカレドニア観光親善大使". nikkansports.com (in Japanese). Nikkan Sports Shimbun. 16 Apr 2015. Retrieved 24 Aug 2017.
  6. ^ "賀来賢人&榮倉奈々が結婚 交際1年でゴールイン「とても幸せです」". Oricon Style (in Japanese). oricon ME. 8 Aug 2016. Retrieved 24 Aug 2017.
  7. ^ "榮倉奈々、妊娠5カ月!結婚から1年でママに…夫・賀来賢人も大喜び". Sankei Sports (in Japanese). 15 Mar 2017. Retrieved 24 Aug 2017.
  8. ^ "榮倉奈々&賀来賢人に第1子誕生「この小さな命を全力でサポート」". Oricon Style (in Japanese). oricon ME. 15 Jun 2017. Retrieved 24 Aug 2017.
  9. ^ "池井戸潤原作ドラマ『アキラとあきら』小泉孝太郎、石丸幹二ら出演決定". Oricon Style (in Japanese). oricon ME. 20 Apr 2017. Retrieved 24 Aug 2017.
  10. ^ "賀来賢人、小出恵介降板の日テレドラマ代役で出演へ" (in Japanese). Nikkan Sports. 13 Jul 2017. Retrieved 24 Aug 2017.
  11. ^ "古谷実「わにとかげぎす」くりぃむしちゅー・有田哲平主演で7月にドラマ化". Comic Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha. 22 May 2017. Retrieved 24 Aug 2017.
  12. ^ "真造圭伍「森山中教習所」映画化!野村周平&賀来賢人が教習所に通うひと夏". Comic Natalie (in Japanese). 25 Oct 2015. Retrieved 24 Aug 2017.
  13. ^ "「ヤングフランケンシュタイン」追加キャストに賀来賢人「只々笑える作品を」". Stage Natalie (in Japanese). 16 Jan 2017. Retrieved 24 Aug 2017.
  14. ^ ""半径3km圏内の無間地獄"、赤堀雅秋新作に賀来賢人、太賀、柄本時生、若葉竜也". Stage Natalie (in Japanese). 19 May 2017. Retrieved 24 Aug 2017.
  15. ^ "賀来賢人、結婚後初の公の場 祝福に笑顔で感謝「ありがとうございます」". Oricon Style (in Japanese). 15 Sep 2016. Retrieved 24 Aug 2017.

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