Mandy Sekiguchi

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Mandy Sekiguchi
Native name
関口 メンディー
Born (1991-01-25) 25 January 1991 (age 28)
NationalityJapanese American
Other names
  • Mandy
  • Monsta Twiggz
CitizenshipUnited States
EducationNippon Sport Science University
OccupationRapper, dancer
Years active2011 - present
EmployerRhythm Zone
Notable credit(s)
Height182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
Websitewww.ldh.co.jp/eng/management/generations_sekiguchi/

Mandy Sekiguchi (関口 メンディー, Sekiguchi Mendī, [1] born 25 January 1991) is a Japanese dancer and a member of Generations from Exile Tribe and Exile.[2]

Sekiguchi is represented with LDH. His mother is Japanese and his father is Nigerian.

Biography[edit]

In April 2011, Sekiguchi performed in the Exile Professional Gym (EXPG) audition produced by Hiro, and he was selected as a member of Generations from Exile Tribe.[3]

In April 2012, he became an official member of Generations and later debuted in November.

In 27 April 2014, Sekiguchi passed the Exile Performer Battle Audition and became a member of Exile.[4]

In 15 April 2016, he formed the hip hop unit Honest Boyz. Sekiguchi is the MC of the group as simply Mandy (stylized as MANDY).[5]

Participating groups[edit]

Name Period of time
Generations from Exile Tribe April 2011 –
Exile April 2014 –
®ag Pound 2015 –
Honest Boyz April 2016 –

Filmography[edit]

TV programmes[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2013 Kyūkyoku no Otoko wa Dareda? Saikyō Sports Danshi Chōjō Kessen TBS Appeared in the second to fifth and seventh Annual Meeting Victory
2014 Wao Fuji TV
Viking

Stage[edit]

Year Title Role
2014 Changes Kuruma

TV dramas[edit]

Year Title Network Role Notes Ref.
2016 Night Hero Naoto TV Tokyo Episode 5; ending dance [6]
2018 Prince of Legend NTV Gabriel Sasazuka
2019 Secret x Warrior Phantom Mirage TV Tokyo Phandy

Web Dramas[edit]

Year Title Network Role Ref.
2018 "HapiGora!" (HAPPY-GO-LUCKY!) GYAO! Manns [7]

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role
2019 Prince of Legend Gabriel Sasazuka

Advertisements[edit]

Year Title Ref.
2014 Youfuku no Aoyama
2015 Daiichi Kosho Company Live DAM Stadium
Bandai Namco Entertainment Taiko no Tatsujin
2016 SoftBank "Sponavi Live"
2018 Nissin "Cup Noodle"
2019 NTT Docomo × RAG POUND [8]

Music videos[edit]

Year Group Title Ref.
2011 Sandaime J Soul Brothers Fighters
2018 CRAZYBOY PRIVATE PARTY
RED DIAMOND DOGS RED SOUL BLUE DRAGON [9]

Work[edit]

Character[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PROFILE|GENERATIONS" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2016-03-02. Retrieved 7 Feb 2017.
  2. ^ "EXILE" (in Japanese). LDH. Retrieved 7 Feb 2017.
  3. ^ Shūkan Exile (in Japanese). 2 Apr 2012. Tokyo Broadcasting System.
  4. ^ "EXILE新メンバー5人決定!HIRO「未来イメージして選んだ」 - スポニチ Sponichi Annex 芸能". スポニチ Sponichi Annex (in Japanese). 7 April 2014. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  5. ^ "EXILE NAOTO、ラップに初挑戦". Oricon News (in Japanese). Oricon. 15 Apr 2016. Retrieved 7 Feb 2017.
  6. ^ "EXILE TRIBE、NAOTO主演ドラマでド迫力ダンス 豪華メンバーとコラボ". Model Press (in Japanese). Net Native. 19 Mar 2016.
  7. ^ "【11/30(金)21:30~「GYAO!」にて配信スタート!】オリジナルドラマ「ハピゴラ!」に白濱亜嵐&関口メンディーが出演! | LDH - LOVE + DREAM + HAPPINESS TO THE WORLD -". www.ldh.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018-11-19.
  8. ^ "EXILE TRIBE AKIRA&小林直己&岩田剛典&関口メンディー&佐野玲於、ドコモ新CMに出演". Real Sound|リアルサウンド (in Japanese). Retrieved 2019-04-05.
  9. ^ "RED DIAMOND DOGSオフィシャルサイト". RED DIAMOND DOGSオフィシャルサイト (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018-11-20.
  10. ^ ""Hello Mandy", a cartoon character of Mandy Sekiguchi produced by Sanrio, will be sold soon! | NEWS (ALL) | LDH - LOVE + DREAM + HAPPINESS TO THE WORLD -". www.ldh.co.jp. Retrieved 2018-11-20.

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