Oriental Radio

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Oriental Radio
Oriental Radio, Japanese comedy duo.jpg
Oriental Radio: Atsuhiko Nakata (left) and Shingo Fujimori
Native name Oriental Radio (オリエンタルラジオ?)
Years active 2005–
(formed in Tokyo)
Employer Yoshimoto Kogyo
Members

Oriental Radio (オリエンタルラジオ), also known as Ori Raji (オリラジ), is a Japanese comedy duo consisting of Atsuhiko Nakata (中田敦彦, Nakata Atsuhiko, born September 27, 1982) and Shingo Fujimori (藤森慎吾, Fujimori Shingo, born March 17, 1983) under the entertainment agency, Yoshimoto Kogyo.

Atsuhiko and Shingo met while working as part-time operators at a vehicle accident reception desk. While attending university, following Atsuhiko, Shingo followed and joined NSC. In April 2005, they debuted on their first television show, TBS Genseki. They became famous with their Buyūden act in 2006.

Oriental Radio made it into the semi finals at the 2005 M-1 Grand Prix. Their entertainment agency didn't allow them to participate in the consolation match. They entered M-1 Grand Prix again in 2007, making it to the semi finals again but lost. However, they were able to participate in the consolation match this time, but they didn't win to make it to the finals.

Oriental Radio are currently regulars on Waratte Iitomo on Fridays.

They released their first DVD on March 12, 2008.

On December 18, 2015, they released a song "Perfect Human" under the name RADIO FISH. After the performance on the TV program "Engei Grand Slam", it went viral and peaked at No. 3 on Billboard Japan Hot 100 and No. 1 on Japanese iTunes chart. It also gained 16,000,000 views on YouTube.

Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

  • Heidi (Voice only) - Atsuhiko as goat, Shingo as butler.
  • The Wild (Voice only)
  • TAXi4 (Voice only) - Atsuhiko as Daniel
  • Tamagotchi: The Movie (Voice only) - Atsuhiko as Atchi, Shingo as Shingotchi
  • Tsugaru 100 nen Shokudo - Atsuhiko as the founder of Ohmori Restaurant, Shingo as the fourth.[1]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • STAR (2015)
  • TONIGHT (2015)
  • GOOD BYE (2015)
  • SUMMER TIME (2015)
  • PARADISE (2015)
  • PERFECT HUMAN (2015)

Albums[edit]

  • PERFECT HUMAN (2016)

Awards[edit]

  • "Shine! 2005 Owarai Neta's Grand Prix" (輝け!2005年お笑いネタのグランプリ?)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tsugaru 100 nen Shokudo/Made in Japan ONLY "

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