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|Also known as||Ryo-chan, Dokkun (by Yokoyama)|
|Born||November 3, 1984|
Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
Ryo Nishikido (錦戸 亮 Nishikido Ryō, born November 3, 1984) is a Japanese idol, singer and actor under the management of Johnny & Associates. He is a member of Japanese boy band Kanjani Eight and a former member of Japanese idol group News.
Ryo Nishikido was born in Hyogo on November 3, 1984, and raised in Osaka. He was selected as a member of the Johnny's Jr. collective in 1997, and subsequently made his major debut in 2004 as an actor and a singer with pop band News. Nishikido is also the co-lead vocalist and second guitarist for Kanjani Eight, a Johnny & Associates boy band made up of Johnny's Jr. members originating from the Kansai region in Japan. His image color in Kanjani Eight is yellow, while his image color in News was blue. Apart from group concerts and activities, Nishikido held his first solo concert in 2006. He also started playing major supporting roles on prime-time television dramas such as 1 Litre of Tears, Attention Please and Last Friends. He won several acting awards for his portrayal of an abusive boyfriend in Last Friends.
Nishikido made his big-screen debut in summer 2010, playing the lead role in A Boy and His Samurai. In the film, he played a time-travelling samurai who arrived in modern Japan and became a patissier. He also starred in the detective drama Joker: Yurusarezaru sousakan and romantic comedy Full Throttle Girl in 2011.
From 2004 to 2011, Nishikido was active in both News and Kanjani Eight, releasing 9 studio albums and going on nationwide tours with both bands, which was unusual for an idol. On October 7, 2011, Johnny & Associates announced that Nishikido would be leaving NEWS due to scheduling conflicts making it difficult for him to continue as an active member of both News and Kanjani Eight.
Nishikido took on leading roles in comedy-dramas such as the semi-autobiographical Papadol!, The Fortune Telling Shop, Onmyoya and Saving My Stupid Youth He also starred in films Hospitality Department and I Just Wanna Hug You.
As part of Kanjani Eight, he also co-hosts variety programmes such as Kanjani8 no Janiben on Kansai TV and appeared on the Kōhaku thrice. He was also in the action comedy films Eight Ranger and Eight Ranger 2 with his group.
In March 2009, at around 3:45pm on Sunday, Nishikido was driving on Shuto Expressway 3 around Roppongi. The road ahead of him was congested with traffic, and he rear-ended a car at the tail end of the traffic. Due to this collision, the car also collided with another vehicle in front of it. Nishikido was not injured, but the passenger of the middle car, a woman in her sixties, suffered a neck injury. All three cars also received damage to their bumpers. According to police, Nishikido was at fault for not watching where he was driving. His agency said that he had been careless in taking his eyes off the road, and he was unable to brake in time.
|1998||ANB||Binbō Dōshin Goyōchō (びんぼう同心御用帳)|
|1999||NTV||Nekketsu renai dō: Case.13 Otomeza no B-gata bōi (熱血恋愛道: Case.13 乙女座のB型BOY)||Tadao|
|1999||ABC||Shichinin no Samurai J ke no Hanran (七人のサムライ J 家の反乱)||Ryo Jonouchi|
|1999||NTV||Kowai Nichiyobi ~Shinsho~ (Episode 4) (怖い日曜日〜新章〜(第4回))|
|2000||BS-i||Peace Wave ~Ukurere to shōnen~ (Peace Wave 〜ウクレレと少年〜)||Jun Hisata|
|2000||NTV||Shijou Saiaku no Date (8th DATE) (史上最悪のデート(8th DATE))||Kengo|
|2001||NTV||Zenigetchū!! (ゼニゲッチュー!!!!)||Kounosuke Matsugami|
|2003||NHK||Card Queen (かるたクイーン Kurata kuin)||Tomoya Kurata|
|2004||NHK||Teruteru Kazoku (てるてる家族)||Kazuto Kuwahara|
|2005||CX||Ganbatte Ikimasshoi (がんばっていきまっしょい)||Hiroyuki Sekino|
|Fuji TV||1 Litre no Namida (1リットルの涙 Ichi Rittoru no Namida)||Haruto Asō|
|2006||Fuji TV||Attention Please (アテンションプリーズ)||Shota Nakahara|
|Kansai Telecasting Corporation||Dive to Future (未来へのダイブ Mirai heno daibu)|
|Kansai Telecasting Corporation||Kemarishi (蹴鞠師)|
|2008||Fuji TV||Isshun no Kaze ni Nare (一瞬の風になれ)||Kenichi Kamiya|
|Fuji TV||Last Friends (ラスト·フレンズ Rasuto Furenzu)||Sosuke Oikawa|
|TBS||Ryūsei no Kizuna (流星の絆)||Taisuke Ariake|
|2009||TBS||Orthros no Inu (オルトロスの犬)||Ryosuke Aoi|
|NTV||Niini no Koto o Wasurenaide (にぃにのことを忘れないで)||Keisuke Kawai|
|2010||Fuji TV||Joker: Yurusarezaru Sōsakan (ジョーカー許されざる捜査官)||Kenji Kudo|
|2011||TV Asahi||Inu o Kau to Iu Koto (犬を飼うということ)||Yuji Hongo|
|Fuji TV||Full Throttle Girl (全開ガール Zenkai Girl)||Sota Yamada|
|2012||TBS||Papadol! (パパドル! Papadoru!)||Ryo Nishikido|
|2013||Fuji TV||The Fortune Telling Shop, Onmyoya (よろず占い処 陰陽屋へようこそ Yorozu Uranaidokoro Onmyoya e Yokoso)||Shoumei Abe|
|2014||TBS||Saving My Stupid Youth (ごめんね青春! Gomen Ne Seishun!)||Hara Heisuke|
|2015||TV Asahi||Samurai Sensei (サムライせんせい)||Takechi Hanpeita|
|2016||NHK||Totto TV (トットてれび)||Kyu Sakamoto|
|2017||NTV||My Loser Husband (ウチの夫は仕事ができない Uchi no Otto wa Shigoto ga Dekinai)||Tsukasa Kobayashi|
|2018||NHK||Segodon (西郷どん)||Saigō Jūdō|
|2010||A Boy and His Samurai (ちょんまげぷりん Chonmage Pudding)||Kijima Yasube||J-Storm|
|2012||Eight Ranger (エイトレンジャー)||Tetsuro Nishikino||Toho|
|2013||Hospitality Department (県庁おもてなし課 Kencho Omotenashi Ka)||Fumitaka Kakemizu||Toho|
|2014||I Just Wanna Hug You (抱きしめたい Dakishimetai: Shinjitsu no Monogatari)||Masaki Koyanagi||Fuji TV|
|Eight Ranger 2 (エイトレンジャー2)||Tetsuro Nishikino||Toho|
|2018||The Scythian Lamb (羊の木 Hitsuji no Ki)||Hajime Tsukisue||Asmik Ace|
|2002 - 2003||Kansai TV||J3 KANSAI|
|2003 - 2007||Kansai TV||Honjani (ほんじゃに!)|
|2004 - 2005||TV Tokyo||Urajani (裏ジャニ)|
|2005||TV Tokyo||Mugendai no Gimon (∞のギモン)|
|2005 - 2007||TV Tokyo||Suka J (スカ☆J)|
|2007 - 2008||TV Tokyo||Mucha Buri (むちゃ∞ブリ!)|
|2007||TV Asahi||Oishinsuke (美味紳助)|
|2007–present||Kansai TV||Kanjani∞ no Janiben (関ジャニ∞のジャニ勉)|
|2008 - 2009||TV Asahi||Can!Jani (Can!ジャニ)|
|2009 - 2010||TV Asahi||Kanpani (関パニ)|
|2010 - 2012||TV Asahi||Bōken Japan! Kanjani∞ Map (冒険JAPAN! 関ジャニ∞MAP)|
|2011 - 2015||TV Asahi||Kanjani no Shiwake (関ジャニの仕分け∞)|
|2015||TV Asahi||Kanjam kanzennen SHOW (関ジャム 完全燃SHOW)|
|Fuji TV||Kanjani∞ Chronicle (関ジャニ∞クロニクル)|
- 2003-2004 Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix: Best Newcomer for Teru Teru Kazoku
- 57th Television Drama Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for Last Friends
- 18th TV Life Annual Drama Awards 2008: Supporting Actor for Last Friends
- 18th TV Life Annual Drama Awards 2008: Supporting Actor for Ryusei no Kizuna
- Fall 2008 Nikkan Sports Awards: Best Supporting Actor for Last Friends
- Summer 2009 Nikkan Sports Awards: Best Supporting Actor for Orthros no Inu
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