Shigeaki Kato

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Shigeaki Kato
Birth name Kato Shigeaki
Born (1987-07-11) July 11, 1987 (age 29)
Origin Osaka, Japan
Genres J-pop
Occupation(s)
Instruments
Years active 1999–present
Labels Johnny's Entertainment
Associated acts

Shigeaki Kato (加藤 成亮 Katō Shigeaki?, born July 11, 1987) is a member of the J-pop group NEWS, from Johnny's Entertainment, Inc.

Biography[edit]

Kato Shigeaki joined Johnny's Entertainment on April 17, 1999 when he was 11.[citation needed]

As a junior he was a member of the organizations:

  • Best Beat Boys (B.B.B.)
  • Boys Be Ambitious (B.B.A.)
  • Best Beat Dancing (B.B.D.)
  • Beautiful American Dreams (B.A.D.)
  • J-support
  • K.K.Kity

He then debuted as a member of NEWS in 2003. Along with other NEWS members, he plays the guitar, composing some of NEWS' songs, including his own solo "Kakao" in 2002, which he composed the lyrics to.

On January 28, 2012, he released his first novel, Pink to Gray.[citation needed]

Works[edit]

Dramas[edit]

  • Kowai Nichiyoubi (怖い日曜日) (1999), Ep. 5: My Friend J-kun「友達のJ君」
  • Space Angel 2001 Yen Uchu no Tabi (SPACE ANGEL 2001円宇宙の旅) (2000)
  • Kowai Nichiyoubi: 2000 (怖い日曜日〜2000〜) (2000), Ep. 16: Falling Down「吊り下がる」
  • The Worst Dates in History: Worst First Date?! (史上最悪のデート「the 1st Dates: 史上最悪の初デート!?」)(2000)
  • Shounen wa Tori ni Natta (少年は鳥になった)(2001)
  • Class 3-B Kenpachi-sensei (3年B組金八先生) (TBS, 2001) Season 6
  • Home Drama! (ホームドラマ!) (TBS, 2004), Story 9[1]
  • Gekidan Engimono (劇団演技者) (Fuji TV, 2005), Ep. 13: Ie ga Tooi 「家が遠い」 (with fellow NEWS members Masuda Takahisa, Tegoshi Yuya, and Kusano Hironori.)[2]
  • Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru (ブスの瞳に恋してる) (Fuji TV, 2006)[3]
  • Gekidan Engimono (劇団演技者) (Fuji TV, 2006) Ep. 20: Car Radio ga Owareba「カーラヂオが終われば」[2]
  • Kakure Karakuri (夏の冒険ミステリー 「カクレカラクリ」) (TBS, 2006)[4]
  • Papa to Musume no Nanokakan (パパとムスメの7日間) (TBS, 2007)[5]
  • Sugata Sanshiro (姿三四郎) (TV Tokyo, 2007)[6]
  • Hokaben (ホカベン) (NTV, 2008)[7]
  • Chichi yo, Anata wa Erakatta ~1969 Nen no Oyaji to Boku (父よ、あなたはえらかった~1969年のオヤジと僕) (TBS, 2009)[8]
  • 0 Goushitsu no Kyaku (0号室の客) (Fuji TV, 2009), Story 3: Kampeki na Otoko 「完璧な男」[9]
  • Troubleman (トラブルマン) (TV Tokyo, 2010)[10]
  • Shin Jidan Koshonin Ura File (新・示談交渉人 裏ファイル) (TBS, 2011)
  • Hanawake no Yon Shimai (華和家の四姉妹) (TBS, 2011)
  • Hana no Zubora Meshi (花のズボラ飯) (TBS/MBS, 2012)
  • Shitsuren Chocolatier (失恋ショコラティエ) (Fuji TV, 2014)
  • Kasa wo Motanai Aritachi wa (傘をもたない蟻たちは) (Fuji TV, 2016)
  • Momoku no Yoshinori Sensei ~Hikari wo Ushinatte Kokoro ga Mieta~ (盲目のヨシノリ先生 ~光を失って心が見えた~) (NTV, 2016)
  • Toki o Kakeru Shojo (時をかける少女) (NTV, 2016)

Television[edit]

  • Ya-Ya-yah (TV Tokyo, 2003–2007)
  • Soukon (NTV, 2009–2010)
  • Mirai Theater (NTV, 2012–2015)[11]
  • Hakunetsu Live Bibitto (TBS, 2015–present)[12]
  • Hen Lab (NTV, 2015–2016)[13]
  • NEWS na Futari (TBS, 2015–present)[14]
  • Shounen Club Premium (NHK, 2015–present)

Radio[edit]

  • Shiget Together (2005–2008, Sundays weekly from 11:00pm~11:30pm, FM-FUJI)
  • SoraShige Book

Music[edit]

Year Title Details
2005 Survival Featured in DVD NIPPON EAST TO WEST SPRING CONCERT
2007 Alibi (アリバイ?) Duet with NEWS member, Keiichiro Koyama. Featured in album pacific
2007 Chirarizumu (チラリズム?) Duet with NEWS member, Keiichiro Koyama. Featured in DVD Never Ending Wonderful Story
2007 Kakao (カカオ?) Featured in DVD Never Ending Wonderful Story
2008 HAPPY MUSIC Featured in DVD NEWS CONCERT TOUR pacific 2007 2008 -THE FIRST TOKYO DOME CONCERT
2008 Murarisuto (ムラリスト?) Duet with NEWS member, Keiichiro Koyama. Featured in album color
2009 Shalala Tambourine (シャララ タンバリン?) Featured in DVD NEWS LIVE DIAMOND
2010 Iitai Dake (言いたいだけ?) Duet with NEWS member, Keiichiro Koyama. Featured in DVD NEWS DOME PARTY 2010 LIVE! LIVE! LIVE! DVD!
2012 Vampire wa Kakukatariki (ヴァンパイアはかく語りき?) Featured in single Chankapāna
2013 Dreamcatcher Featured in album NEWS
2015 ESCORT Featured in album WHITE
2016 Hoshi no Oujisama (星の王子さま?) Featured in album QUARTETTO

Stage plays[edit]

  • Konnan Yatte Mimashita (2008)
  • Seminar (2009)[15]
  • 6 gatsu no Bitter Orange (2011)
  • Naka no Hito (2014)

Films[edit]

  • Pink and Gray (2016) (cameo appearance)[16]

Novels[edit]

  • Pink and Gray (Kadokawa Shoten, 2012)[17]
  • Senko Scramble (Kadokawa Shoten, 2013)[18]
  • Burn (Kadokawa Shoten, 2014)[19]
  • Kasa wo Motanai Aritachi wa (Kadokawa Shoten, 2015)[20]

Productions[edit]

  • Kasa wo Motanai Aritachi wa (2016) as Original work[21]
  • Pink and Gray (2016) as Original work[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ホームドラマ! Official Site, (Japanese) Home Drama! Official Site
  2. ^ a b 劇団演技者 Official Site, (Japanese) Gekidan Engimono
  3. ^ ブスの瞳に恋してる jdorama.com, Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru Jdorama site
  4. ^ カクレカラクリ Official Site, (Japanese) Kakure Karakuri Official Site
  5. ^ パパとムスメの7日間 Official Site, (Japanese) Papa to Musume no Nanokakan Official Site
  6. ^ 姿三四郎 Official Site, (Japanese) Sugata Sanshiro Official Site
  7. ^ ホカベン Official Site, (Japanese) Hokaben Official Site
  8. ^ 父よ、あなたはえらかった Official Site, (Japanese) Chichi yo, Anata wa Erakatta Official Site
  9. ^ 0号室の客 Official Site, (Japanese) 0 Goushitsu no Kyaku Official Site
  10. ^ NEWS member Kato Shigeaki, follows Yamapi in getting a lead role for a weekly drama, (Japanese)
  11. ^ 未来シアター Official Site, (Japanese) Mirai Theater Official Site
  12. ^ 白熱ライブ ビビット Official Site, (Japanese) Hakunetsu Live Bibitto Official Site
  13. ^ 変ラボ公式, (Japanese) 変ラボ Official Site
  14. ^ NEWSな2人|TBSテレビ, (Japanese) NEWSな2人 Official Site
  15. ^ Shigeaki Kato gets sexual in SEMINAR
  16. ^ 加藤シゲアキ、『ピンクとグレー』カメオ出演!「本当にふらーっと現場にいった」
  17. ^ Kadokawa Shoten. "Pink and Gray" (in Japanese). 
  18. ^ Kadokawa Shoten. "Senko Scramble" (in Japanese). 
  19. ^ Kadokawa Shoten. "Burn" (in Japanese). 
  20. ^ Kadokawa Shoten. "Kasa wo Motanai Aritachi wa" (in Japanese). 
  21. ^ 傘をもたない蟻たちは - フジテレビ, (Japanese) 傘をもたない蟻たちは - Fuji TV
  22. ^ 映画『ピンクとグレー』公式サイト, (Japanese) 映画『ピンクとグレー』 Official Site

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