Tomohisa Yamashita

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Tomohisa Yamashita
Native name 山下 智久
Also known as Yamapi or YamaP
Born (1985-04-09) April 9, 1985 (age 33)
Funabashi, Chiba, Japan
Genres J-pop
Occupation(s)
Instruments
Years active 1996–present
Labels
Associated acts
Website Johnny's net

Tomohisa Yamashita (山下 智久, Yamashita Tomohisa, born April 9, 1985), also widely known as Yamapi (山P, YamaP),[1] is a Japanese idol, actor, singer, and TV host.[2][3]

Yamashita joined the Japanese talent agency Johnny & Associates as a trainee in 1996 and made his acting debut in NHK's Shonentachi in 1998.[2][4] He recently starred in the spring 2015 series Flower For Algernon/Algernon ni Hanataba wo (2015) and the popular romance 2015 series From Five To Nine/5-ji Kara 9-ji Made. Other notable works include drama Proposal Daisakusen, Kurosagi, Buzzer Beat, Nobuta wo Produce, Code Blue series, Summer Nude and hit movie Ashita No Joe and Kinkyori Renai.

He made his official CD debut as part of boyband NEWS in 2004 under the Johnny's Entertainment label[2] and later debuted as a solo artist in 2006 with the hit single "Daite Senorita".[5] He released his first solo album in 2011 and left NEWS in the same year.[6][7] His first post-NEWS single, Love, Texas (愛, テキサス) was released under Warner Music Japan in 2012.[8] Warner Music Japan only as his label for music release, his agency and career management remain under Johnny's Entertainment and Johnny & Associates.

Background[edit]

Yamashita was born in Funabashi, Chiba. His parents separated when he was a child and both Yamashita and his younger sister were raised mainly by his mother.[9][10]

He was motivated to send in his application to the talent agency Johnny & Associates after watching one of Takizawa Hideaki's dramas and aspiring to appear on television.[2][11] He sent in applications to many agencies but only Johnny & Associates called him for an audition.[11]

Yamashita graduated from Horikoshi Gakuen's performing arts course for high school students in 2004. At Horikoshi, he shared a classroom with celebrities such as Koki Tanaka, Koike Teppei, and Yu Shirota. After graduating from high school, Yamashita was accepted into Meiji University's School of Commerce. He graduated with a Commerce degree (major in marketing) in autumn 2008 [12]

Career[edit]

  • Yamashita joined Johnny's and Association in 1996. He was 11 years old that time. He started as trainee or "Johnny's Junior". Johnny's Juniors appeared on music shows as their senior backdancers and they also regular appearance at NHK "The Shounen Club", a music show made for Johnny's Juniors. In few years, Yamashita popularity rise and he was one of most popular amongs juniors in his generation. After Takizawa Hideaki debuted as duo grup Tackey & Tsubasa in 2003, Yamashita was appointed as Johnny's Junior leader.
  • Yamashita made his acting debut in NHK's Shonentachi in 1998 and getting more attention after drama series Ikebukuro West Gate Park in 2000. From then on, he began his acting career, started from small roles to more important roles.
  • In September 2003, 7 years after joining the agency, Yamashita was one of the Johnny's Juniors chosen to be part of the boyband NEWS and he subsequently formally debuted as part of NEWS on May 12, 2004.[4] Yamashita was often referred to as the leader of NEWS in media[13] but members of the group, including Yamashita himself, have stated at times that he was not the de facto leader.[14][15]
  • He released the single Seishun Amigo with Kazuya Kamenashi in November 2005. The single was the soundtrack for the drama Nobuta wo Produce starring Kamenashi and Yamashita, and topped the Oricon yearly charts in 2005.[16] Seishun Amigo eventually sold over 1.5 million copies and is Yamashita's best-selling single to date.[17]
  • His biggest break as an actor came in 2006 when he landed the titular role in the hit television drama Kurosagi. He subsequently made his widescreen debut with the Kurosagi film sequel Eiga: Kurosagi in 2008.[4][18][19] Yamashita also made his debut as a solo artist with the Kurosagi soundtrack Daite Senorita which went on to sell over 800,000 copies.[4][20][21] He followed that up in 2007 and 2008 with turns as time-traveler Iwase Ken in the award-winning romantic comedy Proposal Daisakusen and flight doctor-in-training Aizawa Kousaku in the medical drama Code Blue.[22] Proposal Daisakusen remains one of his most notable works and in 2013, his character Ken's trademark line "Hallelujah chance! (ハレルヤチャンス!)" was selected by Oricon Monitor Research members as one of the most memorable signature phrases in Japanese drama history.[23]Industry watchdog Nikkei Entertainmentplaced him at the top of their annual ranking of under-30 japanese celebrities in 2008 due to his achievements in multiple entertainment fields that year.[24] Following his work in the 2009 romance serial Buzzer Beat, Nikkei christened him the 'twenty-something ratings man', singling him out as one of the few young actors who could successfully lead romance dramas and possessed a stable ratings record despite the declining drama industry.[25] The year 2009 also marked Yamashita's return to solo music activities with the release of his second solo single Loveless and the Tomohisa Yamashita: First Solo ~Short But Sweet~ concerts.[4][20]
  • Yamashita reprised his role as Aizawa Kousaku in the winter 2010 tv series Code Blue 2. Days after Code Blue 2 was wrapped up, Yamashita began filming for the live-action film adaptation of Ashita no Joe. Code Blue 2 and Buzzer Beat aired in Fuji TV's prestigious getsuku (Monday 9 p.m.) time-slot in Japan, making Yamashita the first person to have starred in two getsukus with only a single drama season in between.[26] That same year, he released his third solo single One in a Million which debuted atop the Oricon charts.[27] This was followed by the releases of the single Hadakanbo and his first solo album Supergood, Superbad in January 2011.[4] His first solo tour, "Supergood, Superbad: Asia Tour 2011" kicked off on January 29, 2011 in Hong Kong.[6]
  • On October 7, 2011, Johnny & Associates announced that Yamashita and Ryo Nishikido were no longer members of NEWS, and Yamashita would henceforth be concentrating on his solo projects.[7] Yamashita later published a message through the Johnny's web (Jweb) subscription service stating that this was a decision taken after much consideration on his part.[28]
  • From January to March 2012, NTV aired Yamashita Tomohisa Route 66: Tatta Hitori no America (山下智久・ルート66~たったひとりのアメリカ), a travel documentary chronicling Yamashita's cross-country trip across the historic Route 66.[29]
  • After a two-year absence, Yamashita returned to the small screen with the winter 2012 drama serial Saikō no Jinsei no Owarikata: Ending Planner where he portrayed the role of Ihara Masato, the reluctant heir to a funeral parlor.[30] He also co-starred with Shingo Katori in the autumn 2012 detective series Monsters.[31] A chance meeting at a Lady Gaga concert before production began on Monsters led Katori and Yamashita to co-author the drama theme and they later formed a temporary unit named The Monsters to release the theme as a single.[32][33] The Monsters came together again in 2013 to co-author the track PAri-PArA for Yamashita's 3rd album A NUDE.[34]
  • As of 2013, all 3 studio albums released by Yamashita received the Gold certification for shipment of 100,000 copies by RIAJ (Recording Industry Association of Japan).
  • Yamashita started his new job of variety host by co-hosting Fuji TV's primetime Japanese variety show Shogeki! Sansedai Hikaku TV: Generation Tengoku (衝撃!3世代比較TV ジェネレーション天国) from January 28, 2013 until its last episode on March 10, 2014.[3] From April 20, 2014, Yamashita started hosting a new late-night variety show titled Otona no Kiss Eigo. Later in 2015 the staffs put his name on the title show and changed to YamaPi no Kiss Eigo (with new timeslot and new format games involving speaking English)[35]
  • In April 2014, it was announced that Yamashita had been cast as the male lead in the live action film adaption of the manga, Kinkyori Ren'ai (近キョリ恋愛, "Close-range Love"), in which he would play a new English teacher at a high school who becomes the object of affection for one of his students, Kururugi Uni (played by new actress Komatsu Nana).[36][37] "近キョリ恋愛" topped the Japan box office for 3 consecutive weeks, earning total 1.17 billion yen. It was the only movie with less than 200 screens (179 screens) which managed to earn over 1 billion yen in 2014.[38]
  • In October 2014, Yamashita released his 4th studio album titled "YOU", following the limited release of his first dance mini album titled "Asobi" in August, which was his first attempt at having only dance music in a mini album.[39]
  • In February 2015, it was announced that Yamashita will be starring in TBS' spring 2015 drama, "アルジャーノンに花束を" (Algernon ni Hanataba wo). The drama will be an adaptation of the Daniel Keyes novel, Flowers for Algernon[40]
  • In May 2015, Yamashita started his new regular radio program titled “SOUND TRIPPER“ after his old radio program "CROSS SPACE" (2012-2015) ended few weeks before. Based from the new show’s title, SOUND TRIPPER, the interFM show will let you enjoy chart-topping songs from US and UK charts of that year. Yamapi’s “SOUND TRIPPER” broadcast 5 days a week, from 8:05-8:10 in the morning.[41]
  • Later in October 2015 for the fall drama, Yamashita announced to star in Fuji TV getsuku 9 romance drama 'From Five to Nine/5-ji Kara 9-ji Made' an adaptation from manga with same title. He paired with popular actress, Ishihara Satomi.
  • January 2016, Yamashita returned to music after a two-year hiatus starting in 2014. On January 27, he released his first best-of album YAMA-P including previously released songs and the original song "Dreamer". The album reached #1 on the Oricon chart that week.[42]
  • May 2016, Yamashita starred in Takashi Miike's TerraFormars, an adaptation of the popular manga Terra Formars.[43]
  • In early 2016, It was also announced that Yamashita joined a Chinese movie production. The movie title "ReBorn" (not official) which he play as important supporting actor and his first time as villain character. He was co-starred with other popular Asian actors such as Hangeng (Chinese actor) and Rydian Vaughan (Taiwanese actor). They went to some countries in Asia for filming (Hong Kong, Shang Hai, Malaysia etc.). Detail info and release date of the movie still not yet announce, probably release 2018.[44]
  • From June to August 2016, Yamashita back with his long-awaited nationwide concert tour "Yamashita Tomohisa~The Best Live Tour 2016 Future Fantasy" (his last concert Tour "A NUDE" was in 2013). With good feedback and high demand from his fans, he performed two more additional concert shows for Future Fantasy Yoyogi (Tokyo) in December.[45]
  • In april 2017, Yamapi was reunited with Kamenashi Kazuya and stared together for new spring romance drama "Boku, Unmei no Hito desu ~ I'm your Destiny" . Yamapi play as mysterious guy called himself as "GOD", in the last episode turned out the "GOD" is Kamenashi's future son, he came to help his father and as part to save the world in the future. Yamapi and Kamenashi also reunited again as sub unit after 12 years. For 2017 comeback, they named their unit "Kame to Yamapi" and released another hit song "Senaka Goshi No Chance". They easily reached #1 oricon weekly and sold more than 160.000 copies (weekly). They were back to back guest on music shows and participated in yearly music festivals. Similar with Shuji to Akira's Seishun Amigo, Senaka Goshi No Chance popular for their cute dance.
  • After 9 years, Yamapi reunited with the main cast of Code Blue Yui Aragaki, Erika Toda, Asari Yusuke, Higa manami for Code Blue season 3. Code Blue Season 3 back with the same main cast and new doctor heli in trainee for summer drama aired July to September 2017. Repeating the success of season 1 and season 2, Code Blue Season 3 ended very successful and gained its popularity again as it was tops #1 ratings for overall dramas in Summer season and dominated Nikkan Sport Drama Awards, Academy Drama awards and some magazine drama awards. They announced "Code Blue The movie" to be released July 2018.

Discography[edit]

For releases as NEWS, Shuuji to Akira, and Kitty GYM, see NEWS' Discography, Shuuji to Akira's Single, and Kitty GYM

Studio albums[edit]

Release date Title Label Track listing
26 January 2011 Supergood, Superbad
Details
  • Year-end Reported Sales: 135,404 (Oricon)
  • Oricon Weekly Ranking: 1
  • Oricon Yearly Ranking: 47
  • Certification: Gold (RIAJ) for shipment of 100,000 copies
Johnny's Entertainment
Songs

Disc 1: Supergood

  1. 抱いてセニョリータ (Daite Señorita)
  2. はだかんぼー (Hadakanbo) (Album ver.)
  3. 月と太陽のラプソディ (Tsuki to Taiyo no Rhapsody)
  4. Crazy You
  5. サンタマリア (Santa Maria)
  6. 溺愛ROBOT (Dekiai Robot)
  7. 罪と罰 (Tsumi to Batsu)
  8. 口づけでアディオス (Kuchizuke de Adios)
  9. 青春アミーゴ (Seishun Amigo) (Shuuji to Akira)
  10. 最後のラブ・ソング (Saigo no Love Song)
  11. 青 (Ao) [Regular Edition Bonus Track]

Disc 2: Superbad

  1. Theme of "Superbad"
  2. Tokyo Sinfonietta
  3. Party Don't Stop (featuring DJ Dask)
  4. One in a million
  5. Yours Baby
  6. One Girl
  7. Loveless
  8. ごめんね (Gomen ne)
  9. Blood Diamond
  10. Sleepwalking
  11. Touch You [Regular Edition Bonus Track]
  12. Tomo [Regular Edition Bonus Track]
  13. Friday Night [Regular Edition Bonus Track]
  14. Mola (R-midwest Remix) [Regular Edition Bonus Track]
25 July 2012 Ero
Details
  • Year-end Reported Sales: 95,277 (Oricon)
  • Oricon Weekly Ranking: 2
  • Oricon Yearly Ranking: 72
  • Certification: Gold (RIAJ) for shipment of 100,000 copies[46]
WMG Japan
Songs
  1. 愛、テキサス (Ai, Texas)
  2. Ero (-2012 version-)
  3. カリーナ (Carina)
  4. ロマンチック (Romantic)
  5. Shiver
  6. Hit the Wall
  7. Baby Baby
  8. Be The One
  9. 僕だけの君に (Boku Dake no Kimi ni)
  10. Turn Off The Lights
  11. 悩みの森の真ん中で (Nayami no Mori no Mannaka de)
  12. 踊る夜 (Odoru Yoru) [Regular Edition Only]
11 September 2013 A Nude
Details
  • Year-end Reported Sales: 75,168 (Oricon)
  • Oricon Weekly Ranking: 2
  • Oricon Yearly Ranking: 82
  • Certification: Gold (RIAJ) for shipment of 100,000 copies[47]
WMG Japan
Songs
  1. SING FOR YOU
  2. 怪・セラ・セラ
  3. 君の風になって
  4. パレード
  5. EVERYBODY UP
  6. 原始的じゃナイト ~アナログ ラブ~
  7. NEXTACTION feat. 藤ヶ谷太輔 (Kis-My-Ft2)
  8. PAri-PArA
  9. MAGIC
  10. Stand Alone
  11. 蜃気楼
  12. 夏のオリオン [Regular Edition Only][34]
8 October 2014 You
Details
  • Year-end Reported Sales: 52,837 (Oricon)
  • Oricon Weekly Ranking: 1
  • Oricon Yearly Ranking: 100
WMG Japan
Songs
  1. Theme of YOU
  2. Birthday Suit
  3. YOUR STEP
  4. Issho
  5. Konya ga Kakumei Zenya
  6. Brodiaea
  7. Ice cream
  8. Anthem
  9. Kimi no Hitomi no Naka ni Mieta Marukute Aoi Hoshi
  10. Love & Hug
  11. Modorenai Kara
  12. Daite Senorita - 2014 version -
  13. B-A-N-G <Regular Edition Bonus Track>
27 January 2016 Best Album "YAMA-P"
Details
  • Oricon Weekly Ranking: 1
  • Oricon Weekly Sales: 49.000
  • Yearly reported sales :

[42]

WMG JAPAN
Songs
  1. Ai, Texas
  2. LOVE CHASE
  3. ERO -2012 version-
  4. Que Sera Sera
  5. SUMMER NUDE ’13
  6. Genshi–teki ja Naito ~Anarogu Rabu~
  7. HELLO
  8. YOUR STEP
  9. The Daite Senorita -2014 version-
  10. Dreamer -New Recording Version-
  11. Dreamer -banvox Remix- (Limited Edition B)

Mini albums[edit]

Release date Title Label Track listing
20 August 2014 Asobi () WMG Japan
Songs
  1. Hello
  2. Party's On
  3. Mysterious
  4. Moon Disco
  5. Back to the dance floor
  6. Dress code:
  7. Let It Go

[48]

Singles[edit]

Release date Title Label Album Track listing
31 May 2006 Daite Señorita (抱いてセニョリータ)
Details
  • Total Reported Sales: 800,000+[20]
  • Oricon Weekly Ranking: 1
  • Oricon Yearly Ranking: 4
  • Certification: Double Platinum (RIAJ)
  • 21st Japan Gold Disc Awards: The Best 10 Singles[49]
  • Theme Song: Drama "Kurosagi"
Johnny's Entertainment Supergood, Superbad
Songs
  1. 抱いてセニョリータ (Daite Señorita)
  2. 指輪 (Yubiwa)
  3. 向日葵 (Himawari)
  4. 抱いてセニョリータ (Daite Señorita) (Instrumental ver.)
18 November 2009 Loveless
Details
  • Year-end Reported Sales: 270,479 (Oricon)
  • Oricon Weekly Ranking: 1
  • Oricon Yearly Ranking: 16
  • Billboard Japan Hot 100: 1[50]
  • Certification: Platinum (RIAJ) for shipment of 250,000 copies
Songs

Limited Edition A

  1. Loveless
  2. Run From You

Limited Edition B

  1. Loveless
  2. Run From You
  3. ME
  4. Moonlight

Regular Edition

  1. Loveless
  2. Crush on You
  3. Dance Jam
  4. After the Rain
  5. Loveless (Instrumental ver.)
28 July 2010 One in a million
Details
  • Year-end Reported Sales: 204,561 (Oricon)
  • Oricon Weekly Ranking: 1
  • Oricon Yearly Ranking: 29
  • Billboard Japan Hot 100: 1[51]
  • Certification: Platinum (RIAJ) for shipment of 250,000 copies[52]
Songs

Limited Edition Type A

  1. "One in a million"
  2. "口づけでアディオス" ("Kuchizuke Adios")

Limited Edition Type B

  1. "One in a million"
  2. "口づけでアディオス" ("Kuchizuke Adios")
  3. "Flavor Favor For You"

Regular Edition

  1. "One in a million"
  2. "口づけでアディオス" ("Kuchizuke Adios")
  3. "My Dear"
  4. "World is yours"
  5. "One in a million" (Instrumental ver.)
19 January 2011 Hadakanbō (はだかんぼー)
Details
  • Year-end Reported Sales: 85,357 (Oricon)
  • Oricon Weekly Ranking: 1
  • Oricon Yearly Ranking: 83
  • Billboard Japan Hot 100: 2[53]
  • Certification: Gold (RIAJ) for shipment of 100,000 copies[54]
Songs
  1. "はだかんぼー" ("Hadakanbō")
  2. "はだかんぼー" ("Hadakanbō") (Instrumental ver.)
29 February 2012 Love, Texas (愛, テキサス)
Details
  • Year-end Reported Sales: 168,315 (Oricon)
  • Oricon Weekly Ranking: 1
  • Oricon Yearly Ranking: 45
  • Nikkei Entertainment 2012 Ranking: 27
  • Billboard Japan Hot 100: 1[55]
  • Recochoku Monthly Peak: 2 (Ringtone), 4 (Digital Single), 5 (Chaku Uta)
  • Recochoku Yearly Ranking: 20 (Chaku Uta)[56]
  • Dwango Yearly Ranking: 1 (Combined Charts)[57]
  • Certification: Gold (RIAJ) for shipment of 100,000 copies
  • Theme Song: Drama "Ending Planner"
WMG Japan Ero
Songs

Limited Editions

  1. "愛、テキサス" ("I, Texas")
  2. "Candy"
  3. "愛、テキサス" ("I, Texas") (Instrumental ver.)
  4. "Candy" (Instrumental ver.)

Regular Edition

  1. "愛、テキサス" ("I, Texas")
  2. "Candy"
  3. "Perfect Crime"
  4. "愛、テキサス" ("I, Texas") (Instrumental ver.)
  5. "Candy" (Instrumental ver.)
4 July 2012 Love Chase
Details
  • Year-end Reported Sales: 140,882 (Oricon)
  • Oricon Weekly Ranking: 2
  • Oricon Yearly Ranking: 57
  • Billboard Japan Hot 100: 1[58]
  • Dwango Yearly Ranking: 26 (Combined Charts)[57]
  • Certification: Gold (RIAJ) for shipment of 100,000 copies
  • Theme Song: Anime "Toriko"
YAMA-P
Songs
  1. "Love Chase"
  2. "Inside, Outside"
  3. "Love Chase" (Instrumental ver.)
  4. "Inside, Outside" (Instrumental ver.)

Regular Edition

  1. "Love Chase"
  2. "Inside, Outside"
  3. "君と風と三日月" ("Kimi to Kaze to Mikazuki")
  4. "Love Chase" (Instrumental ver.)
  5. "Inside, Outside" (Instrumental ver.)
13 March 2013 Que Sera Sera (怪・セラ・セラ)
Details
  • Year-end Reported Sales: 112,138(Oricon)
  • Oricon Weekly Ranking: 2
  • Oricon Yearly Ranking: 60
  • Billboard Japan Hot 100: 1[59]
  • Certification: Gold (RIAJ) for shipment of 100,000 copies
A Nude
Songs

Limited Editions

  1. "怪・セラ・セラ" ("Que Sera Sera")
  2. "そばにおいでよ" ("Soba ni oide yo")
  3. "怪・セラ・セラ" ("Que Sera Sera") (Instrumental ver.)
  4. "そばにおいでよ" ("Soba ni oide yo") (Instrumental ver.)

Regular Edition

  1. "怪・セラ・セラ" ("Que Sera Sera")
  2. "そばにおいでよ" ("Soba ni oide yo")
  3. "Beating"
  4. "怪・セラ・セラ" ("Que Sera Sera") (Instrumental ver.)
  5. "そばにおいでよ" ("Soba ni oide yo") (Instrumental ver.)
31 July 2013 Summer Nude '13
Details
  • Year-end Reported Sales: 130,870(Oricon)
  • Oricon Weekly Ranking: 1
  • Oricon Yearly Ranking: 49
  • Billboard Japan Hot 100: 1[60]
  • Dwango Monthly Ranking: 1 (Chaku-Uta Full)[61]
  • Certification: Gold (RIAJ) for shipment of 100,000 copies
  • Theme Song: Drama "Summer Nude"
YAMA-P
Songs
  1. "Summer Nude '13"
  2. "Nocturne"
  3. "月の幻" ("Tsuki no Maboroshi") (Regular Edition only)

DVD & Blu-ray[edit]

Release date Title Label
21 December 2011 Tomohisa Yamashita Asia Tour 2011: Super Good Super Bad Johnny's Entertainment
11 April 2012 Tomohisa Yamashita Route 66: Tatta Hitori no America (山下智久・ルート66〜たった一人のアメリカ〜) VAP
12 December 2012 Tomohisa Yamashita Live Tour 2012 ~EroP~ WMG Japan
3 September 2014 Tomohisa Yamashita TOUR 2013: A Nude WMG Japan
20 May 2015 Tomohisa Yamashita in LA -Document of ‘YOUR STEP’- COMPLETE VERSION WMG JAPAN

Collaborations and features[edit]

Release Date Track Title Label Notes
2 November 2005 Seishun Amigo Johnny's Entertainment Single released as Shuuji to Akira in collaboration with Kazuya Kamenashi
30 August 2006 Fever to Future Johnny's Entertainment Single released as GYM in collaboration with Golf & Mike
7 January 2009 Home Party avex trax Voice featuring on the track released by Hideaki Takizawa
23 March 2011 Unusual avex trax Song and PV featuring on Amuro Namie's Checkmate album
28 November 2012 Monsters Victor Entertainment Single released as "The Monsters" in collaboration with Shingo Katori; originally released on the Gift of SMAP album
28 November 2012 Monster Victor Entertainment Song released as "The Monsters" in collaboration with Shingo Katori; cover of the Pink Lady's Monster
17 May 2017 Senaka goshi no Chance J Storm Single released as Kame to Yamapi in collaboration with Kazuya Kamenashi

Composing and song-writing[edit]

Year Song Credits CD/DVD (Artist)
2003 Love Song Composer/lyricist[62][63] Touch (NEWS)
2004 Yubiwa Composer/lyricist[64][65] Daite Senorita (Tomohisa Yamashita)
2004 Time Lyricist[66] N/A (Performed on Shonen Club, May 9, 2004)
2004 Pain Lyricist[67] NEWS Nippon 0304 (NEWS)
2005 Color Lyricist[68] Seishun Amigo (Shuuji to Akira)
2005 Ashita E Composer/lyricist[69] N/A (Performed on Shonen Club, December 11, 2005)
2006 Houkago Blues Composer/lyricist[70] Fever to Future (GYM)
2006 Let Me Composer/lyricist[71] N/A (Performed on Shonen Club, March 5, 2006)
2006 Co-Road Lyricist N/A (Performed at NEWS Spring Concerts, April 2006)
2007 Gomen ne Juliet Composer/lyricist[72][73] Pacific (NEWS)
2007 Fight All Night Co-Lyricist (Rap)[74] cartoon KAT-TUN II You (KAT-TUN)
2007 Snow Express Lyricist (Rap)[75][76] color (NEWS)
2007 Kiss de Tsutaete Composer/lyricist[77] N/A (Performed on Shonen Club, February 4, 2007)
2009 Moonlight Lyricist[78] Loveless (Tomohisa Yamashita)
2009 Ginza Rhapsody Co-Lyricist[79] NEWS Live Diamond (NEWS)
2010 World is Yours Composer/lyricist[80] One in a million (Tomohisa Yamashita)
2010 Share Co-Composer/lyricist (as NEWS)[81] Live (NEWS)
2011 Ao Composer/lyricist[82] Supergood, Superbad (Tomohisa Yamashita)
2011 Friday Night Lyricist[82] Supergood, Superbad (Tomohisa Yamashita)
2011 Party Don't Stop Co-Lyricist[82] Supergood, Superbad (Tomohisa Yamashita)
2011 Tomo Co-Lyricist[82] Supergood, Superbad (Tomohisa Yamashita)
2011 Dreamer Lyricist[83] YAMA-P Best Album
2012 Hit The Wall Co-Composer/lyricist/arranger[84] Ero (Tomohisa Yamashita)
2012 Odoru Yoru Co-Composer/lyricist/arranger[84] Ero (Tomohisa Yamashita)
2012 Kimi to Kaze to Mikazuki Composer/lyricist[85] Love Chase (Tomohisa Yamashita)
2012 Monsters Co-Composer/lyricist (as The Monsters)[86] Monsters (The Monsters)
2013 Natsu no Orion Composer/lyricist[34][87] A Nude (Tomohisa Yamashita)
2013 PAri-PArA Co-Composer/lyricist (as The Monsters)[34][87] A Nude (Tomohisa Yamashita)
2013 Ain't Enough Co-Composer/lyricist[88] #JUSTJIN (Jin Akanishi)
2014 Moon Disco Lyricist[89] Asobi (Tomohisa Yamashita)
2014 Brodiaea Lyricist[90] You (Tomohisa Yamashita)
2017 Forever Summer Co-Composer/lyricist[91] Senaka goshi no Chance (Kame to Yamapi)
Bird Lyricist[91]

Concerts[edit]

Year Title Description
2009 Short but Sweet
Info
  • First solo concert, remained as a member of NEWS
  • Number of shows: 5
  • Place: Yokohama Arena, Tokyo
  • Attendees: 75,000
2011 Asia Tour 2011 Super Good Super Bad
Info
  • Second solo concert, remained as a member of NEWS
  • 29 Jan - 29 May
  • Place: Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Japan
  • Attendees: 236,000[92]
2012 Ero P national Arena tour
Info
  • First concert, as a soloist
  • 28 July - 29 August
  • Number of shows: 11
  • Attendees: 139,000[93]
2013 A Nude national Hall & Arena tour
Info
  • Second concert, as a soloist
  • 5 October - 19 December
  • Number of shows: 29 at 20 locations
  • Attendees: 135,000[94]
2016 Future Fantasy National Hall Tour
Info
  • 3rd concert, as a soloist
  • 9 Juny - 31 August
  • Number of shows: 28 shows at 14 locations
  • Attendees:
[95]
2016 Future Fantasy in YOYOGI

(Arena concert)

Info
  • 3rd concert, as a soloist
  • Additional concert for Future Fantasy
  • 3-4 December
  • Number of shows: 3 shows
  • Attendees : 45.000

Filmography[edit]

Television drama[edit]

Year Japanese title English title Role Network Notes
1998 少年たち Shōnentachi Kakuda Shinya NHK Short series
1999 熱血恋愛道 Nekketsu Renaidō NTV Episode 7
っポイ! P.P.O.I Taira Amano NTV Short Series; Lead
怖い日曜日 Kowai Nichiyōbi NTV Episode 13
危険な関係 Kiken na Kankei Satoshi Miyabe Fuji TV Episodes 10-11; Regular series
2000 池袋ウエストゲートパーク Ikebukuro West Gate Park Shun Mizuno TBS Regular series
史上最悪のデート Shijō Saiaku no Date Yuki Okumura NTV Episode 1
オールスター忠臣蔵まつり All Star Chūshingura Matsuri Takumi Asano TBS Televised stageplay
2001 カバチタレ! Kabachitare! Yūta Tamura Fuji TV Regular series
少年は鳥になった Shōnen wa Tori ni Natta Ken Nagashima TBS Tele-film
2002 ロング・ラブレター〜漂流教室〜 Long Love Letter Tadashi Otomo Fuji TV Regular series
ランチの女王 Lunch no Joō Kōshirō Nabeshima Fuji TV Regular series
2003 Stand Up!! Stand Up!! Kengo Iwasaki TBS Regular series
ぶどうの木〜里親と子供たちの愛の物語〜 Budo no Ki Yōsuke Shindō Fuji TV Special
2004 演技者。第9話「狂い咲きヴァージンロード」 Engimono 9: Kuruizaki Virgin Road Hajime Fuji TV Televised stageplay
それは、突然、嵐のように… Sore wa, Totsuzen, Arashi no you ni... Takuma Fukazawa TBS Regular series
2005 ドラゴン桜 Dragon Zakura Yūsuke Yajima TBS Regular series
野ブタ。をプロデュース Nobuta wo Produce Akira Kusano NTV Regular series, double lead with Kamenashi Kazuya
2006 クロサギ Kurosagi Kurosaki TBS Regular series; First lead role
2007 白虎隊 Byakkotai Shintarō Sakai; Mineji Sakai TV Asahi Short series; Lead
プロポーズ大作戦 Proposal Daisakusen Ken Iwase Fuji TV Regular series; Lead
2008 プロポーズ大作戦スペシャル Proposal Daisakusen SP Ken Iwase Fuji TV Special; Lead
コード・ブルー -ドクターヘリ緊急救命- Code Blue Kōsaku Aizawa Fuji TV Regular series; Lead
2009 コード・ブルー -ドクターヘリ緊急救命-新春スペシャル Code Blue SP Kōsaku Aizawa Fuji TV Special; Lead
ブザー・ビート〜崖っぷちのヒーロー〜 Buzzer Beat Naoki Kamiya Fuji TV Regular series; Lead
2010 コード・ブルー -ドクターヘリ緊急救命- 2nd season Code Blue 2 Kōsaku Aizawa Fuji TV Second season; Regular series; Lead
2012 最高の人生の終り方〜エンディングプランナー〜 Saikō no Jinsei no Owarikata: Ending Planner Masato Ihara TBS Regular series; Lead
山下智久・ルート66〜たった一人のアメリカ Tomohisa Yamashita Route 66: Tatta Hitori no America As himself NTV Serial travel show
ほんとにあった怖い話 夏の特別編2012 「赤い爪」 Honto ni Atta Kowai Hanashi: Akai Tsume Akiyoshi Ishida[96] Fuji TV Special, Lead
MONSTERS Monsters Kōsuke Saionji TBS Regular series
2013 SUMMER NUDE Summer Nude Mikuriya Asahi Fuji TV Regular series; Lead
金田一耕助VS明智小五郎 Kindaichi Kōsuke VS Akechi Kogorō SP1 Kōsuke Kindaichi Fuji TV Special, Lead
独身貴族 Dokushin Kizoku As himself Fuji TV Guest Appearance
2014 金田一耕助VS明智小五郎ふたたび Kindaichi Kōsuke VS Akechi Kogorō Futatabi SP2 Kōsuke Kindaichi Fuji TV Special, Lead
近キョリ恋愛 ~Season Zero~ Kinkyori Renai ~Season Zero~ Sakurai Haruka (adult) NTV Guest Appearance
なぜ少女は記憶を失わなければならなかったのか?〜心の科学者・成海朔の挑戦〜 Naze Shōjo wa Kioku o Ushinawanakereba Naranakatta no ka? Saku Narumi NTV Special, Lead
2015 アルジャーノンに花束を Algernon ni Hanataba o Sakuto Shiratori TBS Regular Series; Lead
なぜ消え家族?コントロール人心の気違い~心理科学者・成海朔の挑戦 II Naze Kazoku wa Kesareta no ka ~ Kokoro wo Ayatsuru Kyofu no Psychopath~ Saku Narumi NTV Special, Lead
5→9〜私に恋したお坊さん〜 5-ji Kara 9-ji Made Takane Hoshikawa Fuji TV Regular Series
2017 ボク、運命の人です。 Boku, Unmei no Hito desu Mysterious Man / God NTV Regular Series
コード・ブルー~ドクターヘリ緊急救命~ Code Blue 3 Kōsaku Aizawa Fuji TV Regular Series; Lead

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Shinrei no Surfer Shi Extra Extra/supporting
2008 Eiga: Kurosagi Kurosaki Lead actor
2011 Ashita no Joe Joe Yabuki Lead actor
2014 Kinkyori Renai Haruka Sakurai Lead actor
2016 Terraformars Muto Jin Supporting actor
2018 ReBorn (Chinese Movie) Supporting actor
2018 Code Blue The Movie Aizawa Kousaku Lead actor

Recognition[edit]

  • 21st Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix (Jul-Sep 2017): Best Actor for Code Blue 3
  • 21st Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix (Apr-Jun 2017): Best Supporting Actor for Boku, Unmei no Hito desu
  • 19th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix (Annual): Best Actor for Algernon ni Hanataba wo
  • 19th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix (Annual): Best Supporting Actor for 5-ji Kara 9-ji Made
  • 19th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix (Oct-Dec 2015): Best Supporting Actor for 5-ji Kara 9-ji Made
  • 19th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix (Apr-Jun 2015): Best Actor for Algernon ni Hanataba wo
  • 15th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix (Jan-Mar 2012): Best Actor for Saikou no Jinsei no Owarikata~Ending Planner~
  • 13th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix (Summer 2009): Best Actor for Buzzer Beat
  • 11th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix (Spring 2007): Best Actor for Proposal Daisakusen
  • 9th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix (2005-06): Best Actor for Nobuta wo Produce
  • 4th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix (2000-01): Best Newcomer for Ikebukuro West Gate Park
  • Annual Junior Awards: 'Best Boyfriend', 'Most Beautiful', etc. (2000)

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