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 31)
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,[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, I, 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, a semester late.[12]

Career[edit]

  • Yamashita joined Johnny's and Association in 1996. He was 11 years old that time. He started as trainee or in Johnny's called "Johnny's Junior". Johnny's Juniors appeared on music shows as their senior backdancers and they also regular appearance on 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 Entertainment placed 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 format games and pranks involving 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 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's music back to surface after 2 years hiatus from 2014. The music hiatus rumored because some scandal and problems with his agency and ex-manager. On January 27, he finally release his first best album "YAMA-P" consist some hit songs and his original song "Dreamer". The album easily top #1 oricon chart weekly [42]
  • May 2016, Yamashita along with Ito Hideaki, Shun Oguri, Yamada Takayuki, Takei Emi starred ont the live action movie of popular manga and anime "TerraFormars" directed by Miike Takashi. [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 is 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 2017 or 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 great feedback and high demand from his fans, he did 2 days more additional concert shows for Future Fantasy Yoyogi (Tokyo) on December.[45]

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 Johnny's Entertainment
25 July 2012 Ero WMG Japan
11 September 2013 A Nude WMG Japan
8 October 2014 You WMG Japan
27 January 2016 Best Album "YAMA-P"

[42]

WMG JAPAN

Mini albums[edit]

Release date Title Label Track listing
20 August 2014 Asobi (?) WMG Japan

Singles[edit]

Release date Title Label Album Track listing
31 May 2006 Daite Señorita (抱いてセニョリータ?) Johnny's Entertainment Supergood, Superbad
18 November 2009 Loveless
28 July 2010 One in a million
19 January 2011 Hadakanbō (はだかんぼー?)
29 February 2012 I, Texas (愛, テキサス?) WMG Japan Ero
4 July 2012 Love Chase YAMA-P
13 March 2013 Que Sera Sera (怪・セラ・セラ?) A Nude
31 July 2013 Summer Nude '13 YAMA-P

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

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)

Concerts[edit]

Year Title Description
2009 Short but Sweet
2011 Asia Tour 2011 Super Good Super Bad
2012 Ero P national Arena tour
2013 A Nude national Hall & Arena tour
2016 Future Fantasy National Hall Tour [94]
2016 Future Fantasy in YOYOGI

(Arena concert)

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[95] 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; Lead

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
1996 Shinrei no Surfer Shi Extra
2008 Eiga: Kurosagi Kurosaki
2011 Ashita no Joe Joe Yabuki
2014 Kinkyori Renai Haruka Sakurai
2016 Terraformars Muto Jin
2018 ReBorn (Chinese Movie)

Recognitions[edit]

  • 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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