Hironari Yamazaki

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Hironari Yamazaki/山崎弘也
Born (1976-01-14) January 14, 1976 (age 40)
Kasukabe, Saitama, Japan
Occupation Comedian
Years active 2003–present
Website www.p-jinriki.com/talent/untouchable/

Hironari "Zakiyama" Yamazaki (山崎弘也 Yamazaki Hironari?, born January 14, 1976 in Kasukabe, Saitama) is a Japanese comedian.[1][2] He belongs to the talent agency Jinrikisha (人力舎).[3]

Career[edit]

Yamazaki formed the owarai kombi Untouchable (アンタッチャブル Antatchaburu?) with Hidetsugu Shibata in 1994 and became famous after winning the "M-1 Grand Prix" for manzai comedy in 2004.[4] He has come to often appear alone on television, using the nickname "Zakiyama", especially after Shibata's bouts with health problems.[4] He is a regular on many shows, including Nichiyō geinin, which he hosts with Bakarizumu and Masayasu Wakabayashi.[5]

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