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Akanishi Jin

Jin Akanishi

Details

  • Name: Akanishi Jin
  • Native name: 赤西 仁
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: July 4, 1984
  • Age: 33
Jin Akanishi

Jin Akanishi

  • Name: Akanishi Jin
  • Native name: 赤西 仁
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: July 4, 1984
  • Age: 33
Jin Akanishi was born July 4, 1984. He is a Japanese singer and songwriter, actor, seiyū and television personality.

Akanishi used to be a member of the popular J-pop group KAT-TUN until July of 2010, and was the one of the two lead vocalists. Since the group's debut in 2006, it has achieved 14 consecutive number ones (including studio albums) on the Oricon charts.

He also debuted as the vocalist of the rock band LANDS, along with Takeshi Kobayashi for the movie Bandage. He has, in the name of a band in the film BANDAGE, ranked in #1 in the Oricon ranking with the album OLYMPOS (released January 13). This is LANDS' 2nd consecutive #1 after the first single released in November last year. The only other time in history that an album which was released in the name of a movie character was #1 was in October of 1996, when the band YENTOWN in the Shunji Iwai's directed film Swallowtail Butterfly released the album called MONTAGE. -- asianmediawiki

Akanishi will star in the Hollywood film "47 Ronin" which also stars Keanu Reeves in the lead role. Akanishi will play the role of Chikara Oishi, a friend to Kai who is played by Reeves. The film's director, Carl Erik Rinsch, was apparently impressed by Akanishi's English abilities and motivation.
In this case Akanishi Jin would be the second Johnny's Entertainment artist within the agency after Ninomiya Kazunari in Letters From Iwo Jima to star in a Hollywood movie and the third overal to work with an American director. Tegoshi Yuya from NEWS was the second in Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac but that movie is considered to be a Japanese production directed by Hans Canosa.

On Feb. 9, 2012, Jin Akanishi's agency announced that he and Kuroki Meisa were married on Feb. 2, 2012. Kuroki Meisa later confirmed this on her blog and rumours say that Kuroki was already pregnant. It was confirmed on April that she is 4 months pregnant with Akanishi's child. -- wikipedia
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2018 The Legends of Monkey King
Chinese Drama, 2018, 0 eps
Erlang Shen, Yang Jian (Unknown)
0
Erlang Shen, Yang Jian
Unknown
0.0
2007 Yukan Club
Japanese Drama, 2007, 10 eps
Shochikubai Miroku (Main Role)
10
Shochikubai Miroku
Main Role
7.0
2005 Anego Special
Japanese Special, 2005, 1 eps
Kurosawa Akihiko (Main Role)
1
Kurosawa Akihiko
Main Role
6.7
2005 Gokusen Special 2
Japanese Special, 2005, 1 eps
Yabuki Hayato (Support Role)
1
Yabuki Hayato
Support Role
7.8
2005 Anego
Japanese Drama, 2005, 10 eps
Kurosawa Akihiko (Main Role)
10
Kurosawa Akihiko
Main Role
7.0
2005 Gokusen 2
Japanese Drama, 2005, 10 eps
Yabuki Hayato (Main Role)
10
Yabuki Hayato
Main Role
7.9
2004 Xmas Nante Daikirai
Japanese Drama, 2004, 4 eps
Kitagawa Sho (Main Role)
4
Kitagawa Sho
Main Role
5.7
2000 Kowai Nichiyoubi: 2000
Japanese Drama, 2000, 21 eps
(Unknown)
21
Unknown
6.1
1999 Kowai Nichiyoubi: Shinshou
Japanese Drama, 1999, 13 eps
(Unknown)
13
Unknown
6.9
1999 Kowai Nichiyoubi
Japanese Drama, 1999, 10 eps
(Unknown)
10
Unknown
6.1
1999 P.P.O.I.
Japanese Drama, 1999, 8 eps
Murata (Support Role)
8
Murata
Support Role
6.2
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2010 Bandage
Japanese Movie, 2010,
Takasugi Natsu (Main Role)
Takasugi Natsu
Main Role
7.4
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2007 Cartoon KAT-TUN
Japanese TV Show, 2007, 152 eps
(Main Host)
152
Main Host
8.8
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