Japanese singer and actor who is a member of the music group KinKi Kids and won a 2003 Television Drama Academy Award for his role in the drama, Remote.
He became a member of the talent agency Johnny & Associates when he was twelve years old and he first worked as a backup dancer for Hikaru Genji with his bandmate, Tsuyoshi Domoto.
He acted and sang the theme song for the sequel to the film Sushi ÅŒji!, called Ginmaku Ban Sushi ÅŒji!: New York e Iku, in 2008.
He has a sister who sent in his application to Johnny & Associates without him knowing, which led to his acting and singing career.
He is a famous Japanese actor like Kenichi Matsuyama.