Japanese singer and actor known for being a member of the pop group KAT-TUN.
He joined the talent agency Johnny & Associates in 1998.
His band KAT-TUN takes its name from using the first letter of each member's family name.
He comes from a well-to-do family in which his mom served as disciplinarian while his father worked.
He and Jin Akanishi have both been members of KAT-TUN.