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Jin Akanishi


Japanese singer, songwriter, actor, and radio host who previously sang using the group KAT-TUN. He was an associate of Johnny Jr., aswell mainly because Musical Academy Dance. He remaining KAT-TUN to review abroad in america of America. He wedded celebrity Meisa Kuroki on Feb 2, 2012 plus they welcomed a child, Theia, later on that 12 months. KAT-TUN could best all three Oricon graphs, getting second group to take action after Ayumi Hamasaki.

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Full Name Jin Akanishi
Date Of Birth July 4, 1984
Place Of Birth Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.76 m
Profession Pop Singer
Nationality Japanese
Spouse Meisa Kuroki
Children Theia Akanishi
Siblings Reo Akanishi
Nominations World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year
Movies 47 Ronin, Bandage
TV Shows Anego, Omae no Yukichi ga Naiteiru
Star Sign Cancer

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1 In September 2011 he recorded his first US album named "Japonicana" in Los Angeles, CA, USA.
2 In October 2010 he toured 5 American cities during his Yellow Gold 3010 Tour. He finished his Yellow Gold 3011 Tour in Japan in January 2011.
3 47 Ronin (2013) is his Hollywood debut.
4 Did a countrywide tour with band, Kat-Tun [June 2008]
5 In November 2010, Akanishi held his first US tour, called "Yellow Gold 3010 Tour", in Chicago,San Francisco, Houston, Los Angeles and New York.
6 In January 2012, Akanishi released his second US single, "Sun Burns Down", produced by Stereotypes. The song also hit #1 on US iTune Dance chart and is climbing up US Billboard Dance/Club Play chart.
7 In March 2012, Akanishi released his first US album, "Japonicana", which hit #10 on US Billboard Dance album chart. He also held Japonicana tour in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Honolulu, New York and San Francisco.
8 In February 2012, he shocked everyone with his sudden marriage to Japanese actress and model, Meisa Kuroki.
9 In November 2011, Akanishi released his first US single, "Test Drive featuring Jason Derulo", produced by J.R. Rotem. The song hit #1 on US iTune Dance chart and climbed US Billboard up to #11 on its Dance/Club Play chart.
10 In February 2010 Jin held his first solo concert in Japan. In July 2010 he held his first solo concert in America in Los Angeles, California.
11 Some people think his first name is Hitoshi because of the multiple pronunciations of his name's kanji character. The real pronunciation is Jin, based on one of the Confucian virtues (benevolence). His name was once even published in a magazine as Akanishi Hitoshi.
12 He started his music career at 14, and composes most of his solo songs. He also used to write music for his former band KAT-TUN (Care, Hesitate, Murasaki, Love or Like) and often had to sing the hardest parts because of his wide vocal range.
13 He is close friends with Yamashita Tomohisa and Yuu Shirota.
14 Former member of the popular Japanese Boyband, KAT-TUN. He represented the "A" (for "Akanishi").



The Legends of Monkey King 2018 TV Series announced Erlang Shen
Midnight Taxi 2016 TV Series Ueno
47 Ronin 2013 Chikara
Bandeiji 2010 Natsu Takasugi (singing voice)
Speed Racer 2008 Speed Racer (voice, uncredited)
Yûkan kurabu 2007 TV Series Miroku Shochikubai
Anego 2005 TV Series Kurosawa Akihiko
Gokusen 2005 TV Mini-Series Hayato Yabuki
Xmas nante daikirai 2004 TV Mini-Series Sho Kitagawa
Haregi, koko ichiban 2000 TV Series



Bandeiji 2010 performer: "Bandage", "Hatachi no Sensô", "Genki", "Genki Ska version", "Yûki" / writer: "Yûki"



The Best Hit USA 2012 TV Series Himself
Bokura no jidai 2010 TV Series Himself

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Chelsea Lately 2013 TV Series Himself

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1 Beauty spot next to his right eye

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