Shigeaki Kato

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Shigeaki Kato
Birth nameKato Shigeaki
Born (1987-07-11) July 11, 1987 (age 31)
Origin Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
Genres J-pop
Occupation(s)
Instruments
Years active1999present
Labels Johnny's Entertainment
Associated acts

Shigeaki Kato(加藤 シゲアキ,Katō Shigeaki, born July 11, 1987) is a member of the J-pop group NEWS, from Johnny's Entertainment, Inc. [1]

J-pop, natively also known simply as pops, is a musical genre that entered the musical mainstream of Japan in the 1990s. Modern J-pop has its roots in traditional Japanese music, but significantly in 1960s pop and rock music, such as The Beatles and The Beach Boys, which led to Japanese rock bands such as Happy End fusing rock with Japanese music in the early 1970s. J-pop was further defined by new wave groups in the late 1970s, particularly electronic synth-pop band Yellow Magic Orchestra and pop rock band Southern All Stars.

NEWS is a four-member Japanese band consisting of Keiichiro Koyama, Takahisa Masuda, Shigeaki Kato and Yuya Tegoshi. The group's name is an acronym based on the cardinal directions. Formed in 2003 by Johnny Kitagawa as a nine-member group under the label Johnny's Entertainment, NEWS released a promotional single "NEWS Nippon", which was used for the World Cup of Volleyball Championships. In 2004, Takahiro Moriuchi left the group and the remaining eight members released their debut single, "Kibō: Yell", which debuted atop the Oricon charts.

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Biography

Kato was born in Hiroshima, Japan, but he grew up in Osaka and Yokohama-shi. [1] [2] He joined Johnny's Entertainment on April 17, 1999 when he was 11 years-old.[ citation needed ] As a junior he was a member of the organizations Best Beat Boys (B.B.B.), Boys Be Ambitious (B.B.A.), Best Beat Dancing (B.B.D.), Beautiful American Dreams (B.A.D.), J-support and K.K.Kity. He later debuted as a member of NEWS in 2003. Along with other NEWS members, he plays the guitar, composing some of NEWS' songs, including his own solo "Kakao" in 2002, which he composed the lyrics to.

Hiroshima Designated city in Chūgoku, Japan

Hiroshima is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu, the largest island of Japan. Hiroshima gained city status on April 1, 1889. On April 1, 1980, Hiroshima became a designated city. As of August 2016, the city had an estimated population of 1,196,274. The gross domestic product (GDP) in Greater Hiroshima, Hiroshima Urban Employment Area, was US$61.3 billion as of 2010. Kazumi Matsui has been the city's mayor since April 2011.

Osaka Designated city in Kansai, Japan

Osaka is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan. It is the capital city of Osaka Prefecture and the largest component of the Keihanshin Metropolitan Area, the second largest metropolitan area in Japan and among the largest in the world with over 19 million inhabitants. Osaka will host Expo 2025. The current mayor of Osaka is Ichiro Matsui.

Kanagawa Prefecture Prefecture of Japan

Kanagawa Prefecture is a prefecture located in Kantō region of Japan. The capital of the prefecture is Yokohama. Kanagawa is part of the Greater Tokyo Area. Kanagawa Prefecture is home to Kamakura and Hakone, two popular side trip destinations from Tokyo.

On 2010, he graduated from the College of Law, Aoyama Gakuin University. [3]

Aoyama Gakuin University private university in Tokyo, Japan

Aoyama Gakuin University is a private university in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Originally established in 1874 by missionaries from the Methodist Episcopal Church, it was reconfigured in its current form in 1949 as part of Aoyama Gakuin. Aoyama Gakuin University celebrated its 140-year anniversary in 2014 and is one of Japan's oldest higher education facilities.

On January 28, 2012, he released his first novel, Pink to Gray and has released a novel a year since. [4]

Works

Dramas

YearTitleRoleNetworkNote
1999Kowai NichiyoubiNTVEpisode 5: Tomodachi no J-kun
2000Space Angel 2001 Yen Uchu no TabiMasaruNTV
Kowai Nichiyoubi: 2000NTVEpisode 16: Tsuri sagaru
Shijo Saiaku no DetoIkeda ShingotoNTVThe 1st dates: Shijo saiaku no hatsu deto!?
2001Shounen wa Tori ni NattaTBS
3-nen B-gumi Kinpachi senseiHasegawa KenTBSSeason 6
2004Home Drama! [5] InabaTBSStory 9
3-nen B-gumi Kinpachi senseiHasegawa KenTBSSeason 7: episode 11
2005Gekidan Engimono [6] KojimaFuji TVEpisode 13: Ie ga Tooi
2006Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru [7] Shimizu KotaFuji TV
Gekidan Engimono [6] UenoFuji TVEpisode 20: Car Radio ga Owareba
Kakure Karakuri [8] Abe TomonariTBS
2007Papa to Musume no Nanokakan [9] Osugi KentaTBS
Sugata Sanshiro [10] Sugata SanshiroTV Tokyo
2008Hokaben [11] Katase RiichiroNTV
2009Chichi yo, Anata wa Erakatta ~1969 Nen no Oyaji to Boku [12] Onodera MasaruTBS
0 Goushitsu no Kyaku [13] YazakiFuji TVStory 3: Kampeki na Otoko
2010Troubleman [14] Tokuda KazuoTV Tokyo
2011Shin Jidan Koshonin Ura FileHashima IppeiTBS
Hanawake no Yon ShimaiShozaburo MashikoTBS
3-nen B-gumi Kinpachi sensei Final SPHasegawa KenTBS
2012Hana no Zubora MeshiOsoiTBS/MBS
Blackboard ~Jidai to Tatakatta Kyōshi tachi~!Kumatani ShotaTBSThird Night: Yume
Shin Jidan Koshonin Ura File 2Hashima IppeiTBS
2014Shitsuren ChocolatierHiroaki SekiyaFuji TV
Shin Jidan Koshonin Ura File 3Hashima IppeiTBS
Shin Jidan Koshonin Ura File 4Hashima IppeiTBS
2015Taishi Kakka no RyourininSatoru EguchiFuji TV
2016Kasa wo Motanai Aritachi waKeisuke MurataFuji TV
Momoku no Yoshinori Sensei ~Hikari wo Ushinatte Kokoro ga Mieta~Yoshinori AraiNTV
Toki wo Kakeru ShoujoKazutaka YanoNTV
2017Kirawareru YuukiToshio AoyamaNTV
2018Zero: Ikkaku Senkin Game [15] Ukai ZeroNTV
Inugamike no Ichizoku [16] Kindaichi KousukeFujiTV
2019Yotsuba Ginkou Harashima Hiromi ga Monomousu ~Kono Hito ni Kakero~ [17] Kazuhiro YamaneTV Tokyo

TV Show

YearTitleNetworkNote
2003 - 2007Ya-ya-yahTV Tokyo
2009 - 2010SoukonNTV
2011Ariyoshi JaponTBSIrregular panelist
Bakushōmondai no taihen yoku dekimashita!TV TokyoPanelist
2012 - 2015Mirai Theater [18] NTVco-hosted with Keiichiro Koyama and Shinichi Hatori
2015–presentNEWS na Futari [19] TBSco-hosts with Keiichiro Koyama
2015–presentTypewriters ~Monokaki no Sekai~Fuji TVco-hosts with Naoki Matayoshi
2015–presentHakunetsu Live Bibitto [20] TBSFriday regular panelist
2015 - 2016Hen Labo [21] NTV
2016 - 2019 Shounen Club PremiumNHK BS Premium
2017–presentInochi no UtaNHKmain MC

Radio

Music

YearTitleDetails
2005SurvivalFeatured in DVD Nippon East to West Spring Concert
2007Alibi(アリバイ)Duet with NEWS member, Keiichiro Koyama. Featured in album pacific
2007Chirarizumu(チラリズム)Duet with NEWS member, Keiichiro Koyama. Featured in DVD Never Ending Wonderful Story
2007Kakao(カカオ)Featured in DVD Never Ending Wonderful Story
2008HAPPY MUSICFeatured in DVD NEWS Concert Tour Pacific 2007 2008 - The First Tokyo Dome Concert
2008Murarisuto(ムラリスト)Duet with NEWS member, Keiichiro Koyama. Featured in album color
2009Shalala Tambourine(シャララ タンバリン)Featured in DVD NEWS Live Diamond
2010Iitai Dake(言いたいだけ)Duet with NEWS member, Keiichiro Koyama. Featured in DVD NEWS Dome Party 2010 Live! Live! Live! DVD!
2012Vampire wa Kakukatariki(ヴァンパイアはかく語りき)Featured in single Chankapāna
2013DreamcatcherFeatured in album NEWS
2015EscortFeatured in album WHITE
2016Hoshi no Oujisama(星の王子さま)Featured in album QUARTETTO
2017Ayame(あやめ)Featured in album NEVERLAND
2018Hyouon(氷温)Featured in album EPCOTIA
2019Sekai(世界)Featured in album Worldista

Stage plays

YearTitleRolePerformance Term
2008Konnan Yatte Mimashita
  • Tokyo Globe Theater: July 14 - July 30
  • Osaka Theater Drama City: August 2 - August 8
2009SEMINAR [22] Lauren
  • Tokyo Globe Theater: May 17 - June 3
  • Osaka Theater Drama City: June 9 - June 14
20116 gatsu no Bitter OrangeTatsuya Fukano
  • Tokyo Globe Theater: June 3 - June 26
  • Morinomiya Piloti Hall Osaka: July 1 - July 6
2014Naka no HitoKoichi Sakazaki
  • Tokyo Globe Theater: April 25 - May 11
  • Osaka Theater Drama City: May 16 - May 18
2017Green MilePaul Edgecomb
  • Tokyo Globe Theater: 30 September - 22 October
  • Kyoto Theater: November 4 - November 8

Films

Novels

Short story

Essay

Serialization

Productions

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