Tomo Yanagishita

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Tomo Yanagishita
柳下 大
Born (1988-06-03) June 3, 1988 (age 32)
Years active2005 - 2020
Website http://blog.watanabepro.co.jp/yanagishitatomo/information.php

Tomo Yanagishita (柳下 大, Yanagishita Tomo, born June 3, 1988) is a Japanese Former actor. He was a member of the acting group D-BOYS. Yanagishita joined the unit D-Date (D☆DATE) of the same agency as a new member. It was announced at the last performance of the live tour in Tokyo Dome City Hall on June 29, 2012. [1]

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Biography

In 2006, Yanagishita won the Watanabe Entertainment´s 3rd official D-BOYS audition with the Grand Prix and became an official member of the group. In Winter of the same year, Yanagishita won the role of Kaoru Kaidoh, the viper-like 2nd year regular of Seigaku Middle School's tennis club, in the Prince of Tennis musical series, Tenimyu, as part of the third generation Seigaku cast. Prior to his casting, Kousuke Kujirai, who had played the role before him with the second Seigaku cast, had filled in as Kaidoh with the third cast due to actor Takahiro Tasaki's withdrawal from the show. Yanagishita debuted as Kaidoh in the Absolute King Rikkai feat. Rokkaku ~ First Service musical on December 13, 2006.

After the Absolute King Rikkai feat. Rokkaku ~ Second Service show, Yanagishita did not to graduate with his fellow third cast members, and instead stayed as an alternative with the fourth generation cast. He shared the role with Yuuichirou Hirata, who was cast as the new Kaidoh, for two shows: The Progressive Match Higa Chuu feat. Rikkai and Dream Live 5th, taking turns for different performances. Yanagishita graduated from his role as Kaidoh after the last performance of the Dream Live 5th live concert. During his run of the series, he got to work with fellow D-BOY members Tetsuya Makita, Koji Seto, and Masato Wada. He and Kujirai have both played Kaidoh the longest.

In 2020 Tomo got married and announced his retirement from the entertainment industry.

Filmography

Television

YearTitleRoleOther notes
2007SunadokeiYousuke SonodaTV Series (Episodes 18-21, 26, 31, 33, 38, 41 and 43)
2007NozokiyaTakeshiTV Series (Episodes 10-12)
2007Renai Shindan ~Tsubasa no Kakera~TsubasaTV Series (Episodes 1-3)
2007Yonimo Kimyona Monogatari IchinoseTV Series (Fall '07 Special Edition "Alumni Future" episode)
2008Mikon Six Sisters 2TakashiTV Series
2008100 Views of Romantic LoveHimselfTV Series (Episode 98, TV Asahi)
2008 Akai Ito Fujiwara NatsukiTV Series
2008Ijiwaru BaasanGuest ActorTV Series (January 9 episode)
2009Inochi no Baton ~ Saikou no Jinsei no Owarikata ~Hayato ItoTV Series
2009 Samurai High School Wada DaisukeTV Series
2010 Shinsengumi Peacemaker Okita SojiTV Series
2010TumblingMizusawa TakuTV Series (TBS)
2011Hanazakari no kimitachi e °Kayashima TaikiTV Series
2012Akko to Bokura ga Ikita NatsuNakane YoshiyukiTV Series

Movies

YearTitleRoleOther notes
2006Detective Conan: Kudo Shinichi's Written Challenge Shinichi's ClassmateTV Movie
2007 Takumi-kun Series: Soshite Harukaze ni Sasayaite Takumi HayamaDVD Release
2008Bura bura ban banN/AMotion Picture Film
2008Taiga Roman: Danjo Gyakuten Yoshiwara YuukakuKojiro / TakaoDVD Release
2008Drift 05N/ADVD Release
2008ShakarikiUncreditedMotion Picture
2008 SAKURA no SONO Machida ShuuMotion Picture Film
2008 Akai Ito Fujiwara NatsukiMotion Picture Film
2009Sho no MichiJinchiDVD Release
2011Vampire Stories - BrothersSeiDVD Release

Stage Work

TENIMYU: THE PRINCE OF TENNIS MUSICAL SERIES (as Kaoru Kaidoh)

D-Boys

Other stage work

Guest Star appearances

Discography

YearDVDDVD CoverRelease Date
2006 Tenimyu - Absolute King Rikkai feat. Rokkaku ~ First ServiceOST of the Musical as Kaoru Kaidoh Track List
2007 Tenimyu - Dream Live 4thOST of the Musical as Kaoru Kaidoh Track List
Tenimyu - Absolute King Rikkai feat. Rokkaku - Second ServiceOST of the Musical as Kaoru Kaidoh Track List
Tenimyu - The Best Actors Series 010 Extra - Seigaku 3rd Regulars Memorial EditionOST of the Musical as Kaoru Kaidoh Track List
Tenimyu - Progressive Match Higa feat. RikkaidaiOST of the Musical as Kaoru Kaidoh Track List
2008 Tenimyu - Dream Live 5thOST of the Musical as Kaoru Kaidoh Track List
2009Natsu Doko 2009 Kaze - Team Wind versionAudio Theater for D-BOYS "Kotoshi no Natsu wa Mainichi Dokoka de D-BOYS Ukiuki Yatta Hohhohoi" eventD-BOYS CD and DVD
  • Natsu no Kakehashi
Natsu Doko 2009 Kawa - Team River versionAudio Theater for D-BOYS "Kotoshi no Natsu wa Mainichi Dokoka de D-BOYS Ukiuki Yatta Hohhohoi" eventD-BOYS CD and DVD (as Guest)
  • Natsu no Kakehashi

Official DVDs

Official Photobooks

YearPhotobook TitleDescriptionPublisherRelease DateISBN
2008Yanagishita TomoTomo Yanagishita First Solo PhotobookWani Books Co., Ltd.May 14, 2008 ISBN   978-4-8470-4093-1
DASHD-BOYS Third PhotobookKadokawa Marketing Co.,Ltd.December 2008 ISBN   978-4-04-895035-0
2010DARLINGD-BOYS Fourth PhotobookShufu-to-Seikatsu Sha, Ltd.March 2010 ISBN   978-4-04-895035-0

Special events

  1. "D☆DATE livejournal". Archived from the original on 2012-12-03.


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