Kazunari Ninomiya

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Kazunari Ninomiya

Japanese idol, singer, songwriter, actor, voice actor and radio host add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1983.

Countries: United States (53%), Japan (35%), (12%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Masaki Aiba, Jun Matsumoto, Stand by Me (film)

Linked to: Oricon, Sankei Sports, Livedoor, Pony Canyon

 

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Kazunari Ninomiya was born in 1983 add something


1996

Ninomiya began his career in the entertainment industry when he joined the Japanese talent agency Johnny & Associates in 1996 at the age of add something


1997

Ninomiya began his acting career in a 1997 stage play based on the American coming of age film "Stand by Me" with future bandmates Masaki Aiba and Jun Matsumoto add something

 

Masaki Aiba - Aiba began acting in a 1997 stage play based on an American coming of age film called "Stand by Me" with future bandmates Jun Matsumoto and Kazunari Ninomiya

 

Jun Matsumoto - In 1997, Matsumoto was cast in his first stage play, which was based on the American coming of age film "Stand by Me" with future bandmates Masaki Aiba and Kazunari Ninomiya


1999

Prior to his debut as a singer with Arashi in 1999, Ninomiya started an acting career when he was cast as Chris for the stage play "Stand by Me", which was based on the film of the same name add something


2002

Ninomiya graduated from high school in March 2002 at the age of add something

 

Ninomiya has his own radio show, "Bay Storm", since October 4, 2002 add something


2003

From 2003 to 2005, Ninomiya continued to appear in a wide range of dramas add something

 

Ninomiya next took to the screen as Shuichi, a high school student trying to get rid of his abusive stepfather, in the 2003 film "Ao no Hon?" with Aya Matsuura as his co-star add something


2005

From April 3, 2005 to May 4, 2005, he took up "Rebel Without a Cause", playing the James Dean character Jim Stark add something


2006

He is a member of Japanese boy band Arashi and is best known to movie audiences for his portrayal as Private Saigo in the 2006 Clint Eastwood war film "Letters from Iwo Jima" add something

 

On October 24, 2006, a couple months after returning from filming "Letters from Iwo Jima" in the United States, he debuted as a voice actor, lending his voice to main character Black in the Michael Arias animated film "Tekkon Kinkreet" add something


2007

During the summer of 2007, he and fellow Arashi bandmate Sho Sakurai co-starred together in the manga-based comedy drama "Yamada Tar? Monogatari" add something

 

On January 7, 2007, "New York Times" film critic A. O. Scott listed Ninomiya as an ideal Oscar candidate for Best Supporting Actor add something

 

On July 11, 2007, the "Time" album was released with the limited edition containing solo song of each member add something

 

Sho Sakurai - Sakurai and bandmate Kazunari Ninomiya co-starred together in the manga-based comedy drama "Yamada Tar? Monogatari" in 2007


2008

In 2008, Ninomiya composed, co-arranged and penned the lyrics for his solo "Gimmick Game" add something


2009

From July 18, 2009 to August 11, 2009, Ninomiya appeared in his first stage play in four years add something

 

However, the special, which saw Ninomiya's first time playing a psychiatrist, did not air on television until September 24, 2009 add something


2011

Part one of the live-action adaptation of the manga "Gantz", which starred Ninomiya and Kenichi Matsuyama, was released on January 20, 2011 in the United States and on January 29, 2011 in Japan add something


2016

On 5 March 2016, Ninomiya won the 39th Japanese Academy Award for Best Actor, for his performance in Living with My Mother , succeeding fellow Johnny & Associates colleague Okada Junichi add something


2019

He used to write in MORE magazine column with the title IT, until it ended in January 2019 add something