|Native name 長瀬 智也|
Name Tomoya Nagase
|Years active 1993–present|
Genres Power pop, pop rock
Height 1.83 m
|Born November 7, 1978 (age 37) (1978-11-07) |
Origin Aoba-ku, Yokohama, Japan
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, actor
Instruments Vocals, guitar, harmonica, saxophone
Music groups Tokio (Since 1994), J-Friends (1998 – 2003)
Movies Heaven's Door, Sword of the Stranger, Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims
Albums Love You Only, Sorafune/Do! Do! Do!, Tokio
TV shows My Boss My Hero, Kurokochi, THE TETSUWAN DASH, Unubore deka, Tiger & Dragon
Similar People Masahiro Matsuoka, Shigeru Joshima, Taichi Kokubun, Tatsuya Yamaguchi, Junichi Okada
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Tomoya Nagase (長瀬 智也, Nagase Tomoya, born November 7, 1978) is a Japanese singer and actor. He is a member of Tokio, a Johnny & Associates musical group. He is the primary vocalist, in addition to playing the guitar alongside Tokio's leader, Shigeru Joshima.
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- As an artist
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As an artist
He was inspired by bands Hikaru Genji and SMAP to answer a recruiting call of Johnny & Associates and was accepted. In 1992, he played several stage plays (Playzone and Mask) together with other Tokio members. He first played tambourine during Tokio's early performances as SMAP's background dancers. Just prior to Tokio's debut, the band's rhythm guitarist, Hiromu Kojima, left the band and was replaced by Tomoya Nagase.
In 1997, Nagase collaborated with American R&B group 3T to record the Japanese version of Eternal Flame, which was used as the theme song for the Japanese drama D×D, in which he starred. The single was released under the artist name "Tomoya with 3T" and reached number 12 on the Oricon charts. Nagase lists Guns N' Roses as his favorite band.
As an actor
Nagase has had parts in over 40 dramas. His first lead role was in Hakusen Nagashi (1996). More lead roles followed including Ikebukuro West Gate Park, Mukodono!, and Tiger & Dragon. Mukodono! was his first comedic role. In My Boss My Hero he had another comedic role. He received an "Ishihara Yuijiro Award" in 2002 as "The Best Newcomer" for his role in the movie Seoul. He also currently playing as a lead actor in a drama Unubore Deka
Nagase has endorsed many various brands with the band Tokio and by himself. He is currently a brand ambassador for Fujicolor and Lotte Toppo. With Tokio, he has endorsed among others Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Eneos, a brand for Nippon Oil. As an actor, he has also endorsed UFO Nissin noodles, Lotte Coolish drinks, Subaru, Morinaga, Suntory Dry beer, Mazda, All Nippon Airways, NTT docomo, Hitachi Wooo, and Uniqlo.