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ARASHI Members Profile

ARASHI Members Profile

is a group under Johnny and Associates talent agency. ARASHI which literally means storm, consists of 5 members: Ohno Satoshi, Sakurai Sho, Aiba Masaki, Ninomiya Kazunari, and Matsumoto Jun. They debuted in Hawaii in 1999 with their first single A.R.A.S.H.I, which became the theme song for the Volleyball World Cup hosted by Japan. Arashi was officially formed on September 15, 1999, in Honolulu, Hawaii, and made their CD debut on November 3, 1999.

ARASHI Fandom Name (Japanese): ARASICK
ARASHI Fandom Name (International): Arashian
ARASHI Official Color: N/A

ARASHI Official Accounts:
Youtube: ARASHI
Twitter: @arashi5official
Facebook: @arashi5official
Instagram: @arashi_5_official
TikTok: @arashi_5_official
Weibo: arashi_5

ARASHI Members Profile
 Ohno Satoshi

Stage Name: Ohno Satoshi (大野智)
Birth Name: Ōno Satoshi (大野智)
Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: November 26, 1980
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 166 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight: 51 kg (112 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Birthplace: Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan
Hobbies: Drawing, sleeping. sculpting, fishing, and photography

 Ohno Satoshi Facts:
– His image color is blue
– Family: himself, his mother, father, and an older sister
– Nicknames: Ono, Riidaa, Oh-chan, Sammy, Oji-chan, Captain
– He has several occupations, like being a singer, actor, artist, radio host, host, dancer, and choreographer
– It was decided he would be the leader when he won the rock-paper-scissors game against Sakurai
– He joined the Japanese talent agency Johnny & Associates in 1994 at the age of 13
– He attended Toukai Daigaku Fuzoku Bousei Koutou Gakkou, but dropped out mid-term
– He is very close to his mother
– His mother bought clothes for him until he was 26
– It was his mother who got him to audition for Johnny & Associates
– He doesn’t get scared easily
– He likes to cuddle with Jun
– He has never dated anyone

Sakurai Sho

Stage Name: Sakurai Sho(櫻井翔)
Birth Name: Sakurai Sho (櫻井翔)
Position: Rapper
Birthday: January 25, 1982
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 171 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Birthplace: Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture
Hobbies: Kendo, swimming, football, oil painting, and calligraphy

Sakurai Sho Facts:
– His image color is red
– Family: himself, his mother, father, and two younger siblings
– Nicknames: Sho, Sho-kun, Sho-chan, Keio boy, Shoko-chan, and Candle Sho
– He has the highest education among the other four members
– He graduated from Keio University, a very prestigious university in Japan
– He started the trend for Johnny’s to pursue their education while maintaining their “idol” status.
– He grew up in Minato, Tokyo.
– He co-wrote some of Arashi’s songs such as Summer Splash and Sketch.
– He has several occupations, like being a singer, rapper, actor, newscaster, host, radio host
– Sho likes to read before going to bed.
– He doesn’t feel comfortable for photo shoots.
– He doesn’t eat between meals.
– He used to be very afraid of high places (he improved a lot as he was doing a lot of training).
Sakurai Sho’s ideal type: Sweet, Smart-dressed, Non-smoker, Non-celebrity with intelligence and an independently thinking mind

Aiba Masaki

Stage Name: Aiba Masaki (相葉雅紀)
Birth Name: Aiba Masaki (相葉雅紀)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: December 24, 1982
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight: 58 kg (127 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Birthplace: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Hobbies: playing saxophone

Aiba Masaki Facts:
– His image color is green
– Family: Himself, his mother, father, and younger brother
– Nicknames:  Aiba-chan, Aibaka, and Masaki
– Aiba started his acting career when he was cast as the lead role of Gordie for the stage play Stand by Me
– He joined Johnny’s Jimusho in August of 1996 for the sole reason of wanting to play basketball with SMAP
– He has a cheerful and easy going personality
– He learned 3 days before Arashi debuted that he was part of the group
– He has several nicknames that have the word idol in them
– His favorite season is summer
– He is best friends with Kazama Shunsuke
– He’s had a girlfriend he’s been dating for over five years.

Ninomiya Kazunari

Stage Name: Ninomiya Kazunari (二宮和也)
Birth Name: Ninomiya Kazunari (二宮和也)
Position: Vocalist, Composer
Birthday: June 17, 1983
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Birthplace: Katsushika, Tokyo, Japan
Hobbies: Gaming, Song writing, and watching/playing baseball

Ninomiya Kazunari Facts:
– His image color is yellow
– Family: Himself, his mother, father, and an older sister
– Nickname: Nino
– He’s closest with Sakurai Sho
– His nickname “Nino” has been around since his first year of elementary
– His parents auditioned him for Johnny’s because they felt like he was hanging out with the wrong crowd
– He loves playing games, the longest time he’s played games was 9 hours
– He hates sweet food
– The first thing he does every morning is bathe
– He easily forgets things
– He’s acted in several dramas and films
– He began his stage acting career in film Stand by Me in 1997

Matsumoto Jun

Stage Name: Matsumoto Jun (松本潤)
Birth Name: Matsumoto Jun (松本潤)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: August 30, 1983
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight: 58 kg (127 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Birthplace: Toshima, Tokyo, Japan
Hobbies: Acting, Music, Dance, Theatre, Photography

Matsumoto Jun Facts:
– His image color is purple
– Family: Himself, his mother, father, and an older sister
– Nicknames: Matsujun, MJ, King Matsumoto, Jun-kun, Macchan
– He is considered an elite in Johnny’s, because he joined Johnny’s without having to audition
– He started out as a backup dancer
– He gained great popularity with his charm, sense of style and choice of unconventional acting roles
– He is the youngest in his family
– He’s very protective of his members
– His older sister influenced his decision to join Johnny & Associates in 1996
– He won his first award, 33rd Television Drama Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in 2002, for ‘Gokusen!!!’
Matsumoto Jun’s ideal type: someone who is modest and caring, with plenty of support provided

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