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Gekidan EXILE Profile & Facts

Gekidan EXILE Profile & Facts

Gekidan EXILE (劇団EXILE; EXILE Theatrical Company), formerly known as Gekidan EXILES, is an all-male theater troupe established in 2007 and managed by LDH JAPAN.

Gekidan EXILE’s Backstory: 
Sometime in 2007, the group was formed under the name Gekidan EXILES as a theatrical unit from EXILE. The initial line-up was composed by MAKIDAI, MATSU, ÜSA, and AKIRA, with EXILE’s leader HIRO serving as a general producer. The unit debuted on September 20 with the stage play “Taiyou ni Yakarete“.

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Gekidan EXILE Official Accounts:
Blog: EXILE TRIBE mobile

Gekidan EXILE Members Profile:
Aoyagi Sho

Stage Name: Aoyagi Sho (青柳翔)
Birth Name: Aoyagi Sho (青柳翔)
Birthday: April 12, 1985
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Japanese

Aoyagi Sho Facts:
Birth Place : Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
– On October 26, 2016, he debuted as a solo artist with the single “Naita Rosario” under the Sony Music Associated Records label.
– In late 2020, his website and social accounts were removed, implying that his contract with Sony Music had expired.
– For his role as “Aguni” in Alice in Borderland (2020), he shaved his head and gained about 20 kg.
– Has a close friendship with Murakami Nijiro. They acted together in the Netflix series Alice in Borderland and Murakami starred in the short film Ikuenimo. directed by Aoyagi.

Akiyama Shintaro

Stage Name: Akiyama Shintaro (秋山真太郎)
Birth Name: Akiyama Shintaro (秋山真太郎)
Birthday: July 8, 1982
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Japanese
Instagram: @shintaro_akiyama_official

Akiyama Shintaro Facts:
Birth Place : Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
– On October 1, 2017, he announced that he had married a non-celebrity woman after dating her for about 3 years.
– On July 1, 2022, it was announced that Akiyama had established NANAJUHACHI Inc. (株式会社七十八) and assumed the position of Representative Director/CEO of the company. With the corporate philosophy of “creating Japanese entertainment and culture” the company launched the comprehensive entertainment information platform STAND FOR ARTISTS as its core business, with the aim of “supporting artists’ dreams and helping them take their first steps”. The platform would offer the service to connect artists with entertainment agencies, production companies, and corporations and allow users to smoothly conduct detailed artist searches, post audition information, and complete casting within the system. The system had already been in pre-launch since April 2022, and at the time of the company’s official establishment, 92 production companies and corporations, with a total of 144 producers, assistant producers, directors, assistant directors, casting directors, and corporate executives were using the system. Furthermore, 19 entertainment agencies had registered a total of 1,395 artists. From July 1, freelance artists were also able to register. In the future, the company plan to expand the functionality of the service to include a support system for artists to build a long career, and an information database for all people involved in the arts, not only artists, but also hair/make-up artists, stylists, sound/lighting artists, cameramen, and others.

Ozawa Yuta

Stage Name: Ozawa Yuta (小澤雄太)
Birth Name: Ozawa Yuta (小澤雄太)
Birthday: October 8, 1985
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 177 cm (5’9½”)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Japanese
Instagram: @yuta_ozawa_official

Ozawa Yuta Facts:
Birth Place : Edogawa, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
– He has 2 sisters, one older and one younger than him.
– His home is also a sushi restaurant.
– Despite being an actor, he started as a dancer. He started dancing when he was 17-years old while being on his 2nd year of high school.

Suzuki Nobuyuki

Stage Name: Suzuki Nobuyuki (鈴木伸之)
Birth Name: Suzuki Nobuyuki (鈴木伸之)
Birthday: October 14, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Japanese
Instagram: @nobuyuki_suzuki_official

Suzuki Nobuyuki Facts:
– Birth Place : Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
– Generally associated with roles of delinquents, antagonists, rivals / love rivals and second leads. He himself has mentioned that he would sometimes feel depressed that he is type casted as delinquents due to his looks and physique.
– Initially didn’t plan to become an actor. He had the vague idea of becoming a singer, but was scouted as an actor after failing the VOCAL BATTLE AUDITION 2.
– Has a driver’s license for large motorcycles, but has never ridden one in private.
– Likes singing.
– An indoor person.
– Has a very close friendship with fellow Gekidan EXILE member Machida Keita.
– Is close friends with actor Nakagawa Taishi. They have co-starred in several works together. In 2021, Nakagawa revealed: “I’ve known him since middle school. We used to play brothers before, so we are good friends. I love him very much.
– Goes to the gym on a regular basis. However, in an interview in April 2022, he revealed that he had stopped working out to feel more comfortable in his own body: “I wanted to enjoy my natural state rather than push myself excessively. From now on, I would like to show my charm that is not just the image of LDH.
Looking back at his childhood, he described himself as a child that was energetic, cheerful, too noisy in class and didn’t like studying.
– Has a small dog named “Sun”.
– Is very interested in skincare.
– His hobbies are golf, playing video games, watching variety shows and YouTube videos, hanging out with friends, and visiting saunas.

Machida Keita

Stage Name: Machida Keita (町田啓太)
Birth Name: Machida Keita (町田啓太)
Birthday: July 4, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 181 cm (5’11″)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Japanese
Instagram: @keita_machida_official

Machida Keita Facts:
Birth Place : Gunma Prefecture, Japan
– Practiced kendo from elementary school to junior high school and reached the second dan.[41] He was influenced by Rurouni Kenshin to take up the sport.
– In junior high school, he was part of the baseball club.
– Lived in a dormitory in junior high and high school.
– Can play the trumpet. He played the instrument for about two years when he was in the upper grades of elementary school, and practiced it again for his role in the movie Taiyo to Bolero (2022).
– Obtained qualifications for special aviation radio, special land radio, gas welding, and hazardous materials handler Class B-4.
– GENERATIONS member Sekiguchi Mandy was his classmate at university, part of the same dance circle and a student at EXPG Tokyo too.
– Has publicly voiced his support and respect for the LGBTQ+ community in several interviews
– Has a very close friendship with fellow Gekidan EXILE member Suzuki Nobuyuki.
– Is very into cooking. He prefers to make dishes he has never made before
– Likes to talk and communicate with people.
– Has very few hobbies. However, he likes trying new things for his work (acting).
– Is a science fiction fan and would like to appear in a film of that genre at a point in his career. His favorite science fiction movie is Back to the Future.
– Some of his favorite movies are Ready Player One and Call Me by Your Name.
– During his high school years, Kimura Takuya was his favorite actor.
– Thinks that it is necessary for actors to update themselves by learning what is happening in the world today

Onozuka Hayato

Stage Name: Onozuka Hayato (小野塚勇人)
Birth Name: Onozuka Hayato (小野塚勇人)
Birthday: June 29, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Japanese
Instagram: @hayato_onozuka_official
Twitter: @Hayato_Onozuka

Onozuka Hayato Facts:
Birth Place : Chiba Prefecture, Japan
– He opened an Instagram account on June 29, 2021, his 28th birthday.


Stage Name: SWAY
Birth Name: Nogae Shuhei (野替愁平)
Birthday: June 9, 1986
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 180 cm (5’11″)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Japanese
Instagram: @sway_ldh
Twitter: @sway_official

SWAY Facts:
Birth Place : Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan
– He is a member of the DOBERMAN INFINITY and HONEST BOYZ® groups
– On August 29, 2018, he released his first major-label studio album UNCHAINED.
– On November 6, 2021, SWAY announced his marriage to his long-term girlfriend, a non-celebrity. At the same time, he revealed that his new wife would be expecting their first child.
– On August 2, 2020, it was reported that SWAY had been diagnosed with COVID-19. He confirmed a fever on the morning of July 30 and was examined on the following day, on July 31, and was refraining from his activities, but only found out he was indeed infected on August 2. He expressed that he’s currently not feeling any symptoms but he’s carefully following the instructions of the public health center and experts for a healthy recovery. Due to this, the events he was scheduled to appear with Gekidan EXILE and DOBERMAN INFINITY with the opening week of LDH’s new video platform CL were postponed.
– On August 17, he announced on his social media accounts that he had recovered and resumed his activities.

Yagi Masayasu

Birth Name: Yagi Masayasu (八木将康)
Birthday: August 28, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Japanese
Instagram: @masayasu_yagi

Yagi Masayasu Facts:
Birth Place : Hokkaido, Japan
– Participated on the National High School Baseball Invitational Tournament before auditioning to LDH.
– He is the brother of SHOKICHI from Exile The Second
– On August 29, 2019, Yagi announced his marriage to a 24-year old non-celebrity woman he had been dating for about 2 years and that they were expecting their first child to be born in January 2020. On April 29, 2020, he revealed that his first son had been born safely
– On July 15, 2022, Yagi announced that the couple’s second child, a boy, had been born in May of the same year.

Sato Kanta

Stage Name: Sato Kanta (佐藤寛太)
Birth Name: Sato Kanta (佐藤寛太)
Birthday: June 16, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 181 cm
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Japanese
Instagram: @kanta_sato_

Sato Kanta Facts:
Birth Place : Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
– Was classmates with THE RAMPAGE’s Iwaya Shogo and Yoshino Hokuto in high school
– In an interview he revealed that he participated in VOCAL BATTLE AUDITION 4 and EXILE PERFORMER BATTLE AUDITION so that people at LDH’s headquarter would remember his face.
– Describes his personality as a “cumulonimbus cloud”.
– Would like to travel across the European continent.
– In terms of non-Japanese actors/actresses, he likes Jake Gyllenhaal and Léa Seydoux
– His favorite film of Léa Seydoux is Blue Is the Warmest Colour. “If I could do that kind of work, or even just one play like that, I would be okay with quitting.”
– Likes actor Murakami Nijiro
– Loves the movie The Perks of Being a Wallflower
– Doesn’t watch the works he plays in since it makes him feel embarrassed.
– In his free time he does mountain climbing.
– Wished that he had been sent to an international school when he was young and that he had been allowed to play the piano.
– Likes like clumsy and unsociable people and is attracted to people who have something that he doesn’t have, whether they are men or women
– Considers the members of THE RAMPAGE as his peers in terms of work as they joined LDH at the same time as him.

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