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Hey! Say! JUMP Members Profile

Hey! Say! JUMP Members Profile: Hey! Say! JUMP Facts

Hey! Say! JUMP is a nine-member Japanese boy group under Johnny & Associates. The group consists of Yabu Kota, Takaki Yuya, Inoo Kei, Yaotome Hikaru, Arioka Daiki, Okamoto Keito, Yamada Ryosuke, Nakajima Yuto and Chinen Yuri. They’re split into two groups by the names of Hey! Say! 7 and Hey! Say! BEST. They made their debut on November 14th, 2007 with their song ‘Ultra Music Power’. Former member Ryutaro Morimoto was removed from the group due to an underage smoking scandal.

Hey! Say! JUMP Fandom Name: Tobikko
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Hey! Say! JUMP Official Accounts:
Official Website: heysayjump

Hey! Say! JUMP Members Profile:
Yabu Kota

Stage Name: Yabu Kato (薮宏太)
Birth Name: Yabu Kato (薮宏太)
Position: Vocalist, Dancer
Birthday: January 31st, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5’10 (178cm)
Weight: 54kg (119lbs)
Blood Type: A

Kato Yabu Facts:
– His sub-unit group is Hey! Say! BEST
– He’s also an actor and model.
– His idol is Johnny Depp
– His favourite colour is red.
– He doesn’t like the colour blue.
– He loves soccer.
– He has an older sister and brother.
– He loves kittens.
– His hobby is listening to music.
– He’s not so great at maths.
– He is left-handed.
– He can play the piano and guitar.
– His favourite foods are curry rice, oden and boiled fish.
– He doesn’t like tomatoes, cucumber and green peaches.
– He was voted as “most wanted as a little brother” and “most wanted as a pet” in idol magazines.
– He’s so close with a former member of KAT-TUN Akanishi Jin that they raised a dog together.

Takaki Yuya

Stage Name: Takaki Yuya (高木雄也)
Birth Name: Takaki Yuya (高木雄也)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: March 26th, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 5’10 (178cm)
Weight: 60kg (132lbs)
Blood Type: O

Takaki Yuya Facts:
– His sub-unit is Hey! Say! 7
– He’s also an actor.
– His favourite food is pizza and gratin pineapple.
– He hates paseri.
– His favourite colour is orange.
– His favourite movie is Home Alone.
– He’s scared of bugs and pigeons.
– He has a chihuahua named Chokko.
– He has 2 older sisters and 1 younger brother.
– His hobby is dancing.
– His favourite comic book is Naruto.
– He said his treasure is his friends.
– He’s the first member to have his ear pierced.

Inoo Kei

Stage Name: Inoo Kei (伊野尾慧)
Birth Name: Inoo Kei (伊野尾 慧)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: June 22nd, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 5’9 (174cm)
Weight: 50kg (110lbs)
Blood Type: A

Inoo Kei Facts: 
– His sub-unit is Hey! Say! BEST
– He’s also an actor.
– His favourite food is ramen, udon and cooked rice.
– The thing he values most is letters from fans.
– His hobby is learning English.
– His favourite colour is sky blue.
– He hates the colours green and yellow.
– He can play guitar and piano.
– He’s good at drawing.
– He’s good at playing basketball.
– He has a younger sister.
– He has a love-hate relationship with rollercoasters.
– His hands are his charming point because they’re pretty like girls hands.
– He graduated Meijii university in 2013 with a degree in Architecture.

Yaotome Hikaru

Stage Name: Yaotome Hikaru (八乙女光)
Birth Name: Yaotome Hikaru (八乙女光)
Position: Vocalist, Rapper, Dancer, Songwriter
Birthday: December 2nd, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5’8 (173cm)
Weight: 53kg (116lbs)
Blood Type: O

Yaotome Hikaru Facts:
– His sub-unit is Hey! Say! BEST
– He’s also an actor.
– His favourite colours are blue, white, black and all browns.
– He hates the colour purple.
– His favourite food is wasabi.
– He has a toy car collection.
– He can play the drums, bass and guitar.
– He likes western music.
– He doesn’t like cats.
– He wrote the lyrics to Ya-ya-yah’s song 今進もう.
– He wrote the rap section for their song ‘Score’.
– He composed the music for their song ‘Tears and Smile’.

Arioka Daiki

Stage Name: Arioka Daika (有岡 大貴)
Birth Name: Arioka Daika (有岡 大貴)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: April 15th, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 5’5.5 (166cm)
Weight: 50kg (110lbs)
Blood Type: A

Arioka Daika Facts:
– His sub-unit is Hey! Say! BEST
– He’s also an actor.
– He can play football.
– His favourite food is omelette and fried rice.
– His favourite sport is Soccer.
– His hobby is listening to music.
– He hates insects.
– His dream is travelling to England by himself.
– He doesn’t like mayonnaise, plum pickles, seaweed or tomatoes.
– His favourite word is ‘powerful’.
– He is the 2nd member to have his ear pierced.

Okamoto Keito

Stage Name: Okamoto Keito (岡本 圭人)
Birth Name: Okamoto Keito (岡本 圭人)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: April 1st, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 5’9 (175cm)
Weight: 63kg (138lbs)
Blood Type: O

Okamoto Keito Facts:
– He is currently on a 2-year hiatus to study American Academy of Dramatic Arts abroad in America.
– His sub-unit is Hey! Say! 7
– He’s also an actor.
– His hobby is billiard.
– His favourite foods are white chocolate, strawberry milk, fried chicken and ice-cream.
– He doesn’t like seafood.
– His favourite comic book is Naruto.
– He can play the guitar.
– His dream is to be a doctor.
– His favourite colour is blue.
– He loves Doraemon.
– He’s fluent in English.

Ryosuke Yamada

Stage Name: Ryosuke Yamada (山田 涼介)
Birth Name: Ryosuke Yamada (山田 涼介)
Position: Vocalist, Dancer
Birthday: May 9th, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 5’5 (165cm)
Weight: 54kg (119lbs)
Blood Type: B

Ryosuke Yamada Facts:
– His sub-unit is Hey! Say! 7
– He’s also in another group called NYC.
– He’s also an actor and model.
– He has a younger sister (Misaki Yamada) and an older sister (Chihiro Yamada).
– His hobbies are fishing, reading manga and cooking.
– His favourite movie is Star Wars.
– His favourite actors are Morita Go and Ninomiya Kazunari.
– His favourite j-drama is Remote.
– His favourite colours are blue, black, white and orange.
– His favourite sport is soccer.
– His favourite foods are eggplant, strawberries and meat.
– He hates wasabi, fermented soybean and tomatoes.
– He’s the most popular member of the group.
– He loves to collect coins.
– He’s learning how to speak Korean.
– He said he doesn’t want a girlfriend right now because he wants to become more successful in his career.
– He doesn’t like criticism.
– He has 2 guinea pigs, a hamster, a rabbit and loads of other pets.
– He’s afraid of aeroplanes, ghosts, dark places, needles and frogs.
– His favourite ice cream flavour is vanilla.
– He’s not good at using computers so he usually asks Chinen for help.
– He beat all the other members in arm-wrestling.
– He can play the trumpet.
– He’d like to learn the saxophone.
– He wants to have a vacation in Dubai.
– He hates rollercoasters.
– He collects mangas and currently has over 600.
– He loves sloths.
– He is allergic to crab meat.

Yuto Nakajima

Stage Name: Yuto Nakajima (中島裕翔)
Birth Name: Yuto Nakajima (中島裕翔)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: August 10th, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 5’10 (180cm)
Weight: 56kg (123lbs)
Blood Type: A

Yuto Nakajima Facts:
– His sub-unit is Hey! Say! 7
He’s also an actor and model.
– He has a younger brother. (Raiya Nakajima)
– His favourite mangas are Naruto and Arakawa Under the Bridge.
– His favourite movies are Spiderman and Star Wars.
– His favourite sport is horse riding and skiing.
– His favourite colour is white.
– His favourite subject in school was P.E.
– His least favourite subject in school was maths.
– His favourite animal is a dog.
– His favourite foods are mango, meat, horse sashimi and strawberries.
– He says his charming points are the mole under his eye and his hoarse voice.
– He can touch his head using his feet.
– He’s a big fan of Daniel Radcliffe and Johnny Depp.
– He wants to have 3 kids after he’s married.
– His left breastbone is a problem due to it sticking out.
– He can play soccer, volleyball, and basketball.
– He’s a purple belt in karate.

Yuri Chinen

Stage Name: Yuri Chinen (知念侑李)
Birth Name: Yuri Chinen (知念侑李)
Position: Vocalist, Dancer
Birthday: November 30th, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5’4 (159cm)
Weight: 45kg (99lbs)
Blood Type: AB

Yuri Chinen Facts:
– His sub-unit is Hey! Say! 7
– He’s also in another group called NYC.
– He’s also an actor.
– His dad (Takashi Chinen) is an Olympic bronze medalist.
– He has an older sister (Saya Chinen).
– His mother taught him Jazz.
– His hobbies are dancing and soccer.
– His favourite anime is Dr. Slump.
– His favourite j-drama is Yukan Club.
– His favourite cartoon is Tom and Jerry.
– His favourite colour is pink.
– His favourite foods are melon, gyoza and cucumber.
– He’s good at acrobatics.
– He’s spoilt by Ryosuke Yamada.
– When he wants attention he sits on the other member’s laps.
– He is left-handed.

Former Members:
Ryutaro Morimoto

Stage Name: Ryutaro Morimoto (森本龍太郎)
Birth Name: Ryutaro Morimoto (森本龍太郎)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: April 6th, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 5’9 (174cm)
Weight: 56kg (123lbs)
Blood Type: A
Twitter: ryuryu9546 
Youtube: Ryutaro ZERO
Personal Blog: Ryu’s everyday blog

Morimoto Ryutaro Facts:
– He’s in a new group called ZERO with the new stage name ‘Ryu’.
– His hobby is reading manga.
– His favourite song is SHAKE by SMAP.
– His favourite movie is Hana Yori Dango.
– His favourite TV show is Nakai Masahiro no Burakku Variety.
– His favourite colour is yellow.
– He said his weak point is his short term memory.
– He said his strong point is that he’s noisy.
– His favourite sport is baseball.
– His favourite animal is hamsters.
– His favourite foods are spaghetti and fried food.
– He doesn’t like vegetables.
– His younger brother (Shintaro Morimoto) is still in Johnny & Associates SixTONES.
– When Ryutaro was still in Johnny & Associates he and Shintaro were nick-named ‘The Morimoto Brothers’.

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