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Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS from EXILE TRIBE Members Profile

Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS from EXILE TRIBE Members Profile and Facts

Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS from EXILE TRIBE (三代目 J SOUL BROTHERS from EXILE TRIBEis a Japanese Pop-R&B boy group under the label LDH & signed to Rhythm Zone. They are the third generation of the original J Soul Brothers group, the group currently consists of: NAOTO, Kobayashi Naoki, Yamashita Kenjiro, Imaichi Ryuji, Tosaka Hiroomi, ELLY & Iwata Takanori. They debuted on November 10th 2010 with their single ‘Best Friend’s Girl’. 

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J SOUL BROTHERS Official Accounts:
Website: 三代目 J SOUL BROTHERS from EXILE TRIBE
Twitter: 三代目 J SOUL BROTHERS
Facebook: 三代目 J SOUL BROTHERS

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NAOTO

Stage Name: NAOTO (直人)
Birth Name:
Kataoka Naoto (片岡直人)
Position: Leader, Performer
Birthday: August 30, 1983
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 170 cm (5’6″)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: exile_naoto_
Twitter: EXILE NAOTO
Weibo: EXILE_NAOTO
YouTube: EXILE NAOTO オネストTV

NAOTO Facts
-NAOTO was announced as J Soul Brothers’ leader on July 19th 2010. NAOTO & Naoki have been leaders since the formation of the group.
-He is the leader of hip-hop unit HONEST BOYZ as a rapper.
-He is a member of the group EXILE.
-NAOTO was a member of the second generation J Soul Brothers’ (Nidaime J Soul Brothers) (2007-2009).
-NAOTO is apart of the groups JAZZ DRUG & SCREAM. But it is unknown whether he is still apart of both groups and if both groups are still active.
-He is born in Tokorozawa, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.
-NAOTO is the oldest member in the group.
-He began dance activities & attended a dance school at the age of 17.
-NAOTO went to LA & New York to learn more about dance, after completing his studies there he became a backup dancer for multiple artist such as Hamasaki Ayumi, Goto Maki, Ashanti & Missy Elliott.
-He released his first photobook called Jinsei Honojigumi (人生ほの字組) on July 14th, 2015.
-He became the director of LDH apparel on January 1st, 2017.
-He has his own clothing brand called STUDIO SEVEN.
-NAOTO acted as himself in the 2016 drama Night Hero NAOTO.

Kobayashi Naoki

Stage Name: Kobayashi Naoki (小林直己)
Birth Name:
Kobayashi Naoki (小林直己)
Position: Leader, Performer
Birthday: November 10, 1984
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 185 cm (6’0″)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: naokikobayashi_works
Twitter: Naoki Kobayashi

Kobayashi Naoki Facts
-Naoki was announced as J Soul Brothers’ leader on July 19th 2010. Naoki & NAOTO have been leaders since the formation of the group.
-Naoki, Hiroomi & Takanori are apart of the groups special unit THE Sharehappi from Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE.
-He is a member of the group EXILE.
-Naoki was a member of the second generation J Soul Brothers’ (Nidaime J Soul Brothers) (2007-2009).
-Naoki dreamed of being a performer since highschool.
-He is born in Inzai, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
-He attended EXPG in Tokyo & was a student at Avex Artist Academy.
-Naoki joined RAG POUND in July 2016 after he met AKIRA from EXILE.
-Naoki is a model.
-Naoki made his acting debut in 2007 with Gekidan EXILE’s play ‘Taiyou ni Yakarete’.
-He also appeared on the drama ‘Ishi Mondai Nashinosuke’ in December 2014.
-In June 2016, Naoki appeared on the runway for the brand ‘Yohji Yamamoto’ for their ‘Yohji Yamamoto HOMME 2017 SS Paris Collection’ in Paris.
-He starred in the movie ‘TATARA SAMURI’ in 2017. He won Best Supporting Actor.
-Naoki starred alongside Alicia Vikander & Riley Keough in Wash Westmoreland’s film ‘Earthquake Bird’ based of Susanna Jones’ novel of the same name. The film was released in fall 2019.
-On January 25th 2012 Naoki had to halt all activities because he developed spinal stenosis. He underwent a surgery & took three months for treatment/recovery. He resumed activities on April 14th 2012.
-He went by the stage name NAOKI from 2007-2014, he now goes by his birth name.
-On January 1st 2017 he was assigned a position as staff of LDH USA.

Yamashita Kenjiro

Stage Name: Yamashita Kenjiro (山下健二郎)
Birth Name:
Yamashita Kenjiro (山下健二郎)
Position: Performer
Birthday: May 24, 1985
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 179 cm (5’10″)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: 3jsb_kenjiro_official
YouTube: 山下健二郎の釣りベース

Yamashita Kenjiro Facts
-Kenjiro was announced as a member of the group on September 18th, 2010.
-Kenjiro became a member of Gekidan EXILE in April 2010, and withdrew from the group on July 19th, 2011.
-He wrote his first book on May 24th, 2017. It’s called ‘Yamashita Kenjiro wo Tsukutta 50 no Koto’.
-Kenjiro was a backup dancer for EXILE during their 2007 tour.
-He is born in Nagaokakyo, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.
-He attended EXPG in Osaka. He was also an instructor there.
-Kenjiro won the Cool Anglers Award 2019. It’s a fishing award that goes to celebrities who have improved in their fishing image & gained fishing fans.
-In July 2018 Kenjiro became in charge of an event presented by Nippon Broadcasting System called ‘ALL NIGHT NIPPON’. It’s a radio program where he is the MC.
-His hobby is Fishing.

Imaichi Ryuji

Stage Name: Imaichi Ryuji (今市隆二)
Birth Name:
Imaichi Ryuji (今市隆二)
Position: Singer, Performer
Birthday: September 2, 1986
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 175 cm (5’8″)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: jsbryuji_official
Twitter: RYUJI IMAICHI
YouTube: RYUJI IMAICHI
Website: RYUJI IMAICHI

Imaichi Ryuji Facts
-He made his solo debut on January 12th 2018 with the song ‘ONE DAY‘.
-For solo activities he goes by the stage name RYUJI IMAICHI.
-He won runner up at the avex World Audition 2008.
-Ryuji participated on the EXILE Vocal Battle Audition 2006 -ASIAN DREAM-. He did not pass the second round.
-Ryuji participated on the EXILE Presents VOCAL BATTLE AUDITION 2 -Yume wo Motta Wakamonotachi e-. He passed the live screening and was announced as a vocalist for the group on September 15th, 2010 alongside Hiroomi.
-He is born in Kyoto Prefecture. Raised in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture.
-Ryuji has an older brother named Imaichi Naoyuki.
-Role Models: HIRO & ATSUSHI. They inspired him to begin singing.
-He made his acting debut in 2019 on the short film Sono Shunkan, Boku wa Nakitaku Natta (CINEMA FIGHTERS project).
-Ryuji released his first photobook on March 16th, 2018. It’s called ‘TIMELESS TIME’.

Tosaka Hiroomi

Stage Name: Tosaka Hiroomi (登坂広臣)
Birth Name:
Tosaka Hiroomi (登坂広臣)
Position: Singer, Performer
Birthday: March 12, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: 3jsb_hiroomi_tosaka
Twitter: HIROOMI TOSAKA
Website: HIROOMI TOSAKA
Weibo: 登坂广臣HiroomiTosaka
YouTube: HIROOMI TOSAKA from JSBIII Official Channel

Tosaka Hiroomi Facts
-He made his solo debut on July 27th 2017 with the song ‘WASTED LOVE‘.
-For solo activities he goes by the stage name HIROMI TOSAKA.
-Hiroomi, Naoki & Takanori are apart of the groups special unit THE Sharehappi from Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE.
-He has a sister.
-Nickname: OMI (オミ)
-Hiroomi participated of the EXILE Presents VOCAL BATTLE AUDITION 2 -Yume wo Motta Wakamonotachi e-. He passed the live screening and was announced as a vocalist for the group on September 15th, 2010 alongside Ryuji.
-He is born in Tokyo, Japan.
-Hiroomi graduated from Kubota Barber Beauty College & became a beautician after graduation. He soon quit the job a year later.
-Hiroomi made his acting debut on August 16th 2014 with the movie Hot Road. He won the Newcomer Award.
-Hiroomi launched a wear collection called ‘CLAIR DE LUNE’ as one of many projects to support his solo activities
-Hiroomi released his first photobook in October 2015. It’s called ‘NOBODY KNOWS’.

ELLY

Stage Name: ELLY
Birth Name:
Elliott Rosado Koya (エリオット・ロシャード・昂矢)
Position: Performer
Birthday: September 21, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 172 cm (5’7″)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: elly24soul
Twitter: CrazyBoy (ELLY -JSB3)
Website: CRAZYBOY
YouTube: ELLY/CrazyBoy【JSB3】

ELLY Facts
-He made his solo debut on February 24th 2017 with the song ‘NEOTOKYO EP.’
-For solo activities he goes by the stage name CrazyBoy. Formerly CRAZYBOY.
-His father is American and former OPBF Super Welterweight champion Carlos Elliott and his mother is Japanese.
-His younger brother is Likiya from The Rampage.
-ELLY wanted to be a professional Baseball Player, however, when he saw the dance team BASE HEADS perform at a club in Shibuya he dropped out of university to focus on dancing.
-He is born in Misawa, Aomori Prefecture, Japan.
-ELLY formed a dance team called THE TEAM in 2007. They performed in clubs & dance events.
-He was scouted from EXPG and joined Gekidan EXILE in April 2010. He participated on their stage play NIGHT BALLET. He withdrew from the group on July 19th, 2011.
-ELLY joined J Soul Brothers on July 19th 2010.
-He made his acting debut in 2015 with the movie TRASH.
-In 2014 ELLY began rapping, his first work was EXILE SHOKICHI’s song ‘THE ANTHEM’.
-ELLY introduced his first newborn son in November 2020 with MEGBABY.
-ELLY has choreographed many dances the group & many other artists. He choreographed the dance for the groups song ‘R.Y.U.S.E.I‘.

Iwata Takanori

Stage Name: Iwata Takanori (岩田剛典)
Birth Name:
Iwata Takanori (岩田剛典)
Position: Performer
Birthday: March 6, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 174 cm (5’8″)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: takanori_iwata_official
Twitter: Takanori Iwata

Iwata Takanori Facts
-Takanori was announced as a member on September 18th 2010.
-He made his solo debut on August 19th, 2021 with the song ‘korekara’.
-Takanori, Hiroomi & Naoki are apart of the groups special unit THE Sharehappi from Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE.
-He is a member of the group EXILE.
-In his 3rd year of high school he watched the movie RIZE and was inspired to dance & began practicing Krump.
-Naoki invited him to participate at the Sandaime J Soul Brothers’ performer audition. He passed the auditions and joined the group.
-Takanori graduated from Keio University.
-He is born in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.
-He made his acting debut in 2013 with the stage play ‘Attack No.1’.
-Takanori passed the EXILE PERFORMER BATTLE AUDITION & became member of EXILE.
-Takanori released his first photobook called ‘G Iwata Takanori Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE’ on March 6th 2014.

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