Nakajima Yuto
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Nakajima Yuto, February 2020

Also Known as

Yuto-kun, Nakajima


August 10, 1993 (1993-08-10) (27)

Zodiac sign



Tokyo, Japan




Singer, Actor, Talent, Pop Idol, Model


Vocals, Guitars, Drums

Years active

March 28, 2004-present


Johnny & Associates

Associated acts

Hey! Say! 7, Hey! Say! JUMP, Tap Kids, J.J. Express

Nakajima Yuto, September 2014

Nakajima Yuto, March 2012

Nakajima Yuto, March 2012

August 2011

Nakajima Yuto, 2010

Nakajima Yuto, 5 years old

Nakajima Yuto (中島 裕翔) is a Japanese talent, actor, model as well as a singer and member of the group Hey! Say! JUMP. He is under the management of Johnny & Associates.

Profile[edit | edit source]

  • Name: Nakajima Yuto (中島裕翔)
  • Nicknames: Yuto-kun, Nakayan, Yutti, Yuu-kun
  • Birthdate: August 10, 1993 (27)
  • Western Zodiac: Leo
  • Eastern Zodiac: Rooster
  • Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
  • Blood Type: A
  • Height: 178cm (5'10 ft)
  • Weight: 56kg
  • Johnny's Status:
    • 2004-03-28: Trainee
    • 2007-09-21: Member
  • Family: Mother, Father, Younger brother (Nakajima Raiya)
  • Respected Senior: Takizawa Hideaki
  • Favorite Manga: Naruto, Arakawa Under the Bridge
  • Favorite Movie: Star Wars and Spiderman
  • Favorite Food: Horse sashimi, Strawberry, Meat, Mango
  • Favorite Hey! Say! JUMP Song: "Ultra Music Power"
  • Favorite Johnny's Song: "Seishun Amigo"
  • Favorite Sport: Horse Riding, Skiing, Tennis
  • Favorite Color: Black
  • Favorite Subject: Physical Education (P.E.)
  • Favorite Animal: Dog
  • Johnny & Associates Group's:

Information[edit | edit source]

2004: Joined Johnny's Entertainment[edit | edit source]

Yuto joined Johnny's Jr. on March 28, 2004, in his 5th year of elementary school. After joining Johnny's Jr., he began performing together with J.J.Express as one of the four original members along with Kouhei Matsumoto, Takumi Yamashita, and current Hey! Say! JUMP member, Inoo Kei.

2005-2007[edit | edit source]

In 2005, he made his debut as an actor and had appeared in a couple of dramas including the drama special for 24 Hour Television, and 'Nobuta wo Produce' with two of his agency seniors, Kamenashi Kazuya, and Yamashita Tomohisa. He also appeared in 'Engine' along with current bandmate, Arioka Daiki. He continued his junior work and was cast in the drama 'Primadam' in 2006, and towards the end of the year, he was chosen to be part of 'Tap Kids', a junior group, along with current bandmate Morimoto Ryutaro, and Kanda Noriyuki.

In April 2007, he was chosen to be a member of the temporary unit, Hey! Say! 7 with four others, and made his CD debut on August 1, with their single Hey! Say!, which hit number one on the Oricon charts. On September 24 of that same year, during a live television event from the Johnny's Jr's concert in Yokohama Arena, it was announced that the group would debut under a new name, Hey! Say! JUMP, with the five from Hey! Say! 7, plus five others. The debut single was released on November 14, titled 'Ultra Music Power', and also took first place on the Oricon charts.

2008-2011[edit | edit source]

On April 12, 2008, Nakajima got his first lead role on the drama Sensei Wa Erai along with his co Hey! Say! JUMP member Yamada Ryosuke, Chinen Yuuri and Arioka Daiki.

On October 11, 2008, Nakajima played another lead role in the drama called Scrap Teacher. The theme song used in the drama was Hey! Say! JUMP's fourth single Mayonaka no Shadow Boy. Yamada Ryosuke, Chinen Yuri, and Arioka Daiki also co-star at the drama.

In 2010, Nakajima wrote a song called Dash!! which was track #15 in Hey! Say! JUMP's first album JUMP No. 1.

2012[edit | edit source]

Nakajima appeared as Koji Kobayashi in NTV's comedy drama Perfect Son with his band mate Yamada Ryosuke, which started on January 14, 2012.[6] On February 17, it was reported that Nakajima together with Yamada and Chinen had officially graduated from Horikoshi High School.

On July 10, 2012, his appearance on the August issue of Fine Boys Magazine also marked his entrance in the professional world of modelling. Later that year, too, it was announced that he would participate in Hey! Say! JUMP's upcoming April 2013-April 2014 annual calendar as a photographer.

2013[edit | edit source]

In January 2013, he co-starred in the TV drama Share House no Koibito alongside Mizukawa Asami and Oizumi Yo. He then played another supporting role in the TV drama Hanzawa Naoki starring Masato Sakai, which started on July 7, 2013. In October 2013, he make guest appearance on the TV drama Tokyo Bandwagon (episode 2) starring Kamenashi Kazuya.

2014[edit | edit source]

In April 2014, he co-starred in the an NTV drama Yowakutemo Katemasu alongside his senior, Arashi's Ninomiya Kazunari. In June, right after the spring drama finishes, it was announced that Nakajima will star on his first ever solo lead drama in Fuji TV, Suikyu Yankees.

Later that year, Nakajima got a nomination for his last two dramas in the 39th Élan d'Or Awards Newcomer of the Year 2015. He is the second Johnny's to get the nomination after his senior, SMAP's Kimura Takuya in 1994.

2015[edit | edit source]

In December 2014, it was announced that he will star in another Fuji TV drama as a support character. The drama has a working title Deto~ Koi to wa Donna Mono Kashira~. It starts winter, January 2015.

Discography[edit | edit source]

Singles[edit | edit source]

Solo Songs[edit | edit source]

  • D.N.A
  • Ai wa Hitotsu
  • Uruwashi no Bad Girl

Duet[edit | edit source]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Dramas[edit | edit source]

  • [2005] The Little Engineer's Dream SP (as Nishida Tomohisa)
  • [2005] Engine (as Kusama Shuhei)
  • [2005] Nobuta wo Produce (as Kiritani Koji)
  • [2006] Primadam (as Kurahashi Haruo)
  • [2008] Sensei wa Erai! (as Matsuki Shouta)
  • [2008] Scrap Teacher (as Kusaka Shusaburo)
  • [2012] Risou no Musuko (as Kobayashi Koji)
  • [2013] Share House no Koibito (as Tsuyama Nagi)
  • [2013] Hanzawa Naoki (as Nakanishi Eiji)
  • [2013] Tokyo Bandwagon (as Masutani Yuuta) (episode 2)
  • [2014] Yowakutemo Katemasu (as Shirao Tsuyoshi)
  • [2014] Suikyu Yankees (as Inaba Naoya)
  • [2015] Date~ Koi to wa Donna Mono Kashira~ (as Washio Yutaka)

Stage Show[edit | edit source]

  • [2005] SHOCK ~Endless SHOCK~
  • [2006] One! -the history of Tackey
  • [2006] DREAM BOY 2006 (KAT-TUN vs Kanjani8)
  • [2006] Takizawa Enbujo

CM[edit | edit source]

  • [2005] Benesse
  • [2010] Lotte

Music Videos[edit | edit source]

  • [2004] TOKIO - Jibun no Tame ni
  • [2005] Shuuji to Akira - Seishun Amigo

Variety Shows[edit | edit source]

  • [2004-present] The Shounen Club
  • [2006-2007] Youtachi
  • [2007-2008] Bakushō Hyappun Terebi Heisei Families (爆笑100分テレビ!平成ファミリーズ)
  • [2008-2009']' Jikuukan Sedai Batoru Shōwa x Heisei Sho wa Hey! Say! (時空間☆世代バトル 昭和×平成 SHOWはHey! Say!)
  • [2011- 2013] Yan Yan Jump

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Like most of his previous seniors, he also studied and graduated from Horikoshi High School alongside group members Yamada Ryosuke and Chinen Yuri who are the same age as him.
  • His charming points are the mole under his eye and his hoarse voice.
  • He said he gets teary eyed whenever someone pinches his nose hard.
  • He's got a problem with his left breastbone because it sticks out.
  • He plays a lot of sports which includes soccer, basketball, volleyball, and karate (he's a purple belter).
  • He can actually touch his head using his feet.
  • His childhood dream is to be a rescuer, because he admires the job that risks life to help others.
  • He loves his PE, Japanese language and Science class. His least favorite subject, on the other hand, is Math.
  • He's a fan of Johnny Depp and Daniel Radcliffe.
  • He said he had his first love when he was in first grade, whereas the girl was from the same class as him.
  • He'd like to get married in between of his 26 to 30s year and he wants to have 3 kids, in orders of girl, boy, boy. He think females are tough so he wants his first daughter to grow up right then he'll let her settle down the little brothers.

Nakajima Family Tree[edit | edit source]

Nakajima Raiya
Hey! Say! JUMP
Members Yabu Kota, Takaki Yuya, Inoo Kei, Yaotome Hikaru, Arioka Daiki, Okamoto Keito, Yamada Ryosuke, Nakajima Yuto, Chinen Yuuri
Morimoto Ryutaro
Singles Ultra Music Power, Dreams Come True, Your Seed / Bouken Rider, Mayonaka no Shadow Boy, Hitomi no Screen, "Arigato" ~Sekai no Doko ni Itemo~, OVER, Magic Power, Super Delicate, Come On A My House
DVDs Hey! Say! JUMP Debut & First Concert Ikinari! in Tokyo Dome, Hey! Say! Jump-ing Tour '08-'09, Hey! Say! 2010 TEN JUMP, SUMMARY 2010 , SUMMARY 2011 in DOME, JUMP WORLD 2012
Related Topics NYC, Hey! Say! 7, Hey! Say! 7, Hey! Say! BEST
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