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Hi and welcome to NEWS_JPOP! This community is devoted to Johnny's Entertainment's popular group, NEWS. The members are Koyama Keiichiro, Masuda Takahisa, Tegoshi Yuya and Kato Shigeaki. Share your pictures, media, news or just talk about the boys of NEWS by joining the community!

For members new to the community, please read the full rules post before posting. Here's a quick overview for an idea of what expect.



RULES
 1. Post about current NEWS.

 2. Post in English.

 3. Be respectful.

 4. Lock copyrighted material.

 5. Use livejournal cuts with big posts.

 6. Credit properly.

 7. Tag properly.

 8. No friends-locking (with one exception).

 9. Check before requesting.

 10.  Apply standard protocol with fanfiction.

 11. Lock and limit sales posts.

 12. Mods will make birthday posts.

 13. Unsure of anything? Ask the mods.

 14. Have fun ♥!



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Koyama Keiichiro  —  小山 慶一郎
D.O.B  —  May 1, 1984
Joined Johnnys  —  Jan 21, 2001
Height  —  178cm
Blood Type:  O

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Kato Shigeaki —  加藤 シゲアキ
D.O.B.  —  July 11, 1987
Joined Johnnys  — Apr 18, 1999
Height  — 175cm
Blood Type:  A

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Masuda Takahisa  —  増田 貴久
D.O.B.  —  July 4, 1986
Joined Johnnys  —  Nov 8, 1998
Height  — 171cm
Blood Type:  O

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Tegoshi Yuya  —  手越 祐也
D.O.B.  —  Nov 11, 1987
Joined Johnnys  —  Dec 1, 2002
Height  — 168cm
Blood Type:  B


NEWS HISTORY
September 2003: Formation of NEWS with 9 members.

November 7, 2003: Release of NEWS Nippon single, exclusive to 7-11 stores & used for the 2003 world women's
volleyball championship.

December 2003: (ex-member) Moriuchi Takahiro left, making NEWS an 8-member group.

May 12, 2004: Debut single, Kibou ~Yell~, released and reaching #1 on Oricon.

July 13, 2005: Suspension of (ex-member) Uchi Hiroki for drinking underage in public.

January 2006: (ex-member) Kusano Hironori faced underage drinking scandal and voluntarily withdrew from NEWS.

March 15, 2006: 6-member NEWS released Sayaendou/Hadashi no CINDERELLA BOY and went on a hiatus.

January 2007: Comeback perfomance at Johnny's Surprise Countdown 2006/2007; return of NEWS as 6 official members; return of (ex-members) Uchi and Kusano as trainees.

January 2008: Uchi Hiroki and Kusano Hironori graduated from their trainee ranks, but did not re-join NEWS. Kusano has since left Johnnys.

Aug 2009: NEWS is main personality for 24hr TV.

October 7 2011: NEWS becomes a four member group with the departure of Yamashita Tomohisa and Nishikido Ryo. Koyama Keiichiro becomes group leader.

December 31, 2011: First appearance as a 4 member group at Johnnys Countdown 2011-2012.

July 18, 2012: First single for 4 member NEWS - Chankapana with B-track Full Swing which was almost the single release but the group chose to go with a more upbeat song.

August 14, 2012: NEWS made an emotional comeback to a packed crowd at Chichibu Rugby Stadium as the start of a national tour. 

August, 2012: As part of the Chankapana promotion NEWS held 3 days of fan events for their comeback and they thanked fans individually with a handshake from all the members. These events were featured in the tour DVD release.

September 7, 2013: Following a national tour NEWS held it’s 10th Anniversary Concert at Tokyo Dome.

August 16, 2016: NEWS again is main personality for 24hr TV.

August 11-12, 2018: NEWS held their 15th anniversary concerts "Strawberry" over two days at Ajinomoto Stadium, their largest venue to date.



REGULAR TV AND RADIO SHOWS

NEWS
The Shounen Club Premium (ザ少年倶楽部 プレミアム) - Official Site

KoyaShige
NEWS na Futari (NEWSな2人) - Official Site

TegoMass
Radio: TegoMass no Radio (テゴマスのらじお) - Official Site



Koyama Keiichiro
Radio: K-chan NEWS (K-ちゃん NEWS) - with one other member - Official Site


Kato Shigeaki
Bibitto (ビビット) - Official Site
Typewriters (タイプライターズ) - Official Site
Radio: SORASHIGE BOOK - Official Site


Masuda Takahisa
Netapare (ネタパレ) - Official Site
Radio: Masuda Takahisa no MASTER HITS (増田貴久のMASTER HITS) - Official Profile Page


Tegoshi Yuya
Sekai no Hate Made ItteQ (世界の果てまでイッテQ! - Official Site
Soccer★Earth (サッカー★アース) - Official Site


 


 


 


 


 


 






For detailed information about the schedules of these - and other - shows, please check our calendar.



DISCOGRAPHY
SINGLES

→ 2003.11.07 ‥ NEWS Nippon
→ 2004.05.12 ‥ 希望 ~Yell~
→ 2004.08.11 ‥ 紅く燃ゆる太陽
→ 2005.03.16 ‥ チェリッシュ
→ 2005.07.13 ‥ TEPPEN
→ 2006.03.15 ‥ サヤエンドウ/裸足のシンデレラボーイ

→ 2007.03.21 ‥ 星をめざして
→ 2007.11.04 ‥ weeeek
→ 2008.02.27 ‥ 太陽のナミダ
→ 2008.05.08 ‥ SUMMER TIME
→ 2008.10.01 ‥ Happy Birthday
→ 2009.04.29 ‥ 恋のABO
→ 2010.03.31 ‥ さくらガール
→ 2010.11.03 ‥ Fighting Man

→ 2012.07.18 ‥ チャンカパーナ
→ 2012.12.12 ‥ WORLD QUEST/ポコポンペコーリャ
→ 2014.06.11 ‥ ONE -for the win-
→ 2015.01.07 ‥ KAGUYA
→ 2015.06.24 ‥ チュムチュム
→ 2016.01.20 ‥ ヒカリノシズク / Touch
→ 2016.07.13 ‥ 恋を知らない君へ
→ 2017.02.08 ‥ EMMA
→ 2018.01.17 ‥ LPS
→ 2018.06.27 ‥ BLUE
→ 2018.09.12 ‥ Ikiro


DVD Single
→ 2015.11.25 ‥ 四銃士

ALBUMS
→ 2005.04.27 ‥ touch

→ 2007.11.04 ‥ pacific
→ 2008.11.19 ‥ color
→ 2010.09.15 ‥ LIVE
→ 2012.06.13 ‥ NEWS BEST

→ 2013.07.17 ‥ NEWS
→ 2015.02.25 ‥ White
→ 2016.03.09 ‥ QUARTETTO
→ 2017.03.22 ‥ NEVERLAND
→ 2018.03.21 ‥ EPCOTIA
→ 2019.02.20 ‥ WORLDISTA

DVDS
→ 2004.04.07 ‥ NEWSニッポン 0304
→ 2005.04.19 ‥ SUMMARY of Johnny's World (with KAT-TUN)

→ 2007.08.08 ‥ Never Ending Wonderful Story
→ 2008.08.13 ‥ NEWS CONCERT TOUR "pacific" 2007-2008 - THE FIRST TOKYO DOME CONCERT
→ 2009.11.04 ‥ NEWS Live Diamond
→ 2010.12.22 ‥ NEWS LIVE!LIVE!LIVE! DOME CONCERT 2010

→ 2014.03.19 ‥ NEWS 10th Anniversary in Tokyo Dome
→ 2016.04.20 ‥ NEWS LIVE TOUR 2015 WHITE
→ 2016.12.14 ‥ NEWS LIVE TOUR 2016 QUARTETTO
→ 2018.01.24 ‥ NEWS LIVE TOUR 2017 NEVERLAND
→ 2019.01.16 ‥ NEWS ARENA TOUR 2018 EPCOTIA

BLU-RAY
→ 2014.03.19 ‥ NEWS 10th Anniversary in Tokyo Dome
→ 2016.04.20 ‥ NEWS LIVE TOUR 2015 WHITE
→ 2016.12.14 ‥ NEWS LIVE TOUR 2016 QUARTETTO
→ 2018.01.24 ‥ NEWS LIVE TOUR 2017 NEVERLAND
→ 2019.01.16 ‥ NEWS ARENA TOUR 2018 EPCOTIA

LINKS
 『 Official Sites 』
 Johnny's Net
 Johnny's Net NEWS page - Japanese
 Johnny's Net NEWS page - English
 Johnny's Entertainment (record label) official site NEWS page

『 NEWS-related 』
 Wasurenaisa (A NEWS fanfiction community)

『 Affiliates 』
 Koyashigedake
 NinkiNikki
 koyama_daily
 tegomassmatsuri
 _yamapi



『 Community Contacts 』
To contact the mods, please email us at newsjp.mods@gmail.com

The current community mods are -- 9kinds, inala, ki-el, massu74

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