Actor of the Day: Kimura Tatsunari


Kimura Tatsunari is a young actor whose incredible physicality and raw presence onstage have fast made him a fan favorite. He made his debut into the acting scene in 2012, and has been a powerful contender for top roles ever since. While it’s lucky that his debut was so well-received, his talent and charisma play a huge role in the fact that he continues to do so well onstage. Let’s support Kimura Tatsunari in his current and future roles!

Name: Kimura Tatsunari

Blog: Yuki Abe

Official Website: Kimura Tatsunari

Hometown: Tokyo

Birthday: December 8, 1993 (wish him Happy Birthday next week as he turns 22!)

Special Talents: Kimura Tatsunari’s amazing body is something he’s very proud of—he can do a backflip from a standing position, as well as a back handspring! He is also one of the few Japanese stage actors who speaks decent English.

Hobbies: His hobbies are travel and playing baseball, at which he is probably fantastic, given his track record with sports.

2.5d roles: Kimura Tatsunari’s first acting role was as Kaidou Kaoru in the Prince of Tennis: Seigaku vs Higa, 2nd season. After that, he took the role of Kabuto in the Naruto Live Spectacle. Currently he is co-starring as Kageyama Tobio in Hyper Projection Engeku Haikyuu!!, and coming up he’ll play Jaeha in Akatsuki no Yona.

Fun Fact: Listening to him cry will make you cry. Just listen to his duet with Inui (Inagaki Seiya) in Dream Live 2014.

Best Looks: t2ch_main_img02 photo_main_img02  KimuraTatsunari1 IMG_1909 B8Heu4OCIAEUlDf B4QugsgIUAADvlP


  1. Andriana
    December 5, 2015 at 6:56 am

    From what I know, the one who will play as Kija in Akatsuki no Yona stage is Kitamura Ryo, and Tatsunari will play as Jaeha #cmiiw

    • Gali
      December 7, 2015 at 12:51 pm

      One of our editors was reading too fast, I see! Thank you so much for pointing out that typo!

  2. Kiriko
    October 30, 2016 at 2:23 am

    Do you know where I could possibly watch the Inui and Kaido duet??

  3. Keena Loriele Sartorio
    June 3, 2017 at 10:47 am

    I just find him very attractive as kageyama tobio…. fangirling kyaaaa

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