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
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.