TOKIO (Japan) is a popular band which is part of the Japanese idol company Johnny’s Entertainment. The group is made up of the leader Joshima Shigeru (guitar), Yamaguchi Tatsuya (bass), Kokubun Taichi (keyboards), Matsuoka Masahiro (drums) and Nagase Tomoya (vocals/guitar). In 2004 they celebrated their 10th anniversary with the release of the cover album “TOK10”. Besides their music careers, the members of Tokio also can be seen in movies, TV dramas and variety shows.
In the start of March 2008 Tatchan (Yamaguchi Tatsuya) announced his marriage to a former model (named only as A-san) and that he is gonna become a father in the summer. Tatchan is the first of Tokio to tie the knot, but it is rumored that Mabo’s (Matsuoka Masahiro) relations with the idol Nakagawa Shoko is getting serious too as they are said to have moved together.
Official Website: http://www.johnnys-net.jp/j/artists/tokio/
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