Takahiro Nishijima
Japanese name: 西島 隆弘
Date of birth: September 30, 1986 (age 29)
Nationality Japan
Place of Birth Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Occupation Singer, actor
Years active 2005–present
Label Avex Trax
Associated Act AAA
Gender: Male
Height: 170cm
Weight: 50kg
Blood type: O

Takahiro Nishijima (西島 隆弘 Nishijima Takahiro, born September 30, 1986, in Sapporo, Hokkaido) is a Japanese singer and actor who is the main vocal of the band AAA. He also works as a solo singer known as Nissy.

Background Edit

Nishijima is from Sapporo, Hokkaido. He has been dancing and singin since the age of 6. He graduated from Sapporo Kita High School and represented Sapporo Actors Studio in the band japs as an early member.

Career Edit

2003, Nishijima passed the audition for AVEX.

Febraury, 2004, Perfomed at the Actors Studio 「BACKEN RECORD vol.13」 performance at Tokyo.

2005, Nishijima, with the rest of AAA, released the single "BLOOD on FIRE" debut. The song ranked ninth on Oricon.

January 17, 2007, Nishijima starred in the stage play "LOVE LETTERS"; April 2, starred in TV Tokyo's youth campus drama "Delicious Gakuin", as Kitasaka Okami; September 5 starred with Mitsuki Tanimura in the musical  "Love, Hanabi."

In 2008, he starred in the romantic comedy film "Love Exposure", as high schooler Honda Yuu, who lost his mother in childhood and lived with his priest father. This was Nishijima Takahiro's debut movie and he played male the protagonist. His performance in the film won the 2009 Grand Prix Sports Nippon movie Best Newcomer Award ; June 27, released his first album "Nissy".

April 2, 2009, starred with Saki Fukuda in the NHK drama "Ghost Friends", playing the Kaito Hayami.

January 23, 2010, starred in the romantic film "Goodbye, someday" as Angle son Nishijima Hidetoshi Tsuyoshi Higashigaki; October 2, starred in the comedy film "Soup Opera "as Kenichi Matsuyama's half brother Hayashi Kōsuke; in July, guest starred in the drama" Gakeppuchi no erī ", as Shimoyama Masahiro; September 24, released his second album "24" to celebrate the fifth anniversary of his debut.

January 13, 2011, starred in the Fuji TV 50th anniversary movie "Amalfi: goddess' reward" sequel, suspense drama "Diplomat Kosaku Kuroda", with the supporting role of Kimijima yūtarō; April 17, starred in the family drama "Dare yori mo kimi o aisu", as Unaki Shunpei.

January 8, 2012, starred in the historical drama, "Taira no Kiyomori" as Taira no Kiyomori; the same year, Nishijima also starred in the drama film "Himizu", as street singer YOU ; the same year, he starred in the romance movie "Shigunaru ~ getsuyōbi no Ruka ~" as Miyase Keisuke.

. August 2013, Nishijima released his solo single "Dō shiyou ka? ", the MV was a breakthrough and garnered over 100 million hits on Youtube ; in November, he starred in the drama" Taiyō no wana " as the Intellectual Tanigawa Shinji ; the same month, he released another hit solo single "Wagamama "; Nishijima Takahiro was also involved in the writing of the song lyrics. In January 2014, Nishijima served as a voice actor in the dubbing of the animation "One Piece" ; in December, he released the Christmas release solo single "gift" . July 22, 2015, Nishijima released his solo single "NEVER STOP"

Filmography Edit

TV series Edit

Year Title Role Network Notes
2007 Delicious Gakuin Rouma Kitasaka TV Tokyo Main role
2009 Ghost Friends Hayami Kaito NHK
2011 Diplomat Kosaku Kuroda Yutaro Kimijima Fuji TV
2012 Taira no Kiyomori Taira no Yorimori NHK

Films Edit

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Love Exposure Yu Honda Main role
2012 Himizu You
2012 Signal Keisuke Miyase Main Role

Gallery Edit

Video Edit

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