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OriginTokyo, Japan
GenresPop, rock
Years active2001 (2001)–present
Past member(s)Jin Akanishi
Junnosuke Taguchi
Koki Tanaka

KAT-TUN is a Japanese J-Pop band.[1]

History[change | change source]

The group is made up of six young Japanese men. Their debut was announced January 29, 2006. The debut was accompanied by a concert tour of Japan. They released a single ("Real Face"), an album ("Best of KAT-TUN"), and a DVD (Real Face Film) on the same day, March 22, 2006. 

KAT-TUN is now made up of three members:

  • Kamenashi Kazuya (born February 23, 1986)
  • Ueda Tatsuya (born October 4, 1983)
  • Nakamaru Yuichi (born September 4, 1983)

Members who left the group:

  • Akanishi Jin (born July 4, 1984)
  • Tanaka Koki (born November 5, 1985)
  • Taguchi Junnosuke (born November 29, 1985)

KAT-TUN not only sings and dances. KAT-TUN also acts.

References[change | change source]

  1. KAT-TUN is an acronym. The group's name is an acronym formed by the members' surname initials. KAT-TUN stands for Kamenashi Kazuya, Akanishi Jin, Taguchi Junnosuke, Tanaka Koki, Ueda Tatsuya, Nakamaru Yuichi.