Ryohei Chiba


Ryohei Chiba

Infobox musical artist
Name = Ryohei Chiba


Img_capt =
Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Chiba Ryouhei (千葉涼平)
Born = birth date and age|1984|11|18
Origin = flagicon|Japan Sapporo, Hokkaidō, JPN
Instruments =
Genre = J-pop
Occupation = Singer, Rapper, Dancer
Years_active = 2001-present (Group)
Label = Pony Canyon, Vision Factory
Associated_acts = w-inds.
URL = [http://www.w-inds.tv/ w-inds.tv]

Nihongo|Ryohei Chiba|千葉涼平|Chiba Ryouhei (born November 18, 1984) is a Japanese singer and dancer from the band w-inds, with Ryuichi Ogata, and Keita Tachibana. His hometown is Sapporo, Japan.

Information

Chiba was chosen along with Ogata Ryuichi to join ASAYAN Idol Contest 2000 winner Keita Tachibana in forming the pop group w-inds. where he would be a backup dancer. However both backup dancers also contribute to songs through backup singing, small solos and rapping.

Chiba is a very proficient breakdancer and classes it as his most favorite hobby. He likes to learn, and was accepted into one of the leading High Schools in his hometown of Sapporo.He is said to be very friendly but at the same time very introverted. Other members have commented that he sometimes is not so confident about himself.

Chiba enjoys dancing and snowboarding, and can also play the bass guitar.

Chiba attended Kitashiroishi Elementary School, Kitashiroishi Middle School and Kitashiroishi High School in Sapporo. He completed his first year in Kitashiroishi High School before transferring to a High School in Tokyo. He mentioned in March of the 2003 Fan Club Event (FC) that he did not attend the graduation ceremony.

Chiba had his first "original" concert solo during "PRIME OF LIFE TOUR" in 2004, which he rapped and sang "Stand Your Ground," penned by himself. However, this track was never recorded on any album. He also had a solo in both the "1st Message" and "System of Alive" Tours, but they were covers of other artist's songs, one of them being a Backstreet Boys song.

In late 2007, rumours of Chiba dating Tanaka Reina of Morning Musume emerged from Japanese columnist Inoue Kozo's (井上公造)keitai gossip website.

External links

*(二本語) [http://ryohei.vision-blog.jp/ Official Blog, /ryoheiblog/] at [http://ryohei.vision-blog.jp/]
* [http://www.w-indswebsite.com Official Website of w-inds., w-indswebsite.com]
* [http://wiki.theppn.org/Chiba_Ryohei Chiba Ryohei] at [http://wiki.theppn.org/ Wiki.ThePPN.org]
* [http://www.w-indsthailand.com/ Vivid w-inds. Thailand Forum, w-indsThailand.com]
* [http://www.w-inds.ws/ w-inds.swept@www.w-inds.ws (English-North America fansite)]
* [http://hk.geocities.com/tangerine12160709/p1.htm w-inds.のキレイだ, /Tangerine12160709/] at [http://hk.geocities.yahoo.com/ Y"!" GeoCities Hong Kong]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Chiba — (千葉?) may refer to: Contents 1 Places 2 People 3 Fiction …   Wikipedia

  • Chiba Lotte Marines — Established 1950 Team logo …   Wikipedia

  • Susumu Chiba — (千葉 進歩, Chiba Susumu?), born September 13, 1970, is a seiyū (voice actor). He is contracted under the Office Osawa Co. LTD. One of his best known roles is as Fujiwara no Sai from the anime Hikaru no Go. Also called as Chibashinpo or PUROGURESU.… …   Wikipedia

  • w-inds. — w inds. Datos generales Origen Shibuya, Tokio, Japón Información artística Género(s) J Pop …   Wikipedia Español

  • W-inds. — Infobox musical artist Name = w inds. Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Birth name = Alias = Born = Died = Origin = flagicon|Japan Shibuya, Tōkyō to, JPN Instrument = Genre = J pop Boy band Occupation = Years active =… …   Wikipedia

  • W-inds. — W inds. w inds. Pays d’origine  Japon, Tokyo, Shibuya Genre(s) Jpop Boy band Années actives 2001 – présent …   Wikipédia en Français

  • w-inds. — w inds. Pays d’origine  Japon, Tokyo, Shibuya Genre musical Jpop Boy band Années d activité 2001 – prése …   Wikipédia en Français

  • New World/Truth (Saigo no Shinjitsu) — New World/Truth ~最後の真実~ Single by W inds Released December 9, 2009 Genre J Pop Label Pony Canyon …   Wikipedia

  • November 18 — << November 2011 >> Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 3 …   Wikipedia

  • Keita Tachibana — Infobox musical artist Name = Keita Tachibana Img capt = Background = solo singer Alias = Born = birth date and age|1985|12|16 Died = Origin = Instrument = Guitar, Piano, Bass Guitar Genre = J pop Occupation = Singer Years active = 2001–present… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.