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Kobayashi Naoki (小林直己), also known by his former stage name NAOKI, is a performer and actor. He's member of the group EXILE and one of the leaders of the group Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS. He was also part of Sandaime's special unit THE Sharehappi from Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE and also member of J Soul Brothers' second generation Nidaime J Soul Brothers until their migration to EXILE in 2009.

Biography

Early Life

Kobayashi Naoki was born on November 10, 1984 in Inzai, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

Kobayashi is a Funabashi-higashi High School graduate. While being at high school, he had a dream of being a performer and started to attend a dance school to get sense of rhythm. After graduating from high school he entered at Hosei University at philosophy department but dropped out a few time later to pursue his dream of being a dancer.

Prior to joining J Soul Brothers, he attended EXPG in Tokyo and was a student of the avex Artist Academy.

2006

In 2006, he met AKIRA and the dance team RAG POUND. He joined it in July.

In October, he participated in an audition to join a revival of J Soul Brothers but failed.

2007

In September, he made acting debut on the Gekidan EXILE's stage play Taiyou ni Yakarete.

On November 10, he joined the revival of the group J Soul Brothers and his stage name became NAOKI.

2009

On March 1, J Soul Brothers migrated to EXILE and he became member of the group.

2010

On July 19, he was announced as member and one of the leaders of Sandaime J Soul Brothers, a new revival of J Soul Brothers, being a concurrent member of the group and EXILE.

2012

On January 25, he announced a restriction of activities as a performer due to him developing spinal stenosis. He underwent a surgery and took three months for treatment. He resumed activities on April 14 at the EXILE TRIBE LIVE TOUR 2012 ~TOWER OF WISH~.[1]

2014

On July 22, with the release of EXILE's 44th single "NEW HORIZON", he changed his stage name NAOKI to his birth name.[2]

2017

On January 1, he was assigned a position as staff of LDH USA.[3]

Group Participation

Works

Cinema / Television

Movies
TV Dramas
  • [2015] Kuroha ~Kisou no Josei Sousakan~
  • [2016] Night Hero NAOTO
  • [2017] Shichi Jitsu Gouken ~Ikizama~
Digital Dramas
  • [2014] Ishii Mondainashi no Kai
  • [2016] Ishii Mondainashi no Kai 2

Music

Music Video Appearances

References

  1. EXILE・NAOKIが発達性脊柱管狭窄症で活動制限を発表 4月ツアーで復帰予定
  2. EXILE、第四章始動でメンバー名&表記変更
  3. LDH、世界展開へ 新組織体制を発表

External Links

EXILE
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EXILE ATSUSHI navbox · EXILE TAKAHIRO navbox · EXILE SHOKICHI navbox
Members
Current Active Members ATSUSHI · AKIRA · TAKAHIRO · Tachibana Kenchi · Kuroki Keiji · TETSUYA · NESMITH · SHOKICHI · NAOTO · Kobayashi Naoki · Iwata Takanori · Shirahama Alan · Sekiguchi Mandy · Sekai · Sato Taiki
Retired as Performers HIRO (L) · Matsumoto Toshio · ÜSA · MAKIDAI
Former Members SHUN
Discography
Studio Albums 1. our style · 2. Styles Of Beyond · 3. EXILE ENTERTAINMENT · 4. ASIA · 5. EXILE EVOLUTION · 6. EXILE LOVE · 7. Ai Subeki Mirai e · 8. Negai no Tou · 9. EXILE JAPAN · 10. 19 -Road to AMAZING WORLD- · 11. STAR OF WISH
Best Albums 1. PERFECT BEST · 2. EXILE CATCHY BEST · 3. EXILE ENTERTAINMENT BEST · 4. EXILE BALLAD BEST · 5. EXILE BEST HITS -LOVE SIDE / SOUL SIDE- · 6. EXTREME BEST
Other Albums The other side of EX Vol.1 · Shuku Million Shokai Album Sanmai-Gumi BOX SET ~Appreciation to the million breakthrough~ · EXILE PERFECT YEAR 2008 ULTIMATE BEST BOX · HiGH&LOW ORIGINAL BEST ALBUM · EXILE LIVE TOUR 2018-2019 "STAR OF WISH" Set List
Singles 1. Your eyes only ~Aimai na Boku no Katachi~ · 2. Style · 3. Fly Away · 4. song for you · 5. Cross ~never say die~ · 6. EX-STYLE ~Kiss you~ · 7. We Will ~Ano Basho de~ · 8. Breezin' ~Together~ · 9. LET ME LUV U DOWN · 10. Choo Choo TRAIN · 11. Eternal... · 12. ki・zu・na · 13. O'ver · 14. Carry On / Unmei no Hito · 15. real world · 16. HEART of GOLD · 17. HERO · 18. EXIT · 19. Tada... Aitakute · 20. YES! · 21. Everything · 22. Lovers Again · 23. Michi · 24. SUMMER TIME LOVE · 25. Toki no Kakera / 24karats -type EX- · 26. I Believe · 27. Pure / You're my sunshine · 28. The Birthday ~Ti Amo~ · 29. LAST CHRISTMAS · 30. THE MONSTER ~Someday~ · 31. THE HURRICANE ~FIREWORKS~ · 32. THE GENERATION ~Futatsu no Kuchibiru~ · 33. FANTASY · 34. Motto Tsuyoku · 35. I Wish For You · 36. Each Other's Way ~Tabi no Tochuu~ · 37. Rising Sun · 38. Anata e · 39. ALL NIGHT LONG · 40. BOW & ARROWS · 41. EXILE PRIDE ~Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame~ · 42. Flower Song · 43. No Limit · 41SP. EXILE PRIDE ~Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame~ (Special Edition) · 44. NEW HORIZON · 45. Jounetsu no Hana · 46. 24karats GOLD SOUL · 47. Ki・mi・ni・mu・chu · 48. Joy-ride ~Kanki no Drive~ · 49. Ai no Tame ni ~for love, for a child~
Digital Singles 1. THE NEXT DOOR · 2. One Wish · 3. PARTY ALL NIGHT ~STAR OF WISH~ · 4. Melody · 5. My Star · 6. Turn Back Time · 7. Awakening · 8. STEP UP · 9. Love of History
Other Singles SCREAM · WON'T BE LONG · 24karats -type S- · Houshuku Kyoku Kumikyoku "Taiyou no Kuni"
Videography
Live DVD/Blu-rays 1. EXILE LIVE TOUR 2004 "EXILE ENTERTAINMENT" · 2. EXILE LIVE TOUR 2005 ~PERFECT LIVE "ASIA"~ · 3. EXILE LIVE TOUR 2007 EXILE EVOLUTION · 4. EXILE LIVE TOUR "EXILE PERFECT LIVE 2008" · 5. EXILE LIVE TOUR 2009 "THE MONSTER" · 6. EXILE LIVE TOUR 2010 FANTASY · 7. EXILE LIVE TOUR 2011 TOWER OF WISH ~Negai no Tou~ · 8. EXILE TRIBE LIVE TOUR 2012 ~TOWER OF WISH~ · 9. EXILE LIVE TOUR 2013 "EXILE PRIDE" · 10. EXILE LIVE TOUR 2013 "EXILE PRIDE" 9.27 FINAL · 11. EXILE LIVE TOUR 2015 "AMAZING WORLD" · 12. EXILE LIVE TOUR 2018-2019 "STAR OF WISH"
Music Video Collections 1. EXPV 1 · 2. EXPV 2 · 3. EXPV 3
Concerts & Tours
Tours 1. Styles Of Beyond · 2. EXILE ENTERTAINMENT · 3. PERFECT LIVE "ASIA" · 4. EXILE EVOLUTION · 5. EXILE SHOWCASE LIVE 2008 · 6. EXILE PERFECT LIVE 2008 · 7. THE MONSTER · 8. FANTASY · 9. TOWER OF WISH ~Negai no Tou~ · 10. EXILE PRIDE · 11. AMAZING WORLD · 12. STAR OF WISH · 13. PERFECT LIVE 2001▶︎2020
Concerts EXILE COUNTDOWN LIVE 2005-2006 CLOSED CIRCUIT · EXILE VOCAL BATTLE AUDITION 2006 ~ASIAN DREAM~
Concerts Featured In EXILE TRIBE: EXILE TRIBE LIVE TOUR 2012 ~TOWER OF WISH~ · EXILE TRIBE PERFECT YEAR LIVE TOUR TOWER OF WISH 2014 ~THE REVOLUTION~
Other: HiGH&LOW THE LIVE · LDH PERFECT YEAR 2020 COUNTDOWN LIVE 2019▶︎2020 "RISING"
Units & Other Acts
Associated Acts J Soul Brothers · DEEP · EXILES · EXILE TRIBE · Nidaime J Soul Brothers · Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS · EXILE THE SECOND · GENERATIONS · FANTASTICS · Jr.EXILE · ACE OF SPADES · RED DIAMOND DOGS
Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS
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Members
Members NAOTO (L) · Kobayashi Naoki (L) · ELLY · Yamashita Kenjiro · Iwata Takanori · Imaichi Ryuji · Tosaka Hiroomi
Discography
Studio Albums 1. J Soul Brothers · 2. TRIBAL SOUL · 3. MIRACLE · 4. BLUE IMPACT · 5. PLANET SEVEN · 6. THE JSB LEGACY · 7. FUTURE · 8. RAISE THE FLAG
Best Albums 1. THE BEST · 2. THE JSB WORLD
Other Albums HiGH&LOW ORIGINAL BEST ALBUM · Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS LIVE TOUR 2019 "RAISE THE FLAG" SET LIST
Singles 1. Best Friend's Girl · 2. On Your Mark ~Hikari no Kiseki~ · 3. LOVE SONG · 4. FIGHTERS · 5. Refrain · 6. Go my way · 7. 0 ~ZERO~ · 8. Powder Snow ~Eien ni Owaranai Fuyu~ · 9. SPARK · 10. Fuyu Monogatari · 11. SO RIGHT · 12. S.A.K.U.R.A. · 13. R.Y.U.S.E.I. · 14. C.O.S.M.O.S. ~Akizakura~ · 15. O.R.I.O.N. · 16. starting over · 17. STORM RIDERS · 18. Summer Madness · 19. Unfair World · 20. Welcome to TOKYO · 21. HAPPY · 22. J.S.B. HAPPINESS · 23. Yes we are · 24. SCARLET · 25. Fuyuzora / White Wings · 26. Movin' on
Digital Singles 1. Rat-tat-tat
Other Singles BURNING UP · Share The Love
Videography
Live DVD/Blu-rays 1. Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2012 "0 ~ZERO~" · 2. Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2014 "BLUE IMPACT" · 3. Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2015 "BLUE PLANET" · 4. Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2016-2017 "METROPOLIZ" · 5. Sandaime J Soul Brothers LIVE TOUR 2017 "UNKNOWN METROPOLIZ"
Documentary DVD/Blu-rays 1. Born in the EXILE ~Sandaime J Soul Brothers no Kiseki~
Concerts & Tours
Tours 1. 0 ~ZERO~ · 2. BLUE IMPACT · 3. BLUE PLANET · 4. METROPOLIZ · 5. UNKNOWN METROPOLIZ · 6. RAISE THE FLAG · 7. PERFECT LIVE 2010▶2020
Concerts Featured In EXILE: EXILE LIVE TOUR 2011 TOWER OF WISH ~Negai no Tou~ · EXILE LIVE TOUR 2013 "EXILE PRIDE"
EXILE TRIBE: Nidaime J Soul Brothers VS Sandaime J Soul Brothers Live Tour 2011 ~EXILE TRIBE~ · EXILE TRIBE LIVE TOUR 2012 ~TOWER OF WISH~ · EXILE TRIBE PERFECT YEAR 2014 SPECIAL STAGE "THE SURVIVAL" IN SAITAMA SUPER ARENA 10DAYS · EXILE TRIBE PERFECT YEAR LIVE TOUR TOWER OF WISH 2014 ~THE REVOLUTION~
Other: HiGH&LOW THE LIVE · LDH PERFECT YEAR 2020 COUNTDOWN LIVE 2019▶︎2020 "RISING"
Units & Other Acts
Associated Acts EXILE · Nidaime J Soul Brothers · EXILE TRIBE · THE Sharehappi from Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE
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