Matsumoto Toshio (松本利夫), also known by his former stage name MATSU, is an actor and former performer under the LDH JAPAN agency. He's a member and former performer of the group EXILE.

Matsumoto started his career in 1994 as member of the group BABY NAIL, alongside ÜSA and MAKIDAI. In 1996, the group disbanded and in 1998 he joined J Soul Brothers.

On December 31, 2015, he (alongside ÜSA and MAKIDAI) retired from his position as performer of EXILE.

On January 15, 2021, he started his own YouTube channel titled MATSUbocchi IN THE HOUSE (MATSUぼっち IN THE HOUSE).

Personal Life

On July 22, 2013, MATSU announced that he had gotten engaged with a non-celebritiy woman 10 years younger than him whom he had been dating for 7 years. In his announcement he mentioned that this woman had supported him through the difficult time when he was diagnosed with Behcet's disease and that she had always been there for him and understood him. He felt that she was very reassuring and irreplaceable and thus wanted to spend his life together with her.[1]

On January 1, 2014, it was revealed that the couple had submitted their marriage registration.[2]

On April 20, 2016, he announced that his first child, a boy, had been born healthy and safely.[3]

Works

Cinema/Television

Movies
  • [2009] LONG CARAVAN
  • [2013] Little Maestra
  • [2013] Shazai no Osama
  • [2013] Hare Nochi Hare, Tokidoki Hare
Dramas
  • [2011] Heaven's Flower The Legend of ARCANA
  • [2011] Hagane no Onna season2
  • [2011] Rokudenashi BLUES
  • [2011] Kamisama no Nyobo
  • [2013] GTO Shougatsu Special! Fuyuyasumi mo Nekketsu Jugyouda
  • [2013] Go en Hunter
  • [2014] Dousousei ~Hito wa, San-do, Koi wo Suru~
  • [2014] Binta! ~Bengoshi Jimuin Minowaga Ai de Kaiketsu Shimasu~
  • [2015] Keiseizaimin no Otoko Dai Ichibu "Takahashi Korekiyo"
Stage
  • [2021] Musical "INTERVIEW ~Onegai, Dare ka Boku o Tasukete~" (INTERVIEW〜お願い、誰か僕を助けて〜)[4][5]
Voice Actor

Music

Lyrics
Music Video Appearances

Publications

Books
  • [2005] Love Music Dance

Gallery

Main article: Matsumoto Toshio/Gallery

References

External Links

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EXILE
Gallery | Category | Songs navbox
EXILE ATSUSHI navbox | EXILE TAKAHIRO navbox | EXILE SHOKICHI navbox
Members
Current Active Members AKIRA | TAKAHIRO | Tachibana Kenchi | Kuroki Keiji | TETSUYA | NESMITH | SHOKICHI | NAOTO | Kobayashi Naoki | Iwata Takanori | Shirahama Alan | Sekiguchi Mandy | Sekai | Sato Taiki
Retired HIRO (L) | Matsumoto Toshio | ÜSA | MAKIDAI | ATSUSHI
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~| 50. SUNSHINE
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 | 4. EXILE MUSIC VIDEO BEST
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 VOCAL BATTLE AUDITION 2006 ~ASIAN DREAM~ | EXILE PERFORMER BATTLE AUDITION FINAL in NIPPON BUDOKAN
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
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