Yamazaki Kento

Name: 山崎賢人
Name (romanji): Yamazaki Kento
Birthdate: 1994-Sep-07
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Height: 178 cm
Blood type: A
Talent agency: Stardust Promotion
Genre: TV, films, Theatre
Active: 2010 -
Awards: 0

Official Website

Since first appearing as the mysterious high school student in the quirky drama Atami no Sousakan (2010), Yamazaki went on act in a number of popular dramas in supporting roles before his debut as a leading male in Control Tower | Kanseitou (2011). The role opening several doors to larger more substantial roles in TV dramas, as well as, more male leads in popular film titles such as Another (2012) and L-DK (2014). The year 2014 also marked Kento’s debut on stage in the 2014 edition of the Satomi Hakkenden saga stageplay, in the chairman role of Inuzaka Shino.

Profile | Works | Drama | Film | Stage | Photo

Tokyo born, Kento is affliated with Stardust Promotion, one the leading talent agencies in Japan. First sighted near Harajuku station, Kento was scouted in nineth grade and soon afterwards started working within the entertainment industry.  He first worked as a mens model in the magazine “Pichiermon” (2009) before his debut in the drama Atami no Sousakan. He has since gone on to become one of Japans most popular younger actors on the rise with job opportunities in both television and on film and the publication of three photobooks. The most recent released December 2015, titled “Yamazaki Kento Scene# 20”.

 

Films 

Wolf Girl and Black Prince | Okami Shojo to Kuro Oji (2016) Kyouya Sata
Your Lie in April | Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (2016) Kosei Arima
Orange | Orange -Orenji- (2015) – Kakeru Naruse
No Longer Heroine | Heroine Shikkaku (2015) – Rita Teraska
L-DK
(2014) – Shuusei Kugayama
Jinx!!! | Jinkusu!!! (2013) – Yusuke Nomura
Love for Beginners | Kyo, Koi wo Hajimemasu (2012) – Nishiki Hasegawa
Another (2012) – Koichi Sakakibara
Real Onigokko 3 (2012) – Suguru
The Wings of the Kirin | Kirin no Tsubasa: Gekijoban Shinzanmono (2012) – Tatsuya Sugino
Control Tower | Kanseitou (2011) – Kakeru

Awards

NONE

Dramas 

Death Note  (NTV / 2015) – L
Mare (NHK / 2015) –
Keita Kontani (Mare’s classmate)
Water Boys Yankees
(Fuji TV/ 2014) – Mifune Ryuji
Yowakutemo Katemasu
(NTV / 2014) – Ebato Hikari
Team Batista 4: Raden Meikyu (Fuji TV-KTV / 2014) – Aoi Sakuranomiya
No Dropping Out: Back to School at 35 | 35 sai no Kokosei (NTV / 2013) – Ryo Akutsu
Miss Double Faced Teacher | Kuro no Onna Kyoushi (TBS / 2012) – Shunsuke Yasuda
Runaways: For Your Love | Runaway ~Aisuru Kimi no Tame ni~ (TBS / 2011) – Panda
Clone Baby (TBS / 2010) – Jotaro
Atami no Sousakan (TV Asahi / 2010)

TV Specials

Eternal Sea Side Blue SP (NTV/ 2015) – Taku Nagata
Sato Family Breakfast (TBS/ 2013) – Takumi Sato

Stage

Satomi Hakkenden (2014) – Inuzuka Shino

Promotional Work

Photobooks
YAMAZAKI KENTO ("You Are Here") - (2014)
THE KENTOS (2014)
Kento Yamazaki Memorial BOOK "Scene #20" (2015)
Discography

None

Idol DVD

None

Misc

Music Videos

Galileo Galilei "tower" (2011)

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Crow "Train" (2011)

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Other

None

Model

Pichiremon men's model (December 2009-)
Monthly Television series (September 2014 -)

CM

Volkswagen Group "Night Drive with Father" Japan (2010)
Shizuoka Sangyo University "Brain Switch" (2011)
Daihatsu Motor co. "Activa" (2015)

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