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September 23, 2008

Member Spotlight: Okamoto Keito

Filed under: Member Spotlight,Okamoto Keito — amaiyume @ 4:20 am
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Although he is a bit underloved in the group, how can you not love Keito? Personally, I love his hair and he’s just sooo cute that you just wanna hug him.

Okamoto Keito was born on April 01, 1993. He was born in Tokyo but moved to England (he is the only member of the group that is fluent in English) but recently moved back to Japan. At times, he has a hard time reading kanji and remembering his Japanese (aww, that’s cute and very understandable). His father is Okamoto Kenichi, who is senior in Johnny’s Entertainment, so it’s no surprise that Keito decided to follow in his footsteps. In October 2006, he joined as a trainee and later on in September 2007, he became a member of Hey! Say! JUMP. With the group, he has released three singles: Ultra Music Power, Dreams come true and Your Seed / 冒険ライダー. Their fourth single, 真夜中のシャドーボーイ, is set to be released on October 22. As of now, all the singles have gone to number one so it’s definitely something that he can be proud of. He’s a bit underloved and definitely needs more screen time in the PVs / more of a presence in the songs so hopefully they’ll be more opportunities for him in the future.

While nearly all the other members of Hey! Say! JUMP have been in a drama, even only as a guest appearance, sadly Keito has not been in any (aww, that’s sad). I think he should be doing something soon…just anything…hopefully one in the future.

Keito’s respected senior is Kimura Takuya (who??). His favorite foods include fried chicken, ice cream and strawberry milk while his least favorite food is anything in the seafood department. He has never kissed a girl (that’s cute!!) and has never confesed his love to anyone. The type of girl that he admires is one who is nice, honest, peaceful and carefree who is a bit girly. As a child, he dream was to be a doctor (ooh, Dr. Keito is ready to operate haha). His favorite song is PIKA NICHI by Arashi and his favorite color is blue. His favorite subject is math and his speciality is the ability to be funny without trying (that’s definitely a good quality to have).

So let’s all give Keito some more love because you know you wanna give it to him. Let’s close this member spotlight with a picture of shirtless Keito because you all have been looking for it (that’s right, “Okamoto Keito shirtless” pops up a lot as searches for this blog hehe).

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12 Comments »

  1. O:
    You don’t know who KimuTaku is?! X_X

    And FYI, my Keito baby also is on the show Hyakushiki~

    Comment by kaori. — September 26, 2008 @ 11:24 am | Reply

  2. haha, no I don’t know who that is. Or maybe I do know but I don’t know the name with the face…hmm…
    I wish wiki.theppn was working now cause it’s hard to get information so now I rely on the regular wikipedia and they’re likely to have less info…

    Comment by amaiyume — September 26, 2008 @ 2:05 pm | Reply

  3. ooh, I know who he is!!! He’s a part of TOKIO apparently (yeah I didn’t know that cause I’ve only just started listening to them) but I do know him because he won Best Jeanist (male) while Kuu got best female!! hahaa, yeah that’s how I know him 😄

    Comment by amaiyume — September 26, 2008 @ 2:26 pm | Reply

  4. X_X
    No. Not at all.

    Kimura Takuya is in SMAP and he’s known as Japan’s sexiest man. He’s ALWAYS on top of those sort of lists. And Kame from KAT-TUN won Best Jeanist with Kuu (3 years in a row, I think?)…

    Comment by kaori. — September 27, 2008 @ 1:25 am | Reply

  5. hahaha, what the hell!!! I must have been tired as I was reading or something…I thought he was in SMAP but then I didn’t see his name there…I dunno, just bad reading I guess.
    Thanks for clearing that up! Japan’s sexiest man…umm…that’s just a no 😄

    Comment by amaiyume — September 27, 2008 @ 3:46 am | Reply

  6. KimuTaku is so freaking sexy. You’re crazy. lol.

    And Keito was born on the first of April. Not the ninth.

    Comment by kaori. — October 12, 2008 @ 4:56 pm | Reply

  7. yeesh, wiki lied to me…but I think it may have been the English wiki instead of the Japanese one. Hopefully they fixed it. Thanks! I’ll fix it right now!

    hahaha, I just don’t see it in Kimura 😄

    Comment by amaiyume — October 12, 2008 @ 5:28 pm | Reply

  8. Which show is the last pic from?

    Comment by eisen — January 2, 2009 @ 7:44 pm | Reply

  9. Keito and Chinen in bathtubs…”instant cuties” motto sure has to be up here…xD Just add soap foam xD

    Comment by yabuki2yuuki — January 12, 2009 @ 8:25 pm | Reply

  10. you know,,,…i love his eyes so kawaii including his hair…:)

    Comment by janna — May 8, 2009 @ 10:45 am | Reply

  11. Hey, is there any to get in contact with keito. i went to school with him and his favourite food is definatly noodles haha. please write back 🙂

    Comment by max gibbins — June 4, 2009 @ 4:21 pm | Reply

  12. sorry, I don’t think there’s any way of getting in contact with him
    Stars gotta have their privacy 🙂

    Comment by amaiyume — June 4, 2009 @ 6:37 pm | Reply


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