Nobuaki Kaneko (金子 ノブアキ, 金子 信昭[1], Kaneko Nobuaki, born 5 June 1981)[1] is a Japanese drummer and actor. He is nicknamed Akkun (あっくん) and N.K. He is a member of the rock band Rize. He is represented with Itoh Company and his label is Illchill. He graduated from Horikoshi High School.

Nobuaki Kaneko
金子 ノブアキ
Born (1981-06-05) 5 June 1981 (age 43)
NationalityJapanese
EducationHorikoshi High School
Occupation(s)Actor, drummer
Years active1994[1]–present
AgentItoh Company
Notable work
Television
Height179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Musical career
Genres
Occupation(s)Drummer
Instrument(s)Drum kit
Years active1993–present
LabelsIllchill
WebsiteOfficial website

Kaneko's father was Johnny Yoshinaga who was also a drummer, and his mother is singer Mari Kaneko.[2] His younger brother is Kensuke Kaneko (known as KenKen) who is the bassist of Rize, and the brothers formed a rhythm section.

In November 2013, Kaneko married a non-celebrity woman who is a former model.[2]

Discography

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Bands

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  • Gonna Be Fun: a band formed in Ponkickies with Rie Tomosaka (vocals) and Takumi Samejima (guitar). On 1 November 1997, the band released a single CD "Birthday Party" with Toshiba EMI.
  • Rize: three-piece band with Jesse (vocals) and his brother KenKen (bass).
  • Dadas: Indie band with Daisuke Ide (vocal and guitar), Hidenaki Tanaka (bass), Kenji Akimine (guitar) and Kaneko (drums). They belong to Disillusion Recordings.
  • Torcerse: a unit formed by Kaneko and KenKen in December 2006. Their main activities are live sessions etc.
  • AA=: solo project by Takeshi Ueda (The Mad Capsule Markets). He participate in live tours with drum support.
  • Lands
  • Red Orca

Solo activities

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He started doing solo activities in 2009.

Albums

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Year Title
1st 2009 Orca
2nd 2014 Historia
3rd 2016 Fauve

Limited singles

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Year Title Ref.
2015 "Lobo" [3]

Music videos

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Director Song title
Shiro Ushijima "Uso to Saru"
Yasuhiko Shimizu "Historia"
Unknown "Orca"

Tours

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Year Title Ref.
2016 Nobuaki Kaneko Tour 2016 "Fauve" [4]
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  • Rize
  • Johnny Yoshinaga
  • Mari Kaneko
  • Char
  • Dadas
  • Def Tech – album recording, 2006 tour support
  • Kazuya Yoshii – 2005 tour support
  • Daisuke Ide
  • Micro – 2008 tour support, composing participation
  • AA= – 2009 tour support
  • kayoko – 2004 cording
  • Chara – 2008 album recording
  • Buono! – 2009 recording
  • Aggressive Dogs – 2009 "loud" recording
  • The SanPaulo – 2009 live guest
  • Trio Ohashi – 2013 album plugged recording

Equipment used

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Filmography

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TV dramas

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Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
1994 Tengoku ni Ichiban Chikai Mama NTV [1]
1995 Kindaichi Shōnen no Jikenbo Chris Einstein NTV
1997 Ichiban Taisetsu na Hito Kazuhiko Yuuki TBS [1]
Mokuyō no Kaidan Yuji Saegusa Fuji TV
1998 Glass Mask Hiroshi Yoshizawa TV Asahi
Gekai-Sanshiro Natsume Naoe Shimizu TV Asahi
1999 Kawaii dakeja Dame kashira? Oosawa TV Asahi
Border: Hanzai Shinri Sōsa File Ryo Tsuzuki YTV
Naomi Yusuke Kida Fuji TV
Tomie Takashi KTV
2003 Ikebukuro West Gate Park Rize TBS
Hatsukoi.com NTV
2004 Be-Bop High School Shingo Maekawa TBS
With the Light NTV
Saboten Journey NTV
2005 Be-Bop High School 2 Shingo Maekawa TBS
2009 Buzzer Beat Ryo Yoyogi Fuji TV
Samurai High School Hiromi Motoyama NTV
2011 Bartender Ryuichi Kuzuhara TV Asahi
Ohisama Koichi Kawahara NHK Asadora
Piece Vote Shoji Todo NTV
QP Tom NTV
2012 Perfect Son Fuyuhiko Ikeda NTV [1]
Vision -Koroshi ga Mieru Onna- Kazumasa Asano YTV
2013 Lady Joker Yokichi Matsudo Wowow
Taberu Dake Taku Yamamoto TV Tokyo
Tokyo Bandwagon Noritoshi Hotta NTV
2014 Gunshi Kanbei Kushihashi Sakyō Susumu NHK Taiga drama
Tales of the Unusual: Spring 2014: "Last Cinema" Kazuhiko Iwasaki Fuji TV
Kū Neru Futari Sumu Futari Shuichi Nonoyama (Nonchan) NHK BS-P Lead role [1]
Tamagawa Kuyakusho Of The Dead Kenji Kouda TV Tokyo
2015 Gakkō no Kaidan Fumi Umeni NTV [1]
2016 Haburashi/Onna Tomodachi Nadashi Natashina NHK BS-P [5]
2017 Rakuen Akio Sanwa Wowow [6]
2018 Smoking Haccho TV Tokyo
2020 Yell Tsuguhito Imamura NHK Asadora
Followers Yuruco Netflix
Alice in Borderland Takeru Danma Netflix
2020–21 Kirin ga Kuru Sakuma Nobumori NHK Taiga drama
2021 Promise Cinderella Kōya Kurose TBS [7]

Other TV programmes

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Year Title Network
1996 Ponkickies Fuji TV
It's Access TV Tokyo
1997 Tokyo Himitsu Ongaku Tantei-dan Sky PerfecTV!
1999 Beat Bang TV Tokyo
2013 MTV VMAJ 2013 MTV

Films

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Year Title Role Notes Ref
2000 Sweet Sweet Ghost Takuro Sakasaki
2001 Cross Kohei Kazama
2009 Crows Zero II Narumi Taiga
2010 Bandage Ruge
Shodo Girls Hiroo Ikezawa
Ōoku Saburōza [1]
2011 Manzai Gang
Moteki Daisuke Yamashita
Shuffle Kōhei Tobe (Raymond) Lead role
Hard Romantic-er Takashi
2013 Strawberry Night Suzuki Kobayashi
2014 Tokyo Nanmin Atsushi Kodama
The Snow White Murder Case Satoshi Shinzan [1]
2015 Shinjuku Swan Yutaka Hayama [1]
Tokyo Mu Kokuseki Shōjo Homeroom teacher [1]
2017 Shinjuku Swan II Yutaka Hayama
2018 Gangoose Katō
2019 Diner [8]
Manriki
2021 A Day with No Name
2023 Scroll [9]
Matched Kageyama [10]
Year Title Ref.
2016 Nagano "Ω" [11]

Advertisements

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Year Title Ref.
1993 WOWOW Godzilla
1996 Otsuka Pharmaceutical "Hot Pot"
1997 Matsushita Denki Sangyō "Soi"
1998 Eisai "Chocola BB"
1999 Nintendo Mario Golf "Chichi no yorokobi", "Musuko no yorokobi"
Suntory Natchan Oranage "Hatsukoi" [1]
2000 Sony MiniDisc
2006 Pearl Drums
2013 Kirin Brewery Company "Smirnoff Ice" [1]
2014 Wright Flyer Studios "Shōmetsu Toshi"
2015 Apparel brand "glamb" [12]

Radio

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Year Title Network
2010 Rudo Nobuaki Kaneko no Desperado na Kinyōbi NBS

Magazines

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Year Title
1998 Wink Up Bessatsu Edge Ways
2002 Rhythm & Drum Magazine "Drum de Eraku naru."
2003 R&R Newsmaker "Nobuaki Kaneko no Issho ni shinaide kure"
Shūkan Famitsu "Super Kaneko Bros."
2009 Hanako "Hanako-san ni Sasageru Renai Dangi"
2010 Pia "Nobuaki Kaneko no Kihontekini wa"

Video games

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Year Title Role Ref.
2021 No More Heroes III Composer [13]

References

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "金子ノブアキ". Smart The Television (in Japanese). Kadokawa Corporation. Retrieved 11 Mar 2017.
  2. ^ a b "RIZE金子ノブアキ 一般女性と結婚". Sanspo.com (in Japanese). Sankei Shimbun. 5 Mar 2014. Retrieved 11 Mar 2017.
  3. ^ "金子ノブアキ、新曲は清川あさみ作品インスパイア". Music Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha. 2 Sep 2015. Retrieved 11 Mar 2017.
  4. ^ "金子ノブアキ、幻想的でパワフルなステージが終幕!". Smart The Television (in Japanese). Kadokawa Corporation. 14 Aug 2016. Retrieved 11 Mar 2017.
  5. ^ Kaneko, Nobuaki (26 Jan 2016). "「はぶらし/女友だち」で熱演中の金子ノブアキを直撃". Smart The Television (Interview) (in Japanese). Kadokawa Corporation. Retrieved 11 Mar 2017.
  6. ^ "仲間由紀恵主演ドラマ『楽園』黒木瞳、夏帆、石坂浩二らキャスト発表". Oricon News (in Japanese). Oricon. 18 Oct 2016. Retrieved 11 Mar 2017.
  7. ^ "「プロミス・シンデレラ」人気芸者の菊乃役は松井玲奈、黒瀬洸也役は金子ノブアキ". Natalie (in Japanese). June 1, 2021. Retrieved May 13, 2022.
  8. ^ "Diner ダイナー". eiga.com. Retrieved February 19, 2021.
  9. ^ "スクロール". eiga.com. Retrieved December 1, 2022.
  10. ^ "マッチング". eiga.com. Retrieved August 1, 2023.
  11. ^ "永野の撮り下ろしDVD「Ω」に斎藤工、金子ノブアキが友情出演". Owarai Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha. 11 Mar 2017. Retrieved 11 Mar 2017.
  12. ^ "川上洋平&金子ノブアキ、glamb春コレクションのモデルに". Music Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha. 6 Nov 2015. Retrieved 11 Mar 2017.
  13. ^ Romano, Sal (June 11, 2019). "No More Heroes III announced for Switch". Gematsu. Retrieved June 11, 2019.
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