Art + Culture

香取慎吾 KATORI Shingo

アーティスト artist ex SMAP member 香取 慎吾(1977年1月31日 – )は、日本のタレント、司会者、声優、歌手で、男性アイドルグループSMAPの全活動期(1988年 – 2016年)のメンバー。株式会社CULEN所属。 2017年 – GQ MEN OF THE YEAR 2017・インスピレーション賞 KATORI Shingo (born 31 January 1977) is a Japanese actor, singer, television host, radio personality. He was the youngest member of SMAP, the best-selling boy band in Asia. After the group’s disbandment on 31 December 2016, Katori has been pursuing his solo career. He left Johnny & Associates on 9 September 2017, together with two other SMAP members, Goro Inagaki and Tsuyoshi Kusanagi and entered CULEN, a Japanese talent agency. On 22 September 2017, they launched a new project, “atarashiichizu” (“新しい地図”, meaning “New Map”) as their common fan site, supported by various Japanese leading creators. Since then, Katori has been extending his activities also into artistic fields.