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12:56 am - 04/12/2012

Johnny’s dancer Yara Tomoyuki gets lead in musical

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Nylon 2012.05 issue

One of the best dancers at Johnny’s will get his first musical lead 16 years after joining the agency, reports Mainichi Shimbun.

29-year-old Yara Tomoyuki joined Johnny’s when he was 13, and has been a member of several groups in his Johnny’s Jr. years including Musical Academy. More recently, he has choreographed concerts for KinKi Kids, Arashi, and Kanjani8. It has been a long wait for the talent but now he has the lead in the musical “道化の瞳 (Douke no Hitomi)“.

“My dream has come true. 4 or 5 years ago, after I had left the group and started solo work, I became more ambitious. I’m really grateful to be able to be a part of something like this now,” he said.

The musical is separated into two parts. The first is about Kenichi (played by Tomoyuki), who has leukemia, and the people he gets to know in the hospital including his blind mother, and the two doctors in the hospital. The second part is a stage performance of a story Kenichi wrote, about a shoe shiner (Tomoyuki) and a group of clowns.

“道化の瞳 (Douke no Hitomi)” will be performed in Tokyo’s Theatre Creation from April 10 to 24

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yay for more Johnnys Jr attention
camaronzin 11th-Apr-2012 05:52 pm (UTC)
Perfect human being <3

I'm so happy for him ;A;
chokingday 11th-Apr-2012 06:03 pm (UTC)
One of the best dancers at Johnny’s
I'm liking how this opener sticks to the facts ♥
subarunee 11th-Apr-2012 06:09 pm (UTC)
Yeay for Yara <3 <3

I heard he's now a choreographer for Johnny's too

Sugoi!!~~
lovegood_xd 11th-Apr-2012 06:50 pm (UTC)
He deserves it~ :) I'm happy for Yara :D
supersaiyananf 11th-Apr-2012 06:55 pm (UTC)
This guy is the main reason why I loved Butoukan. I've been wondering for years why this guy never got a proper debut, but it looks like he's doing just fine without debuting.
atarashiiyoake 11th-Apr-2012 07:21 pm (UTC)
About damn time.

You go Yaracchi.
xcapsule 11th-Apr-2012 07:28 pm (UTC)
old news is old
edneichon 11th-Apr-2012 08:17 pm (UTC)
this makes me wanna shead tears of joy~
shinhw4_girl 11th-Apr-2012 08:27 pm (UTC)
finally~ ^^
congrats yara-san! ganbatte for the butai show :)
newsvsyamapi 11th-Apr-2012 09:46 pm (UTC)
Finally!!! he disearves moooore love
yoru_no_hikaru 11th-Apr-2012 10:02 pm (UTC)
WAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!! OMG, I can't even... *_________*

I'm so happy right now! :D
Yaracchi, omedetou!!!!

He SO deserves this. I've watched him struggling for a while now. Obviously Johnny isn't gonna give him a debut and it seems that JE artists aren't exactly popular with other productions. It must have been tough on him. All the more I am overjoyed to read this.

Weehhh, this seems to be the year for MA. First Machida in a non-JE production, now Yara even getting a lead!

I'm so happy for them. ^_____^

PS: I know the people who I'm addressing won't be reading this, but just for the fun of it: In. Your. Face!!! to all those who keep questioning JE artist dancing abilities. ^_~
kat_desu 11th-Apr-2012 10:12 pm (UTC)
GO GO GOOOOOO YARACCHI!!!!
sayufied 11th-Apr-2012 11:15 pm (UTC)
My sister's name is Yara looool!!
miyukixrinn 12th-Apr-2012 01:49 am (UTC)
he deserves it ♥
akimitsuru 12th-Apr-2012 04:20 am (UTC)
finally! yaracchi! omedetou!!!
neivaxx 12th-Apr-2012 05:32 am (UTC)
For a second I thought he was finally getting a debut, but this is great news nevertheless! Yara ♥
whited_79 12th-Apr-2012 12:01 pm (UTC)
YEAH YARACCHI! XD
vampyrrep 12th-Apr-2012 12:09 pm (UTC)
OMG! so happy for him!♥
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