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    Personal Information

    • Name: Tosaka Hiroomi (登坂広臣 / トサカ ヒロオミ)
    • Stage Names: Tosaka Hiroomi (Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS; 2010-2022)
      • HIROOMI TOSAKA (solo activities; 2017-2021)
    • Nickname: OMI (オミ)
    • Born: March 12, 1987 (age 37)
    • Birth Place: Hamura, Tokyo, Japan
    • Blood Type: A
    • Height: 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
    • Zodiac Sign: Pisces

    Professional Information

    • Occupation: Singer, performer, actor
    • Years Active: 2010-present
    • Labels:
      • rhythm zone (2010-present for Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS, 2017-2021 for solo)
      • CDL entertainment (2021-present for solo)
    • Agency: LDH JAPAN
    • Associated Acts: Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS, EXILE TRIBE, THE Sharehappi from Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE\

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    Introduction:

    Tosaka Hiroomi, also known by the stage name ØMI, is a multifaceted Japanese artist involved in singing, songwriting, acting, and producing. He is a member of Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS from EXILE TRIBE. Tosaka gained prominence by winning the EXILE Presents VOCAL BATTLE AUDITION 2 in 2010, which led to his selection as a vocalist for Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS. He is also the founder and president of CDL entertainment and serves as a creative officer at LDH JAPAN. Tosaka debuted as a solo artist with the single "WASTED LOVE" in 2017 under the name HIROOMI TOSAKA, later changing his stage name to ØMI in February 2021. Since August 2022, he has used the name ØMI both for his solo career and as a member of Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS.


    **Early Life**


    Tosaka Hiroomi was born on March 12, 1987, in Tokyo, Japan. In his youth, he played soccer from elementary school to high school. Influenced by the TV drama "Beautiful Life ~Futari de Ita Hibi~" (2000), Tosaka decided to become a beautician/hair stylist. He graduated from the Kubota Barber Beauty College and worked at a hair salon in Omotesando but quit after six months. He then worked part-time as a sales clerk at an apparel store.


    **Career**


    **2010**

    - In February, Tosaka participated in the EXILE Presents VOCAL BATTLE AUDITION 2.

    - On September 15, he was announced as one of the winners and selected as a vocalist of Sandaime J Soul Brothers.


    **2014**

    - In August, Tosaka made his acting debut with the movie "Hot Road."


    **2015**

    - On October 5, he released his first photo essay "NOBODY KNOWS."


    **2017**

    - On July 27, Tosaka debuted as a soloist under the stage name HIROOMI TOSAKA with the digital single "WASTED LOVE." He also launched the project CLAIR DE LUNE, themed around the moon.

    - On October 13, he released his second digital single "DIAMOND SUNSET."


    **2018**

    - On January 26, Tosaka released his third digital single "LUXE," featuring CRAZYBOY.

    - On August 8, he released his first solo album "FULL MOON."

    - From August 18 to December 23, he went on his first solo tour.

    - In October, he produced the musical debut of CRAZY Shikakkei with ELLY.


    **2019**

    - On April 10, Tosaka released his first physical single "SUPERMOON."

    - On July 12, he released the digital single "SUPERMOON ~Sen~."

    - On July 20 and 21, he held his first solo overseas concert in Taipei.

    - On November 20, he released his second physical single "OVERDOSE."


    **2020**

    - On January 8, HIROOMI released his second album "Who Are You?"

    - From January 23 to February 24, HIROOMI and RYUJI IMAICHI held a special showcase live tour.


    **2021**

    - On February 17, Tosaka announced his stage name change to ØMI and that his solo activities would be under his own project CDL entertainment, a subsidiary of LDH Records.

    - On May 12, he released his third CD single "ANSWER... SHADOW," with three songs pre-released monthly.

    - On July 16, he was announced as the main producer of the girls' division of the audition iCON Z ~Dreams For Children~ held by LDH JAPAN.

    - On October 15, he released his 5th digital single "ANSWER... SHINE," including the track "You" produced by SUGA of BTS.

    - On December 13, he released his sixth digital single "SHINE."


    **2022**

    - On February 2, he released his third studio album "ANSWER...".

    - From February 5 to April 28, Tosaka held his second solo tour.

    - On March 28, he released his seventh digital single "ANSWER ~LIVE FOREVER~".

    - On August 27, it was revealed that he would use the stage name ØMI for Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS.

    - In September, his profile on Sandaime's website was updated to ØMI.


    **2023**

    - On October 17, he released his second photo essay "LAST SCENE."

    - On November 4, ØMI was appointed as a Creative Officer of LDH JAPAN.

    Personal Life

    Family
    Tosaka's father is an office worker and his mother is a housewife. He grew up in a "super laissez-faire" household, was left alone, and can hardly remember his parents getting angry at him.


    Relationships
    In August 2016, it was reported by weekly gossip magazines that Tosaka and Japanese model Rola had been dating in secret since the end of 2015, having grown closer through a shared English conversation teacher. Both did not comment on the reports. On January 1, 2017, magazines reported that they had broken up due to busy schedules, again with no comment from either party.

  • Discography

    Studio Albums

    [2018.08.08] FULL MOON

    [2020.01.08] Who Are You?

    [2022.02.02] ANSWER...


    Joint Albums

    [2018.06.06] FUTURE (Disc 3)


    Singles

    [2019.04.10] SUPERMOON

    [2019.11.20] OVERDOSE

    [2021.05.12] ANSWER... SHADOW


    Digital Singles

    [2017.07.27] WASTED LOVE

    [2017.10.13] DIAMOND SUNSET

    [2018.01.26] LUXE

    [2019.07.12] SUPERMOON ~Sen~

    [2021.10.15] ANSWER... SHINE

    [2021.12.13] SHINE

    [2022.03.28] ANSWER ~LIVE FOREVER~


    Pre-release Digital Singles

    [2019.11.15] OVERDOSE

    [2019.12.19] Who Are You?

    [2019.12.19] One Way Love

    [2021.02.20] ANSWER... SHADOW

    [2021.03.12] Can You See The Light

    [2021.04.16] Colorblind

    [2022.01.28] After the rain


    Other Singles

    [2019.05.24] BLUE SAPPHIRE ~Gekijou-ban "Meitantei Conan Konjou no Fist" ver.~


    Video Releases

    [2019.02.27] HIROOMI TOSAKA LIVE TOUR 2018 "FULL MOON"

    [2020.07.01] LDH PERFECT YEAR 2020 SPECIAL SHOWCASE RYUJI IMAICHI / HIROOMI TOSAKA

    [2022.07.13] ØMI LIVE TOUR 2022 "ANSWER..."


    Collaboration / Others

    [2016.06.15] Various Artists - HiGH&LOW ORIGINAL BEST ALBUM (Disc 2 #2 "SIN" (ACE OF SPADES feat. Tosaka Hiroomi), #4 "CHAIN BREAKER" (PKCZ® feat. Tosaka Hiroomi))

    [2016.10.12] ACE OF SPADES x PKCZ® feat. Tosaka Hiroomi - "TIME FLIES"

    [2017.02.24] CRAZYBOY - NEOTOKYO EP (#4 "OZ Monster" feat. OMI)

    [2017.04.28] PKCZ® - "PLAY THAT" feat. Tosaka Hiroomi, Crystal Kay, CRAZYBOY

    [2017.08.02] PKCZ® - 360° ChamberZ (#6 "Beauty Mark" feat. Tosaka Hiroomi, SWAY; #8 "CHAIN BREAKER" (ALBUM Ver) feat. Tosaka Hiroomi, CRAZYBOY; #12 "BED ROOM" feat. CRAZYBOY, Tosaka Hiroomi)

    [2018.01.19] CRAZYBOY - NEOTOKYO Ⅲ EP (#1 "FIRST CLASS XMAS" feat. OMI)

    [2018.06.16] HONEST BOYZ® - "BEPPING SOUND" feat. HIROOMI TOSAKA

    [2018.08.29] SWAY - UNCHAINED (#6 "XXX" feat. AK-69 & HIROOMI TOSAKA)

    [2022.11.24] YOUNGOHM - "Where r u?" feat. ØMI of JSBⅢ

  • Works

    Music


    Radio

    • [2011-2012] Keep On Dreaming


    Music Video Appearances


    Filmography

    • Movies:
      • [2015] Terraced House Kuroujingu doa Kindan no Fuku Onsei-ban
      • [2016] HiGH&LOW THE MOVIE
      • [2016] HiGH&LOW THE RED RAIN
      • [2017] HiGH&LOW THE MOVIE 2 / END OF SKY
      • [2017] HiGH&LOW THE MOVIE 3 / FINAL MISSION
    • Dramas:
      • [2015] HiGH&LOW THE STORY OF S.W.O.R.D.
      • [2016] HiGH&LOW Season 2
    • TV Shows:
      • [2012-2013] EX-LOUNGE
      • [2013-2014] Terraced House
    • Digital Programs:
      • [2017.07.28] Tosaka Hiroomi Nama Shutsuen "WASTED LOVE" Special Program

    Publications

    • Photo Essays:
      • [2023.10.17] LAST SCENE


    Concerts/Tours

    Tours

    • [2018.08.18-2018.12.23] HIROOMI TOSAKA LIVE TOUR 2018 "FULL MOON"
    • [2020.01.23-2020.02.24] LDH PERFECT YEAR 2020 SPECIAL SHOWCASE RYUJI IMAICHI / HIROOMI TOSAKA (joint tour with RYUJI IMAICHI)
    • [2022.02.05-2022.04.28] ØMI LIVE TOUR 2022 "ANSWER..."

    Concerts

    • [2019.07.20-2019.07.21] HIROOMI TOSAKA TAIPEI CONCERT 2019 SUPERMOON ~UNDER THE MOONLIGHT~

    Awards

    • [2014] 39th Hochi Film Award - Best New Artist (for Hot Road)
    • [2014] 38th Japan Academy Prize - Rookie Actor Award (for Hot Road)
    • [2014] 69th Mainichi Film Awards - Suponichi Grand Prix Rookie Award (for Hot Road)
    • [2014] 24th Japanese Film Critics Awards - Rookie Actor Award (for Hot Road)
  • Trivia

    • Member Color: Blue
    • Name Origin: His first name, "Hiroomi," was given by his grandmother, inspired by Romeo from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
    • Tattoos: Has several, including "Forever Young" on the back of his neck.
    • Stage Name: Officially used "ØMI" since February 17, 2021, previously used "OMI" in 2017.
    • Reason for Stage Name Change: Chose "ØMI" for comfort and familiarity, adding a slash to the moon symbol used in past works.
    • Solo Work Theme: Uses the moon as a concept to represent change and versatility.
    • CLAIR DE LUNE: A brand and project name, aiming to transmit culture, including fashion, food, events, and music.
    • Project Motivation: Aimed to create moonlight-themed entertainment, contrasting with LDH's sun-like image.
    • Producing Goals: Wants to create a group that performs at a global standard.
    • Girl Group Production: Chose to produce a girl group to raise the global standard of Japanese girl groups.
    • Story-Based Entertainment: Enjoys creating entertainment with a narrative.
    • Fashion Inspiration: Influenced by music videos of foreign artists, though he admits limited fashion knowledge.
    • Musical Roots: Started with R&B and Hip-Hop, listens to various genres without bias.
    • Music Target Audience: Creates music not specifically for Japan or overseas.
    • Visual Approach: Visualizes music videos before writing lyrics.
    • Lyric Writing: Feels shy about expressing his own emotions, prefers clear worldviews or characters.
    • Private Life: Describes himself as a normal person with a wide circle of friends, leading an uninteresting life.
    • Dancing: Considers himself almost an amateur.
    • Mentorship: Actively supports and advises MOONCHILD members.
    • Close Friends: Close with Kawamura Kazuma of THE RAMPAGE and Yonezu Kenshi.
    • International Connections: In contact with Pharrell Williams, and friends with Virgil Abloh and Kim Jones.
    • Generational Gap: Feels a gap between himself and younger EXILE TRIBE members.

    External Links

    Official Website
    Official Twitter
    Official Instagram
    Agency Profile


    CDL

    Official Shop
    Official Instagram


    My information comes from ØMI's page on the EXILE TRIBE Wiki: https://exile-tribe.fandom.com/wiki/ØMI

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    Music Videos:

    Hiroomi Tosaka

    1. HIROOMI TOSAKA - One Way Love (1.5M views, 4 years ago)
    2. HIROOMI TOSAKA - Who Are You? (2.8M views, 4 years ago)
    3. HIROOMI TOSAKA - OVERDOSE Chapter.2 (2.5M views, 4 years ago)
    4. HIROOMI TOSAKA - NAKED LOVE Chapter.1 (2.8M views, 4 years ago)
    5. HIROOMI TOSAKA - BLUE SAPPHIRE (20M views, 5 years ago)
    6. HIROOMI TOSAKA - Not For Me (2.3M views, 5 years ago)
    7. HIROOMI TOSAKA - OUTRO ÉCLIPSE DE LUNE (610K views, 5 years ago)
    8. HIROOMI TOSAKA - FULL MOON (4.1M views, 5 years ago)
    9. HIROOMI TOSAKA feat. CRAZYBOY - LUXE feat. Afrojack (4.7M views, 6 years ago)
    10. HIROOMI TOSAKA - DIAMOND SUNSET the LA movement (357K views, 6 years ago)
    11. HIROOMI TOSAKA - DIAMOND SUNSET feat. Afrojack (9.6M views, 6 years ago)
    12. HIROOMI TOSAKA - "WASTED LOVE" LIVE Performance Ver. (6.1M views, 6 years ago)
    13. HIROOMI TOSAKA - WASTED LOVE feat. Afrojack (3.3M views, 6 years ago)

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