is a Japanese actor, dancer and singer. He is best known for his role as Shusuke Fuji
in The Prince of Tennis
musical series, Tenimyu
, and the live film adaptation
. He was also part of a young men's 3-member streetdancing group called Brights
, which was disbanded in 2004. His current most known role was the part of Ryūnosuke Ikenami/ShinkenBlue in the 33rd Super Sentai
series, Samurai Sentai Shinkenger
Aiba was born on Thursday, October 1, 1987. He is taking an interest in acting and modeling.
Aiba was a former member of the disbanded three-men streetdancing group called Brights
. The other two members included Atsushi Koga and Takuya, who would also happened to later play Akutagawa Jirou in Tenimyu with Aiba. The group had to break up because Aiba had to join Avex (the agency he's currently with) after he won in the Junon Boy contest. There were originally 4 people in the group, but one dropped out, so that left Aiba, Takuya, and Atsushi, in Brights. At that time, Aiba was still an amateur at dancing and he's stated in past blog entries that he owes a lot to Takuya, who was already an experienced dancer by then, for teaching him various things.
As Shusuke Fuji in The Prince of Tennis Musicals
In 2005, Aiba won the role of Shusuke Fuji, the prodigy of Seigaku
Middle School's tennis club, in the The Prince of Tennis
. From 2005 to 2006, he became the third actor to play Fuji as a member of the second generation... Read More