«加藤シゲアキ» - biography, albums, songs, video clips

This artist changed the spelling of his name from 加藤成亮 to 加藤シゲアキ in 2012. They are read in the same way: Kato Shigeaki.



Name: Kato Shigeaki

Nickname: Shige

Birthday: July 11, 1987

Birthplace: Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Height: 175cm (5’9”)

Weight: 60kg (132 lbs)

Blood Type: A

Pets: Dog (Nana)

Radio Show: SHIGET TOGETHER


Kato Shigeaki joined Johnny’s Entertainment in April of 1999 and was in the unit J-Support a.k.a K.K.Kity before he was selected to be in NEWS. He is often recognized as the smartest member of NEWS and also the one with the least self-confidence. He plays guitar and has composed a few songs with Yamashita Tomohisa and Tegoshi Yuya.


Shige is an avid writer and writes his blog from the perspective of a fictional cat named Wagahai. This is in parody of the popular book by Natsume Soseki entitled “Wagahai wa Neko de Aru” or I Am a Cat. Currently he is attending Aoyama University studying law.