Born in Tokyo on July 4, 1984, Akanishi is the eldest child.
His family consists of his parents and a younger brother, Reio.
He can play the guitar and has composed both music and lyrics for "Murasaki has some affectionate nicknames from fans.
It was a very traumatic time for the whole JE (Johnny's Entertainment) fandom, a lot of fans were running around trying to figure out exactly what was going on.
[ taken from: KAT-TUN POST ]On October 12, 2006, Akanishi announced a hiatus from the group in order to study linguistics abroad in the United States (Los Angeles precisely), leaving KAT-TUN as a five-member group for six months.
I would like to have someone come over and wake me up every morning. Apart form his success with the band and his acting stints, Akanishi Jin, is also quite famous for his well-styled hair, which he keeps changing from time to time for a better and sharper look!
But what has set him apart from the contemporary J-pop band brigade is his stylish locks.
He quickly resumed work by joining his bandmates on their nationwide tour on April 21.