Miyake Ken in the Takizawa Kabuki

Tackey & Tsubasa‘s Takizawa Hideaki personally went to talk to V6‘s Miyake Ken to cast him in the “Takizawa Kabuki” and for their KFC CM.

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Imai Tsubasa Makes a Comeback while Abe Aran Gets a Fracture

PLAYZONE 2014 opens with much fanfare starting with the comeback of Tackey&Tsubasa‘s Imai Tsubasa after he took a sick leave.

Tsubasa kicked-off “★Sayonara!~Aoyama Theater★ PLAYZONE 30YEARS ★1232 Performance“, it was Tsubasa’s return to stage after he appeared in Johnny’s live countdown last New Year’s eve. Tsubasa showed his sharp dancing skills with flamenco and at the press conference afterward, he said that he wants to keep doing things at his own pace as his way of repaying the people who have supported him. As for his partner, Takizawa, Tsubasa revealed that he gave him a matching pair of pajamas as his way of thank you for taking his work while he was gone.

Last November, Tsubasa was diagnosed with Meniere’s disease and after leaving rehabilitation last December, he attended a two weeks training prior to show. After consulting his physician, his song appearances changed from 18 to 11 songs. “The physical condition is not a problem, I would like to say that ‘I don’t have that at all’, ” Tsubasa said. He also revealed that his heart broke after he learned about the disease and he had to change his dietary and sleeping habits. I guess, his body fat percentage have gone up by now.

PLAYZONE have run every summer since it started in 1986 with Shonentai as the chair. Since Aoyama Theater will be closing this year, Tsubasa wanted a successful conclusion for the play that he inherited from his seniors.

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Imai Tsubasa Returns to Radio Show

Good news to everyone who are waiting for his recovery!

As reported,

Last Dec 18th, Tackey & Tsubasa‘s Imai Tsubasa returned to his radio show, “Imai Tsubasa to base” at Nippon Broadcasting Corporation.

“Thank you everyone, I’m able to come back for the first time after two months,” Imai said at the beginning of his program. He also thanked all his listeners and fans for their support.

Imai took a leave at work after he was diagnosed with Meniere’s disease so he can focus in getting treatment. Takizawa has served his understudy while he was gone and he also thanked his partner for taking on the task.

“I think this is my restart”, Imai said and promised future achievements.

via jnews1 and Nikkan Sports

Imai Tsubasa to Undergo Treatment

Get well soon, Tsubasa, or it might be hard for you to dance flamenco again.

As reported,

As reported earlier, Tackey & Tsubasa‘s Imai Tsubasa landed in a hospital due to constant dizziness and now it was announced that Tsubasa is suffering from Meniere’s disease. The said disease is characterized excessive lymph fluid accumulation in the inner ear. Dizziness is one of its symptoms, which can worsen due to change in pressure, intense rotation, lack of sleep, fatigue, and stress. Consequently, Meniere’s can lead to tinnitus (ringing in ears) and hearing loss if not treated.

Due to this, Tsubasa won’t be discharged from the hospital and will concentrate on getting treatment.

via jnews1

Image credit : Miyagei