Yuji Abe

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Yuji Abe
AbeYuji-July13-2015.jpg
2015
Native name
阿部 祐二
Born (1958-08-14) 14 August 1958 (age 60)
Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan
NationalityJapanese
Other namesYuji Date
CitizenshipJapan
Occupation
  • Actor
  • TV reporter
Years active1983–
AgentTender Pro
Height185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Spouse(s)Masago Isomura
ChildrenMomoko Abe (daughter)

Yuji Abe (阿部 祐二, Abe Yūji, born 14 August 1958)[1] is a Japanese television reporter and actor. He is represented with Tender Pro.

Biography[edit]

He was born from Itabashi, Tokyo.[2] He graduated from Yayoi Elementary School, Daiichi Junior High School, Koishikawa High School, and Waseda University Faculty of Political Science and Economics.[1] His height is 185 cm (6 ft 1 in). His wife is professional golfer Masago Abe (maiden name: Isomura). Their eldest daughter Momoko Abe was selected as Miss Universe Japan in 2017 while working as a fashion model and tarento.[3] He currently lives in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture.

Before he turned into a reporter in Big Morning (Tokyo Broadcasting System), he acted as a model in the magazine Popeye, and appeared in television dramas as an actor. As an actor his stage name was Yuji Date (伊達 祐二, Date Yūji).[2] He made his acting debut in the television drama Fukei-san wa Majo (TBS) with as Yuji Date.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Modelling[edit]

Title Publisher
Popeye Magazine House

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Distributor Notes
1992 A mine field. Chachai
Baajin Road Classroom teacher Lead role. Unreleased in theatres. Later on at the late-night frame of TBS.
Gotoshi Kabushiki Gaisha: Akutoku Hallo Buttsubuse! Secretary in charge of National Assembly policy Pal Entertainment's Production
Gotoshi Kabushiki Gaisha III Driver
Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. Yokosuka's reporter
Angels & Demons American reporter Japanese Dubbed version
Gokusen: The Movie Reporter
Boku no Hatsukoi o Kimi ni Sasagu Teacher Ito
Brooklyn Bridge o watatte Saki Onodera's father
Ace Attorney Shingo Otoro
Bitter Coffee Life
Neon Chō: Dai Ni-maku
Yagyuu Jūbee Yonaoshi Tabi Narration

TV dramas[edit]

Date Title Role Network Notes
1983 Fukei-san wa Majo Keiji Sakashita TBS
24 Nov 1983 Mokuyō Golden Drama Hiren Tsutomu YTV
1984 Furyō Shōjo to Yobarete Keitaro Tanba TBS
1985 Thirteen Boy
1985–87 Tokusō Saizensen Inspector Toshio Sugi EX
16 Aug 1987 Abunai Deka NTV Episode 45 "Kinshin"
9 Dec 1987 Bay City Deka Nagai EX Episode 10 "Shōnan Dai Sōsa-sen! Kiken na Onna"
28 Oct 1988 Motto Abunai Deka NTV Episode 4 "Kisaku"
1988 New Town Kari Bunsho Police investigator Hiroshi Nomoto EX
12 Nov 1989 Gorilla Keishichō Sōsa Dai 8 Han Episode 28 "Aru Shōjo no Giwaku"
8 Dec 1989 Katte ni shiyagare Hay! Brother Yokota NTV Episode 9
12 Dec 1989 Nerawa rete
9 Jan 1990 Kayō Super Wide Hakodate no Onna EX
18 May 1990 Keiji Kizoku Shigaki NTV Episode 4 "Sono Toki, Yajū ni Kiba o Muita"
Jul–Sep 1990 Geinō Shakai TBS
27 Oct 1990 Kamikōchi ni Kieta Onna EX
2 Nov 1990 Ōedo Sōsamō: Jun Hashizume Han TV Tokyo Phase 1 Episode 4 "Yamaotoko ni Daka reta Onna"
15 May 1991 Hagure Keiji Junjōha Mitsuo Kubo EX 4th Series Episode 7 "Tōrima!? Nerawa reta Akai Kōto no Onna"
26 Oct 1991 Hakkōdasan Satsujin Boshoku Goro Hiraoka
14 Nov 1991 Yonimo Kimyōna Monogatari CX "Mujin Kantai"
12 May 1992 Oretachi Rookie Cop TBS Episode 5 "Dai Dassen"
1992–93 Special Rescue Exceedraft Iwao Daimon EX
5 Jun 1992 Keiji Kizoku 3 NTV Episode 6 "Yogoreta Kao no Tenshi"
11 Aug 1992 Bengoshi Kenosuke Asahita 4: Kōkogaku Kyōshitsu no Satsujin
21 Feb 1994 TBS Drama Special Genkotsu Oshō wa Mei Tantei Tajima TBS
25 Jun 1994 Notohantō Onna-tachi no Satsujin Fūkei Keiji Aoki EX
30 Jun 2009 MW: Dai 0-shō: Akuma no Game Mysterious man NTV
3 Oct 2009 Hidarime Tantei Eye Reporter Single Special
13 Mar 2010 Final Episode
16 Mar 2010 Seicho Matsumoto Drama Special Kiri no Hata TV reporter
1 Jan 2015 Time Scoop Hunter Special: Oshōgatsu Panic! Kaireki Ōsōdō Himself NHK G
9 Jan 2016 Special Drama Keiji Ballerino TV reporter NTV
11 Mar 2016 Tensai Bakabon Himself

Informational programmes[edit]

Title Network Notes
Big Morning TBS Reporter
Fresh!
Look Look Konnichiwa rowspan="5"
Let's!
The! Jōhō Tsū
Sukkiri!!
The Tsuiseki Scoop Gekijō
Wide na Show CX Wide na information

Variety[edit]

Title Network Notes
Monday Late Show NTV Reporter

Anime[edit]

Date Title Role Network Notes
Aug 2012 Himitsu no Akko-chan Himself NTV Short film version

Advertisements[edit]

Year Product
2009 Tsutaya Discas
2010 Kobayashi Pharmaceutical "Toilet Sono Ato ni"
2016 Mister Donut

Music videos[edit]

Artist Song Notes
Dr.Metal Factory "Jupiter" Also appeared in the jacket photograph of "Kava-meta Now" and "Kava-meta Then" of the same song
ET King "mother"

Direct-to-video[edit]

Year Title
2013 Cosplay Tantei

Radio[edit]

Title Network
Tokyo Remix Zoku J-Wave

Bibliography[edit]

Date Title Publisher ISBN
25 Feb 2012 "Kyōsai-ka" ga Seikō suru 22 no Hōsoku Kodansha ISBN 978-4062174121

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b TV Tarento Jinmei Jiten (Dai 6-ban) (in Japanese). Nippon External Associates. Jun 2004. p. 48. ISBN 978-4-8169-1852-0.
  2. ^ a b c "週刊テレビ番組". Shūkan TV Bangu (in Japanese) (9 Mar 1984). Tokyo Post. p. 26.
  3. ^ "ミスユニバース日本代表に阿部祐二レポーター娘「信じられない」と父興奮". Daily Sports online (in Japanese). 4 Jul 2017. Retrieved 7 Jul 2017.

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