29th November 2023 – (Hong Kong) Sho Hirano, former member of the Japanese group King & Prince, has made his first appearance in Hong Kong after joining TOBE, a new company established by former actor Hideaki Takizawa, in July of this year. Together with his former teammates Yūta Jingūji and Yuta Kishi, Hirano has formed a new group called Number_i and is ready to embark on a fresh journey. Despite not having released their debut single yet, the trio has already gained tremendous popularity. They recently shared several dance practice videos on social media, accumulating over ten million views.
In his first visit to Hong Kong since the transfer, Hirano will attend the men’s fashion show hosted by the fashion brand Louis Vuitton (LV) on the evening of 30th November. The event will take place at Tsim Sha Tsui’s Avenue of Stars and will also feature Korean stars Song Joong-ki and Taeyeon. Accompanied by his manager, Hirano arrived in Hong Kong discreetly this afternoon, 29th November.
The appearance of Sho Hirano in Hong Kong has generated significant anticipation among fans and the media. As a former member of King & Prince, one of Japan’s most popular boy bands, his presence is expected to draw attention and excitement. Hirano’s transition to the new company, TOBE, has sparked curiosity about the direction his career will take and the musical style of his new group, Number_i.
While Number_i has yet to release their debut song, their online presence and the immense interest they have garnered through their dance practice videos indicate a promising future. The trio’s popularity and the anticipation surrounding their upcoming activities further emphasize their potential for success.