Junretsu has announced that Hiroaki Iwanaga will join the vocal group Junretsu, comprised of many past tokusatsu actors, starting in 2023.
Junretsu is a vocal group that was formed in 2007. Three of its four original members have acted in tokusatsu shows in the past:
- Kazuyoshi Sakai as Sotaro Ushigome in Hyakuju Sentai Gaoranger
- Yujiro Shirakawa as Ikkou Kasumi in Ninpu Sentai Hurricaneger
- Ryohei Oda as Kitaoka Shuichi in Kamen Rider Ryuki
The band are stars of their own tokusatsu movies, Super Battle Junretsuger and its sequel Super Battle Junretsuger: No More Reheating.
The official Junretsu website has announced that in 2023, the band will gain an additional member: Hiroaki Iwanaga, who played Akira Date in Kamen Rider OOO. He also played Rei in Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger and Shu Karasuma in Space Sheriff Gavan: The Movie.
Iwanaga will greet fans at two Junretsu concerts this year: at LINE CUBE SHIBUYA (Tokyo) on September 14th, and Sankei Hall Breeze (Osaka) on November 9th and 10th.
Source: Junretsu Official