1. Toma has been active in the entertainment industry for 18 years…
He started working in the industry in 1996, and entered Johnny’s a few years after.
2. …and has never debuted in Johnny’s.
Although Toma has been part of numerous Johnny’s Jr. groups such as M.A.I.N and 4Tops with now-debuted members such as Aiba Masaki, Ninomiya Kazunari and Yamapi, he has never been able to debut as part of a group.
3. He has been in 22 dramas, 7 movies and 19 stageplays.
Instead of debuting musically, Toma has proved himself to be a talented actor and has won numerous awards for his work.
4. He was on television before he entered Johnny’s.
Before he was scouted by Johnny’s, Toma appeared on the children’s variety show “Tensai Terebi-kun” along with his fellow tarento Wentz Eiji.
5. He is in the unofficial Johnny’s group called “No Border.”
Although Toma has never debuted with a Johnny’s group, he is part of an unofficial one called “No Border.” The members are Yamapi, Murakami Shingo (Hina, of Kanjani8), Sato Atsuhiro (Hikaru Genji), Domoto Koichi (Kinki Kids), Yamaguchi Tatsuya (Gussan, of TOKIO) and Takizawa Hideaki (Tackey and Tsubasa). The group does not have any formal activities, although they each have their own member color.