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Ogata Ryuichi

Ogata Ryuichi is a former member of the group w-inds., from it's debut in 2001 until May 31, 2020.


  • Name: Ogata Ryuichi (緒方龍一)
  • Birthdate: December 17, 1985
  • Birthplace: Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
  • Blood Type: O
  • Height: 163.6cm
  • Weight: Approx. 55.00 kg / 121 lbs
  • Siblings: 1 Sister, Parents
  • Favorite Food: Anything (esp. Melons)
  • Favorite Music Genre: Hip-Hop, House & Soul
  • Favorite Music Artists: Earth Wind & Fire, Linkin Park, Eric Clapton, KoRn, Limp Bizkit
  • Favorite Season: Winter
  • Favorite Sport: Baseball
  • Favorite Manga: Monster, 20th Century Boys


Ogata Ryuichi was chosen along with Chiba Ryohei to join ASAYAN Idol Contest 2000 winner Tachibana Keita in forming Japanese pop group w-inds.. Although originally chosen as a backup dancer, Ryuichi also sings a few small solo parts in some w-inds. songs such as SUPER LOVER ~I need you tonight~, Deny, Night Flight and Time Machine.

Ryuichi loves to play guitar and is often seen strumming it on commercial DVDs of the group. He likes fishing, reading manga and cooking. Ryuichi has worn his hair in a variety of styles and lengths but prefers to wear it long. He lives by the philosophy that it is not best to dwell on mistakes, but to take them into consideration and improve.

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