Number_I: The Rebirth of J-Pop Royalty as Former King & Prince Trio Unleashes Debut EP ‘GOAT’

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The highly anticipated debut of Sho Hirano, Yuta Jinguji, and Yuta Kishi, collectively known as Number_I, has finally arrived with the release of their much-awaited EP, “GOAT.” Features six electrifying tracks, including the title song “GOAT,” and other standout numbers such as “Blow Your Cover,” “Is It Me?,” “Midnight City,” “Rain or Shine,” and their next focus single, “FUJI,” this EP is set to make waves in the music industry.

“GOAT” has already made a significant impact since its release, garnering over 14 million streams on Spotify globally and surpassing 10 million views on its music video within just three days, with views now exceeding 38 million. The track’s success is a testament to the group’s immense talent and the dedication of their fans.

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Number_I’s momentum shows no signs of slowing down as they prepare to take the stage at the upcoming inaugural ‘to HEROes 1st Super Live’ concert at Tokyo Dome from March 14 to 17, 2024. Organized by TOBE, the entertainment agency led by Hideaki Takizawa, this event marks a significant milestone for the group and promises to be an unforgettable experience for fans.

With their rapid rise to fame and unwavering support from fans, Number_I is poised to become a force to be reckoned with in the music industry. Their captivating energy and undeniable talent are sure to mesmerize audiences around the world.

For those interested in attending the ‘to HEROes 1st Super Live’ concert and for more information, visit the official website. The “GOAT (EP)” is available for streaming on all major platforms.


Emerging from the illustrious legacy of J-pop phenomenon King & Prince, Number_I emerges as a new, sensational musical force ready to make its mark on the industry. Comprising former members Sho Hirano, Yuta Jinguji, and Yuta Kishi, this dynamic trio, now under the esteemed TOBE record label, is set to redefine the music landscape as they embark on a journey symbolizing greatness and a fresh start. With a promise to captivate audiences and shape the future of music, Number_I is poised to become a transformative presence in the industry.

The significance of the group’s name, Number_I, runs deep, embodying the concepts of ‘Only One’ and ‘Love.’ This meaningful moniker reflects not only a message but also a commitment to their fans to traverse the realms of music together. For Sho, Yuta, and Yuta, Number_I represents an exhilarating new chapter in their artistic journey, filled with boundless potential and endless possibilities.

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