Tackey & Tsubasa, a unit comprised of Takizawa Hideaki and Imai Tsubasa, have disbanded as of September 10.
Tackey & Tsubasa temporarily halted their activities last year at the time of their 15th debut anniversary. During their hiatus, they each thought hard about their lives which led to the disbandment. In addition, Takizawa will retire from showbiz at the end of the year. He will up bring new talents under Johnny's & Associates president Johnny Kitagawa, and devote his work to producing stage shows and concerts. As for Imai, he will leave Johnny's in order to face his illness. He will do his best to recover in order to become active again.
Tackey & Tsubasa made their debut with the album "Hatachi" in 2002. They have released a total of 16 singles, 5 original albums, 2 mini albums, and a best-of album.