Yuya Matsushita (松下 優也 (まつした ゆうや) Matsushita Yūya, born May 24, 1990 in Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan) is a Japanese singer and actor. He debuted in the music industry with his single "foolish foolish" in November 2008. Matsushita later became well known after portraying Sebastian Michaelis in the Black Butler musicals.

Yuya Matsushita portrayed Tsukasa Domyoji in the stage production, Hana Yori Dango: The Musical.


Early life

Matsushita was born in Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan on May 24, 1990. He was raised by his mother and grandmother. In 2002, he began to pursuing a music career and enrolled in the Caless Vocal & Dance School.[1]


In 2008, Matsushita released his debut single "foolish, foolish". He made his film debut in Kanashii Boyfriend. His song, "Mr. "Broken Heart"", released on his "foolish, foolish" single, was used as the movie's theme song.

His musical debut was in 2009 as Sebastian Michaelis in the Black Butler musical. He would reprise his role in the second Black Butler musical. His song, "Bird" was also used as the first ending theme song for the Black Butler II anime.



  • Black Butler Musical: His Butler, Friendship (2009)
  • Black Butler Musical: the Most Beautiful Death in the World, a Thousand Soul and the Fallen Grim Reaper (2010 and 2013)
  • Dream High (2012)
  • Bugs' Value ~Even More Bursting~ (2013)
  • THE ALUCARD SHOW (2013 and 2014)
  • My Host-chan (2013)
  • Paco and the Magical Book (2014)
  • In the Heights (2014)
  • Tumbling Final (2014)
  • Black Butler: Lycoris That Blazes The Earth (2014)
  • Monty Python's Spamalot (2015)
  • Hana Yori Dango: The Musical (January 2016)
  • Yona of the Dawn (March 2016)


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Kanashii Boyfriend Iwatsu (Junior High)
2010 Toki wo Kakeru Shojo Toru Kadoi
Hikari no Wakusei
2012 Hikari, Sono Saki e himself
2015 Akegarasu


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Quartet Takeru
Asu no Hikari wo Tsukame 2 Ren Kagami
2012 Pillow Talk ~Bed of Speculation~
2014 Watashi no Host-chan S



Kamio's 2018 illustration of Matsushita

  • Yoko Kamio, author of Boys Over Flowers, gave Matsushita a signed illustration of Tsukasa in 2016.[2][3] Ririka Kato, Jin Shirasu, Ryuji Kamiyama, and Mackenyu also received signed illustrations.
  • Kamio has since became a huge fan of Matsushita, having gone to see him perform in 2018 musical, called Metal Macbeth.[4]
  • On October 26, 2018, Kamio posted an illustration of Matsushita on her Instagram.[5] Matsushita thanked her by reposting it on his Instagram[6] and Twitter.[7] He also made it his profile picture on Instagram.


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