|Born:||October 27, 1966|
|Years active:||1990 - 2010|
He was found hanged on Monday 25 April, 2011. According to the metropolitan police department, Minoru's mother and his manager around visited his house on April 25th around 3:30 PM because they could not contact him, and they found him hanging. Minoru Tanaka was 44 years old at that time. According to his manager who had spoken to him the day before about to work, there was nothing unusual about Tanaka's behavior. His agency stated that there had beed no problems at work.