Sexy Zone (セクシーゾーン Sekushii Zōn) is a five-member Japanese boy band managed by Johnny & Associates. Announced as a group and had press conference in September 29, 2011. Johnny & Associates's CEO Johnny Kitagawa said, "The group name came from Michael Jackson's sexiness". The members are Nakajima Kento, Kikuchi Fuma, Sato Shori, Matsushima Sou, and Marius Yo. He chose the members considering about "Sexiness of men".
After the press conference, the members appeared in 『帝劇 Johnnys Imperial Theatre Special「Kis-My-Ft2 with ジャニーズJr.」』, and premiered their debut song "Sexy Zone", which is released on November 16, 2011 from Pony Canyon. This song is also the image song of the 2011 FIVB Women's World Cup and the 2011 FIVB Men's World Cup. They are special supporters of 2011 FIVB World Cup.