- Appeared in a series of commercial videos for the game Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side (2002).
- Appeared in MISIA's music video for "In My Soul" (2003)
- From 2003 to 2004, became the 7th actor to play Tuxedo Kamen (Tuxedo Mask) in the Sailor Moon Musicals.
- Appeared in a series of commercial videos for the game Shadow Hearts: From the New World (2005) as the character Johnny Garland.
- From 2005-2006, starred as Kunimitsu Tezuka, in the Japanese musical, "The Prince of Tennis" ("Tennis no Oujisama"), based on the anime/manga series, _"Tennis no oujisama" (2001)_. Became the third actor to portray the character of Tezuka in the musicals. Graduated from the musicals on March 29th, 2006.
- Released a Best Actor's album in the October of 2005, for his role as Tezuka, called "The Prince of Tennis Imperial Match Hyotei Gakuen: Best Actor's Series 001 - You Shirota as Kunimitsu Tezuka".
- Released an Idol DVD called "With U" on November 16th of 2005.
- Hosted a radio show called "Marvelous Radio Vibration" with fellow D-Boys member, Kotaroh Yanagi. The show ended its run on April 1st, 2006.