Tuesday, 29 April 2008

TVXQ 3rd Live Tour in Japan [T]

What's happening with our favourite TVXQ / DBSK boys? Don't you miss them? Micky, Yun-ho, Xiah, Max, Hero...where are you?

Arguably Korea's most well known boy band TVXQ is currently busy touring the land of the rising sun. Their 3rd Live Tour in Japan runs from March 19 - May 6, 2008.

Take a bow boys...
From left: Xiah, Micky, Hero, Max and Yunho
after one of their concerts in Japan


With only short trips back to Korea, they will spend most of nearly two months in Japan, performing at a total of 8 cities. This time around, they will be performing at much larger venues compared to their first and second tours. In this third tour, the five fab boys will be thrilling a whopping 180,000 delirious Japanese & International fans. They will hold concerts at cities such as Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Fukuoka and Nagoya.



Here are some statistics so you can grasp how big the boys have become in Japan.

1st Live Tour 2006 : Heart, Mind, Soul
7 cities, 11 shows - 15 thousand fans

2nd Live Tour 2007 : Five in the Black
10 cities, 16 shows - 58 thousand fans


3rd Live Tour 2008 - [T]
8 cities, 17 shows - 150 thousand fans

I'll leave you with a video of TVXQ talking about their 3rd Japan tour, on a Japanese program. In Japan, they are known as Tohoshinki.





Pic credit: YunJaeLove

Related:
Kumi Koda & Tohoshinki on Music Station
TVXQ concert in Malaysia review

14 Comments:

kpop-rubba said...

so proud of my boys
but the outfits on this tour are the worst

and on May 17th they'll be performing infront of 18,000 lucky fans in the US and I'm one of them ^___^

♥~kimmy~♥ said...

they'll b going to US? really? wow.. so lucky you..

Orchid said...

Wow Kpop-rubba! Good for you & all their American fans. Will this be the first time you go to a TVXQ live concert? Where will they be performing in the US? And only 1 show?

Anonymous said...

they're performing at Hollywood Bowl - an annual Korean Music Festival in L.A.

|izz|ee said...

Yes, they will be here in the US!!! Excited that they will be here, but sadly family reunion that weekend. Out of all weekends. Next time when they are here I will definitely attend!
DBSK FIGHTING!!!

Brian Joo from Fly to the Sky is one of the MC's and will also be performing with Hawnhee. Its not to be missed, for those who are fans.
FTTS FIGHTING!!!

Orchid said...

@anonymous. thanks. =)

erv said...

ha orchid!
finally you post stg about them! kekez.

yea. Hollywood Bowl. yeap. i gotta say the outsifts on this tour are the worst (: no offense but i still love them!

Orchid said...

@erv...yeah although i am not a DBSK die-hard fan, i was missing them a bit. =) I bet their Korean fans are missing them...since they are always in Japan lately. But the boys are really nice and i saw in one Korean program, they specially went back to Korean for a SHORT WHILE to interact with their fans. Awww...so sweet.

Is this the 1st time DBSK will perform in the USA?

kpop-rubba said...

it'll be their 3rd time BUT they haven't stepped foot in the western hemisphere in nearly 4 years! So it's a huge deal xD!

Anonymous said...

This will be their 3rd time in the U.S? I know they were here in 2004 for the HB, but when was the other time?

They are gaining immense popularity in Japan. They once again topped Oricon this week! I'm so proud of them. <3

kpop-rubba said...

^they also played the Hallyu concert in 2004(?) i believe

Orchid said...

@anonymous...they topped the charts with their song "Beautiful You"?

Anonymous said...

@orchid

Yep! They grabbed the #1 weekly spot with total first week sales of 62k. =)

Beautiful You is an awesome song, btw.

Anonymous said...

I just wanna add that with Beautiful You being #1, they are the first non-Japanese Asian act to have two #1 weekly singles in the last 24 years.

 

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