23 December 2011

[NEWS] 2PM concludes first Japanese tour at Nippon Budokan, via TOKYOHIVE

Korean idol group 2PM concluded their “2PM Arena Tour 2011 ‘Republic of 2PM’” at the Nippon Budokan on December 21st. Touring 5 locations with a total of 9 performances, 2PM reached out to a total of 100,000 fans. During the final encore, 10,000 fans sang “Hanarete itemo” surprising the boys. 2PM thanked the audience with teary eyes by saying, “We were deeply moved by everyone’s surprise event“. 2PM is already scheduled to have a 6 day performance at Nippon Budokan.

2PM performed a various array of their hit tracks. They started out with upbeat dance numbers like “HOT” and “Hands Up” followed by their first Japanese single, “Take Off“. They even performed their top Korean hits such as “10 out of 10” as well as their popular necktie dance in “I’m Your Man“.

For the solo performances, audience members got a glimpse of the many talents the boys of 2PM have. Junho and Wooyoung performed together where Junho wrote the song, while Wooyoung choreographed and designed their outfits. There was also a dance number performed by Taecyeon and Nichkhun. Chansung, who is currently starring in the hit TBS drama ‘Kaito Royale‘ performed an impressive sword battle. Junsu also showcased his artistic side by performing an original song.

While reflecting on their tour 2PM remarked, “It’s hard to believe that our first arena tour is over. Thank you so much. When you’re tired or when it’s hard, we hope that you can look back at this moment and get energy and power from it. We hope to continue making great music. Let’s see each other again at our next live!”


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