Singer/Actor Kim Hyun Joong traveled to Japan for his first Japanese showcase.
On the 28th at around 2:30PM, the star received a big welcome from his fans who’ve waited for his visit since the early morning. More than 1,000 fans greeted Kim Hyun Joong, and he responded with a bright smile on his face.
The star wrapped up his promotional activities on the 24th and is holding his showcase on the 29th at Tokyo’s International Forum. He is set to perform his powerful title song “Break Down” as well as other songs in his mini album to 1,500 fans and various music industry representatives.
The attention surrounding the singer is especially hot, with fans fervently searching for a ticket to attend his showcase. The free tickets for this showcase are also reportedly being resold for up to $1000.
In addition, Kim Hyun Joong placed 1st on the Oricon chart on the international album rankings, by selling 11,000 albums and dominating various music programs and charts.
Japan Universal Music producer Imanari Kazuhiro stated about the singer, “We’re anticipating Kim Hyun Joong to be the center of K-Pop, due to the perfection of his album as well as the fact that he stood his ground among various Korean artists who are currently active in the Japanese music industry.”
The star will hold various interviews and film for numerous programs after holding his official press conference and showcase on the 29th. He will also attend ‘Japan Earthquake Charity Event’ on August 2nd and meet with about 10,000 fans.