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Jang Geun Suk rising popularity in Japan

March 8, 2011

On March 6th, it was reported that Jang Geun Suk sold all of the tickets for his showcase, to celebrate the release of his Japanese single.

Jang Geun Suk, who is currently shaking up Japan with his rising popularity, will host a big-scale showcase on March 27th at the Tokyo ‘Big Site’ Concert; the showcase will invite 18,000 audience members and over 40,000 fans have already applied for the tickets.

Jang Geun Suk was delighted to hear that all of the showcase tickets have been sold out stating, “I have wonderful memories meeting with fans through various stages like the Asia Tour, so I’m very excited about this showcase.” He promised to do his best to “thank the fans with good music and a spectacular stage.”

On March 3rd, a press conference was held at the Ibaraki prefecture for the upcoming adaptation, ‘You are My Pet.’ At the event,  Jang Geun Suk met with 3,500 media members and fans. Over 20,000 fans, however, had requested to attend the event.

Various Japanese daily newspapers as well as big networks such as NHK covered the ‘You are My Pet’ press conference. The Sankei Sports newspaper, for example, compared Jang Geun Suk’s popularity to a ’storm.’ The paper reported that all of the natto cookies were sold in various stores around Japan when Jang Geun Suk said he likes natto at the press conference.

Jang Geun Suk will release his first official Japanese single on March 23rd, and host a large-scale showcase on March 27th in Tokyo.

Source: Newsen


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