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Jin Akanishi aiming for US debut on his birthday

08:57 JST January 15, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Plans to release his first album in the summer, a single release in Japan, and a planned tour of the US and Asia were all revealed at Jin Akanishi’s concert in Tokyo on January 14, reports Sports Hochi and Sankei Sports.


“I hope I can release a single in the US by summer too,” Akanishi said.


As a way to say thank you to his Japanese fans, the singer announced he would release “Eternal”, a single in Japanese on March 2.


It has been reported Akanishi had been busy working towards his first album, and even flew over to the US on January 2 for work.

“I’ve been chasing time since last year so I haven’t had much time to sleep,” he said.


At a press conference before his Tokyo concert, it had been revealed his team was aiming for a July 4 release date for his debut album, which not only is Independence Day in the US, but is also Akanishi’s 27th birthday.

“I hope it will be this day,” he said.


It has been reported that after the album’s release, Akanishi will embark on another tour that will include both the US and a number of Asian countries.


At yesterday’s concert, Akanishi entertained more than 22,000 fans in Saitama Arena with the performance he had given in the US, plus three songs in Japanese.


His Japan concert tour will continue in the Saitama Super Arena on January 15 and 16 before moving onto the Osaka-jo Hall in Osaka, the Nihon Budokan in Tokyo, and the Kobe World Kinen Hall by mid-February.

  1. chompuca17
    11:21 JST January 15, 2011 at 11:21 AM

    thank you for translate ne~~

    i’m so proud in his job , the song he written

    looking forword to see his perfoemance @ Budakan ^_^

    • 10:58 JST January 16, 2011 at 10:58 AM


      You’re welcome 🙂

      I’m looking forward to seeing how he goes this year too d(^-^)

      Are you going to his concert in Tokyo???

      Momo xoxo

      • chompuca17
        13:29 JST January 19, 2011 at 1:29 PM

        hai, i got Budokan Ticket on Feb 12nd


      • 14:39 JST January 19, 2011 at 2:39 PM


        Let me know what the Budokan is like, I’ve never been there…
        When you have time that is 😀

        Momo xoxo

  2. chompuca17
    11:28 JST January 15, 2011 at 11:28 AM

    iie Bodokan !!!

  3. joan
    18:07 JST January 15, 2011 at 6:07 PM

    good luck jinjin 🙂
    i wish him all the best! 🙂

    thanks momo 🙂

    • 10:59 JST January 16, 2011 at 10:59 AM


      I hope he enjoys his new challenges 😀

      No worries, and thanks for sharing again!

      Momo xoxo

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