FULL SHOW via LINE LIVE
A/N: LINE LIVE displayed a 2-pane live stream.
The full video below only shows the upper screen.
Credit: K-POP PREMIUM
Chronological Summary: cuts, translations, fantakens, press taken and other information about the showcase, please see below
BLACKPINK JAPAN PREMIUM DEBUT SHOWCASE
Venue: Nippon Budokan Arena in Tokyo
*Tokyo Nippon Budokan Arena has a total seating capacity of 14,471. Tickets for the showcase was immediately sold-out with BLINKs filling the venue. Around 200,000 people applied to get tickets and watch the showcase.*
Open/Start: 5:30PM JST / 6:30PM JST
Before BLACKPINK went up on stage to perform, an introduction VCR played on the monitor.
OPENING STAGE: ‘BOOMBAYAH’ Japanese Version
‘Playing With Fire’ Japanese Version
VCR + Interview
A/N: The gap was made for BLACKPINK to change outfits. The girls came out with new set of clothes for ‘Whistle’
Read & share the translated interview thread HERE
Translations by @black2dpink824
‘Whistle’ Japanese Version
‘Stay’ Japanese Version
‘As If It’s Your Last’ Japanese Version
ENCORE: BOOMBAYAH Korean Version
YGE Directors and Staff as well as Yang Hyun Suk himself shared their experiences during BLACKPINK’s debut showcase. Check their posts HERE
JAPAN PRESS VIDEOS
A/N: Korean press shared these clippings from Japanese newspapers featuring BLACKPINK and their Japan Premium Debut Showcase last 7/20. Articles say major news outlets and newspapers were in attendance including Nippon TV, NHK, Fuji TV, TBS, TV Asahi. Fashion magazine and other press and media also came to the show such as ELLE Japan, NYLON Japan and mini Magazine to name a few.
BLACKPINK performed in a 360 degree stage, singing and dancing to 6 songs (all 5 of their tracks in Japanese + 1 in Korean for encore). President Yang Hyun Suk was in attendance along with other YG directors and staff. Articles also reported that YHS-sajangnim personally monitored their stage and congratulated the girls once the show ended. LINE LIVE’s live stream of the event garnered a total of 360,000+ viewers proving BLACKPINK’s popularity.