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BLACKPINK to hold 2018 Japan Arena Tour from July 2018 to August 2018. BLACKPINK is expected to gather over 60,000 BLINKS in 3 stops.
Here are airport photos of BLACKPINK by Korean press/media. The girls went to Japan to fulfill their Japan promotions and activities for their repacked album “Re:BLACKPINK” as well as perform at Tokyo Girls Collection SPRING/SUMMER 2018.
Group BLACKPINK will hold an Arena Tour in Japan for the first time since debut.
Starting from their concert which will be held at Osaka-jo Hall, Osaka on July 24, they will hold the ‘BLACKPINK ARENA TOUR 2018’ in 3 cities including Fukuoka and Chiba, in a total of 6 concerts. The upcoming tour is meaningful since it was determined before their first debut anniversary in Japan. BLACKPINK will become one of K-Pop’s representative girl groups in Japan through their upcoming Arena Tour.
will release Japanese repackaged album「Re: BLACKPINK」on March 28, 2018! Album will include the same contents as their Japanese debut mini album with the addition of「BLACKPINK PREMIUM DEBUT SHOWCASE」performances on DVD.
Update: The DVD will also include performances from ‘a-nation 2017’, a special interview video as well as the making film of their jacket photoshoot!
Pre-order yours now in Tower Records Japan, Amazon Japan, YGEX and BLINK official shops, Tsutaya Records, and other music stores in Japan.「Re: BLACKPINK」is also available at online music stores like Yesasia and CDJapan, however, according to Oricon policy, only orders that are shipped to Japan are reflected in the Oricon music charts. Sales of Japan Version music products that are shipped outside Japan will not be reflected in the Oricon charts. And so we suggest to have someone who lives in Japan to organize a group order for you. This won’t only help BLACKPINK on the chart, you’ll get it at a cheaper price as more people participates.
Oricon is a music chart in Japan based on physical album sales similar to Hanteo or Gaon in Korea.
BLACKPINK has been awarded as one of the Best 3 New Artists in the Asia Category along with BtoB and TWICE at the 32nd Japan Gold Disc Awards (2018).
The Recording Industry Association of Japan organized this event to award artists based on music and video sales each year. The 32nd Japan Gold Disc Awards winners were based on the sales results from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. No ceremony is held for the Japan Gold Disc Awards.
Along with the announcement of their win, JGDA has listed down and described BLACKPINK’s Japanese activities and accomplishments.
BLACKPINK is the “next generation girl crush” group of 4 members formed by YG ENTERTAINMENT. Not only in Asian countries such as South Korea and Japan, but the quartet has also taken the western music industry by storm. They successfully debuted in Japan with their mini album 「BLACKPINK」on August 30, 2017 which immediately ranked first on Oricon, making them the 3rd foreign artist to top the chart with a debut release. Prior to debut, the group performed at Budokan for「BLACKPINK PREMIUM DEBUT SHOWCASE」. The information that more than 200,000 people applied to secure a seat at the 14,000 capacity venue became a huge topic. BLACKPINK has also attended major fashion and music events such as「TOKYO GIRLS COLLECTION」、「KOBE COLLECTION」and 「a-nation 2017」and has become Shibuya109 advertisement models.