• Kyodo


Lady Gaga will appear via video during NHK’s annual music extravaganza on New Year’s Eve, the public broadcaster said.

The U.S. pop diva will appear on “Kohaku Uta Gassen” to air encouraging messages in the wake of the March 11 disasters. She will be one of many celebrities, including Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan and Wolfsburg midfielder Makoto Hasebe, captain of the Japanese national soccer team, to appear on the program.

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