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Where will fans go after Arashi?

Music | Sound Off Feb 7, 2019

Where will fans go after Arashi?

by Patrick St. Michel

Fans of Arashi still haven't come to terms with the news that the J-pop group will go on a hiatus at the end of 2020, bringing a close, at least temporarily, to one of the 21st century's most popular Japanese acts. While supporters might not ...

Producers of musicals take shows overseas

National Sep 11, 2013

Producers of musicals take shows overseas

by Yuki Takahashi

As the population shrinks and competition from overseas stiffens, even the most popular local theater troupes are finding it increasingly difficult to attract new fans at home. So now they're taking their shows abroad. For example, in April, the all-female Takarazuka Revue Company performed in ...