The Korea Herald


SNSD draws 200,000 fans to 3rd Japan concert tour

By 옥현주

Published : July 14, 2014 - 15:52

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South Korean girl band Girls’ Generation garnered a total of 200,000 concert-goers on its third concert tour around Japan, a whopping amount for a K-pop idol group. 

The nine-member group successfully wrapped up its third concert tour series “Girls Generation ~Love & Peace~ Japan 3rd Tour” that opened in April in Fukuoka. The group performed 17 times in seven Japanese cities including Osaka, Nagoya and Tokyo.

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Through three concert tours in Japan since 2011, the group attracted a cumulative total of 550,000 spectators, setting the record for a K-pop girl group. 

At their latest three-day concert series held in Tokyo from July 11, the group enthralled Japanese fans by performing mega-hits including “Gee,” “I Got a Boy,” “Mr. Mr,” as well as tracks such as “Motorcycle” and “Gossip Girls” on their third Japanese full-length album. 

The Asia’s heartthrobs also stole the hearts of fans by unveiling brand new ballad “Indestructible” from the new album “THE BEST” set to drop on July 23 in Japan.

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