August 22, 2012
On August 18th, it was revealed that popular idol group AKB48 will be making an appearance on NTV’ charity telethon “24Hour Television 35 Ai wa Chikyuu wo Sukuu“, which will be broadcast live on the 25th to the 26th from Nippon Budokan. Their appearance will be on the 26th via relay broadcasting from Tokyo Dome on the final day of their 3-day live concert at the venue.
NTV had asked the viewers for “great Japanese songs that gave them the future” for the 24Hour Television, and there were many requests for AKB48’s songs. Receiving such an immense amount of requests, the girls’ appearance via relay broadcasting had been decided on. Reportedly, they will perform a special medley for the program.
At the venue for the 24Hour Television, there will be many great artists like Hitoto Yo, Morning Musume, Okamoto Mayo, THE ALFEE, Kayama Yuzo, Saijo Hideki and more. They will show live performances that were requested by the viewers, and there will also be numerous previously unseen collaboration stages between the various artists.
Source & Image: Oricon