To commemorate 60 years since the opening of TV Asahi, 'MUSIC STATION' will broadcast a three-hour special on February 1.
The first line up of artists include Arashi, Otsuka Ai, ORANGE RANGE, GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE, Johnny's WEST, Nogizaka46, and Hata Motohiro. More artists will be announced later.
Perfume's appearance in the 'Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival,' to be held in April in Indio, California, has been determined.
This year's 'Coachella' will be held from April 12th to the 14th, then from the 19th to the 21st. Perfume is scheduled to perform on the 14th and 21st. South Korean artists BLACKPINK and HYUKOH will be making appearances as well.
The first artist line up for 'MUSIC STATION Ultra FES 2018,' which will air on September 17, have been announced.
The theme of this year's program is '10-hour dancing live broadcast of hit songs.' At this time, 15 artists have been announced, and they are Arashi, A.B.C-Z, KAT-TUN, Kanjani8, Kis-My-Ft2, King & Prince, Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE, Johnny's WEST, Sexy Zone, Takahashi Yu, NEWS, V6, Hey! Say! JUMP, Yuzu, and WANIMA.
Mr.Children will release a new album (currently untitled) and a lyric book, titled "Your Song," on October 3. In addition, they will hold an arena tour which will include a show in Taiwan.
It's been over three years since Mr.Children released their last album "REFLECTION" in June of 2015. The title, track list, and other details on the new album will be unveiled in the near future.