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Type: Music & Concerts

Jin Akanishi is a Japanese superstar performer, who entertained over 6,000 fans at his American debut concert in Los Angeles this past June. On the "Yellow Gold Tour 3010", Akanishi will perform a variety of songs in English with back-up dancers on a futuristic stage.

Akanishi, a former lead vocalist for the renowned Japanese pop group KAT-TUN, left the group this summer and is now preparing for the US tour along with working on new material. "I'm thrilled to perform again in the U.S., the ultimate stage for entertainers around the world. With new, original material, I'm ready to introduce my fans to a whole new world of Jin Akanishi. We are working hard to produce a great show for audiences to enjoy, including those who came to my last show in Los Angeles. I'm looking forward to seeing my American fans and making new ones very soon," said Akanishi.

As the former lead vocal in the popular J-pop group KAT-TUN, JIN AKANISHI helped establish numerous records. Their 11 CD singles, 4 CD albums, and 7 DVDs all reached #1 in the Japanese trade magazine Oricon (the Japanese equivalent of Billboard magazine), and in 2009, KAT-TUN became the first musician to perform eight consecutive days at Tokyo Dome, the largest and most prestigious arena in Japan.

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