JYJ, Creating a Culture of Providing [Mass] Rides in Japan? At the Time of Solo Concert, 300 Buses Gather, Proves Influence
JYJ’s solo concert JYJ Unforgettable Live Concert in Japan 2011 was held over the two days of the 15th and 16th in Hitachi Park of Japan’s Irabaki Hyun. This concert has evoked among the Japanese fans a culture of providing [mass] rides and so is becoming a hot issue.
In the case of Korea, it is common that the fans transport themselves through the means of mass-rides when an entertainer performs in Seoul or a location other than Seoul. However, in Japan the culture of providing mass rides cannot be found. However, in the case of this concert, about 300 vehicles gathered in the concert venue and so attracted all eyes.
Further, they also gathered attention by plastering each bus with JYJ. They put clothes on the panels of JYJ and made unique banners to heighten the atmosphere immediately prior to the concert. In this concert in Japan lasting two days, 80,000 fans gathered and due to the vehicles that gathered from all over, the traffic of the whole area became paralyzed. Read More →