This year marks 5th year since K-pop behemoth BIGBANG hold its first Tokyo Dome concert.
Earlier on December 6-7, BIGBANG held its concert ‘BIGBANG JAPAN DOME TOUR 2017 -LAST DANCE-‘. This year is their 5th year holding a concert in Japan’s one of the renown concert dome.
According to the reports released, there were 110,000 fans who attended BIGBANG’s Tokyo dome concert. After adding upcoming concert on December 13, a total of 165,000 fans are attending the concert.
Tokyo Dome has a lot of meanings for BIGBANG. In March 2008, BIGBANG held its very first concert ‘Global Warming Tour 2008’ in JCB Hall in Tokyo Dome, where they also announced the start of their overseas promotions.
Then 4 years later, BIGBANG held their world tour ‘ALIVE GALAXY TOUR 2012’ at the main part of the dome, bringing much attention as there were not many K-pop artists hold a concert in the dome.
‘Without resting, BIGBANG has held their Tokyo Dome concert for five years now, even fans in Japan consider them as a special group. This year is reportedly going to be the ‘last concert’ for a while, as a few members plan to go to the military.
For their Tokyo Dome concert, BIGBANG set mega-size LED screen bringing trendy atmosphere to the stage. They performed to ‘HANDS UP’, ‘SOBER’, ‘WE LIKE 2 PARTY’, as well as each member’s solo tracks ‘Untitled’, ‘WAKE ME UP’, and ‘COME TO MY’.
G-DRAGON said, “Don’t think of it as we are separating, but if you wait for the day we unite, it will come soon. As much as you loved us, our love for you will never change. So please join us our ‘last dance’.”
BIGBANG is expected to hold more concerts in December 13 in Tokyo Dome, December 21-24 at Osaka City Dome―bringing 696,000 fans to the concert. Then on December 30-31, they will hold a final concert in Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul.
Sources: SBS News, @YGEXStaff (Photos)