At a press conference at 7:30 pm on the 21st in Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, in Japan, as part of the TVXQ! Asia Press Tour to 3 Asian cities which announced their resumption of activities, all attention of the media present was centred upon the announcement of the release of their return commemorative collection album, holding of a 5-dome tour and talk of their future activities in Japan. On Oct 18, Tohoshinki will release a best of album ‘FINE COLLECTION~Begin Again~’ which is filled with their thankful hearts to fans who have waited for a long time and consists of a collection of their current hit tracks; this will be 2 years and 10 months since the release of their last regular album, WITH and an explosive reaction from local fans is anticipated.
Also, this album will include re-recording of the hit tracks, Rising Sun, How Did I Fall in Love (doushite) and Bolero and so on, the title tracks from their regular Japanese albums as well as singles, making it about 40 tracks in total.
In particular, Tohoshinki will start their 5-dome tour in Sapporo on Nov 11, going onto Osaka, Tokyo, Fukuoka and Nagoya, holding 14 stops in 5 Japanese cities, with an expected scale of 650,000 people. Following 2013 and 2015, they will have a new record of becoming the first overseas artistes to hold a Japanese 5-Dome tour 3 times, bringing home once more Tohoshinki’s unchanging popularity and power.
In addition, at this press conference, including the major broadcasters of Fuji TV, Nippon TV, NHK, TBS, there were also about 60 press members on site, including from Yomiuri Shimbun, Sankei Shimbu, Nikkan Sports and so on, making it about 100 members of the media in attendance. The lively coverage that took place, once more affirmed Tohoshinki’s influence there.