Popular all-male J-pop group SMAP will begin an all-Japan tour on July 31. The upcoming tour will be their first national string of performances since 2008 and will mark their 20th national tour overall.
The tour will begin in Hokkaido at Sapporo Dome, with the final performance scheduled for Tokyo Dome on Sept 19. SMAP will perform 19 times at five major venues throughout Japan.
According to recording studio Victor the tour is expected to draw more than 1 million fans. If so, this will set a record.
SMAP appears regularly on several television shows weekly, and individual members appear in everything from commercials and billboard ads, to movies and solo projects.© Japan Today