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NHK announces hosts for the 63rd Annual Kohaku Uta Gassen
On October 16th, NHK announced that actress Horikita Maki (24) will be the red host and popular group Arashi will be the white hosts for the 63rd Annual Kohaku Uta Gassen.
Horikita, who has starred in NHK’s TV drama “Ume-chan Sensei”, will be hosting the Kohaku Uta Gassen for the first time, while this will be Arashi’s third consecutive year hosting the event. Announcer Udo Yumiko (43) will serve as the main host for the program.
Horikita commented, “I was given a very important role (in the drama), and I want to sum up this year with a smile,” while Arashi’s Sakurai Sho (30) shared, “This year, Japan became one through the Olympics. On December 31st, I will help, to the best of my ability, unify Japan through music.”
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