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LIVE VIEWING JAPAN announces special L.A. J-POP concert broadcast event premiere of Perfume World Tour 2nd in UK
Live Viewing Japan, a distribution company focused on bringing Japanese entertainment media to an international audience, will thrill J-Pop music fans with its latest announcement of the exclusive Los Angeles theatrical premiere of Perfume WORLD TOUR 2nd in UK LIVE VIEWING in L.A. – for one-night-only – at the Regal Cinema L.A. LIVE, in Los Angeles, CA, on Sunday, July 7th at 1:00pm. The upbeat 2½ hour delayed broadcast event will capture the popular all-girl Japanese pop group in action from an upcoming concert that will take place in London on July 5th.
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Tickets are $25.00 and are available at perfumeliveviewinginla.com
Regal Cinema L.A. LIVE is located at 1000 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015.
Live Viewing Japan also extends a special invitation to 2013 Anime Expo attendees at the nearby Los Angeles Convention Center to catch this exclusive J-Pop concert broadcast event premiere! Regal Cinema L.A. LIVE is a short walk from the L.A. Convention Center grounds, located adjacent to the Nokia Theatre and Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.
Perfume is a very popular all-girl Japanese pop group that formed in Hiroshima in 2001 and features Nishiwaki Ayaka (Aa-CHAN), Kashino Yuka (KASHIYUKA), and Omoto Ayano (NOCCHi). As of January 2012, the group has released fourteen major label singles. Perfume began with a post-Shibuya-kei pop sound but began to transition to electronic dance-pop music beginning in 2003, influenced heavily by 1980s synthpop and chiptunes and electro house. In 2005, the single "Linear Motor Girl" signaled their major debut. The following singles resulted in Perfume receiving the label "technopop of the future," partly because of their science fiction-like themes. Their first album, "Perfume: Complete Best", released in 2007, was a compilation of six popular singles and reached #33 in the Oricon Music Charts.
With Perfume's success, many Japanese brands enlisted the help of the group to add a pop-driven soundtrack to various promotional campaigns. "Natural ni Koishite" is a tie-in with the Japanese brand, Natural Beauty Basic and Pepsi NEX also featured Perfume's cover The Cardigans' "Lovefool." In 2010, Perfume received major international attention when their song "Monochrome Effect" was featured in an episode of "American Dad!" Another Perfume song, "Polyrhythm," was featured in Disney Pixar's Cars 2.
In 2012, Perfume embarked on their very first tour in Asia, visiting Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore. With all shows completely sold out and their new record, "Perfume Global Compilation LOVE THE WORLD" being released worldwide, the group is proving their popularity goes far beyond Japan. Perfume plans a European Summer Tour for 2013.
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