Johnny's & Associates' year-end program 'Nihonju ni Genki wo!! Johnny's Countdown 2020-2021 ~Tokyo no Machi kara Uta de Tsunagaru Namahousou~' will broadcast on Fuji TV on December 31 from 11:45 pm JST.
The annual program was always broadcast live from Tokyo Dome, but had been canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the upcoming program was decided in order to help bring smiles into the new year.
With the theme "to cheer up Japan through songs," Johnny's artists will be delivering songs and energy from various locations in Tokyo. Participating artists are NEWS, Kanjani8, KAT-TUN, Hey! Say! JUMP, Kis-My-Ft2, Sexy Zone, A.B.C-Z, Johnny's WEST, King & Prince, SixTONES, and Snow Man. Kanjani8's Murakami Shingo will serve as the emcee.