In an electrifying turn of events, the dynamic quartet "Atarashii Gakko! New School Leaders" has been chosen to make their debut appearance at the 74th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen, Japan's biggest year-end music extravaganza.
Hailing from different walks of life, MIZYU, RIN, SUZUKA, and KANON, who formed Atarashii Gakko! in 2015, have come a long way since their high school days. Clad in iconic sailor outfits and fueled by the motto "Expressing Individuality and Freedom," they've taken the entertainment world by storm.
Their breakout moment arrived in 2020 when they signed with a U.S.-based label, catapulting them onto the global stage. Their catchy "head-banging dance" in the hit track "Otona Blue" took TikTok by storm, racking up over 3 billion views in just half a year and earning them the "TikTok Mid-Year Trend Award."
The NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen considers three key factors when selecting performers: their achievements, public appeal, and alignment with the show's theme. Atarashii Gakko! tick all the boxes with their phenomenal music and captivating variety show appearances.
Beyond music, they've teamed up with various talents and artists, making waves in the world of variety television. With their infectious energy, it's a safe bet they'll bring their signature "head-banging dance" to the Kohaku Uta Gassen stage, guaranteeing a show-stopping performance.
With their boundless energy and infectious charm, Atarashii Gakko! New School Leaders are set to dazzle and ignite the stage at the NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen this New Year's Eve.