Kanjani8 announced to their fans that they will be changing their group name from February 4th.
This announcement was made on January 1 during a live streaming event via their fan club site. First they mentioned that all of their songs will be available on music downloading and subscription services in commemoration of their 20th anniversary.
Then they announced that February 4th would be the day when they will officially begin carrying out their activities under the new name. Since deciding to change their name last fall, they had numerous discussions and finally decided on this date.
Kanjani8's new name will be announced at a later date, so stay tuned!