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NHK Announces Official Kouhaku 2011 Lineup

Watching Kouhaku Uta Gassen (紅白歌合戦) is definitely one of the best way to spend your New Year’s Eve and NHK has confirmed the list of performers that will be going on stage this year for the 62nd Kouhaku.

Apart from the usual favorites like SMAP, Ayumi Hamasaki, EXILE, this year also feature some who are performing for the first time at Kouhaku such as Korean bands SNSD (少女時代) and KARA, and the ever kawaii Japanese child star Ashida Mana (芦田愛菜).

Red Team

  1. Aiko
  2. Angela Aki
  3. Kaoru and Tomoki, once a while Mukku (Marumaru Mori-mori)
  4. Ikimono Gakari
  5. AKB48
  6. KARA
  7. Kawanaka Miyuki
  8. Ayaka
  9. Ishikawa Sayuri
  10. Kobayashi Sachiko
  11. Koda Kumi
  12. Godai Natsuko
  13. Sakamoto Fuyumi
  14. SNSD
  15. Tendo Yoshimi
  16. Natsukawa Rimi
  17. Nishino Kana
  18. Hamasaki Ayumi
  19. Perfume
  20. Ayaka Hirahara
  21. Fuji Ayako
  22. Matsuda Seiko
  23. Mizuki Nana
  24. Mizumori Kaori
  25. Wada Akiko
  26. Kanda Sayaka
  27. Shiina Ringo
  28. Matsutoya Yumi

White Team

  1. Arashi
  2. Akikawa Masafumi
  3. Itsuki Hiroshi
  4. EXILE
  5. NYC
  6. Kitajima Saburou
  7. Go Hiromi
  8. SMAP
  9. Sen Masao
  10. Tohoshinki
  11. TOKIO
  12. Tokunaga Hideaki
  13. AAA
  14. Nagabuchi Tsuyoshi
  15. Nishida Toshiyuki
  16. Hikawa Kiyoshi
  17. Hirai Ken
  18. FUNKY MONKEY BABYS
  19. Fukuyama Masaharu
  20. flumpool
  21. Hosokawa Takashi
  22. Porno Graffiti
  23. L’Arc~en ciel
  24. Mori Shinichi
  25. Inawashirokos
  26. Suzuki Fuku
  27. Yuzu

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  • Nanami Kamimura

    Just so you know, SNSD is also known as Girls’ Generation outside Japan. They’re really popular in many parts of Korea, even here in the Philippines.