From September 2nd through the 4th, the Tokyo Dome shook with the cheers of 150,000 fans, all cheering for their favorite artists during the â€˜SM Town Live in Tokyoâ€˜ concerts.
For three days, SM Entertainment labelmates BoA, TVXQ, Super Junior, SNSD, SHINee, f(x), CSJH, Kim Min Jong, Kang Ta, and many others came together for the second time since January. Over 600,000 fans applied for tickets, leading SM to add another concert date.
The concert kicked off with an impressive opening video and then ballad performances by Kim Min Jong and Kang Ta. SNSD was up next with their own hit tracks, while TVXQ followed with Super Junior. tThe labelâ€™s maknae groups, SHINee and f(x), rounded out the stage.
Shindong, Eunhyuk, Minho, and Key also came out with a fun hip hop performance of â€œA-Yoâ€œ.
TVXQ and SNSD in particular impressed fans by conversing with them in fluent Japanese throughout the concert. There were a lot of collaboration stages between the groups as well, such as Jessica and Krystalâ€˜s â€œTik Tokâ€ and Seohyun and Kyuhyunâ€˜s â€œWay Back Into Loveâ€œ.
Akigawa Masafumi, a Japanese popera singer, collaborated with Ryeowook, Yesung, and Onew for â€œA Thousand Windsâ€œ.
Fans were also delighted to see Sulli and Kang Ta interact for their â€œ7989â€ stage, during which Kang Ta handed her a rose and drew jealous screams from fangirls and fanboys alike.