Barks Japan live report from Tower Records Shinjuku where BABYMETAL held a special ceremony to celebrate the release of their Major Single debut "Ijime, Dame, Zettai". The girls appeared in a "social reform" costume, held a press conference and photo session. Report translated below.
BABYMETAL Debut Single debuts #5 in Daily Chart, "social reform" in Shinjuku
BABYMETAL's Major Single debut "Ijime, Dame, Zettai" is ranked in 5th Place in the Oricon Style Daily Charts (January 8) first appearance. On January 9, at Tower Records Shinjuku shop, commemorated the CD release, they made a "social reform" ceremony and press conference.
BABYMETAL decorated with a "social reform" the Major Single Debut "Ijime, Dame, Zettai" which has been shown live only. As privilege for CD buyers at Tower Records, was held an event called "Tower Records Shinjuku Station, Social Reform Appointment Ceremony Press Conference".
The idea of this event, is a press announcement to be made to promote the CD to audience as reporters. BABYMETAL which usually appears wearing an armor costume on stage appeared with a "social reform" costume, with red, orange and pink sweaters, large collars, denim skirts and white socks. Ikuo Minewaki san President and Representative Director of Tower Records, handed over a letter to the girls as chief director, each of them presented the campaign posters "No Music, No Idol?".
After that, as part of the question and answers session, members talked about the "photo session". The audience who became reporters for the social reform, took photos of BABYMETAL bowing to audience. A great and unique photography session was held, great opportunity for great fans.
At the end, to all in the venue, Su-Metal said "Ijime, Dame!" and all screamed "Zettai!" to the bad guys and the event ended.
Live report by: Barks Japan.
Translation by: Maik Gianino.