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JYJ Draws in 7,000 Japanese Fans in Seoul for Fan Meeting

By Staff Writer | June 14, 2012 01:58 PM EDT


Three member group JYJ, is expected to draw in over 7,000 fans from Japan in Korea for their upcoming ‘2012 JYJ Membership Week.’

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The 7,000 Japanese fans are to visit Korea from beginning on June 28 for four days to attend the fan event held in Seoul.

Incheon and Gimpo International Airport officials shared, “A daily average of Japanese tourists that uses both two airports are about 8,000 so you can imagine the large numbers of Japanese visitors are to be expected.”


JYJ’s agency C-JeS Entertainment stated in a press release on Wednesday, “We are expecting about 15,000 Korean fans and 7,024 Japanese fans to be attend the ‘2012 JYJ Membership Week,’ from June 28 for four days at Seoul Trade Exhibition and Convention Center in Seoul.”

According to the agency the Japanese fans are to depart from 14 airports on 116 different flights on June 28 using Tokyo’s Narita and Haneda and Osaka’s Kansai, and then is expected to arrive in Seoul through Incheon and Gimpo.

The ‘Membership Week’ is prepared especially for fans that JYJ has garnered since their world tour however the event is a private event for paid members of Korean and Japanese fan clubs. It is to take place in the convention center that is 6,600 sq. m. will be featuring photo and video-based exhibitions. Fans will also be able to meet virtual 3D image of the JYJ members. JYJ is reported to be attending the event on the third and fourth day to personally their fans.

The agency is reported to have booked 3,500 hotel rooms and arranged 250 buses to accommodate the Japanese fans in Seoul, Incheon and Suwon.

The vice president of the Tourism Science Society of Korea, Kim Kyung Sook shared “Hearing the news of 7,000 foreign fans visiting Korea at one time to see a single group will be a good opportunity to fuel the tourist boom resulting from the K-Pop wave.”

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