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Kim Hyun Joong Gathers Crowds for Guerilla Concert in Japan

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2012.07.05 10:07 Mwave Jeon Su Mi Translation Credit : Erika Kim

Kim Hyun Joong stopped Odaiba, Japan in its tracks with a surprise concert.

The singer released his second single album Heat on July 4 and the album became the best-seller in many online and offline album shops.

Kim Hyun Joong Gathers Crowds for Guerilla Concert in Japan

Kim Hyun Joong thus put together a guerilla concert to surprise his fans on July 4 at Odaiba’s Shiokaze Park.

Although the time and place hadn’t been announced beforehand, passersby and fans stopped in their tracks and gathered in a big crowd to see the star, even blocking up parts of Shiokaze Park.

Kim Hyun Joong sang a track from his second single album, Let’s Party, for the first time ever.

Let’s Party was also playing in the background when the singer first arrived, making the fans start screaming out in delight. They chanted out his name and looked on with eager eyes as he put on his hot performance. Local promoters estimated the number of people gathered at the event to be about 1,000.

One official said, “It’s rare for such a crowd to gather in such a short time on a weekday afternoon. We could see how popular Kim Hyun Joong, who wrapped up his Japan tour last year and debuted successfully in the country in January, really was again.”

This wasn’t the first time Kim Hyun Joong appeared in front of his fans.

His handshake event held on July 3 also managed to gather approximately 5,000 fans, helping him launch his new promotions on the right foot. He plans to stay in the country for the time being to appear on televised broadcasts and talk in media interviews.

Photo credit: Key East

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