SMAP shop to open in Tokyo's Akasaka Sacas

TOKYO —

A shop devoted to merchandise featuring popular male pop group SMAP will open for a limited time at Akasaka Sacas in Tokyo.

The GIFT from SMAP SHOP will include costumes, DVDs, booklets, CDS and other gift items.

“This store is a way of showing our appreciation to our fans,” SMAP member Shingo Katori, 35, told reporters. “I hope everyone will feel that when they visit. I am planning to stop by there as well.”

The store will be open from Dec 5 until Jan 6, 2013.

Japan Today

  • -1

    eniumfields

    Owwwhhh! The middle age metrosexual talentless men! I'd love to take a visit on your vanity shop.

  • 0

    oikawa

    “This store is a way of showing our appreciation to our fans,”

    Of course! I knew I was missing something when I thought it was a way to scrounge more money out of them. It was silly of me to think a shop might be a commercial venture and not just a way of expressing their sincere gratitude by selling things to their fans.

  • -2

    sillygirl

    more like wanting the fans to say thank you by shelling out money for things they don`t need.

  • -2

    Onniyama

    Fan appreciation. Right! Money grab!

  • -4

    Disillusioned

    I put my hand up to manage the AKB48 shop! Its popularity would be astounding compared to these aging pop queens!

  • -3

    avigator

    Not a fan of anybody although I like music from certain artists.

  • 0

    m6bob

    KimuTaku will stop by as well?

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    Ranger_Miffy2

    So, where is this store located? Exactly?

    • Moderator

      Akasaka Sacas

  • -2

    AKBfan

    Indeed, AKB should have a shop next door and we will see who are the real queens of pop.

  • 2

    AustPaul

    Wow, I first visited Japan in '89 and i think these guys were just coming into the scene...amazed they are still around..

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