Success in the Sexy Zone
Johnny Kitagawa, 80-year-old former teen idol and boy band mogul, is celebrating his 50th year in the industry. And what a better way to do it than with Johnny and Associates’ newest smash hit makers, Sexy Zone.
Shori Sato (16), Kento Nakajima (18), Fuma Kikuchi (17), So Matsushima (15), and fresh young Marius Yo (12) formed Sexy Zone after graduating from Johnny’s Juniors.
Sexy Zone’s latest single, “Sexy Summer ni Yuki ga Furu” (In Sexy Summer, Snow Falls), reached number one in its first week on the Oricon charts.
All in all, it’s been a good year for Sexy Zone as their song “Kimi notame Boku ga Iru” (I’m Here for You) was used for as the theme song for the 2012 London Olympic volleyball games and qualifying matches held by the International Federation of Volleyball.
They are also providing music and participating in the variety TV program “Chou Sennyu! Real Scope Hyper” (Ultra-Infiltration! Real Scope Hyper).