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Mega pop group Arashi to appear at Japan Record Awards for 1st time for special honor

The TBS Broadcasting Center is seen in Tokyo's Minato Ward in this file photo. (Mainichi)

TOKYO -- The Tokyo Broadcasting System Television Inc. (TBS) announced on Dec. 16 that popular Japanese boy band Arashi will be given the special honor award at the 62nd Japan Record Awards.

    Arashi will be taking a break from band activities at the end of 2020. The band was chosen for its many years of success in garnering support from a wide range of people and making a significant contribution to the development of music as culture.

    It was also announced that Arashi will appear for the first time in a TV program for the Japan Record Awards, organized by the Japan Composer's Association and other groups, which will be broadcast on Dec. 30 by TBS.


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