Reborn J-FRIENDS unit has been decided
On the 17th, as a part of the charity activities for the "The Great Northeastern Pacific Ocean Earthquake" that took place on the 11th of the same month, the major company Johnny's Jimusho annouced the formation of reborn "J-FRIENDS".
J-FRIENDS conducted charity activities at the time of the "Hanshin-Awaji Great Earthquake" that happened in 1995.
This time, the members begin with national idols Arashi, and are mainly composed of young talents NEWS, KAT-TUN and so forth.
On the 25th of May, a charity single will be on sale, and lives are scheduled to be performed in Tokyo dome, Osaka dome, and Nagoya dome at the beginning of June.
All the earnings will be donated to the stricken area.
The members are the following:
Arashi (Masaki Aiba, Ohno Satoshi, Sakurai Sho, Ninomiya Kazunari, Matsumoto jun)
KAT-TUN (Kamenashi Kazuya, Tanaka Koki, Nakamaru Yuuichi)
Kanjani∞ (Yokoyama Yu, Murakami Shingo, Nishikido Ryo, Okura Tadayoshi)
Hey!Say!JUMP (Yamada Ryosuke, Chinen Yuuri)
NEWS (Yamashita Tomohisa, Masuda Takahisa, Tegoshi Yuya)
V6 (Sakamoto Masayuji, Inohara Yoshihiko)
Not less than 19 names