Top-voted song will be performed live at AnimeNEXT

May 24, 2012 – Berryz Kobo wants to know which song from their own catalog you want to hear most at their “AnimeNEXT 2012” Concert!

Berryz Kobo will perform the top-voted song live at AnimeNEXT during their appearance at the Somerset, NJ, event June 6-8, 2012.

Fans can vote by via Facebook or e-mail. The deadline is June 1, 2012 (USA Eastern time).

Voting information can be found at Up-Front Link’s official Facebook and Twitter pages.

Official Berryz Kobo AnimeNEXT information:
(including schedule, goods, and autograph info)


BeGenki (Naseba Naru!)


All girl super group Berryz Kobo is part of Hello! Project and consists of Saki Shimizu, Momoko Tsugunaga, ChinamiTokunaga, MaasaSudo, Miyabi Natsuyaki, Yurina Kumai and Risako Sugaya. They already have 8 albums and 27singles to their credit.

Berryz Kobo released their debut single, “Anata nashi dewa ikite ikenai” on Girls’ Day (March 3rd) in 2004, and have been consistently impressing fans ever since. There are many highlights to their 8+ year history, including their 2005 Oricon top 10 hit “Special Generation”. In 2007, Berryz Kobo gave sold out performances in the Saitama Super Arena (20,000 seats), becoming the youngest group to perform in this arena with an average member age below 14 years old. One year later, they won the Best Newcomer Award at the Asia song Festival in South Korea and then the Nihon Yuusen Taishou Award for their cover song of “Dschinghis Khan”. In March 2010, Berryz Kobo was the first all-girl Japanese group to perform in Bangkok, Thailand. Their single “Shining Power”, released the same year on November 10th, is an ending theme for the anime “Inazuma Eleven”.

In 2011, they performed in Seattle for Sakura-Con on April. Their latest single,“Be Genki ”, was released in March 2012.

Berryz Kobo will perform for the second time in the US at AnimeNEXT in June 2012, so be ready!!