J-Pop Girl Group NGT48 Offers Fans Chance to Join Them at Bowling Tournament

Courtesy of Billboard Japan


J-pop girl group NGT48 will release a new single, "Haru Wa Dokokara Kurunoka?" ("Where does spring come from?" in English), on April 11, and fans who buy the package will be able to try their luck at winning a chance to go bowling with the girls this summer.

The Niigata-based <a href="/music/AKB48">AKB48</a> sister group will release four types of packages to choose from, and Types A, B and C will come with an entry ticket.

Fans can either choose to attend a meet-and-greet with the ticket or use it to apply for "special presents," one of which is a bowling tournament where NGT48 members and the lucky winners will be grouped together and compete in teams. This fan event is the first of its kind and is scheduled for July 29.

The new single is already set to be aired as the opening and closing themes for three different Japanese TV programs, and the playfully absurd music video by Death Row Family ("Zen-in Shikei" in Japanese) director Yuuki Kobayashi has been selected as the recommended video for April on the Japanese music channel MUSIC ON! TV.

Watch NGT48's latest music video here:
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