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Hikawa Kiyoshi
2001 News
December 2001
  • Kiyoshi's New Single

    Hikawa Kiyoshi will release his 4th single in 2002. The song is called "Kiyoshi no Zundoko bushi", coupling with "Sou nen bu" . It is an enka and will be released by 6th February, 2002. The code of the CD single is CODA-2020, costs 1,120 yen. the code of the cassette single is COSA-1574, costs 1,100 yen. @

       
  • Live in Okinawa 2002

    Hikawa Kiyoshi will have 4 concerts in 2 days in Okinawa in 2002. Tickets can be booked by 15 December, 2001.

    Kiyoshi Hikawa Live in Okinawa 2002
    DATE
    SHOW TIME
    VENUE AND TICKETING
    28 Feb.
    ( Thu )
    14:00
    19:00
    Venue : Naha Kai Kan

    Inquiry : 098-809-4415

    1 Mar
    ( Fri )
    14:00
    19:00
    Venue : Naha Kai Kan

    Inquiry : 098-809-4415


       

       
  • Live at Tokyo International Forum Kiyoshi on Stage

    Hikawa Kiyoshi held 2 concerts ~ "Kiyoshi ko no yoru" at Tokyo Kokuai Forum ( Tokyo International Forum ) on 12 December, 2001. The time of the shows is 14:00 and 18:30. About ten thousand fans attended the shows. Kiyoshi sang 22 songs in each concert.

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  • Magazine cover artist Uta no te cho

    Kiyoshi will be a cover artist of an enka magazine Uta no te cho ( Notebook of Song ). This issue is volume 100, issue of February 2002, costs 880 yen. This issue will be released on 25 December, 2001. Kiyoshi will have a colour special of his promotion event in Shibuya on 21 November and 3 scores from his new mini album.

       
  • Oricon Weekly Oricon Weekly

    Music magazine, Oricon Weekly, has an article about Kiyoshi on "Artist Interview". Kiyoshi talked about his new Christmas Maxi Single, his 3rd mini album and concert held on 12 December. This issue is volume 23, issue no is 47 / 1125, costs 310 yen.

       
November 2001
  • Kiyoshi was discharged from hospital on 30 November Crying Kiyoshi

    According to Yomiuri Cyber News, Kiyoshi was discharged on 30 November. He met the newsmen at Tokyo TV Station. He said that he had a headache when he had a high fever.

    NHK announced the singer list of 52th Kouhaku Utagassen on 29th November. Kiyoshi is one of the singers who will perform in the show. Kiyoshi was happy to know that he was one of the singers in the NHK Kouhaku Utagassen. "I have worked hard in this year. Although I was sick, I get a good result in my career," kiyoshi said with tears.

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    SANSPO Cyber News
  • Kiyoshi is sick

    According to Sanspo Cyber News, Kiyoshi has a fever. He was admitted to hosiptal.on 26 November.

    Kiyoshi felt sick on 25 November. He attended the 34th Japan Composer Award that night. He was suffering from high fever at that time. Althogh Kiyoshi felt very uncomfortable because of the sickness, he insisted no going to the award. Kiyoshi would perform in a charity concert "Save The Miyakejima" at Tokyo International Forum on 26 November. However, he was sent to hospital because of the high temperature, 39 celsius. He could not attend the charity concert.

    "Kiyoshi should take a 3-day rest," the doctor said.

    "Kiyoshi is sick because of his heavy workload. He has to take a rest for 2 to 3 days," Kiyoshi's production house spokesperson said on 27 November.

    We all hope Kiyoshi will get well soon.

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    Kiyoshi holding his first photo album
  • Kiyoshi's Promotion Event

    Kiyoshi had 3 places in Shibuya to do his promotion on 21 November. About 1,300 fans were involved in these events. The first event was at Takashimaya. Kiyoshi talked about his e-kara card "Hikawa Kiyoshi Karaoke Card" and promoted his first original album "Oi Okake Otojirou" ( his third mini album ).

    The second event was a live radio show at Shibuya Spain Zaka Studio which was on air on TOKYO FM ( 80.0MHz ).

       
    Kiyoshi shaking hands wih his fan The last event was held at a book shop. Kiyoshi had a hand-shaking session to promote his first photo album "Kiyoshing 1st". 500 hundred fans were queuing up to shake hands with Kiyoshi.

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  • All Japan Request Award 2001

    All Japan Cable Broad Award was held by Yomiuri for 33 years. This year, the award was called All Japan Request Award which was held by Yomiuri TV on 17 November, 2001. Hikawa Kiyoshi got an award, Yomiuri TV Special Award, in this ceremony.

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  • New release

    Hikawa Kiyoshi will release the following items in November and December :

      kiyoshi ko no yoru
    1. Christmas Maxi Single ~ "Kiyoshi ko no yoru"
      • Code : COCA-15416
      • 8-cm CD single
      • Price : 1,260 yen ( tax in )
      • Limited edition ( 300,000 copies only )
      • Picture disc
      • Date of release : 21 November, 2001
      • Song list :
        1. Kiyoshi ko no yoru
        2. Kiyoshi ko no yoru ~ Angle of mine ~
        3. Slient night ~ Kiyoshi ko no yoru ~
        4. Kiyoshi ko no yoru ( original karaoke )

           
        Kiyoshi and Ryuichi This song is composed by Ryuichi Kawamura who was the vocal of Luna Sea. Cyber News websites, Sanspo, Sponich and Yomiuri, also reported this news online.
           

      Oi Okake Otojirou

    2. 3rd Mini Album ~ "Oi Okake Otojirou "
      • Code : CD ~ COCP-31740 / Cassette : ~ COTA-5032
      • Price : 1,890 yen ( tax in )
      • Comes with 2 special photo calender cards
      • Date of release : 21 November, 2001
      • This mini album is Kiyoshi's first album with original songs only. He demonstrates his wide rang of talent singing Matatabi songs and Natsumero type songs.

      Oi Okake Otojirou

    3. Original Karaoke
      • Code : CD ~ COCK-31748 / Cassette : COTK-5035
      • Price : 1,680 yen ( tax in )
      • Comes with 2 special photo calender cards
      • Date of release : 21 November, 2001
      • Hikawa will teach you how to sing the songs in the CD / cassette


         
      kiyoshing 1st ~ Kiyoshi Hikawa Photo Book
    4. Hikawa Kiyoshi Photo Book "Kiyoshing"
      • Release on 21 November
      • Size : A4
      • 96 page
      • Price : 2,700 yen ( without tax )
      • ISBN Code : 4-391-12573-0
      • Publisher : Shufu-to-Seikatsusha


         
      Kiyoshi Hikawa e-kara card
    5. E-kara Kiyoshi Hikawa Karaoke Card
      • Released by TAKARA
      • 10 songs
      • Date of release : 21 November, 2001

         
      Kiyoshi Hikawa Original Star Karaoke
    6. Laser Karaoke ~ "Hikawa Kiyoshi Original Star Karaoke 43"
      • Code : COMK-7043
      • Price : 2,039 yen each ( tax in )
      • Date of release : 1 December, 2001
      • This laser disc consists of 4 songs


         
      Kiyoshi Hikawa Original Star Karaoke
    7. Laser Karaoke ~ "Hikawa Kiyoshi Original Star Karaoke 44"
      • Code : COMK-7044
      • Price : 2,039 yen each ( tax in )
      • Date of release : 1 December, 2001
      • This laser disc consists of 4 songs

    8. New video ( NEW )
      • Date of release : 12 December, 2001
      • VHS Code : COVA - 6604
      • Price : 1,600 yen ( without tax )
      • Song List :
        • Kiyoshi ko no yoru
        • Kiyoshii ko no yoru ( karaoke )
        • promotion video

       
  • TV Appearances TBS

    1. Hikawa Kiyoshi will be a guest of a TVshow "Wonderful" which will be telecast by 23:55 on 20th November on TBS.
    2. Kiyoshi will be one of the singers performing at a concert. The concert will be on air at 19:30 on NHK on 23 November.
    3. Kiyoshi will perform in a music award broadcast on TV Tokyo. Lyricist Award will be awarded. The show is on air at 19:30 on 25 November.

       
  • Radio Show

    Kiyoshi was a guest of a radio show "Emotional Beat" which was on air on TOKYO FM ( 80.0MHz ). Kiyoshi appeared at Shibuya Spain Zaka Studio from 17:05 to 17:30.

       
  • Magazine

    The following magazines will report news about Kiyoshi :

    1. JUNON ( release on 22 November )
    2. MYOJO ( release on 24 November )
    3. Magazine Tokyo Weekly ( release on 27 November )

       
  • Hand-shaking with fans Ishimaru Denki

    Hikawa Kiyoshi will hold a hand-shaking meeting at Ishimaru Denki at 18:00 on 23 November, 2001.

       
    Hikawa Kiyoshi If you want to take part in this event, you must be one of the first 500 customers who buy Hikawa Kiyoshi's "ENKA MEIKYOKU COLLECTION" ( CD / Cassette ) or "CHALLENGE STAGE IN NAKANO SUN PLAZA" ( VHS / DVD ) at Ishimaru Denki. Hikwaw Kiyoshi will have singing performance, talking session and hand-shaking with his fans in this event. Taking picture is not allowed.
       

October 2001
  • 2002 Calendar 2002 Hikawa Kiyoshi Calendar

    2002 Hikawa Kiyoshi calendar is on sale in October, 2001. The code is HCL - 141. The 7-page B3 calendar costs 2000 yen.

       
  • Message from Kiyoshi Kiyoshi's Message

    Hikawa Kiyoshi wrote a message to his fan on Shinseido website. He greeted his fans and told them about his new release in November and a concert held at Tokyo International Forum on 12 December. He was very anxious about his new Christmas maxi single "Kiyoshi ko no yoru". It is because it is a j-pop song and not an enka song.

       
  • Live Video ( DVD ) Hikawa Kiyoshi Challenge Stage in Nakano Sun Plaza - DVD

    Hikawa Kiyoshi's first live DVD entitled "KIYOSHI HIKAWA CHALLENGE STAGE IN NAKANO SUN PLAZA" will be released on 21 October, 2001. The code is COBA - 4115, costs 4,200 yen ( tax in ). DVD special features consist of 5 more songs than VHS, multi-angle and "behind-the-scenes" shots.

    If you pre-order the VHS or DVD at Shinseido CD Shop, you can get 3 special kiyoshi's post cards.

       
  • TV Performance Hikawa on TV Tokyo

    Hikawa Kiyoshi will be a guest of a TV programme telecast on TV Tokyo. The programme will be on air at 22:00 on 15 October, 2001( Mon ).

       
  • Photo Exhibition Yamano Music Shop

    Photo Exhibition of Hikawa Kiyoshi will be held at Yamano Music Shop from 19 to 28 October, 2001. The time of the exhibition is from 10:00 to 20:00. Hikawa Kiyoshi will appear at the venue at 16:30 on 27 October.

    There are photo exhibition, video broadcast, goods counter and hand-shaking ( 27 October ) in this event. For furture information please contact Fukuoka Japan Columbia on 092-725-1030 or Yamano Music Shop on 03-3248-6956.

       
September 2001
  • Live Video ( VHS ) Shinseido Adv

    Hikawa Kiyoshi's first live video entitled "KIYOSHI HIKAWA CHALLENGE STAGE IN NAKANO SUN PLAZA" was released on 21 September, 2001. The code of the VHS is COVA - 6574 and it costs 3,990 yen ( tax in ).

    If you order the VHS or DVD at Shinseido CD Shop in advance, you can get 3 special kiyoshi's post cards.

       



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