Promotional events promoting boy band 2PM's first DVD release in Japan have kicked off, according to their agency JYP Entertainment on Tuesday.
A press release from JYP Entertainment (JYPE) announced Monday that they have come together with Japan's Mandoka cafe in Shibuya of Tokyo to open a 2PM Cafe, where fans who visit the store can listen to 2PM's hit songs, enjoy refreshments and receive special gifts which feature the group.
"We have done several collaboration events for K-pop and Japanese artists but this is the first time that we have received numerous inquiries about the event and people have called to make reservations a week prior to the event," a worker from the cafe was quoted as saying.
On the same day, a preview event for 2PM's DVD took place at OPUS of the Sony Building located in the Ginza district, where over 1,000 fans turned up to take pictures with life-size cutouts of the members of 2PM as well as enjoy their music and videos.
The 2PM Cafe will be open for 10 days and the preview event will be held until December 6 for the DVD titled "Hottest~2PM 1st Music Video Collection & The History" set for release in Japan tomorrow which will mark their official debut in the country.
They had taken top Japanese mobile music chart Recochuku by storm last week, securing the top five spots with songs "Without U," "Heartbeat," "Again & Again," "My Life 4 U" and "10 Out of 10."
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