After years of speculation, Tokyo Jihen has announced that they are reuniting! The band broke up on February 29, 2012, a leap day. The next leap year, 2016, the members of the band reunited to play on frontwoman Shiina Ringo‘s single “Jiyudom.”
On January 1, Tokyo Jihen will release a new digital single, “Eraba Rezaru Kokumin.” The band has released a teaser video to accompany the release, which can be see below!
Tokyo Jihen is also embarking on a nationwide tour, “Live Tour 2020 News Flash”, as part of their revival. Ticket information will annonuced at noon on 1/8. Check out the dates below!
Eraba Rezaru Kokumin
2/29/20 – 3/1/20: Tokyo: Tokyo International Forum Hall A
3/6-7/20: Osaka: Osaka Festival Hall
3/14-15/20: Miyagi: Sendai Sunplaza
3/21/20: Hokkaido: Sapporo Cultural Arts Theater hitaru
3/28-29/20: Fukuoka: Fukuoka Sun Palace Hotel & Hall
4/4-5/20: Aichi: Nagoya Congress Center Century Hall
4/8-9/20: Tokyo: NHK Hall