Summer is festival season, with many live events taking place during the hotter months of the year. On July 6 & 7, music magazine CD & DL Data surveyed 1875 people online in an attempt to figure out who people want to see live. These participants included both men (797) and women (1078) They were composed of people in their teens, 20s, and 30s. Participants were from all 47 of Japan’s prefectures.
Arashi took the top spot, garnering 90% of the female votes. On the other hand, B’z took the #3 spot by garnering more than half of the male vote. Mr.Children came in second place and was popular with voters in their 30s, while the fourth place BUMP OF CHICKEN was popular with voters in their 20s. Southern All Stars took fifth place in part because of their popularity with men in their 30s.
See the top 20 list after the jump!
4. BUMP OF CHICKEN
5. Southern All Stars
6. DREAMS COME TRUE
7. SEKAI NO OWARI
9. Sandaime J Soul Brothers
13. Porno Graffitti
14. ONE OK ROCK
19. Gesu no Kiwami Otome.
Acts outside of the top 20 include μ’s (#22), AKB48 (#23), AAA (#24), and Nogizaka46 (#28).