Like last year, this year’s edition of Fuji TV’s annual year end music special, FNS Kayousai, will be split up over two nights. The first night will take place on December 7, while the second night will take place on December 14. The first, second, and third sets of performers were already announced, and the fourth and fifth sets have now been revealed.
The fourth lineup announcement revealed that Saijo Hideki will be performing on the first night. This will be his first time appearing on FNS Kayousai since 1990. In 2003 and 2011, he had a cerebral infarction which left the right side of his body paralyzed. After rehabilitation, he is now performing again.
The fifth lineup revealed more performers for both nights. The first night will include performances by Wentz Eiji, Ulfuls, ℃-ute, Suenobu Mayuko, Natsuki Mari, Hayashiba Satoshi, and Fujisawa Norimasa. On the second night, AyaBambi, Inoue Sonoko, Kikkawa Koji, Chris Hart, KREVA, The Gospellers, SHINee, Suiyoubi no Campanella, Dream Ami, Flower, BoA, Porno Graffitti, Ms.OOJA, Nana Mizuki, MIYAVI, and Moriyasu Madoka (HKT48) will perform.
It was also announced that on the first night, Arashi will collaborate with violinist Miyamoto Emiri and pianist Matsushita Nao on the song “Furusato.”