Takuya Kimura to mentor on new idol survival show with Jay Chou, BLACKPINK’s LISA, & Yi YangQianxi

The popular Chinese video hosting service Youku has announced another idol survival show! Unlike the many others, this one has a slight twist. Titled “Asia Super Young” the show will be accepting and showcasing trainees from all across Asia.

To reflect this the show has already announced 4 mentors that will be appearing on the show. Representing Japan is Takuya Kimura, one of the most well known Japanese idols. Kimura has maintained steady popularity all across Asia due to his previous activities with his group SMAP, and acting roles.

Rounding out the announced mentors is Taiwanese singer Jay Chou, LISA from the K-POP group BLACKPINK, and Chinese singer Yi Yangqianxi. This will be China’s very first talent/variety show to be broadcast simultaneously in China and overseas.

“Asia Super Young” is planned to begin airing in the first quarter of 2021.

(via Sina)