According to an August 7 announcement by his agency, YG Entertainment, Seung Ri will appear on Fuji TV’s variety show Sakigake! Ongaku Banzuke Eight as a special guest MC. The show will be aired on August 8. Seung Ri appeared on this program last summer and had interviews with popular Japanese stars, including Oguri Shun, EXILE’s Akira, and Takei Emi.
On the upcoming program, Seung Ri will walk down the Kamakura streets with Japanese singer May J. in Kanagawa, and he is supposed to attend an event at which Kumi Koda will appear, which will be held at Yuigahama Beach. His meeting with Kumi Koda is drawing special attention. She is his senior on the Avex label, which is also Seung Ri’s label in Japan.
May J. is a talented female singer who has experience working with Seung Ri. She collaborated on his solo album. She will tell some anecdotes about her experience working with him.
Seung Ri will release his first solo album in Japan this coming September 25, and he will continue to perform not only as a singer but also as a guest on various entertainment programs.
In addition, Seung Ri will make an appearance in at the Mezamashi Live Island Tour 2013, which will be held at Zepp Fukuoka on the same date as the release of his album. He is also scheduled to go on a our of the Seven Domes of Japan as a member of Big-Bang from this coming November until next January. The Seven Domes of Japan Tour is a first for non-Japanese artists.