3:37 pm - 04/30/2012

INFINITE wraps up promotions in Japan + teases fans for their comeback on Website

Idol group INFINITE has captivated the hearts of their Japanese fans.

The members of INFINITE met with 3,000 of their Japanese fans at a special event held at the infamous Tokyo Dome on April 26th to commemorate their second Japanese single ‘Be Mine‘.

The audience immediately went wild as the boys stepped on stage to perform “Be Mine“, a single that quickly climbed to #2 on the Oricon Weekly Chart, selling over 50,000 copies.

“We heard the news on the plane and we were extremely shocked,” member Woohyun said in regards to ranking high on the Oricon, while leader Sunggyu added, “We could hardly believe it, we are so excited. This is all thanks to our fans. We will return the favor with an awesome performance.”

A surprise birthday party also took place for member Sunggyu who turned 24 on April 28th. “I had no idea a celebration would take place. Thank you so much,” he said.

“I want to be able to release a new album in both Korea and Japan this year,” he added. “We will continue to work hard and develop.”

The boys continued the event by performing “Julia” and “BTD” off their single album, and towards the end, member Dongwoo remarked, “Thank you to everyone who looked forward to this. We will continue to march onward.”

The members stepped down from the stage, but the applause from the fans would not die down. Responding to their cheers, the boys stepped back on stage to put on an unplanned, spontaneous performance of “Paradise“.

After wrapping up the event in Tokyo, the boys held the same event in Osaka on the 27th, as well in Fukuoka on April 30th, drawing a total of 7,000 fans altogether.

In related news, INFINITE is planning to make a comeback in Korea in May, and earlier today they updated their official website with a new logo hand brushed in Korean calligraphy style to further heighten the anticipation of their fans.

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hugtimes 30th-Apr-2012 09:01 pm (UTC)
ooh, i like that logo.
laeryn 30th-Apr-2012 09:03 pm (UTC)
I've seen the logo before and I love it. Their comeback should come quicker, for my mental health if nothing else.
my_car_is_prada 30th-Apr-2012 09:04 pm (UTC)
All their logos are so c00t. I want to collect all of them.
Hurry up and come back soon!
miki_831 30th-Apr-2012 09:08 pm (UTC)
Sungyeol seriously looks like a creeper
imanat 30th-Apr-2012 09:13 pm (UTC)
oh Sungyeol bb, I've been trying so hard to defend your longer hair for the longest time, but you are making it really hard lately. :(
asnindie 30th-Apr-2012 09:22 pm (UTC)
When are they coming back? I've been dying for their return.

Also looks like Yeol is bringing out his inner Edward Scissorhands.

laeryn 30th-Apr-2012 09:44 pm (UTC)
According to a screencap of some music show's website, the third week of May. I've also read sth about May 17th but I think it wasn't official.

Lol'ed irl @ Yeol Scissorhands.
woohyun 1st-May-2012 03:05 pm (UTC)
May 15th!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
lovemydanger 30th-Apr-2012 09:29 pm (UTC)
i'm so excited!! Can't wait for their comeback!! *_*
like the logo<3
2ne3rd 30th-Apr-2012 09:42 pm (UTC)
the logo seems kinda artistic? excited to see how it all comes out!

Edited at 2012-04-30 09:42 pm (UTC)
liferule91 30th-Apr-2012 09:54 pm (UTC)
My body is ready for their comeback!
yesungholic 30th-Apr-2012 09:55 pm (UTC)
Love the logo.
it looks like a brush
cosmicfish 30th-Apr-2012 10:30 pm (UTC)
can't wait ;~;
kiminikaeru 30th-Apr-2012 10:40 pm (UTC)
hpn88 1st-May-2012 12:44 am (UTC)
WHAT is going on with sungyeol's hair?
yeolbear 1st-May-2012 12:56 am (UTC)
the logo reminds me of... naruto.
woohyun 1st-May-2012 03:47 am (UTC)
cassie_cloud9 1st-May-2012 12:57 am (UTC)
Lovin the new logo^^ Omg my body is so ready for this comeback its not even funny!!

Umm also on kinda a sidenote... Sungyeol bb wtf is goin on with ur hair lately?! I loved his long hair at first but its lookin kinda dry and damaged lately. I mean give the poor boy a hot oil treatment or sumthin! Oh and this is all said with love ofcourse =)

Edited at 2012-05-01 03:55 am (UTC)
daisukihae 1st-May-2012 01:30 am (UTC)
So ready for this. Don't know if I should preorder or pick it up from the store when it comes out....whichever comes with a free poster I guess XDD - if there is one anyway~
woohyun 1st-May-2012 03:47 am (UTC)
you should wait for fansigns!! cuz i think they'll make you buy albums for it too o3o
sai12 1st-May-2012 02:53 am (UTC)
The only thing I want from their comeback is for Yeol's birdnest hair to be cut, colored, and groomed into something more attractive.
gabucha26 1st-May-2012 03:25 am (UTC)
Sungyeol's hair D=

but I'm excited for new material! can't wait for their comeback!
in_noctem 1st-May-2012 03:39 am (UTC)
His hair has fallen into the deepest abyss

And have they gotten a proper break since last year? I feel like after Be Mine they just continued promoting in Korea and overseas non-stop.

Edited at 2012-05-01 03:40 am (UTC)
woohyun 1st-May-2012 03:46 am (UTC)
katiewenchh 1st-May-2012 04:20 am (UTC)
odg that's unfortunate D:
tsuyoi_hikari 1st-May-2012 05:42 am (UTC)
OMG Yeollie, what happened to your hair? ;_;
kazu_kumaguro 1st-May-2012 03:39 pm (UTC)
since BTD
kazu_kumaguro 1st-May-2012 03:39 pm (UTC)
they haven't been doing much in march and april though?
except for concerts and some special events, oh and japanese be mine promotion (for like a week...?)
in_noctem 2nd-May-2012 02:07 pm (UTC)
Yeah I hope they aren't training too rigorously for their comeback either. God knows how long and hard they practice.
shiz_lestat 1st-May-2012 04:44 am (UTC)
I'm so excited about their comeback is not even funny! (even though it would have been good if they could rest for a bit before the comeback)

Edited at 2012-05-01 04:49 am (UTC)
static_fixation 1st-May-2012 05:09 am (UTC)
KYAAA, COMEBACK WOOTWOOT!! I really can't wait! So third week of May? I hope that they won't be doing their 18-hours of practice every day. Although they genuinely love what they are doing; singing and dancing and all, hopefully they won't neglect their health and rest up!!
swhyeon1991 1st-May-2012 07:38 am (UTC)
ugh hating Yeollie pulling a Chanyeol hair.. D= probably Yeol brothers i guess~
i like the new calligraphic Ninfinite logo!!
and ofc i can't wait their comeback aslkdjsaldkf ;__;
ss501pixie 1st-May-2012 05:22 pm (UTC)
lol I really want them to meet now they would be such trolls together
ss501pixie 1st-May-2012 05:23 pm (UTC)
Excited but why does Sung Jong look like JGS
iksagor 2nd-May-2012 04:40 am (UTC)
Dongwoo's head just floatin' in the back, lol.
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