New details are now available concerning the “Countdown LIVE Anisong Best 100!” TV special, part of NHK’s on celebration of some 100 years of Japanese animation: the event will be hosted by TV talent Shoko Nakagawa, comedian Kendo Kobayashi, and NHK announcer Hideka Miwa.
Additionally, many of the musical guests for the event have been announced, including: i☆Ris, Yoshimi Iwasaki, Isao Sasaki, Yoko Takahashi, Ichirou Mizuki, and more.
The “Countdown LIVE Anisong Best 100!” will be broadcast on NHK BS Premium on February 18, 2017, in a two part program that runs from 6:30 – 8:00 PM JST (Part 1) and from 8:45 – 9:00 PM JST (Part 2). A live broadcast of Studio Khara’s new short animation, The Dragon Dentist, will be sandwiched in between Part 1 and Part 2, airing from 8:00 – 8:45 PM JST.
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