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TWICE uses Tokyo Tower to promote Japanese album

All Headlines 15:18 June 30, 2017

SEOUL, June 30 (Yonhap) -- South Korean idol group TWICE launched a promotion campaign for its debut record in Japan making use of the landmark Tokyo Tower, according to its agency Friday.

On Thursday, "TT," the title of one of TWICE's hit songs, was displayed in bright pink lighting on the Japanese tourist destination, JYP Entertainment said. It was put on display for five hours from 7 p.m.

Tokyo Tower was scheduled to carry out the lighting on Friday evening as well.

"The title "TT" coincides with the initials of the Tokyo Tower. We were able to reach an agreement so as to create a joint 'boom up,'" the company explained.

This photo provided by JYP Entertainment shows South Korean idol group TWICE posing for the camera in front of the Tokyo Tower on June 29, 2017, with lighting that reads "TT," title of one of the band's song. (Yonhap)

"We're grateful for receiving such meaningful and huge gift. We will work hard to become a shining TWICE just like the brimming Tokyo Tower," members said.

On Thursday, TWICE's inaugural Japanese album rose to No. 2 on Oricon's daily album sales chart after Japanese idol group Kanjani8.

The nine-member international girl group, which has two Japanese members, plans to hold a debut showcase on Sunday at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.

This image provided by JYP Entertainment shows Japan's Tokyo Tower on June 29, 2017, with lighting that reads "TT," the title of South Korean girl group TWICE's song. (Yonhap)

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