Saitama Super Arena Pro-shot Gimme Chocolate!! audience call-and-response segment


BABYMETAL in the news part 17

The purpose of the section is to concentrated all the news in a single BABYMETAL place, so here are all the latest news about BABYMETAL, So here we go…

BABYMETAL No.5 on the 2014 Billboard’s World Album Artist Chart!

MetalSucks Readers Name Babymetal’s Self-Titled Release The Best Metal Album of 2014

Rocket News 24
BABYMETAL keeps turning metalheads, voted Best Metal Album of the Year

Korean Babymetal Knockoff Pritz Accused of Racism over Nazi-like Arm Bands

Business 2 Community
BABYMETAL (Video) Trending Japanese Girl Band Winning Over Surprising Audiences

Crunchyroll News
“Babymetal” to Take Stage at “Rock on the Range” Festival

BABYMETAL will appear in NHK-FM program “Metal-God FM” on December 30 19:20 JP TIMe

Ohmura Takayoshi is playing some Babymetal songs for us


On Dec 14th BABYMETAL will be featured on J-Melo. The show is aired on NHK channel, so check if you can watch it on your satellite/cable service. Mikiko will be the guest on this episode!

「LEGEND “2015” ~新春キツネ祭り~」announced for 10th Jan 2015 at the Saitama Super Arena

So the official BABYMETAL website just announced the next concert would be held at the Saitama Super Arena on January 10th, 2015.


While digging into BABYMETAL Reddit section here what i have learn:

*There are 2 configurations for the arena a 20k config and the full 36k config, BM might not use the full capacity.


*New ticket types announced. MOSH’SH-PIT (Arena Standing) MOSH’SH-SEAT (Arena Assigned Seats) Premium Tickets – BABYMETAL APOCALYPSE WEB members exclusive. Details of the premium ticket will be announced at a later date.


Event hosting: some big event that has taken place at Saitama Super Arena

On October 20 and 21, 2006 American superstar Mariah Carey performerd two sold-out shows in the arena during her The Adventures of Mimi tour.

On October 4, 2008 the arena hosted Radiohead’s live concert broadcast on Japanese WOWOW.

On February 9 and 10, 2009, the arena hosted a concert for British alternative rock band Coldplay on their Viva la Vida Tour.

On January 9, 2010 the arena hosted the rock band Nightmare’s 10th anniversary concert.

On January 23 and 24, 2010 the arena hosted Green Day as part of their 21st Century Breakdown World Tour. Green Day taped the show for their new live album titled Awesome as Fuck, released on March 22, 2011.

Luna Sea performed their October 22, 2011 charity concert, “Luna Sea for Japan “A Promise to the Brave””, at the arena. Tickets sold out in five minutes.

On September 10 and 11, 2011 the arena hosted L’Arc~en~Ciel as part of their 20th L’Anniversary TOUR

On Christmas Day, December 25, 2011, Momoiro Clover Z performed to a sold-out crowd of 10,000, their largest to date.

On February 4 and 5, 2012 Avril Lavigne performed to a sold-out crowd of over 35,000.

On May 10, 12 and 13, 2012 Lady Gaga performed three sold-out dates during her Born This Way Ball Tour to over 96,000 fans.

On June 28–29 2014, nine-member K-Pop group Girls’ Generation performed for their Girls’ Generation Japan 3rd Tour 2014.