Hikaru Utada Announces Details For Taipei Shows

Hikaru Utada Science Fiction Tour Taipei

With Hikaru Utada’s highly anticipated SCIENCE FICTION TOUR scheduled to start in Fukuoka on July 13th, the artist announced details for their August live shows in Taipei, Taiwan.

Utada is scheduled to perform their first solo live show in Taiwan, gracing the stage of Taipei Arena on the 10th and 11th of August. This performance signifies their first solo international performance in 14 years, including their artist activities internationally as “Utada,” and their first appearance abroad since their memorable showcase at the Coachella Music Festival in 2022.

In recent years, their singles “First Love” and “Hatsukoi” have experienced a resurgence in popularity across Asia and beyond, fueled by the success of the Netflix series First Love. This solo performance is a highly anticipated, must-see event for fans.

To see details, please visit the official tour website: https://live.hikaruutada-tour-official.com/en

*Please note that tickets purchased from overseas must be paid and issued locally by the due date.

Release Information

Single “Automatic (2024 Mix)” – released on April 22nd 2024

Single “Somewhere Near Marseilles (Sci-Fi Edit)” – released on April 3rd, 2024

Greatest Hits Album SCIENCE FICTION – released on April 10th, 2024

Tour Information

HIKARU UTADA SCIENCE FICTION TOUR 2024 Official Website: https://live.hikaruutada-tour-official.com/en

About Hikaru Utada

Hikaru Utada Sub Artist Photo

Since their debut on December 9th, 1998, Hikaru Utada has achieved numerous remarkable milestones in their career. Their debut single, “Automatic/Time Will Tell,” sold over two million copies, propelling them to become one of Japan’s top artists at 15.

Just a few months later, their first album, First Love, shattered Japanese CD sales records that still stand unbroken today. In 2022, their eighth album, BAD MODE, garnered high domestic and international praise and was crowned the best album of the year by the internationally renowned music media, Pitchfork.

The Netflix series “First Love,” inspired by Utada’s eponymous single, achieved tremendous success in Japan and Asia. On December 9th, 2023, they celebrated their 25th anniversary since their major debut in unbelievable style, announcing the much-anticipated release of their inaugural greatest hits album SCIENCE FICTION, slated for 2024, as well as a nationwide tour HIKARU UTADA SCIENCE FICTION TOUR 2024.

Hikaru Utada Official Website: https://www.utadahikaru.jp

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