TOKYO — Taylor Swift followers in Tokyo are excited to see America’s pop famous person’s first efficiency proper after her newest Grammy win and the announcement this week of a brand new album.
Their pleasure was operating excessive on Wednesday as her followers dressed up in outfits impressed by her songs and albums, and posed for selfies in a sure manner — all a part of the package deal for adoring followers.
However those that have been capable of purchase or get tickets by means of lottery attracts for a spot contained in the Tokyo Dome thought of themselves the luckiest ones, corresponding to Chiyuki Fujii.
After not seeing her idol in live performance for 5 years, Fujii purchased six VIP tickets, one for every of Swift’s 4 live performance nights in Tokyo and two further — for her boyfriend and her father — paying a complete of 780,000 yen ($5,270) along with her bank card.
Fujii mentioned it was price each yen.
Swift’s Tokyo tour is particular to many followers as a result of it comes simply days after she set a document successful her thirteenth Grammy on Sunday, and her announcement that her new album “The Tortured Poets Division,” will likely be launched April 19.
Swift, as a part of her Eras Tour, is performing 4 straight nights on the Tokyo Dome, by means of Saturday. She is going to then head straight again to the USA to make it in time for the Super Bowl to see her accomplice and soccer star Travis Kelce play in Las Vegas.
Japanese followers prayed for her to secure and speedy flight again to the U.S.
“I hope Taylor could make it to the Tremendous Bowl. I wish to see each of them there collectively,” mentioned Satomi Seki.
From the U.S., Taylor must return to Asia for the Australian leg of the tour later within the week, flying midway around the globe on her personal jet. These plans — and Swift’s use of her aircraft — have triggered criticism about extra carbon emissions and lavish spending.
Related Press author Mari Yamaguchi in Tokyo contributed to this report.