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"Girls & Peace": 2nd Japan Tour
Japan tour by Girls' Generation
Location Japan
Associated album Girls & Peace
Start date February 9, 2013 (2013-02-09)
End date April 21, 2013 (2013-04-21)
Legs 7
No. of shows 4 in Osaka
6 in Saitama
2 in Hiroshima
2 in Nagoya
2 in Fukuoka
2 in Niigata
2 in Kobe
20 in total
Girls' Generation concert chronology

Girls' Generation II: -Girls & Peace- 2nd Japan Tour was the second Japanese concert tour by South Korean girl group Girls' Generation to promote their second Japanese album, Girls & Peace.

History[edit]

It was announced on August 31, 2012, that Girls' Generation will embark on their second nationwide Japan tour starting in February 2013, with an initial total of 20 stops in support of their second Japanese studio album, Girls & Peace.[1] On the same day, it was revealed that the fans could start applying for tickets on September 5, 2012.[2] The tour will cover Nagoya, Osaka, Fukuoka, Saitama, Niigata, Hiroshima & Kobe.[3]

According to an announcement made by their agency, SM Entertainment, Girls’ Generation wrapped up their second arena tour successfully in Japan, where the group started the tour on February 9. Girls’ Generation Ⅱ-Girls&Peace-Japan 2nd Tour was performed 20 times in 7 different cities, including Kobe, Saitama, and Niigata and gathered a total of 230,000 fans, which is the largest in number among Korean girl groups. They finished the last performances on April 20 and 21 at the Central Arena in Osaka, performing 27 songs including “Genie”, “Gee”, “Girls&Peace”, “Flower Power”, “I Got a Boy”, and “Dancing Queen”.[4]

Live broadcasts[edit]

Japanese broadcaster WOWOW filmed the group's April 4 and 5, 2013, shows at the Saitama Super Arena. The show aired on WOWOW's music channel "WOWOW Live" on June 16 at 9PM JST. A television special entitled "Girls’ Generation Arena Tour Special~Before Broadcast~", aired prior to the concert on June 1, 2013.[5]

Set list[edit]

Main Set
Act 1

  1. "Flower Power"
  2. "Animal"
  3. "Boomerang"
  4. "The Boys" (Japanese version)
  5. "I Got a Boy"
  6. "Say Yes"
  7. "Dancing Queen"

Act 2

  1. "Mr. Taxi" (remix) (Japanese version)
  2. "T.O.P."
  3. "Bad Girl"

Act 3

  1. "Paparazzi"
  2. "Run Devil Run" (Japanese version)
  3. "Reflection"

Act 4

  1. "Time Machine"
  2. "All My Love Is for You"

Act 5

  1. "I'm A Diamond"
  2. "Express 999"
  3. "Genie" (Japanese version)
  4. "The Great Escape" (Brian Lee remix) / "Can't Take My Eyes Off You"

Act 6

  1. "My J"
  2. "Kissing You" / "Way to Go"
  3. "Gee" (Japanese version)
  4. "Not Alone"


Encore

  1. "Beep Beep"
  2. "Oh!" (Japanese version)
  3. "Stay Girls"
  4. "Girls & Peace"


Double Encore

  1. "Gee" (Japanese version)1

1 Double encore was only performed at Osaka, April 21, 2013 as the last concert of the tour.

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue Tickets sold/available Gross Revenue
February 9, 2013 Kobe Japan Kobe World Kinen Hall 18,041 (100%) $2,229,312
February 10, 2013
February 16, 2013 Saitama Saitama Super Arena 60,164 (100%) $8,917,250
February 17, 2013
February 23, 2013 Niigata Toki Messe 18,000 (100%) TBA
February 24, 2013
February 27, 2013 Fukuoka Marine Messe Fukuoka 22,772 (100%) $2,142,603
February 28, 2013
March 9, 2013 Hiroshima Hiroshima Green Arena 16,000 (100%) TBA
March 10, 2013
March 19, 2013 Saitama Saitama Super Arena 60,164 (100%) $8,917,250
March 20, 2013
March 26, 2013 Osaka Osaka-jō Hall 23,308 (100%) $2,199,094
March 27, 2013
April 4, 2013 Saitama Saitama Super Arena 60,164 (100%) $8,917,250
April 5, 2013
April 9, 2013 Nagoya Nippon Gaishi Hall 16,654 (100%) $1,649,321
April 10, 2013
April 20, 2013 Osaka Osaka Municipal Central Gymnasium 16,000 (100%) TBA
April 21, 2013
Estimated Total 227,795 (100%) $21,596,205

DVD[edit]

Girls & Peace: 2nd Japan Tour is the eighth DVD and Blu-ray release from South Korean girl group Girls' Generation. It was released on September 18, 2013 in Japan.

History[edit]

The DVD and Blu-ray features their second nationwide tour, visiting eight venues for a total of 20 shows. There will be four different versions: a DVD and Blu-ray version, both with a regular and limited edition. The limited editions will come with special footage content, a 44-page photobook pamphlet, special T-shirt, dance versions of several music videos and a tour documentary.[6]

Track list[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Flower Power"  
2. "Animal"  
3. "Boomerang"  
4. "The Boys"  
5. "I Got A Boy"  
6. "Say Yes"  
7. "Dancing Queen"  
8. "Mr.Taxi"  
9. "T.O.P"  
10. "Bad Girl"  
11. "Paparazzi"  
12. "Run Devil Run"  
13. "Reflection"  
14. "Time Machine"  
15. "All My Love Is For You"  
16. "I'm a Diamond"  
17. "Express 999"  
18. "Genie"  
19. "The Great Escape + Can't Take My Eyes Off You"  
20. "My J"  
21. "Kissing you + Way To Go"  
22. "Gee"  
23. "Not Alone"  
24. "Beep Beep"  
25. "Oh!"  
26. "Stay Girls"  
27. "Girls & Peace"  

Chart performance[edit]

According to Tower Record’s pre-order charts, the limited edition Blu-ray ranked second and the limited edition DVD ranked third.[7] Girls’ Generation’s Girls & Peace: 2nd Japan Tour which was released on September 18 took the no.1 spot on Oricon Daily DVD [8] and it also ranked 3rd on Oricon Daily Blu-ray Chart.[9] The DVD managed to rank 2nd at Oricon Daily DVD Music Chart.[10] One week after the release, the DVD sold 32,000 copies while the Blu-ray sold 21,000 copies.[11] The DVD debuted at rank number 1 on the Oricon Weekly DVD Chart.[12]

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Oricon Daily DVD Chart 1
Oricon Weekly DVD Chart 1

Sales and certifications[edit]

Chart Amount
Oricon physical sales 76,557+
RIAJ physical shipping certification Gold

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Japan September 18, 2013 DVD, Blu-ray Disc Nayutawave Records

References[edit]

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  2. ^ pinebuffalo (September 5, 2012). "SNSD to hold 14 concerts in 6 different cities for 2013 Japan Tour". en.korea.com. Archived from the original on July 6, 2015. Retrieved November 4, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Girls' Generation Reveals Second Japan Tour Schedule". soshified.com. September 5, 2012. Archived from the original on November 15, 2012. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  4. ^ 소시, 두번째 日투어 20만 동원..韓걸그룹 최다 - 스타뉴스
  5. ^ "少女時代1年7カ月ぶりの日本ツアー、WOWOWで放送" (in Japanese). natalie.mu. April 4, 2013. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Girls' Generation to Release 'GALAXY SUPERNOVA' Single and 2nd Japan Tour DVD on September 18th". Soshified. 12 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "일본 데뷔 3주년 앞둔 소녀시대, 예약판매차트 1~3위 싹쓸이 건재 과시". Sports Hankooki. 14 August 2013. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  8. ^ "DVD, Blu-ray Chart". Oricon. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  9. ^ "Blu-ray (18 September)". Oricon. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  10. ^ "2013年09月18日のDVD音楽デイリーランキング". Oricon. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 
  11. ^ "【オリコン】少女時代、3作目のDVD総合首位 海外女性歴代1位タイ". Oricon. 25 September 2013. Retrieved 25 September 2013. 
  12. ^ "Oricon Weekly DVD 9/16~9/22". Oricon. Retrieved 25 September 2013.