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Japanese duo Sukima Switch to perform in Indonesia in March

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Tue, January 14, 2020  /  01:04 pm
Japanese duo Sukima Switch to perform in Indonesia in March

Shintaro Tokita ('left') and Takuya Ohashi ('right') of Japanese jazz-fusion duo Sukima Switch. (twitter.com/sukima_official/File)

Japanese jazz-fusion duo Sukima Switch will to hold a concert in Indonesia on March 20 at Ciputra Artpreneur Theater in South Jakarta.

The concert is part of their Sukima Switch Tour 2019-2020 Popman’s Carnival vol. 2, which will also take them to Taiwan and Japan.

Three ticket categories are offered with prices starting from Rp 402,500 (US$29.31). Those who purchase CAT 1 tickets will be able to attend a group photo session with the duo.

Tickets are available at loket.com.

Consisting of musicians Takuya Ohashi and Shintaro Tokita, Sukima Switch debuted in 2003 and performed in Jakarta at the 2018 Indonesia-Japan Music Festival.  

According to Antara news agency, a number of their songs were featured as the themes of various films and anime programs, including Doraemon: Nobita’s Dinosaur, The Last: Naruto the Movie, Naruto Shippuden and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Haikyuu!!.

One of their songs, “Zenryoku Shounen”, was used as the background song of a Pocari Sweat television commercial in Indonesia. The video had been viewed more than 14 million times on YouTube. (wir/wng)

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