The very talented Japanese idol, actress, voice actress, illustrator and singer, Shoko Nakagawa was in Singapore to promote her first greatest his album which was released to commemorate the 10th anniversary of her career.
Known affectionately as Shokotan to her fans, Shoko Nakagawa is no stranger to the Japanese popular culture world having a very successful blog that has millions of hits. Shokotan has also been involved with many popular animes such as Pokemon, Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and Beelzebub. It was no wonder that even the rain couldn’t keep all these fans away from the Shoko Nakagawa Fan Meet Party.
Held at Bugis+ on 3rd of August, Fans were got a chance to see their idol up close and person and were even treated to a short preview to one of Shokotan’s popular anime hit, Sorairo Days, which was sang in Chinese. Needless to say the crowd was ever so appreciative during the whole session.
Being a big Otaku / Anime fan herself, Shoko Nakagawa even has her nails done specially with characters from the ever so popular Pokemon anime.
A special shoutout to this fan as well as it looked like she was down to Bugis+ earlier just to secure a good spot. Add the fact that she in cosplay waiting for Shokotan, I’m sure the Japanese Idol would be very happy being a cosplay fan herself.
The whole session ended with Shokotan giving out a special autographed photo to all who bought her Shoko Best CD. From the smiles and the many words exchanged, you could tell that it was one day even the rain couldn’t dampen the mood of these fans.
By Kenneth Wong
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