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Hit show 'I Can Sing in Japanese!' to be simulcast in Asia on GEM｜NIPPON TV
Viewers across Southeast Asia can look forward to the highly anticipated singing contest 'I Can Sing in Japanese!' to air at the same time as Japan on May 13th (Sat) at 7pm JST.
"GEM is the jewel of North Asian entertainment and our valued partnership with Nippon TV ensures that our viewers have unprecedented access to Japan's top titles without having to wait," said Virginia Lim, SVP and Head of Content, Production and Marketing, Sony Pictures Televisions Networks, Asia.
Hosted by Nakai Masahiro and Yukari Nishio, 'I Can Sing in Japanese!' spotlights aspiring non-native Japanese singers with a passion for singing Japanese songs. This season, contestants will be assessed by a panel of celebrity judges comprising R&B and pop singer May J; singer-songwriter Tatsuya Ishii; as well as famed musician Tetsuya Komuro, who is widely hailed as one of the most influential figures in the Japanese music industry. 'I Can Sing in Japanese! Spring 2017' premieres on GEM at the same time as Japan on May 13.