Sunday, September 13, 2015

BACK IN TOWN (AGAIN)! Masami Tayama Returns to Akebonobashi!

Back in Town in Akebonobashi is the live house which hosted Masami Tayama for his concert. Photo by Brett Homenick. 

On Friday, September 11, I was able to catch a good portion of Masami Tayama's concert at Back in Town in Akebonobashi after leaving work. As readers of this blog ought to know, Tayama-san played Shinji Chujo in the original Mothra (1961) as a child actor but eventually became a successful singer.

Masami Tayama plays guitar and belts out a Japanese tune in style. Photo by Brett Homenick.

This was my second time at Back in Town, the previous time was almost exactly a year ago for another concert with Tayama-san. As always, he was a big hit with the crowd, and he gave it his all.

Even though many fans were all vying for Tayama-san's time after the show, I was able to talk with him for a few minutes. Tayama-san isn't sure when his next concert will be in Tokyo, so I'll have to wait for word from the man himself.

Many thanks to Tayama-san for putting on an excellent concert and for being a true gentleman. Hope to see you again very soon!

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