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Jun 25 2012

exist†trace “Just Like A Virgin” live stream attracts over 27,000 viewers

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Over 27,000 viewers from around the world tuned in to Nico Nico Douga and American-based counterpart NicoNico.com to watch Japanese visual kei band exist†trace’s live-show event “Just Like a Virgin” on June 23 from Tokyo’s renowned live house Shibuya O-WEST. Fans broadcast 16,000+ comments in support of the band, including many comments reporting the local time in their countries.

exist†trace used a three-act dramatic structure for the one-man live show, celebrated their first major-label album “VIRGIN,” released May 23 from Tokuma Japan Communications. The set list also included older favorites such as “ROUGE” and “unforgive you.”

Lead singer Jyou began the show in a hooded robe, discarding it suddenly to reveal that she’d changed her hair color from the red hue of the past year to a deep black. Jyou donned a variety of costumes appropriate for the mood of each section, highlighted by a heart-breaking dramatic interpretation of “Anata.”

Set List

[1st Act]
1. WONDERLAND
2. Daybreak 〜13gatsu no Shikisai〜
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3. RESONANCE
4. Honnou
MC
5. Futatsu no Koe
6. Keiyaku
7. unforgive you

[2nd Act]
8. Little Mary to Utsukushiki nikushimi no Danube 
9. Anata
10. ROUGE 

[3rd Act]
11. GINGER
12. KISS IN THE DARK 
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13. TRUE
14. HONEY 
15. Signal
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16. VANGUARD

[Encore]
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17. I feel you
18. Orleans no Shojo
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19. SORA

Fans of exist†trace can re-watch the show in its entirety on the Nico Nico websites.
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“Just Like a Virgin”
Link (Japan): http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv96638571
Link (English): http://live.niconico.com/watch/lv96638571

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