Anime Kouhaku Utagassen 1998
The Anime Kouhaku Utagassen event was held on December 29, 1998 at the Tokyo Kokusai Forum Hall A in Yurakucho. This was a giant hall holding 5000 people, and it was filled.
The emcee for the event was Souguchi Akihisa (announcer) and Omimura Mayuko. Kuwashima Houko was the "reporter". All of the participants came onto the stage, divided into the white and red teams.
Ogata Megumi was wearing a tuxedo.
Enomoto Atsuko and Suzuki Chihiro were wearing high school uniforms.
Tange Sakura was wearing a white one piece, and mini skirt.
Matsuzawa Yumi was wearing a yellow one piece.
Matsumoto Rica was wearing a white shirt, and long pants.
Miyamura Yuko was wearing a yellow jump suit (shorts).
Iwao Junko was wearing a long, black dress.
Kikuchi Shiho was wearing a white shirt, and long grey skirt.
Sakurai Tomo was wearing a long, flower design one piece.
Yokoyama Chisa was wearing a red and black one piece.
Takano Urara was wearing a colorful shirt, and long pants.
Tomizawa Michie was wearing a black shirt, and white and black mini skirt.
Mieno Hitomi was wearing a tan one piece, and matching tan hat.
The captain of white team was Ogata Megumi, and Yokoyama Chisa was the captain of the red team. This event flowed like the real NHK Kouhaku Utagassen. There was a lot of talk (and advertisements), mingled in with the songs.
The songs were as follows.
The last two songs were extras and not part of the competition.
Chisa, Michie, and Urara were dressed as their Sakura Taisen characters when they sang. They also sang a part of Hanasaku Otome during the talk portion after their real song.
Iwata Mitsuo and Aikawa Rikako (husband and wife in real life) came on to cheer for the white and red teams.
After Sawai Natsumi's song, Kobayashi Yumiko and Takahashi Mikako also came to talk about their acting school.
Houko, Mayuko, and Yumi sang their song wearing kimonos.
At the end, everyone came out wearing kimonos.
The white team won, 10 to 9.
Some of the information from the talk portion..
Enomoto Atsuko talked a little bit about sound players on computers, mentioning MP3 and real audio.. (^_^;)
Tange Sakura announced that there will be a second CC Sakura TV series, starting in April.
Ogata Megumi left Aoni productions.
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