The rehearsal of "62nd NHK Kohaku Song Contest" broadcast on New Year's Eve was performed in "NHK Hall" (Shibuya-ku, Tokyo) on the 29th, and the popular idol group "AKB48" appeared.
When the member appeared on the stage in his different dress, he announced "Japan which will red-and-white 2011 AKB48 special MIX? Do its best" which connected in the medley the million hit song "the wind is blowing" released this year, "premature start get", etc. [!? ]
It is expected that the "HKT48" sister group to which the stage of this AKB48 works at a base on a sister group "SKE48", "NMB48", and Hakata also appears in a body, and becomes the greatest ever show.
"Tomorrow will be sung" is a theme, 紅組 acts as a chairman and, as for Ms. Mao Inoue and a white group, the idol group "storm" enacts the "New Year's Eve song show". [ this year ]
Broadcast time of onset is advanced from the 7:30 p.m. start last year for 15 minutes, and it is broadcast at 7:15 p.m. ? said 11:45 (interrupted by news for 5 minutes on the way) of the all the past longest ties.