The song list for "Anime Kohaku", a special segment of the 66th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen broadcast on NHK-G and NHK Radio 1, has been announced.
Anime Kohaku will feature Kohaku performers covering theme songs from some of Japan's most famous works of animation, with
Mobile Suit Gundam
's theme "Fly, Gundam" to be performed by legendary boy band TOKIO.
Also in the lineup are AKB48 performing the
theme, Golden Bomber performing the
theme, Sayuri Ishikawa and miwa performing the
Neon Genesis Evangelion
theme, and E-girls and Sakurako Ohara performing the
theme. Rounding out the lineup are King Crimson Soda with the
theme—as well as some yokai!—and V6 performing the
Don't miss these star musicians performing alongside characters.
Later in the broadcast, MISIA will make a special appearance live from Peace Park in her hometown of Nagasaki.
Illuminated by 10,000 candles, and bearing a message of peace, she will perform the
Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
theme "Orphans no Namida". Don't miss it!
66th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen broadcast
[Broadcasters] NHK-G, NHK Radio 1
[Date] 7:15–11:45 PM, December 31st, 2015 (with interruptions for news)