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Kamen Joshi Named Akihabara Ambassadors

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Masked girl idols Kamen Joshi have been appointed official ambassadors for Akihabara tourism. Five years after the underground idol group established their permanent home at the P.A.R.M.S. Theater in Akihabara, the performers have been featured in international news media and achieved over 2.8 million followers on Facebook, the highest number of any group in the idol genre.

At a special ceremony after Kamen Joshi’s October 6 concert at the P.A.R.M.S. Theater, Tomio Izumi, Akihabara Tourism Promotion Association Director & Head of the Secretariat, presented the group with the honor. “As we move toward the 2020 Olympics, let’s make Akihabara even stronger,” he urged the Kamen Joshi members.

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