NHK will air a special program called Minna wo Tsunagu Mahou no Melody (“The Magic Melody that Connects Everyone“) on Wednesday 14th August from 7:30 PM JST.
Popular artists will join together to sing special versions of famous Disney and Studio Ghibli songs beloved by many around the world. Artists will appear on stages emulating the world the movies came from, and will also perform alongside iconic characters such as Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
The lineup and setlist are as follows.
AKB48 : “Mickey Mouse march”, “It’s a small world”, “Sugar Rush” (Wreck it Ralph)
Kanjani8 : “Friend like me” (Aladdin), Disney Happy Special Medley
Suzuki Fuku/Tani Kanon : 「Kage no ue no Ponyo～Sanpo～Tonari no Totoro」
Nikaido Kazumi : 「Inochi no kioku」(Kaguya-Hime no monogatari)
Perfume : “Be our guest” (Beauty and the Beast), Disney Swing Medley Big Band Medley
Makihara Noriyuki : “Bella Notte” (Lady and the Tramp), “You’ve got a friend in me” (Toy Story)
Matsuda Seiko/Kanda Sayaka : Disney Princesses Medley
Matsutoya Yumi : 「Hikouki Kumo」(Kaze Tachinu) ※MV only
Momoiro Clover Z : “Under the sea” (The Little Mermaid), “Aloha, E Komo Mai” (Lilo & Stitch)
Moritaka Chisato : “Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo” (Cinderella)
Yokoyama Daisuke/Mitani Takumi : 「Kimi wo nosete」 (Castle in the Sky)