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TOKIO variety SECTION

Last Updated: 30/01/2001

 

CONCERTS:

1995 BAD BOYS BOUND CONCERT

1997/98 TOKIO CONCERT

1999 TOKIO CONCERT LIVE IN BUDOKAN-kimi wo omou toki

2000 TOKIO VIDEO CLIPS

TOKIO TAIWAN SPECIAL -ASIA TOUR 30/12/2000

 

VARIETIES:

THE TETSUWAN DASH (Tokio)

The Tetsuwan Dash is a variety show on Nippon TV. It's been around for a long time, and each week TOKIO engages in various physical and mental challenges, such as who can get the furthest on the least amount of money, who is faster-JR train or Human etc. Very interesting program. Each episode is around 1 hour.

Most recent episodes (2000): 29/4, 13/5 (Sp), 14/5, 21/5, 4/6, 7/7, 14/7, 23/7, 30/7,27/8, 2/9, 30/9, 1/10 (Sp), 8/10, 12/11, 19/11

New addition: December episodes

Past episodes: many old episodes - Race against JR train, tokio band PINK, street busking etc.

MENTORE G

Another variety show by Tokio, this one is on Fuji Terebi. Each week, Tokio will have a guest and they will try out various IQ challenges and EQ challenges which test your personality. The old episodes also featured a talking section where you really get to see the true interactions of the members. The new episodes feature a food guessing game whereby Tokio must guess which food the guest is thinking of eating. If they choose correctly, they get to eat. If not, they starve. Each episode is around 30 minutes.

Most Recent Episodes (2000): 21/4, 5/5, 12/5, 26/5, 2/6, 21/7, 28/7, 4/8, 25/8, 8/9, 15/9, 22/9, 11/10, 17/10

Episodes subbed in Chinese/English: Mina Ryuta, Yada Akiko, Ishida Junichi

Guests include: Uehara Takako, Chiaki, Kimura Yoshino, Fujii Fumiya, Noriko Sakai, Yuka and more.

GACHINKO

Gachinko is a TBS variety. Various segments like Fight Club, Diet School, Dog Training and One good deed for the day are popular. Especially the One good deed for the day segment, where Tokio try to fulfil the wishes of an average person, such as allowing them to see their idols etc.Each episode is around 1 hour.

Guests: Arashi, Takki, Dohmoto Tsuyoshi, Ryoko Hirosue

Dates: 12/4, 18/4, 31/5, 5/9

 

SPORTS PARTY TADAIMA MUU CHU

This is a very old variety by Tokio. Similar to Tetsuwan Dash, this program focuses on various sports, which various members must challenge, such as basketball, rugby, cricket, fly fishing and surfing. Each episode is about 1 hour.

Only 4 episodes available.

 

APPEARANCES:

STAR DOKKIRI (guest:Matsuoka Masahiro)-hosted by Kinki Kids

TOKYO FRIENDS PARK-guests: TOKIO, Matsuoka Masahiro

FNS Aki Game Show -Matsuoka

Love Love Aishiteru - Tokio (2 appearances)

8 Ji Da J -Tokio

and more in VARIOUS section.