Tokyo Idol Festival

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Tokyo Idol Festival
Location(s) Tokyo, Japan
InauguratedAugust 2010
Previous eventAugust 2019
Attendance80,000 (2017)
Leader Rino Sashihara (2017–2021)
Neru Nagahama (2021–now)

Tokyo Idol Festival (TOKYO IDOL FESTIVAL, also abbreviated as TIF) is an annual event featuring live performances from female solo idols and idol groups from all over Japan. The festival has been held since 2010. [1]

In 2014, The Wall Street Journal blog estimated that TIF is one of 5 places in Japan to enjoy summer music festivals. [2]

More than 200 idol groups, and about 1500 idols performed and attracted more than 80,000 spectators in 2017. Amongst the idols who have performed there include AKB48 Group, The Idolmaster Shiny Colors, Babymetal, Niji no Conquistador, Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku, Crown Pop, and Momoiro Clover Z's Ayaka Sasaki.

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