World star Tohoshinki's new single album, OCEAN, is in the spotlight even before its release on June 12th.
According to Japanese media, the group's new song "Ocean" haa been chosen as the theme song for four popular variety programs such as Nihon TV's PON! and Music Dragon. The source added that it is extremely rare for a single song to be tied to more than one program at the same time.
Tohoshinki member Yoon-ho said about Ocean, "It is a song for everyone to enjoy in time for the festival known as summer". According to the group's official Japanese website (toho-jp.net), Wedding Dress, the new ballad which is also included in the single album, has also been chosen as the theme song for the mobile TV station BeeTV's new drama "The Greatest Proposal".
The Greatest Proposal is an obnibus drama about four guys with a magical flower shop that makes your wish come true as the backdrop. Japan's hottest teen stars like Mukai Osamu are leading the drama which will begin airing on May 20th.
Meanwhile, Tohoshinki began their Japanese tour starting at the Saitama Super Arena on April 27th. The group will go on to tour Japan's five largest domes; Tokyo Dome, Osaka Kyocera Dome, Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome, Sapporo Dome and Nagoya Dome, becoming the first Asian stars to do so.