JAPAN FAN CLUB PROXY SERVICE

GazettE Source: Wikipedia
GazettE Source: Wikipedia

With our service, you can be the member of fan club of your favorite celebrity. 

 

We explain what "fan club is" and their benefits, the list of fan clubs of each categories such as visual kei, anime, voice actors etc. and our fan club proxy service.

 

Our service should be quite useful because if you do not live in Japan, you can not be a fan club member usually.

WHAT IS THE "FAN CLUB" IN JAPAN?

If you are fan of Japanese music, movie or drama, why do not you join the fan club of your favorite singer, actress and actor, musician? You may already know what the fan club is.

As the name suggests, fan club is the membership operated by the agency the celebrity belongs to. 

 

The fan club is not just a voluntary facebook group or so set up by some stranger, it is the "official" organization authorized by the celebrity themselves and the members shall get real good deals (usually!).

 

The fan club usually charges you some yearly fee.  Recently we also a fanclub app which costs several dollars every month.

 

The below starts the list of official fanclubs in Japan

VISUAL KEI BAND FANCLUB

GIRLS GROUP FANCLUBS

Baby Metal Source: Wikipedia
Baby Metal Source: Wikipedia

AKB 48

Webbased fanclub. Probably most famous girl's group in Japan today.

 

HKT 48

App based fanclub

The group set up in Oct 2011 by the same producer for AKB 48, Yasushi Akimono.

 

Perfume

Perfume has two types of fanclub. One for those in Japan P.T.A. and the other for overseas World P.T.A. 

Popular in overseas as well as Japan.

 

Baby Metal "the one"

Did several gigs in overseas.

Baby metal says it is not a fanclub. The application process is that first you go to one of their events and buy "the one Big TEE" which comes with the registration ID. You use this ID to register your nickname etc. No membership fee but you need to buy the particular item to be the member every year. Not simple. 

FAN CLUB IS HUGE IN JAPAN

Many fan clubs do not publish how many members they actually have.  But there are some statistics published (as of Jan, 2017).

 

Famous boy's groups (belonging to Johnny & Associates, a major celebrity agency) are said to have many members as you can see:

Arashi 1.9 million 

SMAP 1.02 million (as of Dec, 2016 SMAP broke up)

KinKi Kids 0.5 million

Kis-My-Ft2 0.34 million

Hey!Say!JUNP 0.28 million

 

Independent musicians also boast significant numbers.

 

Exile JSB 0.9 million

B'z 0.6million

Mr. Children 0.5million

MANGA/ANIME FAN CLUB

Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya has fanclub Source: wikipedia, Nagaru Tanigawa,  Noizi Ito
Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya has fanclub Source: wikipedia, Nagaru Tanigawa, Noizi Ito

Not too many as singers but some manga/anime also has its official fan club.

For example:

Sailor Moon's fan club Pretty Guardians 5500JPY as the entry fee but not always accepting new member. 

Gundam Fanclub 600JPY monthly. You just download the app.

Pripara fanclub

Marginal #4 fanclub

Kannagi fanclub (Nagisama fanclub)

Toei super hero fan club 960JPY monthly. Fan club app.

Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

 

Utapri has no fanclub...but has many interesting fan items like special Utapri pillows.

VOICE ACTORS' FANCLUB

Voice actors' fan club include:

Machico

Ayana Taketatsu

Asami Imai

 

Benefit usually are member only lives, special items etc.

SOME DO NOT HAVE FANCLUB

Despite all, there are also many celebrities which do not have fan club organizations such as Bump of Chicken or Ken Watanabe. If you try to find the fan club of your celebrity and do not find it, there may not be a fan club of the person/group.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFIT(S) OF A FAN CLUB?

As a fan club member, you have the priority to get these items. Source: Naoko Takeuchi, Toei
As a sailor moon fan club member, you have the priority to get these items. Source: Naoko Takeuchi, Toei

In Japan, if you are a fan of somebody, you may be in the fan club. So what is the benefit of such a member? 

 

As its member, you can usually enjoy a special deal to book a concert earlier than non-member, special fan club items. Even fan-club-member-only-live concert exit. You receive some news letters or mail periodically and also get an access to the member's only website etc. It all depends on the fan club.

HOW TO BECOME FAN CLUB MEMBER?

Source: Uchusentai Noiz
Source: Uchusentai Noiz

Here is the example for Uchusentai Noiz's fan club "Miracle Rocket"

 

The procedure is quite simple.

 

1. You pay 5616 JPY (ca 50 USD) to join the fan club at a Loppi terminal at a convenience store in Japan or online Lawson Ticket.com, or bank transfer ( the transfer fee payable by you).

 

2. You will receive the membership card and log-in information on your email to access to the fan club member website.

 

3. The membership is valid for one year. You need to pay 4536 JPY to renew the membership for the second year, and the same fee for next following year.

 

As its member, you can get the membership card, club member magazine 4 times a year, mail magazine, and exclusive web content, book and buy the live ticket before non-member, member only items. Also you can get a visual content for the wedding message etc.

Pefume fan club P.T.A. has a membership site for fans outside Japan Source: Amuse
Pefume fan club P.T.A. has a special membership site for fans outside Japan Source: Amuse

WHAT IS JAPAN FAN CLUB PROXY SERVICE?

Source: X Japan music
Source: X Japan music

As asked many times by our members for the fan club proxy service, we started this service in 2012 to help all Japan fan around the world. 

 

We act as your proxy in Japan to join/keep the fan club members. This means you can join and get all benefit as the member while you reside outside of JapanYou can use your own name to apply.

 

If you live in Japan, you do NOT need our service. You just do all by yourself.  

 

Also you make sure that your favorite celebrity has NO fan club for foreigners. For example, the girl's group Perfume has one for the fans outside of Japan. It costs 1500JPY every year. If not such a real fan club, consider utilizing our service.

 

Our service fee is 230 USD per year (in addition to all the cost of the fan club membership which totally depends on the fan club organizer. ). Paypal payment available.

 

And extra service fees apply for forwarding the magazine, goods, book the tickets etc. 

 

As other services of ours, our values are fast, high quality, fair and transparent services!

 

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