On May 5th, 2012, Shoko Nakagawa, one of the hosts of Pokémon Smash, celebrated her 10th Anniversary in the entertainment business and her 27th birthday by having a concert celebration called "10th Year Celebration! SHOKO NAKAGAWA LV UP LIVE Super☆Outdoor Music Festival (10元突破!SHOKO NAKAGAWA LV UP LIVE 超☆野音祭) at Osaka Castle. She sang 27 songs for the concert and Pikachu was one of the guests. Approximately 3100 people attended the event which started off with a bit of rain but ended in good weather and 25C temperatures. An additional performance was also held on May 6th, 2012 in Hibiya, Tokyo.


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Shoko-tan will also be having her first Asia tour to celebrate her 10th anniversary. Concerts will be held in five cities in Asia with her bands, starting in Hong Kong on Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8, 2012. Sunday, July 22, 2012 she'll be perforiming in Taipei, Sunday, August 5th, 2012 in Singapore, Friday, August 31st, 2012 in Shanghai and finally Sunday, Setptember 2nd, 2012 in Guangzhou. She stated about the tour that: "I want to sing to make Japan and the world happy and let people know that Japan is doing well."

A bunch of special CD's were released in Japan on May 2nd, 2012 titled: Shoko-tan Best――(°∀°)――!! (しょこたん べすと――(°∀°)――!!). The CD's have been added to our database as they include the album version of the 12th Pocket Monsters theme 'Antenna of the Heart' (心のアンテナ). There are four variants for sale, each has different things included. Details of each CD set is available in the CD database.


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Sources: http://www.oricon.co.jp/news/deview/2011216/ and http://ameblo.jp/nakagawa-shoko/entry-11242536066.html