The seventh program in this special evening of Japanese television, featuring seven hours of top-rated programs from Japan's Tokyo Broadcasting System, which aired on WOR-TV in New York. Tetsuko Kuroyanagi introduces this installment of "Sound Inn 'S'," a variety series. Highlights of this program include the following: Shigeru Matsuzaki, Yukari Ito, and Hatsumi Shibata sing "Jubilation" in a rock music production number featuring the cast; Shibata sings "The Days of Wine and Roses," accompanied by a soloist on the shakuhachi, a Japanese folk instrument; Matsuzaki performs a musical skit in which he portrays a lonely man who invents a love potion, with Ito, Shibata, and Matsuzaki singing the pop songs, "Heartache Tonight," "Superman," and "Disco Inferno"; and Ito sings "Goodbye Girl," accompanied by pianist Joe Sera. Commercials deleted.

(Portions are dubbed or subtitled in English.)


  • DATE: April 5, 1980 Saturday 8:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:30:00
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T81:0568
  • GENRE: Variety
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Comedy; Japan; Music, popular (songs, etc.); Rock music, Japanese; Tokyo Broadcasting System collection
  • SERIES RUN: WOR (New York, NY) - TV, 1980


  • Masafumi Watanabe … Producer
  • Takefumi Shimazu … Director
  • Ken Hatamoto … Writer
  • Yoshinori Seki … Writer
  • Kayoko Nakura … Choreographer
  • Yukari Ito … Performer
  • Shigeru Matsuzaki … Performer
  • Hatsumi Shibata … Performer
  • New Holiday Girls, The … Performer
  • Dandies … Performer
  • Now Girls … Performer
  • Joe Sera … Performer
  • Time Five … Performer
  • Tetsuko Kuroyanagi … Host, For "Japan Tonight!"
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