The “Dramatic Live Athena” concert that celebrated the release of the DVD for “ Athena: Goddess of War” and also TV broadcast was held on January 7 in the Japanese Saitama Super Arena.
On stage, the fight between Cha Seung Won and Choo Sung Hoon (Yoshihiro Akiyama), and Soo Ae ’s knee kicks were shown on stage. There was also a corner where scenes were acted like a musical.
Super Junior performed “Superman” and “Mr. Simple” during the event. (Their member Siwon was a part of the drama.) SHINee performed “Juliet ” and “Lucifer.” SNSD’s Taeyeon also performed “I Love You .”
Video messages were also played from Jung Woo Sung, BoA, DBSK’s Changmin, Lee Byung Hun, and Kim Tae Hee. Cha Seung Won stated, “It’s very rare for an actor to stand in front of so many people, I think I received a lot of positive energy for this new year.”
Soo Ae stated, “It was an opportunity for me to feel the popularity of Hallyu. I think this experience is something I won’t forget.”
The “Dramatic Live Athena” will open in Tokyo and on January 9 at the Osaka Palace Hall.