a competition talent show created by Nippon Television (NTV) and
Japanese rock star YOSHIKI, has just ranked number 1 in Hulu Japan’s
domestic variety show category. This is one of the latest projects for

YOSHIKI who, together with world class industry experts, is in search of the
next global stars to discover a groundbreaking group.
YOSHIKI SUPERSTAR PROJECT X began streaming on Hulu Japan on
October 2nd.

Buzz around the show continues to peak as celebrities and the
biggest names in music (both international and domestic) are joining the
show as judges and coaches. Gene Simmons (KISS), Sarah Brightman,
Travis Payne who choreographed Michael Jackson’s This is It are just
some of the iconic names that are being brought on as judges, in addition
to world-class fighters, world champion dancers and public figures.
The show takes a unique approach to presenting a talent show, revealing
which of the strong competitors make the cut over time as the show
develops. The anticipation of the reveals has generated significant hype on
social media as fans await to see who joins the contenders. YOSHIKI
SUPERSTAR PROJECT X features not only highly skilled, but highly
captivating cast members that continue to delight audiences worldwide.
YOSHIKI’s partner NTV is Japan’s largest, oldest, and most watched
commercial television network. Preceding YOSHIKI SUPERSTAR
PROJECT X, NTV aired another music competition show in partnership
with HYBE, the entertainment company behind international
phenomenon BTS. NTV recently aired another successful competition
series in collaboration with world-famous South Korean company JYP
Entertainment, which debuted sensational girls group NiziU. JYP also
produced girls group Twice.

Yoshiki Superstar Project X beside contestants
YOSHIKI is a composer, classically-trained pianist, rock drummer, and
leader of the rock group X Japan. YOSHIKI was named “one of the most
influential musicians and composers in Japanese history” by Consequence
of Sound and is described by Billboard Magazine as “a musical innovator.”
YOSHIKI has sold over 30 million albums and singles and has sold out the
55,000-seat Tokyo Dome a record-breaking 18 times with his band X

Japan. He has performed at the world’s greatest stages including Madison
Square Garden, Wembley Arena, Coachella Music Festival, and Carnegie
Hall. YOSHIKI has composed Hollywood film soundtracks, a concerto for
the Emperor of Japan, and the official theme song for the Golden Globe
YOSHIKI is a fashion icon and was the first Japanese male to appear on
the cover of Vogue Japan. In 2022, YOSHIKI formed a business
partnership with Coca-Cola Japan to launch the energy drinks Real Gold X
and Real Gold Y. As the founder of Yoshiki Foundation America, a
501(c)(3) non-profit organization, he has been internationally recognized as
one of Forbes Asia’s “30 Heroes of Philanthropy”.
Hulu: https://www.hulu.jp/yoshiki-superstar-project-x
Official Website: https://yoshikisuperstar.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yoshikisuperstar/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/yoshiki_s_star
TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@yoshikisuperstar
YOSHIKI Official Website: https://www.yoshiki.net/
YOSHIKI YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/yoshikiofficial
YOSHIKI Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yoshikiofficial/