An ad of actor Jang Keun Suk in the Asahi Newspaper recently won an award in Japan.
On October 23, Tri-J Company, Jang’s agency, reported that an ad for Jang’s first album in Japan, Just Crazy, put in eight pages of the Asahi Newspaper at the end of May, received an award at the Awards for Newspaper Advertising in Japan.
To the awards, which was held at the Tokyo Prince Hotel on October 19, a total of 457 ads were submitted, and only ten of them won awards. It’s been 32 years since it was held for the first time in 1981.
The ad of Jang received a lot of attention when it was first put in the newspaper.
The first album of Jang topped the Oricon Daily and Weekly Charts immediately after it was released.
A spokesperson for the Japanese Newspapers Association says, “The ad was for Jang Keun Suk’s first album in Japan.
Using the big space of newspaper, he made a strong impression on readers.
It wasn’t distributed to a wide range of people, but it received a lot of attention on social networking sites and was also introduced on TV and daily magazines.
It extended potential of newspaper.” Jang will hold a concert in Shenzhen, China, on October 27, and three last concerts in Saitama, Japan, on November 26, 27, and 29.