Ikimonogakari eagerly-awaited tour schedule for 2012 is out and it includes 4 performances at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo.  There will be 37 performances in all with much of the tour at prime concert halls and the later dates in October and November the tour will wrap-up at larger arenas.

The tour kicks off April 14th at Nagaoka City Hall Plaza and will end at Osaka Castle Hall on November 22. The four performances at Nippon Budokan will be August 31st, September 1st, 14th, and 15th. 

In addition, Ikimonogakari’s new single, “Aruite Ikou” (Walking Distance) will release on November 23rd. It will be their 23rd single and is featured as used as Ending theme for (Autumn 2011) TBS Drama Runaway ~Aisuru Kimi no Tame ni.        The full list of tour dates follow,

Ikimongakari Live Tour 2012

April 14, 2012 (Saturday) City Hall Plaza Nagaoka, Niigata
April 20, 2012 (Friday) iichiko Guranshiata Oita
April 22, 2012 (Sun.) Nagasaki Brick Hall
April 24, 2012 (Tuesday) First Kagoshima Shimin Bunka Hall
April 28, 2012 (Sat), Kochi Prefectural Culture Hall, Orange Hall, Kochi
April 30, 2012 (Mon), Hall Bank princess Ehime (Ehime Prefectural Culture Hall)
May 5, 2012 (Sat) Akita Prefectural Hall
May 11, 2012 (Friday) Main Hall Civic Tomakomai, Hokkaido
May 13, 2012 (Sunday) Civic Cultural Center Main Hall Kushiro
May 19, 2012 (Sat), Iwate Prefectural Hall
May 20, 2012 (Sunday),  Aomori City Cultural Hall
May 26, 2012 (Sat) Convention Center, Yonago, Tottori Prefecture
May 27, 2012 (Sunday) Kurashiki City Hall
June 03, 2012 (Sunday) Nara 100-nen Hall, Nara
June 05, 2012 (Tuesday) Orix Theater in Osaka (Osaka Hall formerly EPI)
June 09, 2012 Saturday, Ise, Mie Prefecture Tourism and Culture Center
June 10, 2012 (Sun) Nagara International Conference, Gifu
June 17, 2012 (Sunday) Honda Ishikawa Forest Hall
June 21, 2012 (Thursday) Shibuya Public Hall Tokyo
June 22, 2012 (Friday) Shibuya Public Hall Tokyo
August 26, 2012 (Sunday) Arena Ecopa Shizuoka
August 31, 2012 (Friday) at Nippon Budokan, Tokyo
September 01, 2012 (Sat) Budokan, Tokyo
September 14, 2012 (Friday) at Nippon Budokan, Tokyo
September 15, 2012 (Sat) Budokan, Tokyo
September 22, 2012 (Sat) Sekisui Heim Ice Arena Hokkaido Makomanai
September 29, 2012 (Sat) Marine Messe Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
October 06, 2012 (Sat) Hiroshima Green Arena
October 10, 2012 (Wednesday) NGK Hall in Aichi Prefecture (formerly Rainbow Hall)
October 11, 2012 (Thursday) NGK Hall in Aichi Prefecture (formerly Rainbow Hall)
October 17, 2012 (Wed.) Osaka Castle Hall in Osaka
October 18, 2012 (Thursday), Osaka Castle Hall in Osaka
October 21, 2012 (Sunday) Toki Messe Niigata Convention Center, Niigata Prefecture
October 30, 2012 (Tuesday) Yokohama Arena, Kanagawa
October 31, 2012 (Wednesday), Yokohama Arena, Kanagawa
November 10, 2012 (Sat) Miyagi Sekisui Heim Super Arena
November 22, 2012 (Thursday), Osaka Castle Hall in Osaka

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