Native title: 武道館
Also Known as: Budoukan
Country: Japan
Type: Drama
Episodes: 8
Aired: Feb 6, 2016 to Mar 26, 2016
Aired On: Saturday
Network: Fuji TV
Duration: 25 min.


Budokan is an upbeat touching story that revolves around a fictional idol unit NEXT YOU struggling for a break in the industry and striving to perform at the famous Nippon Budokan–one of the most revered concert venues in Japan reserved only for the best performers. The story will cover various topics surrounding idol’s career such as scandals, inner conflicts, romance, etc., giving a realistic glimpse to the idol world. Will the girls of NEXT YOU be able to eventually build up fame and shine on the grandest stage of Budokan? ~~ Based on a novel by Asai Ryo.