Idol group Dempagumi.inc has been chosen as the Best Japan Act for this year’s MTV EMA awards, based on fan votes.
They were first voted in as the wildcard group to compete against other Japanese acts like Babymetal, One Ok Rock, Sandaime J Soul Brothers and Sekai no Owari. With this win, they will move on to compete against Jay Chou(Taiwan), Jane Zhang(China),BTS(Korea),Son Tung M-TP(SE Asia) for the Best Asia Act.
Denpagumi member Yumemi Nemu expressed her delight on Twitter “Thanks to everyone, even though we’re very surprised, we’ve become the Japan representatives! Thanks very much!”
Voting continues here: http://jp.mtvema.com/vote#cat=worldwide-act-asia
The awards show will take place in Milan on 26th October.