The anticipation was palpable, as fans gathered at Daikanyama Unit for OHL’s highly awaited live show. OHL, short for ONE HUNDRED LIMINAL, is a dynamic dance and vocal boy group composed of seven talented members: SHURU, Junya, Gen, KANNA, KTA, Ryusei, and Nao. The group was formed on January 29, 2021, with the mission to explore “100 different potentials, talents, and possibilities” across various musical genres, showcasing the unique strengths of each member.
As the lights dimmed, the crowd erupted in applause, signaling the start of an unforgettable evening. The giant screen displayed “OHL” in white with bold black letters, setting the stage for what was to come.
The concert kicked off with a bang as the members of OHL took to the stage, each clad in distinct outfits that seamlessly blended street style and individuality. The group began with their eponymous song, “OHL,” sending waves of excitement through the venue. The hip-hop and rock-infused choreography showcased the members’ charisma as they took turns center stage, capturing the hearts of the enthusiastic fans.
Transitioning seamlessly into “None of This,” OHL’s versatility was on full display. The members commanded the stage with confidence and energy, regardless of the space available. The vivid blue and green lighting added an extra layer of excitement to the performance.
The mood shifted with “Addictive Luv,” a romantic ballad bathed in dim white light, which gradually transitioned to warm orange and pink hues. The group’s ability to convey emotion through their music left fans captivated.
“Periodt.” brought a dose of R&B and hip-hop to the show, highlighting the camaraderie between the members as they delivered a high-energy, fun-filled performance that had the audience on their feet.
During a brief interlude, OHL took a moment to greet the audience while sipping water. Their connection with the fans was evident as they asked who was attending their concert for the first time, prompting a show of hands from newcomers. A new video added to the excitement, setting the stage for the next part of the concert.
A romantic ballad featuring a mic stand and warm spotlights took center stage, with one member shining brightly. The audience was entranced by the performance, their hearts warmed by the display of talent.
The concert moved into “Ashes” with the sound of a ticking clock and soft cyan and fuchsia lighting, creating a smooth and mesmerizing transition.
“Scream love forever!” echoed throughout the venue as fans sang along to “Love Forever.” The group’s interaction with the audience was flawless, eliciting cheers and excitement.
“Finger snap” led into “GO UP,” with green and red lights illuminating the stage. The charismatic member in the center had fans swooning as he delivered a captivating performance.
The infectious energy of “Hurtful Distance” had the entire crowd waving their arms from side to side and clapping along to the multi-colored spectacle.
For the encore, OHL treated their devoted fans to a nostalgic video, creating a whimsical atmosphere filled with messages of gratitude for their unwavering support.
Returning to the stage in striking red outfits, the group launched into “Change Ma Life,” blending street, rock, and sport elements with powerful choreography. The concert was reaching its climax.
“Xplosion” ignited the venue with a burst of energy, complete with red flashes and dynamic hand gestures that left fans electrified.
As the concert approached its end, a heartfelt video played on the back screen, with members standing in the front, illuminated by a disco ball and white lights. One member expressed his gratitude for the fans’ support and promised to always be there for them.
The second encore was a testament to the fans’ love and devotion. Chants of “OHL” echoed through the venue, intensifying with each repetition. The members engaged with the audience from the stage, asking for shouts and screams, making it a memorable interaction.
Ryusei was declared the winner, granting him the privilege of choosing the final song. OHL returned to the stage in white goods polo shirts and towels, engaging in a carefree dance and interaction with each other that left the audience in stitches.
The members took a moment to reflect on the concert, asking the fans for their thoughts and proudly displaying their new T-shirts, which received an enthusiastic response.
Amidst the fun and laughter, the members thanked the audience for choosing to spend their time at the concert when there were so many other events and artists to support. They expressed their deep gratitude and requested continued support in the future.
The evening ended on a high note as the members lay on the floor, inviting fans to join them in making the peace sign. With a final call to action, they performed their last song, with the entire crowd clapping along. The camaraderie and genuine joy among the members were palpable, leaving a lasting impression on everyone in attendance.
As the concert concluded, the members played and hugged each other, holding hands and bowing to express their thanks. “Arigato gozaimashita” (Thank you very much) resonated through the venue as they waved goodbye. Each member took a moment to bid farewell individually before exiting the stage, leaving fans with cherished memories of a night filled with music, laughter, and the heartfelt connection between OHL and their devoted supporters.