[Timeline 2011] Avex repeatedly obstructing JYJ’s efforts to hold 2 charity concerts in Japan for earthquake relief

This timeline is translated from Toshiro Ono’s blog. Toshiro Ono is a freelance nonfiction writer who writes mostly about the mafia and crime.

The JYJ Concert, timeline

I made this to sort things out. It is based on court records and investigation records. I believe there are no errors..

2011.3.14 Cjes and Zak formally conclude/signed a concert contract. Cjes and Zak agree to split the balance 50/50 after expenses are subtracted from the concert proceeds as their profit. [Cjes is to donate their portion of the profits to charity.]

2011.3.23 Attorney for Avex sends Zak content-certified mail* protesting and warning against holding the concert

2011.3.28 Avex sends Yokohama Arena a notice

2011.3.30 Zak receives notice in Yokohama Arena’s president’s name that they cannot grant permission [for JYJ] to use the Arena

2011.4.1 Attorney for Yokohama Arena sends a content-certified mail to Zak

2011.4.5 Presale of tickets (soldout)

2011.4.5 Attorney for Avex sends Zak content-certified mail concerning the concert to be held in Saitama Arena

2011.4.11 Saitama Arena notifies Zak that they cannot grant permission for the concert

2011.4.14 A notice appears on the Saitama Arena homepage stating “We were initially preparing to give permission for the use of our facilities. However we decided that it was not appropriate to give permission when the artist has contractual problems.”

2011.4.21 Zak submits a request for the use of Ryogoku Kokugikan.  Continue reading