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Zanessa-Mania Strikes Japan

Zanessa-Mania Strikes Japan

After a 12-hour flight together, Zac Efron and girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens are welcomed by hundreds of screaming fans at Narita International Airport on Sunday (January 25) in Narita, Chiba, Japan.

Zac wore a Members Only jacket and Diesel Thanaz 8LP jeans. Vanessa sported the Lauren Moshi Peace Girl Swing Pocket Tank, a Prps leather jacket, Desert Blue skinny jeans, a Linea Pelle bag and Chinese Laundry boots.

The couple is in on tour in Japan to promote their latest movie High School Musical 3: Senior Year, which opens on February 7 in Japan.

More than 30 police officers and security guards were set up as a perimeter as the real-life couple (and his manager) made their way through the airport.

“I’ve never seen anything like it,” said a onlooker. “Their fans were screaming and some were crying because they were so happy to see them.”

25+ pictures inside of Zanessa-mania in Japan…

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Credit: Scott Larson, Junko Kimura/Getty; Photos: INFdaily, SplashNewsOnline
Posted to: Vanessa Hudgens, Zac Efron

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  • ************

    Tired of them!

  • ny


  • lslsharon

    they both looks adorable~~!!
    vanessa is so pretty!!
    love zanessa~~!!

  • CPM

    This report is either slightly exaggerated, or a total crock of shit. No reports anywhere in the Japanese media, and the idea of ‘hundreds’ of fans is complete nonsense. Just because you’re American doesn’t mean you can just make stuff up.

  • =)

    how do they manage to look so good after a 12 hour flight !? ;D
    I would probably look dead
    loovethem (L)

  • smdwh

    they are so cute

  • jo

    omg that is so cute! HSM worldwide domination lol

  • ny

    i guess all of you are losers ha hah later losers

  • Kally

    Some news(again) of the Hollywood young greasy hair couple! :(

  • contour

    They kinda look like brother and sister in this photo.

  • Tricia


  • zanessafan4ever18

    They r so cute!!!!!!!!!!

    love ZAC!!!!!!!!!!!

  • vancrazed

    #4 your kinda stupid. Go look at pictures and see how many fans were there to welcome them. It was overwhelming. Before you make a statement like that you might want to check your facts. you can see the lines of fans near passport control, it was unreal.
    Maybe this will be more evidence to the amount of support these two have from fans all around the world. It’s funny to me, because I believe it has nothing to do with their star power, but more to do with them as individuals. In a world that is full of cynics and haters, a little bit of genuineness and love is refreshing. That is what these guys have to offer.

  • me…

    wow, the japanese really go all out on their posters!
    Yay zanessa

  • desiree
  • Mike


  • go sox

    Thanks for posting them here, Jared!!! How anyone can think this story is fabricated is obviously not in touch with reality!!!

    So great to see them finish off this amazing ride with a reception like that!!! Here’s to the future………

  • desiree

    Excuse me “ARE” an idiot

  • go sox

    vancrazed, you said it perfectly…….this is why we are fans.

    “In a world that is full of cynics and haters, a little bit of genuineness and love is refreshing. That is what these guys have to offer.”

    So hurry on back to Perez, you people who just don’t get why we’re happy, positive, and loyal fans.

  • go sox

    OMG, MIKE…………..can I scream it, THEN DON”T COME HERE!!!!!!

  • poppy

    CPM…et al. Take a look at the youtube videos, and the pictures, then come back and make a comment like the story is made up, The reports that fans were crowding the airport surfaced hours before they landed, if thats not support I don’t know what is.

    These two young actors are astounding, so grounded and so sweet. They are truly wonderful individuals. They are so overwelmed with their reception, its so great to see them so happy. Hope they have a wonderful time in Japan.

    Oh and Mike, they belong on here, they are 21 and 20 years old respectively, and have a lot more intelligence and decency then many people, such as yourself. They get more comments than any of the big names, good or bad it doesn’t matter, the sheer fact they do speaks volumes, so go and cry somewhere else and stop being pathetic.

  • fout

    yaya i love them! zacc looks cute
    its amazing they dont look tired at all

  • http://justjared ace4

    wow, they look so happy together, i hope they have a great time in japan!

  • vanessajonas


  • Rosa

    Zanessa are the most adorable couple EVER ..
    thx for posting Jared ..
    waitning for more zanessa from the premiere ..

  • http://Zanessa-ManiaStrikesJapan rubyred

    They are so cute!

  • cutie

    cute! :-)

  • me

    Yes the picutures don’t lie, they are definitely BIG.
    As with what hapend everywhere else, also in Japan they had many fans waiting for they arrival.
    Let stop with the hate comments, they are young, extremelly beautiful and very comited to their work.
    So if you don’t like then or don’t like their work pass the post about them and cary on with your sad life.

  • biggie

    wow…..they look really happy to see so many fans on their arrival. great to know they had a sound flight. and #15, wow that picture of the many fans that were at the airport…that totally shuns comments that the stories are fabricated. great to know japan luvs HSM just as we do. Vanessa is so lovely and Zac is adorable too. God bless them both. :)

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  • Karen

    All you who want to make it sound like it is not a big deal about Zac and Vanessa arriving in Japan should just stop as there are pics everywhere. Gettys had pictures and you can clearly see the crowd all around and there is a YouTube video and you can hear the screaming. Also, there is a picture that is huge in an area of Tokyo which looks like a Time Square in the city which has a picture of Zac and Vanessa together and it is so much bigger than the other pictures displayed there. Maybe someone smarter than me could post that picture. So, it would seem that their arrival has been very much anticipated so the crowd should not have been a surprise. I’m sure that is why there were so many security people around. They couldn’t just grab them at the last minute.

  • Malia

    What a nice reception they got from their Japanese fans. And at the airport. Wow!!! The time the fans spent making those incredible posters. So creative.

  • Malia

    Hmmm . . . I see the curmudgeons are out early today with venom dripping from their fingers as they type comments filled with hate.

    Way to go Zac and Vanessa. You touched some hate-filled people right in their hearts.

  • rosielee9

    Great to see they had a safe flight and look genuinely suprised by the reception.

    They look very happy and relaxed and I love how in one of the photo’s the security guard has his hand on the back of Vanessa guiding her through but it just made me smile becuase Zac also has his arm around her as if to say it’s okay mate I’ve got it covered as always Zac is making sure that V is not to far from him and they both just look really happy, it just goes to show that they can come through a airport and be full of smiles if they get the right reception. Lookingforward to many more photo’s.

  • bey rocks

    gotta LOVE them!

  • kelly martineau

    Has anyone have video of them coming to the lax airport and arrivaling at japan airport?

  • kathy

    it’s great that they got such a warm welcome in japan. they look adorable even after a 12 hour flight.

    there is another vid from a fan on the link

  • vancrazed

    Yeah go sox,
    .I have gotten to the point where I could care less if they ever remain in any public eye, I am so thankful that what they have given the world is a positive look at hollywood for a change. What a breath of fresh air.

  • kathy

    i think they should be posted here with the other adult celebrities as well as on jjj. they have both the adult fans and the tween fans and jared can get twice the hits.

  • Naomi

    There are two videos on this blog which is run by a Japanese girl. Keep the volume down because of the screaming!

  • sjk

    I just love them! It’s so nice to see actors that are stilled amazed that so many care and even take pictures to sortof take it all in. Hope they have continued success and are known for the work they do. (Of course, who you are as a person will ultimately determine what you are known for.) Love ‘em both!

  • Malia

    Naomi, I thought that was hilarious (the second fan video). That fan was so caught up in the moment and all the screaming that she got shots of the ceiling, floor, and most everything is a blur. :)

  • Naomi

    This was posted by Malia in the last thread. Check how massive the billboard is compared to the others. That should take care of any looney that thinks their reception is fabricated.

  • ayen

    They look great. Glad to see them arriving safely.

  • ashlee

    that means the red carpet will be awesome.

    btw, vanessa has zillions of fans in japan.

  • Naomi

    I know Malia, poor thing! I definitely understand her feelings.

  • abi

    #16 i think zanessa give more attention that the older celebrities
    get over OK