Figure skating legend Yuzuru Hanyu has opened more social media accounts and announced his first-ever ice show as a professional skater.
The two-time Olympic champion, who launched his YouTube channel in August, now has a Twitter and Instagram account managed by staff.
Among the first posts in the accounts is a teaser for the ice show titled “Prologue. ”
“This is the first ice display that I can do everything by myself, ” Hanyu said in a message on the official website , as translated from Japanese.
“I hope that various stories will be spun from now on. Let this ice show be the ‘prologue’ of that story. ”
Hanyu himself will be producing plus directing the show.
The shows will be staged in Yokohama in November 4-5 and Hachinohe in December 2-3.
Aside from the present announcement, the Twitter plus Instagram also shared a pair of photos of Hanyu when he was a child.
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Hanyu retired from competitive figure skating in July.
—MGP, GMA News