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  • GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE's new rock number to be used in 'ONE PIECE'

    March 30, 2015 @ 3:00 am

    GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE's new song "Hard Knock Days" has been picked up as the theme song for Fuji TV's anime 'ONE PIECE'.  On the powerful rock number, member Kazuhara Ryuto commented, "We've never attempted such a strong rock sound before, so in a good way, I believe it has turned out to be a song that's different and unlike GENERATIONS." Komori Hayato, who claims to be a fan of 'ONE PIECE' since elementary school, stated, "Just as how ON

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  • AKB48's collaboration unit with 'Yokai Watch' to release 1st single

    March 30, 2015 @ 2:57 am

    NyaaKB with Tsuchinoko Panda, a collaboration unit between AKB48 and anime 'Yokai Watch', will release their 1st single "Idol wa Uunyanya no Ken" on April 8th. NyaaKB with Tsuchinoko Panda is a unit comprised of 7 AKB48 members Shimazaki Haruka, Matsui Jurina, Miyawaki Sakura, Kawaei Rina, Kizaki Yuria, Kato Rena, and Kojima Mako, and Tsuchinoko Panda. Their song "Idol wa Uunyanya no Ken" is currently being used as the ending theme for the a

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  • Ikimonogakari's 30th single to be titled 'Anata'

    March 29, 2015 @ 3:11 am

    Ikimonogakari's new single, which will be released on May 13th, will be titled "Anata"."Anata" will mark the group's 30th single. The title track is a ballad written and composed by Mizuno Yoshiki (G), and arranged by Kameda Seiji. As the coupling tracks, the single will include live versions of "Kirari" and "My Stage" from their concert on March 14th at Makuhari Messe, as well as an instrumental version of "Anata". "Anata" has been picked up as

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  • Fukuyama Masaharu & Ayaka added to line up for MUSIC STATION's 3-hour special

    March 29, 2015 @ 3:07 am

    More artists who will be performing on TV Asahi's 'MUSIC STATION 3-Hour Special' have been revealed.The newly added artists include Fukuyama Masaharu and Ayaka. Fukuyama will perform "Nandodemo Hana ga Saku You ni Watashi wo Ikiyou" and Ayaka will perform "Nijiiro". The full line up announced so far can be seen below.・Ayaka - "Nijiiro"・Kis-My-Ft2 - "Kiss Tamashii"・Kobukuro - "Sakura", "Kiseki"・Southern All Stars - Special Medley・Sandaime J Soul

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 3/18~3/24

    March 27, 2015 @ 5:20 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of March 18th to March 24th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Ai Uta ~since 2007~" - whiteeeen 02 - "Attakain Dakara" - Kumamushi 03 - "Rassun Gorerai" - 8.6sec Bazooka 04 - "Anata ni Koi wo Shitemimashita" - chay 05 - "R.Y.U.S.E.I." - Sandaime J Soul Brothers 06 - "D

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  • KANA-BOON to release 'Nandemonedari' as their new single

    March 27, 2015 @ 2:55 am

    On March 23, KANA-BOON held their first arena concert at Osaka-jo Hall. During this concert, the band announced that they will release their new single "Nandemonedari" on May 13.The title track was written as the CM song for Shiseido's 'ANESSA'. It's an uptempo tune that has the theme "a woman who wants everything and a man who makes fun of that." The single's limited edition will come with a DVD containing a new version PV of "Naimononedari

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  • Oricon Comic Chart for 3/16 ~ 3/22

    March 27, 2015 @ 2:38 am

    Oricon has revealed its weekly comic chart for March 16 to 22. Check out the top 5 below!  1. "Tokyo Ghoul:re", Volume 2 - Ishida Sui : (434,675)2. "FAIRY TAIL", Volume 48 - Mashima Hiro : (255,062)3. "Daiya no A", Volume 46 - Terajima Yuji : (186,887)4. "Ahiru no Sora", Volume 40 - Hinata Takeshi : (178,336)5. "Skip Beat!", Volume 36 - Nakamura Yoshiki : (113,908)(Check out the full ranking here.)Source: Oricon

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  • AKB48's young members to form a new unit

    March 27, 2015 @ 2:37 am

    It's been revealed that the young members of AKB48 will forming a new unit called 'Denden Muchu!'.This was announced on March 25 during AKB48 group's concert 'AKB48 Young Member Zenkoku Tour ~Mirai wa Ima Kara Tsukurareru~' at Saitama Super Arena. Denden Muchu! will be comprised of 7 members who are Oowada Nana, Mukaichi Mion, Murayama Yuiri, Kawamoto Saya, Taniguchi Megu, Yabuki Nako, and Tanaka Miku. Upon hearing the surprise announcement, Oowa

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  • AKB48 reveal senbatsu members for 40th single

    March 26, 2015 @ 6:01 pm

    On March 26, AKB48 held a concert at Saitama Super Arena where they announced the 32 senbatsu members for their 40th single "Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai" (May 20 release).The center for AKB48's upcoming single will be Shimazaki Haruka. This will be her first time claiming center since "Eien Pressure" (released December 2012) which she earned after winning the 3rd Janken Tournament.  The 32 senbatsu members are as follows: Oshima Ryoka, Owada Nana,

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  • Check out Hamasaki Ayumi's 'Last minute' PV

    March 26, 2015 @ 3:39 pm

    Hamasaki Ayumi has uploaded the PV for her new song "Last minute" onto her official YouTube channel."Last minute" is a track off of the singer's new album 'A ONE' which will hit stores on April 8. Hamasaki started to work on this song in response to her fans' fervent request. This PV and making footage will be included in the album's limited edition DVD/Blu-ray.

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