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  • Ichikawa Miori announces graduation from NMB48

    January 20, 2018 @ 3:15 am

    On January 19, NMB48 member Ichikawa Miori announced her graduation during the event 'AKB48 Group Request Hour Set List Best 100 2018' at TOKYO DOME CITY HALL. After performing "ONEW no Uwabaki," which ranked 97th, with Shiroma Miru and Umeyama Cocona, Ichikawa remained on stage and said, "I have an announcement to make." She continued, "I, Ichikawa Miori, will graduate from NMB48 this spring. Please excuse me for making this announceme

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  • E-girls, AKB48, JUJU, and more to perform on January 26th MUSIC STATION

    January 20, 2018 @ 3:14 am

    MUSIC STATION has revealed the artist line up for its January 26th broadcast.The upcoming episode will feature performances by E-girls, AKB48, Shimizu Shota, JUJU, Franz Ferdinand, and Hey! Say! JUMP. Check out the complete set list below! ・E-girls - "Aishiteru to Itte Yokatta"・AKB48 - "Yosougai no Story"・Shimizu Shota - "My Boo"・JUJU - "Tokyo"・Franz Ferdinand - "Always Ascending"・Hey! Say! JUMP - "Mae wo Muke"Source: natalie

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  • Komuro Tetsuya announces retirement

    January 19, 2018 @ 3:15 am

    On January 19th, musician Komuro Tetsuya held a press conference in Tokyo announcing his retirement. Komuro held the press conference after a tabloid magazine published allegations of him cheating on his wife. He first apologized to his wife, family, fans, and the woman involved in the scandal. His decision to retire is his way of coming to terms with the uproar.  Komuro made his debut as a member of TM NETWORK in 1984.

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  • EXILE THE SECOND's new song to be used in game 'Gundam Heroes'

    January 19, 2018 @ 3:13 am

    EXILE THE SECOND's new song "HEROES" will be used in the online game 'Gundam Heroes.''Gundam Heroes' is a simulation game in which players assemble and command a team of heroes in a battle against enemies.You can listen to a snippet of "HEROES" in the game's promotional footage below.  Source: natalie

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  • HKT48 reveal dates for spring tour

    January 19, 2018 @ 3:13 am

    HKT48 will hold a live tour called "HKT48 Haru no Arena Tour 2018 ~Kore ga Hakata no Yarikatada!~" from February to May. It's been about a year since the group held their last tour. This time, they are scheduled to make stops in Kobe, Sendai, Saitama, Okinawa, and Fukuoka. More details will be released via the group's official website.  [HKT48 Haru no Arena Tour 2018 ~Kore ga Hakata no Yarikatada!~]Sunday, February 25 - Kobe World Hall

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  • GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE to tour China

    January 19, 2018 @ 3:12 am

    GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE will hold their first China tour in March.Titled "GENERATIONS CHINA TOUR 2018: MAD CYCLONE," the tour will consist of three shows each at Shenzhen Poly Theatre, Beijing Exhibition Theatre, and Shanghai Majestic Theatre. In 2017, GENERATIONS performed at various cities overseas including Taipei, Macao, Los Angeles, and New York. This will be their first time touring mainland China. [GENERATIONS CHINA TOUR 2018 "MAD CY

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  • SCANDAL to hold free live on Valentine's Day

    January 19, 2018 @ 3:07 am

    SCANDAL will hold a free live on February 14 at Zepp DiverCity TOKYO.  This free live will be held to commemorate the release of the band's new album "HONEY", which will hit stores on the same day. To participate, fans must submit an application in advance on E-Plus. If there are too many applicants, a lottery system will be put into effect. You can only submit one application, and the deadline is set to January 28. Those who are selec

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  • Johnny's group King & Prince to make major debut

    January 18, 2018 @ 3:26 am

    King & Prince, comprised of Johnny's Jr. members Hirano Sho, Nagase Ren, Takahashi Kaito, Kishi Yuta, Jinguji Yuta, and Iwahashi Genki, will make their major debut from Universal Music this spring. Until now, Hirano, Nagase, and Takahashi had been active as Mr.KING, while Kishi, Jinguji, and Iwahashi had been a part of Prince. As their major debut has been decided, the two groups have merged to become King & Prince. To coin

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  • Hirose Alice and Suzu apologize following brother's arrest for driving under the influence

    January 18, 2018 @ 3:25 am

    On January 19, actresses Hirose Alice and Suzu apologized following their older brother's arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol. Alice tweeted, "To my supporters and persons concerned, I am sorry for worrying you. I am on the set of my morning drama today. I will do my best as always, so please continue to support me."Similarly, Suzu said, "Everyone, I am sorry to have caused trouble... I will concentrate and do my best today."Source

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  • Japan Box Office Report – 1/13~1/14 2018

    January 18, 2018 @ 3:19 am

    Check out the box office charts and trailers of all the new Japanese films of the past weekend below! Japan Box Office Chart – January 13th/January 14th 01 (01) Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Weeks: 05) 02 (02) Kingsman: The Golden Circle (Weeks: 02) 03 (04) The 8-Year Engagement (Weeks: 05) 04 (03) Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura (Weeks: 06) 05 (05) Youkai Watch Movie 4: Shadow Side - Oni-ou no Fukkatsu (Weeks: 05) 06 (00) Mazin

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