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  • CAPSULE's new song to be used in Christmas illumination show

    October 31, 2014 @ 2:39 am

    CAPSULE's new song (currently untitled) has been chosen as the theme song for a Christmas illumination show that will be held at Canal City Hakata (Fukuoka).  This year's Christmas illumination show at Canal City Hakata will feature a 'Crystal Tree' produced by Team Lab and portray a "near future" through lights and music. From November 8 to December 25, the show will occur 5 times a day for about 3 minutes each show. CAPSULE's ne

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  • 16 members of 'Baito AKB' to attend their first event

    October 31, 2014 @ 2:38 am

    It's been revealed that 16 members of 'Baito AKB' will participate in the release event for AKB48's DVD / Blu-ray on November 3 at SHIBUYA TSUTAYA. While the members of 'Baito AKB' recently made their CM debut, this will mark their first time appearing live in front of fans. The 16 members who will be participating in the event are Saeki Mika, Ogino Yuka, Kataigi Madoka, Ebisawa Megumi, Kamitani Saya, Kawaguchi Mami, Nishigata Marina, K

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  • ONE OK ROCK to tour Japan with Yellowcard and Tonight Alive

    October 31, 2014 @ 2:37 am

    ONE OK ROCK will be appearing in the live event 'AP Japan x Tokyo Loud presents "Ten Hundred Miles Tour 2015" in January of next year. The event will be held in 3 locations across Japan: at Zepp Nagoya (Aichi) on January 25, Namba Hatch (Osaka) on January 26, and Zepp DiverCity TOKYO (Tokyo) on January 28 and 29. Other performers besides ONE OK ROCK include American rock band Yellowcard and Australian pop punk band Tonigh

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 10/24~10/26

    October 31, 2014 @ 1:23 am

    This is Tokyohive's regular Drama Prime Time Report giving you a detailed look at the prime time ratings with a focus on the weekly dramas. You can check out the most recent ratings from October 24th to October 26th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 10/24 – Friday 16.6%(2.3%) – 19:00-19:30 – NHK News 7 06.6%(1.3%) – 19:30-20:45 – Friday Eye 09.7%(0.6%) – 21:00-22:00 – News Wat

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  • Oricon Comic Chart for 10/20 ~ 10/26

    October 31, 2014 @ 1:22 am

    Oricon has released its weekly comic chart for October 20 to 26. Check out the top 5 below! 1. "Tokyo Ghoul", Volume 14 - Ishida Sui : (186,017)2. "Magi", Volume 23 - Otaka Shinobu : (177,439)3. "GIANT KILLING", Volume 33 - illustrated by Tsujitomo / Tsunamoto Masaya : (143,919)4. "Nanatsu no Taizai, Volume 11 - Suzuki Nakaba : (139,071)5. "Jojolion", Volume 8 - Araki Hirohiko : (123,728)(Check out the full ranking here.)Source: Oricon

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  • Watanabe Mayu to undergo treatment for acute tonsillitis

    October 31, 2014 @ 1:20 am

    It's been reported that AKB48's Watanabe Mayu has been diagnosed with acute tonsillitis and will devote herself to medical treatment for about 10 days.  Consequently, Watanabe will not be participating in the big handshake event for AKB48's single "Kokoro no Placard" Theater Edition (called "AKB48 'Kokoro no Placard' Gekijouban Hatsubai Kinen Dai Akushukai") that's scheduled to be held on November 3 at Makuhari Messe. The future course of action

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  • Details on SCANDAL's new album 'HELLO WORLD' revealed

    October 30, 2014 @ 5:22 pm

    The details on SCANDAL's new album "HELLO WORLD", which will be released on December 3, has been revealed. The album will feature a total of 13 songs such as their singles "Departure", "Yoake no Ryuseigun", and "Image". "Departure" and "Yoake no Ryuseigun" was produced by Kameda Seiji, and "Place of life (feat. Tetsuya Komuro)" by Komuro Tetsuya. In addition, the album will contain songs that were written and composed by the members themselves. 

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  • KinKi Kids' next album to include new songs and self covers

    October 30, 2014 @ 2:15 pm

    It's been revealed that KinKi Kids will release their new album "M album" on December 10.The duo's 14th original album will be made up of 2 discs that have the theme "Memories & Moments". DISC 1, titled "side Moments", will consist of new songs, along with their single "Glorious Days ~Tada Michi wo Sagashiteru" which was available for purchase only through their official online shop. Meanwhile, DISC 2, titled "side Memories" will contain self cov

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  • Check out BoA's short PV for her new single 'FLY'

    October 30, 2014 @ 1:13 pm

    BoA has revealed the short PV for her new single "FLY" thats due out on December 3. "FLY" is a self-produced track written and composed by the singer herself. It's said to fully show a new side of BoA as an artist.Source: BoA's Official Website

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  • Kis-My-Ft2's Tamamori Yuta lands first lead movie role in 'Raintree no Kuni'

    October 30, 2014 @ 2:33 am

    Kis-My-Ft2's Tamamori Yuta has landed his first lead movie role in the film adaptation of Arikawa Hiro's novel 'Raintree no Kuni'. Tamamori will play the role of 'Sakisaka Nobuyuki', a salaryman who falls in love with the heroine 'Hitomi Rika'. The role of 'Hitomi' will be played by model Nishiuchi Mariya. On his first time playing the lead in a movie, Tamamori expressed, "I was honestly very happy. It's my first time being in charge of a le

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