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  • Nogizaka46's Kitano Hinako to take a hiatus from her activities

    November 18, 2017 @ 8:08 am

    It's been reported that Nogizaka46 member Kitano Hinako will temporarily stop her activities. Since summer, Kitano has taken a break from some activities due to her poor health. In order to focus on recovery, she decided to withdraw herself from all activities for the time being. On her blog, she revealed that she has not been well since last winter, "I struggled to make this decision as this is an important time for Nogizaka46 and myself." She c

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  • Former Morning Musume's Ishikawa Rika announces pregnancy

    November 18, 2017 @ 8:06 am

    Former Morning Musume member Ishikawa Rika has announced that she and Nogami Ryoma, professional baseball player for the Saitama Seibu Lions, are expecting their first child.On her official blog, Ishikawa wrote, "With the support of my husband and people around me, I will do my best with whatever I can, including work, so it would make me happy if you would watch over me warmly."Ishikawa graduated from Morning Musume back in May of

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 11/1~11/7

    November 13, 2017 @ 1:32 pm

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of November 1 to November 7. Check out the top ranking digital singles, albums and music videos for this week below! - < Digital Single - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Haiiro to Ao (+Suda Masaki)" - Yonezu Kenshi 02 - "Here" - JUNNA 03 - "Kiseki" - Uru 04 - "Uchiage Hanabi" - DAOKO x Yonezu Kenshi 05 - "Kaze ni Fukarete mo" - Keyakizaka46 06 - "My Hero" - MAN WITH A MISSION

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  • Sato Sumire announces graduation from SKE48 + retirement from showbiz

    November 7, 2017 @ 5:16 am

    On November 6, SKE48 member Sato Sumire announced her graduation and retirement from showbiz during Team E's performance at SKE48 Theater. After the show, Sato updated her official blog saying, "During today's performance, I announced my graduation from SKE48 as well as my resignation from Horipro. I think I've surprised my fans and persons concerned with the sudden announcement. I'm sorry. I thought about it for a long time in my own way." Sato,

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 10/25~10/31

    November 7, 2017 @ 5:12 am

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of October 25th to October 31st. Check out the top ranking digital singles, albums and music videos for this week below! - < Digital Single - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Kaze ni Fukarete mo" - Keyakizaka46 02 - "Human" - WANIMA 03 - "BIG CITY RODEO" - GENERATIONS 04 - "Anata to Ikiteyuku" - GLAY 05 - "Haiiro to Ao (+Suda Masaki)" - Yonezu Kenshi 06 - "Mirai no Bokura wa Sh

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  • Tomoya of ONE OK ROCK becomes a father

    November 7, 2017 @ 5:08 am

    On November 5, ONE OK ROCK drummer Tomoya announced via Instagram that his first child has been born.Tomoya uploaded a photo of himself carrying his newborn son. "We are happy to announce the birth of our healthy baby boy. Welcome to this world!!! Thank for you being born☺︎," he wrote.  ONE OK ROCK's Ryota also welcomed his firstborn, a baby girl, just last month. Fans congratulated Tomoya and expressed their joy that another member has joined t

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  • Oda Kazumasa, SKY-HI, and more contribute articles to Utada Hikaru's lyric book

    November 2, 2017 @ 4:41 am

    The names of the celebrities contributing articles to Utada Hikaru's lyric book "Utada Hikaru no Kotoba" have been revealed. "Utada Hikaru no Kotoba" is slated for release on the singer's debut anniversary day, December 9. It will feature the Japanese lyrics for all songs released from her debut number "Automatic" to her most recent "Anata." In addition, Oda Kazumasa, SKY-HI, Ikimonogakari's Mizuno Yoshiki, photographer Ishikawa Ryuichi, copywrit

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 10/18~10/24

    October 31, 2017 @ 6:17 am

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of October 18th to October 24th. Check out the top ranking digital singles, albums and music videos for this week below! - < Digital Single - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Te wo Tsunagu Riyuu" - Nishino Kana 02 - "Hana no Uta" - Aimer 03 - "Hero" - Amuro Namie 04 - "Force -Orchestra Ver.-" - Superfly 05 - "Koi, Hajikemashita" - Yuzu 06 - "Zassou" - HIKAKIN & SEIKIN 07 - "H

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  • SKE48's Kimoto Kanon announces graduation

    October 31, 2017 @ 6:14 am

    SKE48 member Kimoto Kanon has announced that she will graduate from the group at the end of November. Kimoto joined SKE48 in 2010 when she was just 13 years of age. At 20 years old, she made the announcement on October 27 during Team E's performance "SKE Festival" at SKE48 Theater. On her blog, she revealed that she made the decision after reflecting on the past seven years and discussing with members of the same generation who have already

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  • AKB48 to make a second attempt at a sister group in Shanghai

    October 27, 2017 @ 7:35 am

    It's been announced that a new AKB48 sister group will be launched in Shanghai, China. Besides Japan, AKB48 already has sister groups overseas such as JKT48 in Indonesia and BNK48 in Thailand. The audition for the first generation members will begin at the end of the year with more details to come. You may already be familiar with SNH48, an AKB48 sister group that formed in Shanghai back in 2012. However, due to a breach of contract with the loca

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