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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 1/14~1/20

    January 23, 2015 @ 2:12 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of January 14th to January 20th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Uchouten" - B'z 02 - "Dragon Night" - SEKAI NO OWARI 03 - "R.Y.U.S.E.I." - Sandaime J Soul Brothers 04 - "Darling" - Nishino Kana 05 - "Modoranai Love Story." - Sonar Pocket 06 - "Attakain Dakara" - Kum

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 1/12 ~ 1/18

    January 21, 2015 @ 2:17 am

    Oricon has released its weekly charts for January 12 to 18. Check out the results below!  [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Uchouten" - B'z : 1/14 (133,980)2. "Eden" - Mizuki Nana : 1/14 (43,413)3. "Flowerwall" - Yonezu Kenshi : 1/14 (19,692)4. "Rafflesia" - SOLIDEMO : 1/14 (18,776)5. "Future" - CROSS GENE : 1/14 (14,425)(Check out the full ranking here.)===[Album Weekly Ranking]1. "Tree" - SEKAI NO OWARI : 1/14 (247,964)2. "Dream Catcher" - Hamada Sho

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  • SEKAI NO OWARI tops Oricon's album chart for the first time

    January 20, 2015 @ 1:50 am

    4-member band SEKAI NO OWARI's 2nd album "Tree" (released January 14) sold 248,000 copies during the first week and topped Oricon's weekly album ranking."Tree" is the band's very first chart-topping album since they made their major debut in August 2011, as their previous album "ENTERTAINMENT" (releaed in July 2012) was ranked No.2 at best. In addition, the first week sales for this new album was a lot more than the previous one's (65,000 co

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  • B'z break records and top Oricon chart with their 1st single in 2 years and 9 months

    January 19, 2015 @ 6:09 pm

    Popular rock unit B'z released their come back single titled "Uchouten" on January 14 which was their first single in 2 years and 9 months.After selling 134,000 copies in the first week, the single topped Oricon's weekly single ranking and it has become their 47th consecutive chart-topping single.The total number of weeks their singles have charted has reached 64 weeks, and it broke the record of "number of weeks an artist's singles have charted"

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  • Itano Tomomi & TAKAHIRO deny reports of relationship & marriage

    January 19, 2015 @ 6:38 am

    Recently, there have been some reports that singer Itano Tomomi and EXILE's TAKAHIRO will soon be getting married. On January 18, both parties denied such reports. A message titled "To everyone who support EXILE TAKAHIRO" was posted onto EXILE's official website. It stated, "From before there have been reports through various media outlets regarding relationship and marriage, but none of that is true." The message concluded, "Our sincerest apolog

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 1/7~1/13

    January 16, 2015 @ 6:55 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of January 7 to January 13. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "R.Y.U.S.E.I." - Sandaime J Soul Brothers 02 - "Darling" - Nishino Kana 03 - "Dragon Night" - SEKAI NO OWARI 04 - "Attakain Dakara" - Kumamushi 05 - "Kibou no Hikari ~Mirai wo Shinjite~ (Dream & E-gir

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  • Studio Ghibli's 'Kaguyahime no Monogatari' receives nomination for the 87th Academy Awards

    January 15, 2015 @ 4:21 pm

    It was announced that Studio Ghibli's film 'Kaguya-hime no Monogatari ('The Tale of the Princess Kaguya')', directed by Takahata Isao, has been nominated in the Best Animated Feature Film category for the 87th annual Academy Awards.As Miyazaki Hayao's 'Kazetachinu ('The Wind Rises')' was also nominated last year, this marks the second consecutive year for a Japanese film to be nominated in this category.  'Kaguya-hime no Monogatari' is

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  • ONE OK ROCK's new song to be used in J-WAVE's Super Bowl special program

    January 14, 2015 @ 3:57 am

    ONE OK ROCK's new song "Cry out" will be used as the theme song for J-WAVE's special program "J-WAVE SPECIAL SUPER BOWL XLIX RADIO supported by Audi". "Cry out" will be included in ONE OK ROCK's new album "35xxxv", which will be released on February 11. "J-WAVE SPECIAL SUPER BOWL XLIX RADIO supported by Audi" is a live broadcast program of NFL's 'SUPER BOWL XLIX' featuring commentaries from the members of the band. There will be a chanc

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  • Amuro Namie transfers to Avex's Dimension Point

    January 14, 2015 @ 3:56 am

    Amuro Namie has ended her contract with Rising Production as of January 14 and has signed a new contract with Dimension Point. Dimension Point was established within Avex about 2 years ago. While she's been releasing her works under Dimension Point since then, they will also be in charge of management with this new transfer effective January 15.  In a press release, Avex stated, "Music production, promotions, live activities, and busin

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  • BABYMETAL become the youngest female artists to top Oricon Blu-ray Ranking

    January 14, 2015 @ 2:30 am

    Three-member metal and dance unit BABYMETAL recently released their first Budokan concert (in March 2014) CD "Live at Budokan ~Red Night~" and came in at 3rd place on the Oricon Album Ranking. This is the first time in 24 years and 7 months that a Japanese female group's live concert album has made it into the top 3 on the album charts since Wink's "Shining Star". Furthermore, the concert DVD "Live at Budokan ~Red Night & Black Night Apocalypse~"

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