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  • Oricon Weekly Ranking for 8/17 ~ 8/23

    August 26, 2015 @ 10:36 am

    Oricon has released its weekly charts for August 17 to 23. Take a look at the results below![Single Weekly Ranking]1. "I am a HERO" - Fukuyama Masaharu : 8/19 (158,393)2. "Oh my wish! / Sukatto My Heart / Imasugu Tobikomu Yuuki" - Morning Musume.'15 : 8/19 (141,038)3. "24karats GOLD SOUL" - EXILE : 8/19 (90,733)4. "Natsuiro MY GIRL" - BTOB : 8/19 (76,634)5. "Icchatte♪Yacchatte♪" - Super☆Girls : 8/19 (74,283)(Check out the full ranking here.)===[

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 8/12~8/18

    August 24, 2015 @ 12:24 am

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of August 12th to August 18th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Kimi ga Kureta Natsu" - Ieiri Leo 02 - "Shake It Off" - Taylor Swift 03 - "Halloween Night" - AKB48 04 - "I am a HERO" - Fukuyama Masaharu 05 - "Hard Knock Days" - GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE 06 - "Summer Mad

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  • Yamamoto Koji talks about his unrequited love for Horikita Maki

    August 24, 2015 @ 12:23 am

    Everybody was surprised to learn about actress Horikita Maki and actor Yamamoto Koji's sudden marriage. On August 24th, Yamamoto made a VTR appearance on Fuji TV's 'Tokudane!' where he talked about his unrequited love for Horikita. The two first co-starred in the drama 'Atashinchi no Danshi' in 2009. On his first impressions of Horikita, Yamamoto said, "She was mentally strong and self-composed. I was drawn to that." He also shared, "I asked

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  • PASSPO☆ wants to go to a new airport in latest artist photo

    August 23, 2015 @ 1:59 am

    PASSPO☆ has unveiled a new artist photo! In the new visual, which uses as a backdrop an image of the U.S.' West Coast, the members are seen hitchhiking while holding up a sign that says "Take me to the New Airport!".  The meaning behind this sign will be announced on the first day of the group's upcoming tour "PASSPO☆Flight Tour ROCK Shunen Tour Arigaato-bin" which will kick off on September 13th at TSUTAYA O-EAST. Sourc

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  • Toriizaka46's 1st generation members chosen, but changes its name to Keyakizaka46

    August 23, 2015 @ 1:53 am

    On August 21st, the final audition to pick the first generation member of Toriizaka46 --Nogizaka46's related group-- was held, and 22 girls have been chosen among 22,509 applicants.The average age of the members is 16.8 years old, as the youngest member is 14 while the oldest one is 20 years old.  The audition had its first paper screening, second screening (self appeal + photo shooting, held in 6 different cities across the country), third scre

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  • Yusuke announces his marriage

    August 22, 2015 @ 8:34 pm

    Yusuke, also known as Kamiji Yusuke, has announced his marriage to a non-celebrity woman.Yusuke made the announcement via his official mobile site, "To everyone. At this time, I have gotten married!! I will do my best even more!! Please continue to support me." He revealed that his wife was his classmate from his hometown. He also wrote, "My long-time friends, members and staff from my current tour, and even my relatives didn't know about it. I'm

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  • Horikita Maki & Yamamoto Koji get married

    August 22, 2015 @ 8:27 pm

    On August 22nd, actress Horikita Maki (26) and actor Yamamoto Koji (38) announced that they have gotten married.Horikita is not pregnant at this time, and she plans on continuing her work as before. They already started living together this month. Congratulations to the newlyweds!Below is a translated message from the actress:"It's a personal matter, but I, Horikita Maki, registered my marriage with Yamamoto Koji-san on August 22nd. Ple

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  • Matsumoto Jun plays 'Seven Gods of Fortune' in CM for 'Kinoko no Yama'

    August 22, 2015 @ 10:26 am

    Arashi's Matsumoto Jun has challenged himself to playing seven roles in Kinoko no Yama's 40th anniversary CM.  In the CM, Matsumoto plays the part of the 'Seven Gods of Fortune'. These seven Gods are Ebisuten (God of fishing and commerce), Daikokuten (God of wealth), Bishamonten (God of wealth and virtue), Hoteison (God of abundance and good health), Juroujin (God of long life), Fukurokuju (God of happiness, wealth and long ,life), and Benz

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  • Matsudaira Ken gets married for the third time

    August 20, 2015 @ 6:10 pm

    It's been reported that actor Matsudaira Ken (61) had gotten married to a non-celebrity woman last month. This is Matsudaira's third marriage. In 1990, he married actress Daichi Mao (59), but the couple later divorced in 2003. He then married actress Matsumoto Yuri, who passed away in 2010 at the age of 42.  Matsudaira's agency commented, "His wife is a non-celebrity, so we will refrain from revealing her name." In June of last ye

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  • Sato Eriko gives birth to a baby boy

    August 20, 2015 @ 2:56 pm

    On August 20, talento Sato Eriko (33) announced through her official blog that she gave birth to her first child, a baby boy, earlier this month. In a blog entry titled "Announcement," Sato reported, "Earlier this month, I gave birth to a big, 57 cm (about 22 inches) baby boy." She also revealed, "Both mother and baby are healthy. We were discharged the other day." She continued, "I am extremely thankful for the many people who have supported us.

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