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  • Eita's family holds funeral service for his late father

    February 20, 2011 @ 5:01 am

    Eita’s family held the funeral service for his father on February 19th. We previously reported that Eita’s father committed suicide on the 16th, and he left a note which read, “Eita, you will be the chief mourner and I’m sorry for troubling you”. While it was expected that Eita would be mainly responsible for sending him off, sources close to the family have reported that the family wanted to send him off together. Thus, all three brothers t

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  • Additional details revealed on Eita's father's suicide

    February 20, 2011 @ 2:58 am

    Yesterday, tokyohive reported that Eita’s father committed suicide on February 16th. Additional details have since been revealed, as more and more people have begun commenting on the tragedy. The media discovered the contents of the final message that Eita's father had left behind in the room he committed suicide in. The father’s last message read, “Eita, you will be the chief mourner and I’m really sorry for troubling you”. According to

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  • w-inds' Ryuichi is dating a Hawaiian model?

    February 20, 2011 @ 12:56 am

    ‘FRIDAY’ has reportedly caught w-inds member Ogata Ryuichi (25)  on a date with a cute model. The girl in question is Hawaiian model Shaula (24), who models for “Tokyo Girls Collection” and other fashion magazines. ‘FRIDAY’ caught the couple on an affectionate date in Shibuya and also snapped a picture of the two riding a motor bike together. The magazine asserts that Ryuichi admitted to being in a relationship with Shaula. However, Ryuich

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  • Popular "Happie nuts" model HIROMI comes out of the closet

    February 18, 2011 @ 10:06 pm

    [caption id="attachment_128059" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption="HIROMI on the right"][/caption] Magazine model HIROMI revealed her homosexuality in her latest photoshoot, surprising "Happie nuts" readers with her sudden confession. In the April edition of the fashion magazine "Happie Nuts," which was published on February 17th, HIROMI admitted that she is attracted to members of the same sex and is currently dating another fashion

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  • Eita's father commits suicide

    February 18, 2011 @ 7:43 pm

    On the 18th, Tokyo’s police reported that Eita's (28) father (55) hung himself in his apartment. Once inside, the police found a will-like note that Eita’s father left behind.  Due to the note, the police have ruled the death a suicide. According to authorities, Eita’s father hung himself on the evening of the 16th. He was later found by his older sister (57), who he was living with at the time. That same night, at 7:05pm, the sister called

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  • Mori Izumi caught having an affair with a married man

    February 18, 2011 @ 3:40 am

    Model and talent, Mori Izumi (28), has been caught by gossip magazine "FRIDAY" for having an affair with a married man 29 years her senior. The man in question is Koshizoe Ken (57), who is the husband of actress Kotegawa Yuuko (51)’s younger sister, former actress Kotegawa Nobuko (48). Koshizoe is an advisor for the Japan Professional Surfing Association. Mori’s company told Sankei Sports, “She didn’t know that he was married. They’ve already

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  • Kusumi Koharu releases her new autobiography

    February 17, 2011 @ 11:21 pm

    On the 17th, former Morning Musume member, Kusumi Koharu (18), had a handshake event at  Fukuya Shoten Shinjuku Subnade for her autobiography “17 sai no Tenshoku” (Changing Occupations at 17 years old) which costs 1,500 yen (~18 USD). Aside from her previous photo books, this is Kusumi’s first real book. She says it’s a book worth “100 points” and commented on when she was a MoMusu “classmate”, “To tell you the truth, I kind of don’t want an

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  • Actress Urazato Harumi passes away at 76

    February 17, 2011 @ 9:10 pm

    On the 13th, actress Urazato Harumi (real name: Usui Fusa), passed away due to a stroke. She was 76 years old. The wake and funeral service was held by just her close relatives. At a later date, they plan on having a farewell gathering for her fans and others. The chief mourner was her younger sister Keiko. Urazato performed in several big movies, she was in  “Furisode Kyoenroku” with Misora Hibari and she was also in Takakura Ken’s debut w

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  • Komukai Minako cancels flight back to Japan for second time

    February 17, 2011 @ 8:22 am

    We previously reported that an arrest warrant has been put out for Komukai Minako, who had canceled her flight back to Japan earlier, but it looks like she is continuing to evade capture by the police for her alleged drug purchases. Komukai appeared at the airport on February 16th, prepared to fly business class on Delta Airlines Flight 172, and finished check-in without problems. However, as departure time approached, and the boarding gates

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  • Comedian Wakkii becomes victim of theft

    February 16, 2011 @ 9:09 pm

    Comedian Wakkii of comedic duo “Penalty” had his car broken into on February 16th in Shinagawa. The police station announced that Wakkii’s car was parked at a coin-operated parking space. According to police, the comedian wasn't laughing when he returned to his car at 3:35am on the 16th and noticed the passenger window was broken and someone had stolen his bag which contained money, he immediately dialed 110 (similar to 911). Wakkii cl

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