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  • Korean actor Jang Geun Suk denies love scandal with Makimu

    September 9, 2011 @ 12:01 am

    Korean actor Jang Geun Suk recently expressed his disbelief about the unexpected love scandal between him and model Makimu. On September 7th, Japanese press reporters announced that actor Jang Geun Suk was currently in a deep relationship with Makimu.  They also claimed that the two met two months ago in Japan and fell in love. Representatives of Jang Geun Suk's agency had a phone conversation with OSEN and revealed that the actor is no

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  • MIYAVI opens a Sina Weibo account, the Chinese version of Twitter!

    September 8, 2011 @ 7:03 pm

    Following after the direction of Hamasaki Ayumi joining Sina Weibo, on September 8th, rock star MIYAVI announced through his official Twitter that he has opened a Sina Weibo account, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter! Since he only created his account only a short while ago, there are no explicit details about his account; however, it is possible that he will be updating his account in Chinese in the near future. Click to here to vi

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  • Kago Ai's boyfriend arrested due to mafia affiliations

    September 7, 2011 @ 9:59 pm

    In the midst of recent mafia scandals such as of former talento Shimada Shinsuke (55), another mafia tied scandal has arisen. This time it was unveiled that former Morning Musume member Kago Ai (23)’s boyfriend was arrested on September 6th. The suspected man who is said to be Kago's boyfriend, was arrested by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police with a suspected case of attempted extortion to bilk a portion of his own debt by saying that he has

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  • Which celebrity would be the ideal prime minister?

    September 7, 2011 @ 3:49 pm

    Japan has seen a new prime minister on an annual basis since the end of Koizumi Junichiro's term. In Hatoyama Yukio's case it was an even shorter time span, and the other day, the country's latest and 94th prime minister, Kan Naoto, resigned as well. With such an instability at the top of Nagata-cho, the heart of Japan's politics, caused by the delicate approval ratings; you start to wonder how well some of Japan's best-known celebrities w

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  • Terada Minori remarries a woman 35-years his junior

    September 6, 2011 @ 6:42 am

    On September 5th, it was revealed that actor Terada Minori (68) remarried a non-celebrity woman who is 35-years his junior. According to officials, his partner is works in an art-related field, and has been described as a beauty with an impressive smile. The couple registered their marriage in the beginning of summer. While there was no formal ceremony or reception, they invited both sides of the family and held a ceremonial dinner part

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  • Itano Tomomi's agency denies the suspension of her singing activities

    September 6, 2011 @ 5:15 am

    Recently, it was reported that AKB48's Itano Tomomi will be suspending her singing activities due to inflamed vocal chords. On September 5th, both Itano's agency and recording company denied these reports on their official websites. After visiting a doctor last month, Itano admitted to having vocal chord nodules. Her agency explained, "she has been working to her possible extent," while receiving medical treatment. They also wrote, "We are d

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  • Kalafina talks about their upcoming album with "Kawaii Girl Japan"!

    September 6, 2011 @ 1:04 am

    Kawaii Girl Japan has just revealed their latest video interview, featuring the lovely ladies of Kalafina! For the video, Kalafina talks about their upcoming album "After Eden", which will be released on September 21st. Fans should keeps tabs on Kawaii Girl Japan's YouTube channel, as they will be updating the page with a new Kalafina video each week to help them promote "After Eden". Check out the video below! Source: Kawaii Gir

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  • GIRL NEXT DOOR to change their name!

    September 5, 2011 @ 9:29 pm

    On September 5th, pop trio GIRL NEXT DOOR revealed that they will change their name... sort of. GIRLS NEXT DOOR will now officially be in all lower-case letters, “girl next door”. girl next door, who debuted back on September 3rd 2009 with “Guuzen no Kakuritsu”, just recently welcomed their 3rd anniversary as a band. By turning over a new leaf with their change of name, they plan to walk a new road as a musical unit. They will also rele

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  • Mizushima Hiro talks with soccer player Hasebe Makoto for the new issue of "GLOBAL WORK"

    September 5, 2011 @ 4:12 pm

    The second issue of the lifestyle magazine, "GLOBAL WORK", will feature a same-generation interview with editor-in-chief Mizushima Hiro and soccer player Hasebe Makoto. This interview was put into effect after Hasebe read the March 31st issue of the magazine, and became interested in Mizushima. The two met through a mutual acquaintance, and clicked immediately. At the time, Mizushima was starting the production of the second issue, and off

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  • Itano Tomomi to suspend singing activities due to inflamed vocal cords

    September 5, 2011 @ 11:58 am

    AKB48's Itano Tomomi has announced that she'll be suspending her singing activities for a while. According to her agency HoriPro, Itano developed a vocal cord nodule and a minor case of Chorditis (or inflammation of the vocal cords). It will take approximately three to four weeks for a full recovery. On September 4th, Itano made an appearance at AKB48's handshake event in the Nagoya Dome. Though she didn't perform with her group mates,

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