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  • AKB48's latest photobook tops on Oricon weekly book ranking

    September 23, 2010 @ 5:40 am

    AKB48 has released a photobook "AKB48 Sousenkyo! Mizugi surprise Happyou 2010 (AKB48総選挙! 水着サプライズ発表 2010)" on September 14th, and it topped reached #1 on the Oricon weekly book ranking (rankings of comics and pocketbooks are different) for 9/27, with the sales of 71,235 copies in six days. Oricon has started the book ranking in April 2008, and since it started, this is the first time that a photobook of female celebrities has topped book r

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  • Ueto Aya and Morita Go end their 8-year relationship

    September 23, 2010 @ 4:34 am

    Actress Ueto Aya and V6 member Morita Go have ended their 8-year relationship. According to various sources, the couple apparently broke up in May, a month after they revealed their relationship to the public. Since the end of 2002, rumors about Ueto Aya and Morita Go as a couple have been the center of attention in the entertainment industry. As expected from public figures, neither side have acknowledged the rumors until April 2010, when

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  • Haraguchi Akimasa and Fukushita Megumi to be parents

    September 22, 2010 @ 2:55 pm

    Seems like the list of celebrity couples having their first child is getting longer. This time, comedian Haraguchi Akimasa and his wife, talent Fukushita Megumi will become parents in about 5 months' time. Sources revealed that Fukushita is due to give birth on March 2011. The couple married earlier this year during the celebration of White Day on March 14th - White Day is like Valentine's Day but it’s the guys turn to give something (usua

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  • Oricon weekly charts for September 27th

    September 22, 2010 @ 11:22 am

    The results of the Oricon weekly charts for the week of September 27th are now out! Check it out below. <Single Weekly Ranking> 1. Motto Tsuyoku - EXILE 9/15 (152,056) 2. Qualia - UVERworld 9/15 (65,525) 3. Love Rainbow - Arashi 9/8 (44,774) 4. Futari no story - YUKI 9/15 (18,866) 5. Aozora wo Shinjite iruka? - Takamiy 9/15 (18,003) <Album Weekly Ranking> 1. LIVE - NEWS 9/15 (156,391) 2. A Thousand

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  • Shimada Shinsuke fined ¥10 million for assault case

    September 22, 2010 @ 9:24 am

    A lawsuit which involves popular TV host Shimada Shinsuke’s 2004 assault incident finally came to a close on Tuesday. The Tokyo District Court ordered Shimada and his agency, Yoshimoto Kogyo, to pay approximately 10 million yen in damages to the plaintiff. The assault incident happened back in October 2004, when a Yoshimoto Kogyo female employee tried to strike a conversation with Shimada. It was reported that Shimada was so offended by h

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  • Pepsi reveals new limited flavor, "Pepsi Mont Blanc"

    September 22, 2010 @ 12:23 am

    Japanese beverage company, Suntory has been releasing seasonal limited flavors for Pepsi with very unique flavors, such as cucumber, shiso, and red bean. Recently, an intriguing new flavor was introduced to reflect the fall season, "pepsi Mont Blanc." "Mont Blanc" is a cake made of puréed chestnuts and whipped cream, and it means "White Mountain" in French. The "Pepsi Mont Blanc" will start selling on October 26th. Source: Oricon st

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  • Paris Hilton detained in Japan

    September 21, 2010 @ 7:50 pm

    Famous American socialite and media personality Paris Hilton was recently detained by Japanese officials at the Narita Airport. The officials were determining if they would allow Paris Hilton into the country after her recent drug charge in Las Vegas. Paris traveled to Japan for business as she was contractually bound to attend certain events in Japan. Here's the full rundown courtesy of ANTHONY McCARTNEY of The Associated Press: "Japan

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  • Mizushima Hiro wants to pursue writing

    September 21, 2010 @ 3:09 pm

    It was reported that actor Mizushima Hiro already left his management agency, Ken-on, on September 20. The reason behind this is that Mizushima wanted to pursue a writing career. Apparently, the actor had been interested in writing even before. When he informed his management agency about his desire to pursue this career, the agency was quite supportive, and right after settling some matters, they let go of Mizushima. His wife, Ayaka, i

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  • Erika Sawajiri is in bad health

    September 21, 2010 @ 1:55 am

    The "Queen of Controversy" has been reported sick. Due to Erika Sawajiri's bad health, her manager had to call in and report the issue, forcing an event organizer to cancel the PR event. The event in question was scheduled to reveal her upcoming CM for a line of haircare products. Not to worry though, as Erika just seems to have caught a high fever and is too weak to appear on stage. Earlier this month, Erika attended the "Tokyo Girl

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  • TOKIO member Yamaguchi Tatsuya welcomes second son

    September 19, 2010 @ 11:47 pm

    TOKIO member Yamaguchi Tatsuya welcomed his second baby on September 17th. According to Johnny's Entertainment, Tatsuya was present in the delivery room as his wife was giving birth to the baby. Both his wife and child are in good health. Tatsuya got married in 2008, and the couple already has a first-born, a son. Since the second baby is also a boy, Tatsuya is now a father of two boys. Congratulations! Source: Sanspo

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