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  • FRIDAY reports that Tabata Tomoko & Okada Yoshinori are dating

    September 30, 2011 @ 12:55 am

    On September 30th's issue of weekly tabloid magazine, "FRIDAY", it was reported that actress Tabata Tomoko (30) and actor Okada Yoshinori (34) are dating. According to the magazine, Tabata and Okada played the role of lovers in a recent stage play, "Warai no Machi", and dined at a restaurant with three other co-stars in mid-September. On a separate day, the couple was seen leaving together in Okada's car after the performance. There are al

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  • Himuro Kyosuke donates 669 million yen to the disaster area

    September 29, 2011 @ 4:03 pm

    Rock singer, Himuro Kyosuke raised a total of 669,220,940 yen (around $8.7 million USD) from his charity live and this large sum was donated to the disaster area; Fukushima, Miyagi, and Iwate. As we reported earlier, Himuro held a charity live at the Tokyo Dome on June 11th, and 12th, and it was the first time for Himuro to perform BOΦWY 's songs at his live after the band’s disbandment back in 1988.  The charity live pulled in a total au

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  • Ogura Yuko to hold wedding ceremony in Hawaii in October

    September 28, 2011 @ 2:49 am

    It's been revealed that talento Ogura Yuko (27) will be holding her wedding ceremony with hair stylist Kikuchi Isao (40) on October 10th in Hawaii. Ogura will hold a marriage press conference on October 7th at TBS. From there, she will take off to her 'virgin road'. The couple viewed churches on the island of Oahu during Golden Week. The two met three years ago through a mutual friend, and started dating. During an event after her marriag

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  • Ishihara Satomi reads '2ch'!? Takes criticism to heart!

    September 27, 2011 @ 9:07 pm

    Actress Ishihara Satomi recently disguised herself as a female detective for her role in the drama "Bull Doctor". It was a new challenge for her and a big honor to act alongside Esumi Makiko, but early comments posted on the anonymous Japanese Internet community board '2ch' were filled with severe criticism regarding her performance. Many people left comments such as, "I have never seen a detective like that!" or "The way she talks is rea

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  • Cross-dressing idol unit Fudanjuku to recruit a new member

    September 27, 2011 @ 1:41 pm

    On September 26th, six-member cross-dressing unit Fudanjuku announced that they'll be recruiting a new member for their group. Fudanjuku is part of “the second face” for girl unit Nakano Fujo Sisters, and they're widely known both in Japan and overseas for their unique concept. This group was formed back in 2007 and in July of 2011, leader Inui Yoko (30) graduated from the unit. Since then, the unit changed its name and have been looking f

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  • Morning Musume's Takahashi Ai becomes a "Fukui Brand Ambassador"

    September 26, 2011 @ 11:09 am

    On September 26th, Morning Musume leader Takahashi Ai was chosen to be a "Fukui Brand Ambassador" to promote the beauty of Fukui across Japan. Takahashi is actually from Fukui, and so the appointment was a particularly special one for her. She was granted the title officially by Fukui's governor, Nishikawa Issei, at the prefectural office. The star expressed her ambition by saying, "I want many people to know the qualities of Fukui Pref

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  • Hoshino Aki and Miura Kosei officially register their marriage

    September 26, 2011 @ 7:54 am

    Talento Hoshino Aki and horse jockey Miura Kosei have officially registered their marriage! On September 21st, the couple announced their engagement, and said that they would be submitting their marriage registration papers in December. However, the two decided to surprise everyone by getting married just a few days after the announcement. According to officials, Hoshino went with a friend to submit their marriage papers at the notary o

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  • Yuzu's Iwasawa Koji to marry his girlfriend

    September 25, 2011 @ 1:12 am

    It's been revealed that folk duo Yuzu's Iwasawa Koji (34) will be holding a wedding party on September 25th. His partner is a non-celebrity in her 30's from Yokohama. Iwasawa and his girlfriend have been dating since Yuzu held amateur activities in Isezakicho as street musicians, and she has supported him throughout the years. Although Iwasawa is wrapped in a busy schedule, he continued his relationship by going out on dates a few times a

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  • Johnny Kitagawa to reveal his face through Guinness World Record!

    September 24, 2011 @ 11:18 pm

    On September 24th, it was revealed that Johnny’s Entertainment president Johnny Kitagawa (79) accepted an interview regarding his two Guinness World Record awards that he recently received and announced, “As a Guinness World Record holder, I want to have a show in Las Vegas.” Regarding his two awards as “most No.1 singles produced by an individual”, he unveiled, “Of course, as [a label with] ‘no.1 in the world’, I am happy.” Johnny Kitaga

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  • Is Kumada Yoko in a relationship with a handsome salaryman?

    September 22, 2011 @ 4:13 pm

    On September 21st, it was reported that talent Kumada Yoko (29) is currently dating a very handsome salaryman.  This was reported by the pictorial magazine “Friday” on September 22nd. Pictures of the pair eating at a restaurant bar around midnight and then leaving the establishment while walking holding hands as well as pictures of what appeared to be the pair entering Kumada’s home, whom she shares with her mother also appeared. Back in 

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