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  • AKB48 Team 4's Okawa Rio to temporarily suspend her activities due to knee injury

    May 4, 2015 @ 2:05 am

    AKB48 Team 4 member Okawa Rio will temporarily suspend her activities due to dislocation of her right kneecap.  This announcement was made on May 2nd through the group's official blog. The blog entry featured a picture of her medical certificate which clearly states her condition. It will require about 4 weeks until full recovery. On behalf of Okawa, the staff wrote to fans, "We apologize for causing worries and troubles."Source: natal

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 4/22~4/28

    May 1, 2015 @ 3:52 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of April 22nd to April 28th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "STORM RIDERS feat.SLASH" - Sandaime J Soul Brothers 02 - "Watashi Igai Watashi Janaino" - Gesu no Kiwami Otome 03 - "starting over" - Sandaime J Soul Brothers 04 - "Moshimo Unmei no Hito ga Iru no Nara" - Nishi

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  • Hello! Project creates new unit 'Tsubaki Factory'

    April 30, 2015 @ 3:26 pm

    Hello! Project has established a new unit called 'Tsubaki Factory'.Tsubaki Factory is comprised of 6 members: Yamagishi Riko (16), Okada Risa (16), Kishimoto Yumeno (15), Niinuma Kisora (15), Tanimoto Ami (15), and Asakura Kiki (14). The group was named 'Tsubaki Factory' with hopes that they would become like the Japanese native flower 'tsubaki' ('camellia'), retaining their evergreen freshness and strength while being praised for their righteous

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  • Dream & E-girls' Ami to make her solo debut this summer

    April 30, 2015 @ 1:55 pm

    It's been revealed that Dream and E-girls member Ami will be making her solo debut this summer.This announcement was made on April 29 at the finale of E-girls' nationwide tour 'E-girls LIVE TOUR 2015: COLORFUL WORLD' at Saitama Super Arena. During the encore, the screen on stage displayed "Ami to make her solo debut this summer", which brought loud cheers among the crowd. The reason for Ami's solo debut is to further E-girls activities. More deta

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  • Nonami Maho announces her 2nd pregnancy

    April 30, 2015 @ 3:30 am

    On April 30, actress Nonami Maho (34) announced her second pregnancy through her agency's official website. Nonami reported, "At this time, I would like to announce that I have been blessed with a second child. I'm currently 5-months pregnant, and my expected delivery date is this fall." She continued to express, "I was hoping for a sibling for my daughter, so I'm filled with happiness right now." Finally, she wrote, "While taking

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  • Nogizaka46's Hashimoto Nanami reveals injury to her left wrist

    April 30, 2015 @ 3:28 am

    On April 28, Nogizaka46 member Hashimoto Nanami updated her official blog and revealed that she has an injury to her left arm.She began, "I have something to tell you today," and continued by reporting her condition, "I can't move my left wrist since about 3 days ago." While she hasn't revealed what's caused this to happen, it appears that her condition is under control. She's already made a visit to the doctor and is on her way to recovery.

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  • Is Matsuda Shota dating model Akimoto Kozue?

    April 29, 2015 @ 3:56 pm

    It was recently reported that actor Matsuda Shota (29) and model Akimoto Kozue (27) are romantically involved. Both agencies, however, denied the reports and claimed that they're just friends. Matsuda's agency explained, "Upon confirming with Matsuda, she is one of his good friends. There are times when they go out to eat, but they are not lovers." Similarly, Akimoto's agency said, "He is one of her good friends."   According to sources, Matsuda

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  • Takei Emi & EXILE TAKAHIRO rumored to be dating

    April 29, 2015 @ 3:45 am

    On the April 27th issue of weekly gossip magazine 'Flash', it was reported that EXILE's TAKAHIRO (30) and actress Takei Emi (21) are in a romantic relationship.The magazine published photos of TAKAHIRO visiting Takei's home at midnight earlier this month. The two co-starred in NTV's drama 'Senryokugai Sousakan' last year, then teamed up again for its drama special.  Takei's agency confirmed that they had a hot pot party at Takei's home, then TAK

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 4/20 ~ 4/26

    April 29, 2015 @ 3:42 am

    Oricon has released its weekly charts for April 20 to 26. Take a look at the results below! [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "12-byou" - HKT48 : 4/22 (277,916)2. "Hello,world! / Colony" - BUMP OF CHICKEN : 4/22 (150,417)3. "STORM RIDERS feat.SLASH" - Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE : 4/22 (107,685)4. "Angel Blossom" - Mizuki Nana : 4/22 (39,623)5. "Mi wa μ'sic no mi" - μ's : 4/22 (32,652)(Check out the full results here.)===[Al

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  • Johnny's WEST's 1st anniversary album tops Oricon weekly ranking

    April 28, 2015 @ 3:15 am

    Seven-member group Johnny's WEST released their first anniversary album "Paripipo" on April 22, and during the first week of its release, it's sold 81,000 copies, topping Oricon weekly album ranking!This is the group's second consecutive 'No.1' album since their first one "go WEST Yo-i Don!" (released in August 2014). As reported previously, this album contains all new songs. With this album, they will kick off their first concert tour "Johnny's

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