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  • Momoiro Clover Z send their well wishes & congratulations to New York Yankees pitcher, Tanaka Masahiro

    January 24, 2014 @ 1:47 pm

    On January 23, pitcher Tanaka Masahiro (25), who will be going from the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles to the New York Yankees, was greeted with well wishes from the entertainment world. Momoiro Clover Z members Sasaki Ayaka (17) and Ariyasu Momoka (18) wrote their well wishes on their blogs for Tanaka who is known as a big fan of Momoclo.Sasaki wore a Yankees cap and wrote that "Please become a legendary player in the Major Leagues through many ma

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  • AKB48 announces the creation of 'Team 8' with a new concept

    January 23, 2014 @ 4:53 pm

    On January 23, AKB48 announced the creation of their 5th team "Team 8." The announcement was made at a press conference held right before "AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 200 2014." Unlike other teams, this new team will not be formed with the existing members. First, they will hold an audition all over Japan in the 47 prefectures which will be led by TV stations in each prefecture. Then, one delegate from each prefecture (47 girls in tota

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  • AKB48's Kato Rena to suspend performances due to sprained knee

    January 23, 2014 @ 4:20 am

    On January 22, it was revealed that AKB48's Kato Rena (16) would be suspending her performances for a short while due to her sprained right knee. The group's blog stated, "Regarding Team B's Kato Rena, her right leg was injured during a shoot for a TV program the other day. After getting examined at the hospital, results showed that her right knee was sprained." "Because it will place an excessive burden on the lower half of her body, t

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  • TACKEY & TSUBASA's Imai Tsubasa joins 'Burn the Floor' as a guest dancer

    January 23, 2014 @ 4:00 am

    TACKEY & TSUBASA's Imai Tsubasa (32) will join the world-renowned dance show "Burn the Floor: Dance with You" as the special guest dancer on the Japan leg of the tour. This is the second time Imai will participate in the show since his first performance in 2012. He commented, "This is the most exciting and a great opportunity to learn for my dancing career. I will shed my old self and want to share another emotional f

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  • Nounen Rena goes on a 'date'...with Koizumi Kyoko

    January 23, 2014 @ 3:26 am

    Popular actress Nounen Rena (20), who played the lead character Amano Aki in NHK's Asadora 'Amachan' last year, recently updated her blog. She announced to her fans that she has gone on a "date" with actress Koizumi Kyoko (47) who played her character's mother in the same drama. She got a sewing present as a gift as she had written on her blog: "Something really great happened. I went on a date with Koizumi-Mama, and she even bought me

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  • Morning Musume '14 & Morisanchu form a new unit 'Morimusu'

    January 22, 2014 @ 4:44 pm

    On January 22, idol group Morning Musume '14 and their producer Tsunku♂ who have been appointed as au's student discount campaign characters, made appearances for the "au release conference 2014 Spring." During the conference, it was announced that they would form a new idol unit "Morimusu" along with female comedy trio Morisanchu's Oshima Miyuki and Kurosawa Kazuko who have been serving as the CM character for au. (One more member of

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 1/13 ~ 1/19

    January 22, 2014 @ 4:11 pm

    Oricon has revealed their latest weekly charts for January 13th to the 19th. Check out the results below. [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Hibiki" - Kanjani8 : 1/15 (206,091)2. "Goodbye/Yuriika" - Sakanaction : 1/15 (22,195)3. "Rave-up Tonight" - Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas : 1/15 (19,409)4. "SHOUT IT OUT" - Da-iCE : 1/15 (14,302)5. "Kietaikurai" - Kasai Tomomi : 1/15 (11,910)(Check out the full ranking here.)-[Album Weekly Ranking]1. "THE BE

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 01/15~01/21

    January 22, 2014 @ 3:39 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of January 15th to January 21st. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "My VOICE" - Funky Kato 02 - "Zutto feat. HAN-KUN & TEE" - SPICY CHOCOLATE 03 - "Harukaze" - Rihwa 04 - "ONE LIFE" - Himuro Kyosuke 05 - "Snow Magic Fantasy" - SEKAI NO OWARI 06 - "Story Of My Life" - On

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  • SMAP's Nakai Masahiro appointed as Sochi Olympics newscaster for TBS

    January 22, 2014 @ 2:45 pm

    SMAP's Nakai Masahiro (41) will be the main newscaster for TBS's coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi that will begin on February 7. This is the 6th time that Nakai will be the newscaster for the Olympics since his first at the Athens Olympics in 2004. Reportedly, Nakai will be visiting Sochi, and is planning to do interviews for men's snowboard slopestyle and more on February 8. Upon his return, Nakai will be sharing his excitement

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  • TRF's Sam is dating a non-celebrity in her 20s?

    January 22, 2014 @ 2:19 pm

    TRF's dancer SAM (52) was reported by the weekly magazine "Flash" to be dating a non-celebrity female in her 20s.  According to the magazine, they are currently living together in a luxurious apartment in Tokyo. SAM's management has commented that, "We will leave his personal matters to him. We have not heard any news of him remarrying." SAM was married to singer Amuro Namie (36) in 1997. They divorced in 2002. They had a son together and he is

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