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  • Former Idoling!!! member Ito Yuna to become an idol group producer

    February 7, 2017 @ 7:36 am

    Former Idoling!!! member Ito Yuna will become an idol group producer. Ito graduated from Idoling!!! and retired from showbiz in April of 2015. As a college student, she started up a company called TKMK last December and currently serves as its manager. Utilizing her own experiences as an idol, she will make her way backstage and produce female idol groups.  On her idol project, Ito commented, "Dream big. My goal is Nippon Budokan!

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  • LinQ members Shiira Fuuko & Maikawa Aya to graduate

    February 7, 2017 @ 7:26 am

    Shiira Fuuko and Maikawa Aya will be graduating from LinQ in March. This spring, Shiira will begin attending an university outside of Kyushu. In order to devote herself to her studies, she will end her contract with her agency in late-March. Meanwhile, Maikawa, who had moved to China last May for language learning and performance lessons, will officially start her show biz work in China this spring.  Both Shiira and Maikawa will partic

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  • Fujie Reina announces graduation from NMB48

    February 6, 2017 @ 1:21 pm

    NMB48 Team BII member Fujie Reina has announced her graduation from the group. Fujie made the announcement herself on January 31 during Team BII's performance at NMB48 Theater. In a YouTube video, she explained, "After graduating, I want to become an actress. In order for many people to watch me acting, I hope to challenge myself to many different things." At the end of the video, she held up a message board telling fans that they are "prohibited

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 1/25~1/31

    February 6, 2017 @ 1:20 pm

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of January 25th to January 31st. Check out the top ranking digital singles, albums and music videos for this week below! - < Digital Single - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Koi" - Hoshino Gen 02 - "Hikari no Atelier" - Mr.Children 03 - "Happy End" - back number 04 - "Ai Okuri (movie ver.)" - The STROBOSCORP* 05 - "Zen Zen Zense (movie ver.)" - RADWIMPS 06 - "EXCITE" - Miura D

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  • Pikotaro meets Justin Bieber, co-stars in CM

    February 6, 2017 @ 1:17 pm

    Justin Bieber revealed a two-shot that he took with Pikotaro during his recent trip to Japan. Pikotaro made his big break after Justin Bieber shared "PPAP" on Twitter, calling it his "favorite video on the internet." Since then, Pikotaro has appeared in various CMs, and even performed during the halftime show of NHK's 'Kohaku Uta Gassen'.   In the picture, Justin is wearing a school uniform, smiling, and holding Pikotaro's chin. The two co-stars

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  • Ebisu★Muscats member Ayano Nana announces graduation

    February 1, 2017 @ 9:34 am

    Ebisu★Muscats member Ayano Nana has announced her graduation from the group. Ayano was known for her peculiar character of telling unnecessary lies. She requested to withdraw from the group due to personal reasons. Her graduation date is set for February 10.  Starting April 15, Ebisu★Muscats will hold their second nationwide tour. They will also serve as the image girls for the custom car trade fair "NAGOYA Auto Trend 2017" to be

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 1/23 ~ 1/29

    February 1, 2017 @ 9:33 am

    Oricon has released its weekly ranking for January 23 to 29. Check it out below. [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Nagurigaki BEAT" - Kanjani8 : 1/25 (273,893)2. "Lightning" - THE RAMPAGE from EXILE TRIBE : 1/25 (72,090)3. "THE IDOLMASTER CINDERELLA GIRLS VIEWING REVOLUTION Yes! Party Time!!" - Shimamura Yuzuki (CV: Ohashi Ayaka), Shibuya Rin (CV: Fukuhara Ayaka), Honda Mio (CV: Hara Sayuri), Akagi Miria (CV: Kurosawa Tomoyo), Abe Nana (CV: Miyake Mari

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  • Taira Airi & Nagatomo Yuto register their marriage

    January 31, 2017 @ 9:42 am

    On January 29, actress Taira Airi (32) and soccer player Nagatomo Yuto (30) announced that they have registered their marriage. Below are translated messages from the couple. Taira Airi:We have registered our marriage.My heart raced thinking that my name would change.I was moved when our registration was accepted."Nagatomo Airi"Thank you for all of your support.I am so happy to become a part of his family.A

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  • EXILE's Sekai & Sato Taiki form new unit

    January 31, 2017 @ 9:38 am

    EXILE members Sekai and Sato Taiki have formed a unit called FANTASTICS. Besides the two, FANTASTICS will be comprised of five students of LDH's dance, vocal, and acting school EXILE PROFESSIONAL GYM. The formation of this new dance unit was announced on January 30 during "Gekkan EXILE" on TBS.  While talking with Sekai and Sato about their activities toward 2018, HIRO felt that they wanted to become "more and more active as perfo

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 1/18~1/24

    January 30, 2017 @ 2:59 am

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of January 18th to January 24th. Check out the top ranking digital singles, albums and music videos for this week below! - < Digital Single - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Hikari no Atelier" - Mr.Children 02 - "Koi" - Hoshino Gen 03 - "EXCITE" - Miura Daichi 04 - "Happy End" - back number 05 - "Koe" - Green Boys 06 - "Zen Zen Zense (movie ver.)" - RADWIMPS 07 - "Okino no T

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