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  • SEKAI NO OWARI's Fukase talks about Masuwaka Tsubasa

    January 8, 2016 @ 10:40 am

    Four-member band SEKAI NO OWARI's vocalist Fukase answered fans' questions on Twitter regarding Masuwaka Tsubasa, who is reportedly in a relationship with him. Fukase replied to a fan's tweet that asked, "What do you like about Tsubasa-chan?" He replied, "How she is a very serious-minded person. Like, she cooks breakfast no matter how early in the morning it is, or she gives first priority to her child. I like that kind of attitude very much."An

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  • Nogizaka46's Fukagawa Mai to graduate from the group

    January 7, 2016 @ 6:32 pm

    Nogizaka46 member Fukagawa Mai announced that she would be graduating from the group after their 14th single (currently untitled ) set for release on March 23. Fukagawa made the announcement on her official blog, and explained, "I naturally started thinking about leaving the group about a year ago. My feelings that I want to start again at zero and take a fresh step forward has been getting stronger."She also wrote that her last activity will mo

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  • FEMM the world's most beloved mannequin duo announces Major Debut!

    January 6, 2016 @ 10:31 am

    FEMM, a dance duo consisting of female mannequins RiRi and LuLa, has announcedthat they will be making a major debut on February 3rd 2016 with a specially packagedversion of their EP "PoW! / LCS" (Record Label: FEMM'S AGENCY SYNDICATE). They refer themselves as femmes, dolls with minds, and with a fusion of their dancemoves with impassive facial expressions, they have earned over 5 million views onYouTube of which the majority consists of female

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  • Yousei Teikoku's Shadow Corps(e) Now Available on iTunes USA

    January 6, 2016 @ 10:25 am

    Japanese gothic heavy metal band Yousei Teikoku's latest album Shadow Corps[e] has finally been released to overseas fans via iTunes USA. The band released their previous 2 albums Pax Vesania and Gothic Lolita Agitator on iTunes last year to support their appearance at Lantis Anisong World Tour in Las Vegas.Yousei Teikoku, whose name means "Fairy Empire" in Japanese, has contributed 15 songs for anime series and video game soundtracks including F

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  • AKB48's Iwata Karen to graduate from the group

    January 5, 2016 @ 3:33 pm

    On January 5, AKB48 member Iwata Karen announced her graduation during the "Eve wa Adam no Rokkotsu" stage performance held at AKB48 Theater in Akihabara, Tokyo. Iwata who is looking to become a stage actress, explained that she would be focusing on her acting studies.After the stage performance, she also announced her graduation via Twitter, saying, "I have announced my graduation. I'm sorry to surprise you guys with a sudden announcement, but

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  • Recochoku's yearly download charts for 2015

    January 5, 2016 @ 10:36 am

    Recochoku, one of the biggest online and mobile music download portals in Japan, recently released the 2015 yearly download charts for the period from December 1st, 2014 until November 30th, 2015. Check out the top ranking for single, albums and more over the past 12 months below! - < Recochoku Ranking > 01 - "R.Y.U.S.E.I." - Sandaime J Soul Brothers 02 - "Dragon Night" - SEKAI NO OWARI 03 - "Attakain Dakara" - Kumamushi

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  • PASSPO☆'s Makita Sako graduates from the group

    January 1, 2016 @ 10:28 am

    On PASSPO☆'s blog, it was announced that member Makita Sako (22) graduated from the group as of December 30. Makita has been on hiatus after the group's concert on May 31 due to poor health. Makita explained on the blog that now is the best timing for her to make a fresh start as she will be graduating from college in March. She wrote, "During the hiatus, I've learned by seeing and feeling a lot of things, which I realized how optimistic I was.

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  • Voice actress Hikasa Yoko announces her marriage

    December 31, 2015 @ 10:18 am

    On December 30, popular voice actress Hikasa Yoko announced on her blog that she got married sometime this year. In the blog post, she started by looking back on 2015 and wrote, "There was one more change. I'm sorry for this late announcement! I got married in this year. You fans have always been supportive and pushed my back to get married. Thank you!"Hikasa is known for voicing "Akiyama Mio" in K-ON!, and she has also voiced for many other ani

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 12/23~12/29

    December 30, 2015 @ 10:26 am

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of December 23rd to December 29th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles, and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Christmas Song" - back number 02 - "365 Nichi no Kamihikouki" - AKB48 03 - "Umi no Koe" - Urashima Taro (Kiritani Kenta) 04 - "Ki-mi-ni-mu-chu" - EXILE 05 - "What You Want" - JUJU 06 - "Mirai" - Kobukuro

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  • Tokyo Girls' Style member Konishi Ayano to leave the group + retire from showbiz

    December 30, 2015 @ 10:20 am

    TOKYO GIRLS' STYLE member Konishi Ayano will be graduating from the group and retiring from the showbiz industry. Konishi has been on hiatus since June in order to concentrate on treating her back issues. Regarding the reason for her graduation, Konishi explained, "I lost my confidence to keep up with the group who is aiming further ahead. It doesn't feel right to be part of it with this half-hearted attitude. I could even st

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