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  • Matsuda Seiko & Matsu Takako sing 'Akai Sweet Pea' together for a CM

    October 25, 2014 @ 9:32 pm

    Singer Matsuda Seiko and actress Matsu Takako sing along to Matsuda's song "Akai Sweet Pea" together in a new CM for Total Aging Care Brand's 'Astalift'.  After shooting the CM, Matsuda expressed her joy of collaborating with Matsu, "I am so happy to sing 'Akai Sweet Pea' together with Matsu-san. I was able to sing it with a 'happy feeling'." Meanwhile, Matsu revealed, "I feel honored that my singing with Seiko-san will be used [in the CM], but

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 10/20~10/23

    October 25, 2014 @ 2:55 pm

    This is Tokyohive's regular Drama Prime Time Report that gives you a detailed look at the prime time ratings with a focus on the weekly dramas. You can check out more of the most recent ratings from October 20th to October 23rd and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 10/20 – Monday 14.3%(5.0%) – 19:00-19:32 – NHK News 7 07.8%(7.6%) – 19:32-19:58 – Close-Up Gendai 11.3%(0.7%) – 20:0

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  • Takahashi Ai goes to a 'love hotel' to film a scene for a drama

    October 25, 2014 @ 2:40 am

    On October 24, former Morning Musume member and talento Takahashi Ai revealed through her official blog that she went to a 'love hotel' to film a scene for a drama.In a blog entry titled "Ah, love hotel", Takahashi uploaded photos of herself lying down on a love hotel bed.  "Yesterday, I went to a love hotel for the first time to shoot for WOWOW-san's drama. Ha ha ha. It's a comedy, so the setting and storyline are crazy, but it's

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 10/15~10/21

    October 24, 2014 @ 5:21 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of October 15th to October 21st. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "C.O.S.M.O.S. ~Akizakura~" - Sandaime J Soul Brothers 02 - "BRIGHTER DAY" - Amuro Namie 03 - "Suki" - Nishino Kana 04 - "Dragon Night" - SEKAI NO OWARI 05 - "Last Scene" - JUJU 06 - "Netsujou no Spectrum

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  • Arashi becomes the first artist to top Ori★Suta's 'favorite artist ranking' 5 years in a row

    October 24, 2014 @ 12:24 pm

    Entertainment magazine 'Ori★Suta' has revealed the results of their 2014 "favorite artist" ranking. Popular group Arashi came in first place again this year, followed by Mr.Children, B'z, Ikimonogakari, and Utada Hikaru. This marks Arashi's 5th year in a row to top the ranking, making them the first artist to achieve this feat. Besides the overall ranking, Arashi also topped the "overall women", "overall teens", "overall twenties", "women in the

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  • Actor Ito Hideaki to get married

    October 23, 2014 @ 2:35 am

    Actor Ito Hideaki (39) will be getting married to a company employee 8 years his junior (31). The couple is expected to submit their marriage registration on October 24. On October 22, Ito sent a handwritten letter to media outlets via his agency. He announced, "This is a personal matter, but I would like to humbly announce that I will register my marriage on October 24. My partner is a former company employee, a non-celebrity woman who I've

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  • Sashihara Rino expresses her intention of remaining in HKT48

    October 23, 2014 @ 1:19 am

    On October 22, HKT48's Sashihara Rino made a live appearance on Nippon Broadcast's 'AKB48 no All Night Nippon' where she talked with producer Akimoto Yasushi about the week's theme 'Kinkyuu Dougi. Sashihara wa AKB ni Modoru no ka?' (translated as: 'An emergency resolution. Will Sashihara return to AKB?').After her dating scandal, Sashihara was transferred from AKB48 to HKT48 in June of 2012. Regarding the topic, she showed her intentions of remai

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 10/13 ~ 10/19

    October 22, 2014 @ 2:56 am

    Oricon has released its weekly charts for October 13 to 19. Check it out below! [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Itta Janai ka / CloveR" - Kanjani8 : 10/15 (271,021)2. "TIKI BUN / Shabadaba Doo~ / Mikaeri Bijin" - Morning Musume.'14 : 10/15 (135,109)3. "C.O.S.M.O.S. ~Akizakura~" - Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE : 10/15 (120,918)4. "Dragon Night" - SEKAI NO OWARI : 10/15 (85,055)5. "Kindan no Resistance" - Mizuki Nana : 10/15 (40,018)(C

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 10/17~10/19

    October 21, 2014 @ 5:36 pm

    This is Tokyohive's regular Drama Prime Time Report that gives you a detailed look at the prime time ratings with a focus on the weekly dramas. You can check out more of the most recent ratings from October 17th to October 19th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 10/17 – Friday 14.3%(0.3%) – 19:00-19:30 – NHK News 7 07.9%(1.1%) – 19:30-19:58 – Tokuho Shutoken 06.5%(3.2%) – 20:0

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  • Kyary Pamyu Pamyu reveals that she's stopped disguising herself when going out

    October 21, 2014 @ 2:36 pm

    On October 21, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu revealed through her Twitter that she's stopped disguising herself when going out. "I went out for a little while today. I walked a lot. To walk openly is a good thing. I haven't disguised myself, nor wore a mask in a week," she said.今日は少しお出かけした。たくさん歩いた。堂々と歩くことは良いこと。なんかもう1週周って変装もマスクもしなくなった。— きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ (@pamyurin) October 20, 2014 Recently, tabloid magazine 'FRIDAY' reported that Kyary has been secretly m

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