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  • Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to sing a drama's theme song for the first time

    December 18, 2014 @ 12:26 am

    Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's new song "Mondai Girl" has been chosen as the theme song for Fuji TV's upcoming drama 'Mondai no Aru Restaurant'. This will be Kyary's first time singing the theme song for a drama.  "Mondai Girl" was written by Nakata Yasutaka (CAPSULE) and It's described as a cute pop song that will give courage to women who try their best. 'Mondai no Aru Restaurant' is a comedy drama that revolves around a group of women who open a restaur

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  • S/mileage change their group name to 'ANGERME'

    December 17, 2014 @ 2:51 pm

    S/mileage has changed their group name to "ANGERME." This announcement was made during the final day of the group's tour "S/mileage Live Tour 2014 Aki ~FULL CHARGE~" held at TSUTAYA O-EAST on December 17."ANGERME" was named by member Nakanishi Kana, based off of over 10,000 submissions made by the public.Nakanishi explained, "I made up the word by combining 'ange', meaning angel in French, and 'larme' meaning tear. I have a tender image for ange

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 12/8 ~ 12/14

    December 17, 2014 @ 12:37 pm

    Oricon has revealed its weekly chart for December 8 to 14. Take a look at the results below![Single Weekly Ranking]1. "12-gatsu no Kangaroo" - SKE48 : 12/10 (386,495)2. "O.R.I.O.N." - Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE : 12/10 (190,261)3. "Shirushi" - LiSA : 12/10 (29,399)4. "Shampoo Hat" - Team Syachihoko : 12/10 (26,313)5. "SNOW DISTANCE" - palet : 12/10 (25,006)(Check out the full ranking here.)===[Album Weekly Ranking]1. "M album" - Ki

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  • MISIA's new sakura song to be used in Mukai Osamu's starring drama

    December 17, 2014 @ 1:18 am

    MISIA's new song "Sakura Hitohira" has been chosen as the theme song for TV Tokyo's 50th anniversary drama 'Eien no 0'.Based on Hyakuta Naoki's popular novel, the drama will air on TV Tokyo for a period of 3 nights; February 11, 14, and 15. Mukai Osamu will play the lead, and the supporting cast is made up of Tabe Mikako, Kiritani Kenta, and Hirosue Ryoko.  The theme song "Sakura Hitohira" is a sakura song that MISIA wrote especially for the dra

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 12/12~12/14

    December 16, 2014 @ 5:48 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 December 12th to December 14th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 12/12 – Friday 06.8%(1.9%) – 20:00-20:45 – Kitchen ga Hashiru! 09.5%(1.5%) – 21:00-22:00 – News Watch 9 07.1%(0.8%

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  • KinKi Kids' 'M album' ranks No.1 on Oricon weekly ranking

    December 16, 2014 @ 12:35 am

    Popular duo KinKi Kids' 14th original album "M album" (released December 10) sold 134,000 copies during the first week, topping Oricon's latest weekly album ranking. This is the duo's 10th consecutive (and 16th in total) chart-topping album since "G album -24/7-" which was released in October 2003."M album" comes with 2 discs; "Memories -Kioku-", rearranged self-cover collection, and "Moments -Shunkan-" that contains new songs as well a

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  • SKE48's latest single tops Oricon weekly ranking

    December 15, 2014 @ 3:01 pm

    SKE48's 16th single "12-gatsu no Kangaroo" which was released on December 10 enjoyed excellent sales, topping Oricon's latest weekly ranking. The first week sales for the single was 386,000 copies, and it exceeded the first week sales of previous single "Bukiyou Taiyou"s which sold 324,000 copies.This is their 12th consecutive chart-topping single, and they are ranked No.2 for "the number of consecutive chart-topping singles" for a female group,

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 12/08~12/11

    December 14, 2014 @ 7:22 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 December 8th to December 11th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 12/8 – Monday 13.3%(0.3%) – 19:00-19:30 – NHK News 7 07.2%(2.5%) – 19:30-19:56 – Close-Up Gendai 09.1%(3.6%) – 20:0

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 12/3~12/9

    December 14, 2014 @ 1:13 am

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of December 3rd to December 9th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Happiness" - Che'Nelle 02 - "Dragon Night" - SEKAI NO OWARI 03 - "Mr.Snowman" - e-girls 04 - "Darling" - Nishino Kana 05 - "R.Y.U.S.E.I." - Sandaime J Soul Brothers 06 - "Silly" - Ieiri Leo 07 - "BRIG

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  • 7-member boyish girl group 'THE HOOPERS' to make their major debut in March

    December 13, 2014 @ 2:18 am

    It was announced that boyish girl group THE HOOPERS will be making their major debut under UNIVERSAL SIGMA in March. THE HOOPERS consists of 7 members who were chosen from the 5,000 applicants for cross-dressing group Fudanjuku's "Next Generation Audition" held last fall.In addition to their looks and singing skills, this group's specialty is said to be the members' high performance skills, as all members can do cartwheels, and 3 membe

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