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  • Momoiro Clover Z reveal new artist photos

    February 9, 2015 @ 3:01 pm

    Momoiro Clover Z is getting ready to release their new single "Seishunfu" on March 11. To coincide with this release, the group has revealed brand new artist photos.The artist photos were photographed by Shintsubo Kenshu that portray the worldview of Momoiro Clover Z's starring film 'Maku ga Agaru'. In the group photo, the 5 members are seen wearing uniforms and standing in the hallway of a school. In addition to the group photo, individual photo

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 2/3~2/5

    February 7, 2015 @ 9:16 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 February 3rd to February 5th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 2/3 – Tuesday 11.7%(1.8%) – 21:00-21:54 – Kaiketsu! Ninety-Nine 12.1%(0.7%) – 22:00-23:00 – Shiawase! Bombi-Girl

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 1/28~2/3

    February 7, 2015 @ 5:05 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of January 28th to February 3rd. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Eeny, meeny, miny, moe!" - Sandaime J Soul Brothers 02 - "Attakain Dakara" - Kumamushi 03 - "R.Y.U.S.E.I." - Sandaime J Soul Brothers 04 - "Dragon Night" - SEKAI NO OWARI 05 - "Gira Gira Revolution" - SUP

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  • EXILE's TAKAHIRO lands his first lead role in a drama

    February 7, 2015 @ 3:32 pm

    NTV has announced that EXILE vocalist TAKAHIRO will play his first lead role in the drama 'Wild Heroes' set to premiere in April.  The story revokes around a former yankee who teams up with his 6 friends to save a young girl targeted by the underworld. The 6 friends will be played by the members of EXILE TRIBE. It will air every Sunday from 10:30 pm filling NTV's new drama slot. Source & Image: Sanspo

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  • Kobayashi Ami to graduate from SKE48

    February 7, 2015 @ 3:04 am

    SKE48's Kobayashi Ami has announced her graduation from the group. This announcement was made on February 6 during Team E's stage performance at SKE48 Theater in Aichi. A comment from Kobayashi as well as her upcoming schedule has been posted on the group's official website. In the comment, she reported that she would officially graduate from the group in late March. "I plan to continue working in the showbiz, so as my second start, please conti

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  • Check out the rest of the main characters' visual art for 'NARUTO' stage play

    February 7, 2015 @ 3:03 am

    Since the last couple of months, we've been teased by the characters' visual art for upcoming stage play "Live Spectacle : NARUTO", and finally, the visual art for the rest of the main characters has been revealed.  As previously announced, it's a stage play adaptation of Kishimoto Masashi's popular manga of the same name, and it will cover the stories from the 1st to the 27th volume.The stage play will kick off at AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo (3

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  • Yamashita Tomohisa to star in TV drama adaptation of 'Flowers for Algernon'

    February 7, 2015 @ 1:36 am

    It has been announced that singer and actor Yamashita Tomohisa (29) will star in TBS' new drama "Flowers for Algernon".It is a live-action drama adaptation of Daniel Keyes' world-famous masterpiece, which tells a story of a mentally disabled man with a low IQ who becomes a genius after getting a surgery. It has been adapted into movies, TV dramas, and stage plays several times in Japan, and this time, Nojima Shinji ("Seija no Koshin", "Ashit

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  • SuG's Takeru to temporary stop his activities due to the surgery to remove his tonsils

    February 5, 2015 @ 3:12 am

    On February 4, rock band SuG announced on their official site that vocalist Takeru would go on hiatus for a while due to tonsil surgery. Takeru has been doing his musical activities while visiting a hospital regularly because of a continuous asthmatic response, sore throat, and high fever since last year. Recently, he was diagnosed with chronic tonsillitis, and in order for him to continue his activities, he needed to remove his tonsil

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  • Nominees for '7th CD Shop Awards' announced

    February 5, 2015 @ 3:02 am

    The 10 nominated works for the '7th CD Shop Awards' have been announced.From January 8-18, sales clerks of CD stores across Japan held a final selection of works to be nominated for the award. The announcement of the winner as well as the awards ceremony will be held in early March. There are also plans for a 'CD Shop Awards SPECIAL LIVE', but no details have been set at this time. The awards ceremony and the special live will be announced o

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  • A 12-year-old 3B junior member loses consciousness after inhaling helium at recording for a variety show

    February 5, 2015 @ 2:24 am

    On February 4, TV Asahi revealed at a press conference that idol group 3B junior's 12-year-old member (her name has not been revealed, described as 'A' in the article) lost consciousness at the recording for BS Asahi's variety show, and she was rushed to the emergency room. According to the TV station, the accident happened on January 28 during the filming for "3B junior no Hoshikuzu Shouji", a variety show in which the members challen

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