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  • KANA-BOON sings the new CM song for 'ANESSA'

    February 20, 2015 @ 2:44 am

    KANA-BOON's new song "Nandemonedari" has been chosen as the new CM song for Shiseido's 'ANESSA'."Nandemonedari" was written with the theme "a woman who wants everything and a man who makes fun of that." It's an uptempo tune that was written especially for the CM. KANA-BOON commented on how they felt when the tie-up was first decided, "We were very happy! We thought, 'We have to prevent our skin from damage too!'" Source: natalie

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 2/13~2/16

    February 19, 2015 @ 3:39 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 13th to February 16th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 2/13 – Friday 13.0%(1.0%) – 19:56-20:54 – Nep & Imoto no Sekai Banduke 15.2%(4.7%) – 21:00-23:04 – (Movie) Ponyo on

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  • Oricon Weekly Ranking for 2/9 ~ 2/15

    February 19, 2015 @ 3:18 am

    Oricon has revealed its weekly ranking for February 9 to 15. Check it out below! [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Kioku / Kokoro Odoreba" - Shibutani Subaru : 2/11 (101,315)2. "Seven Deadly Sins" - MAN WITH A MISSION : 2/11 (40,802)3. "Konna ni mo" - Dream : 2/11 (18,878)4. "Never say never" - Afilia Saga : 2/11 (18,796)5. "Hana no Arch / Brand Boy" - Chu-Z : 2/11 (13,824)(Check out the full ranking here.)===[Album Weekly Ranking]1. "35xxxv" - ONE OK

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  • Oshima Yuko to become a detective in new TBS drama

    February 18, 2015 @ 1:55 am

    Former AKB48 member Oshima Yuko (26) will be starring in upcoming TBS drama "Yamegoku ~Yakuza Yamete Itadakimasu~." This is her first time taking on a lead role for serial drama. The protagonist is Nagamitsu Bakushu (Oshima), a detective in charge of "helpline for people trying to depart from Yakuza organization (commonly called 'Ashinuke Call')" which belongs to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department's Organized Crime Division, Section 3

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  • Suzuki Shihori announces her graduation from AKB48

    February 17, 2015 @ 4:21 am

    AKB48 Team K's Suzuki Shihori has announced her graduation from the group.Suzuki explained her reason for graduating, "I've found a new dream, and [I'm graduating] in order to work towards that (in order to job hunt)." While she originally joined AKB48 in pursuit of modeling, she revealed, "After joining AKB, I've experienced many different jobs and my dream has changed." As this year marks the group's 10th year since formation, she thought it wa

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  • Kanjani8's Shibutani Subaru's solo debut song tops Oricon weekly single ranking

    February 17, 2015 @ 2:56 am

    Popular group Kanjani8 member Shibutani Subaru released his solo debut single "Kioku / Kokoro Odoreba" on February 11. According to Oricon, the single sold 101,000 copies during the first week, and it topped their latest weekly single ranking.This is the first time in 8 months for a solo singer to top the single ranking since it was last achieved by Kim Hyun Joong with "HOT SUN" (released in April 2014).Both of the title tracks are the

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  • ONE OK ROCK grabs No.1 spot on Oricon weekly ranking for the first time

    February 17, 2015 @ 2:41 am

    Rock band ONE OK ROCK's new album "35xxxv" (released on February 11) sold 165,000 copies in the first week, and ranked No.1 on the Oricon weekly album ranking.As the best rank their previous works have ever gotten was second place for both singles and albums, this new album became their first chart-topping work since they made their indie debut in July 2006.With the album, they also achieved the best first week sales, which was 46,000 copies more

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  • Kimura Takuya to star in new TV Asahi drama

    February 16, 2015 @ 12:51 pm

    It was announced that SMAP member Kimura Takuya will star in TV Asahi's new drama, 'I'm home' and Ueto Aya will take on a heroine role.This marks the first time for Kimura to star in a TV Asahi serial drama, and it's also his first time to co-star with Ueto in a drama.'I'm home' is a live-action drama adaptation of Ishizaka Kei's award-winning manga of the same name which was serialized on "Big Comic Original" during 1997 ~ 1998.In the drama, Kim

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 2/10~2/12

    February 15, 2015 @ 8:45 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 10th to February 12th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 2/10 – Tuesday 10.1%(1.6%) – 21:00-21:54 – Kaiketsu! Ninety-Nine 11.2%(0.9%) – 22:00-23:00 – Shiawase! Bombi-Girl

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  • Wentz Eiji and Koike Teppei to restart their activities as WaT

    February 15, 2015 @ 1:35 am

    Singer-songwriter duo WaT, comprised of Wentz Eiji and Koike Teppei, will be restarting their activities after 5 years. WaT first began their activities in 2002. They made their major debut with "Boku no Kimochi" in November of 2005 and appeared in NHK's 'Kohaku Uta Gassen' in December of the same year. Since then, they were active through releasing CDs and holding live concerts, but due to the members' busy solo schedules they haven't been activ

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