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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 08/28~09/3

    September 5, 2013 @ 5:16 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of August 28th to September 3rd. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Koisuru Fortune Cookie" - AKB48 02 - "Koi Oto to Amazora" - AAA 03 - "GREEN DAYS" - Lead 04 - "Amachan Opening Theme (Long Version)" - Otomo Yoshihide 05 - "Itoshi Kimi e" - GReeeeN 06 - "Shiosai no

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  • Utada Hikaru writes a message to long time supporters of Fuji Keiko

    September 5, 2013 @ 1:23 pm

    On September 5th, Utada Hikaru wrote a message to long time supporters of her mother, Enka singer Fuji Keiko on her official website.Utada started by thanking those who have supported her mother over the years. She then stated, "There is something I have to tell those who are still concerned about my mother," and revealed, "A series of reports had mistaken my mother's real name. She wasn't Abe Junko, but Utada Junko. Even after she divorced my fa

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 8/26 ~ 9/1

    September 4, 2013 @ 5:58 am

    Oricon has revealed its weekly charts for August 26 to September 1. You can check out the results below! [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Wagamama Kinomama Ai no Joke / Ai no Gundan" - Morning Musume : 8/28 (144,061) 2. "Koi Suru Fortune Cookie" - AKB48 : 8/21 (57,309)3. "Ige Musun Iriya ~Nande? Doushite?~" - B1A4 : 8/28 (47,646)4. "Manten no Hitomi" - Hikawa Kiyoshi : 8/28 (45,197)5. "Boys Meet U" - SHINee : 8/21 (19,786)(Check out the full

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  • Matsuda Shota to star in next 'Getsu 9' drama

    September 4, 2013 @ 5:57 am

    Matsuda Shota will star in the next 'Getsu 9' drama titled "Umi no Ue no Shinryojo", which will begin broadcasting in October. This will mark his first time starring in a 'Getsu 9' drama. The drama is set in a floating medical clinic, "Kaishinmaru", that travels around the islands in the Seto inland sea. Though "Kaishinmaru" is fictitious, it uses "Saiseimaru", a real boat clinic in the Seto inland sea, as its motif. In the drama, Matsuda w

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  • 9nine to sing opening theme for drama 'Legal High'

    September 3, 2013 @ 10:48 pm

    It's been revealed that 9nine will be singing the opening theme song for the 'Legal High' drama sequel (Fuji TV, premieres in October). 'Legal High' is a popular drama that first aired back in 2012 starring Sakai Masato and Aragaki Yui as lawyers. The opening theme (currently untitled) will be released as 9nine's new single on November 20th.  Kawashima Umika commented, "I am honored to sing the opening theme for a drama that is loved b

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  • girl next door announce their disbandment

    September 3, 2013 @ 4:57 pm

    girl next door has announced that they will be disbanding at the end of the year.The unit celebrates their 5th year anniversary on September 3rd. Their official website states the details concerning their disbandment, "Upon the milestone of this 5th anniversary, we've had repeated discussions regarding the members' new challenges while respecting our individual activities and lives."  Chisa (Vo) hinted that she will support her fiancé,

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  • Morning Musume's 54th single takes No.1 spot on Oricon weekly chart

    September 3, 2013 @ 11:44 am

    Idol group Morning Musume's 54th single "Wagamama Ki no mama Ai no Joke/Ai no Gundan" (released on August 28) sold 144,000 copies during the first week, taking the No.1 spot on Oricon's weekly single ranking. This marks their 3rd consecutive chart topping singles (14th single in total), and it is the first time in over 11 years for the group to accomplish this, which also means the first ever time for the current members including the leader Mic

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  • Oshima Yuko to appear in drama 'Ando Lloyd' as Kimura Takuya's younger sister

    September 3, 2013 @ 2:33 am

    On September 2, it was revealed that AKB48's Oshima Yuko will be appearing in the upcoming TBS drama 'Ando Lloyd ~A.I. knows LOVE?~'. 'Ando Lloyd' is a love story that takes place in a world between 2013 and 2113 that is linked with a "time cable." The drama stars SMAP's Kimura Takuya as a genius physicist named 'Matsushima Reiji' and a mysterious android from the future. It will also star actress Shibasaki Kou as Re

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  • Okada Masaki added to the cast of upcoming 'Legal High' drama

    September 3, 2013 @ 2:24 am

    Okada Masaki has been added to the cast of the 'Legal High' drama sequel that will premiere in October. 'Legal High' is a lawyer comedy drama that first aired in April of 2012 starring Sakai Masato and Aragaki Yui. In the sequel, Okada will play 'Hanyu Haruki', a rival of 'Komikado Kensuke' (Sakai) and 'Mayuzumi Machiko' (Aragaki). While he confronts the two during every lawsuit, he seems to show an interest in Mayuzumi. 

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  • Sexy Zone member Sato Shori to star in NTV' new late-night drama

    September 2, 2013 @ 9:26 pm

    It's been revealed that Sexy Zone's Sato Shori will get his first drama lead in NTV's '49' written by popular scriptwriter Nojima Shinji. Sato will play 'Kagami Dan', a shut-in who is not very good at both studies and sports. However after a certain occurrence, the soul of his dead father enters his body. His father's quality of doing everything skillfully allows him to become popular and good at sports. The drama will also star Jinguji Yuta

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