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  • Drama Prime Time Report - 6/16~6/18

    June 22, 2015 @ 1:22 am

    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 June 16th to June 18th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! Screencaps: Mother Game === 6/16 – Tuesday 09.8%(3.1%) – 19:00-21:54 – Tuesday Surprise Special 11.6%(1.3%) – 22:00-23:00 – Shi

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  • Voice actor Tatekabe Kazuya passes away at the age of 80

    June 20, 2015 @ 2:48 am

    Veteran voice actor Tatekabe Kazuya (80), who is best known as the voice of Gian from popular anime "Doraemon", passed away on June 18 at 1:49 pm, due to acute respiratory failure. Tatekabe voiced as Gian during 1979 to 2005, and he was also popular for his voice as Goriraimo in "Dokonjo Gaeru".His funeral will be held at Aoyama funeral hall on the 24th.Our condolences to his family and friends. May he rest in peace.Source & Image: Oricon

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  • Mizushima Hiro and Ayaka celebrate the birth of their first child

    June 19, 2015 @ 7:23 am

    On June 19, singer-songwriter Ayaka updated her official blog, announcing the birth of her first child, a baby girl."Dear everyone," she began, continuing with, "Every time I look at our child's calm sleeping face, I can't help but to be happy. The moment she was born, it was like God gave us a wink. That is how happy and grateful she is making us feel." Ayaka also expressed her gratitude, "When I think about how this journey has led me to t

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  • Oricon Ranking for the first half of 2015 : Music DVD

    June 18, 2015 @ 4:37 am

    After the rankings for singles and albums, shall we move on to the music DVD ranking?Check it out below, and see who came on top. [Music DVD Top 25]01. "ARASHI BLAST in Hawaii" - Arashi : 4/15 (341,617)02. "Jussai" - Kanjani8 : 12/24/14 (201,003)03. "2014 Concert Tour Kis-My-Journey" - Kis-My-Ft2 : 2/4 (199,390)04. "Kanjanism LIVE TOUR 2014>>2015" - Kanjani8 : 4/29 (189,768)05. "EXILE TRIBE PERFECT YEAR LIVE TOUR TOWER OF WISH 2014 ~THE RE

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  • Yuzu to provide new CM song for 'Nippon Life'

    June 18, 2015 @ 4:34 am

    Yuzu's new song "Kakeru" has been chosen as the CM song for Nippon Life. In the past, Yuzu has provided their songs "Niji", "with you", and "Hikare" for Nippon Life's CMs. Written and composed by Kitagawa Yujin, "Kakeru" is an uptempo number that portrays dreams and hopes. You can listen to the song on Yuzu's official website here.Source: natalie

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  • THE BAWDIES' ROY welcomes the birth of his son

    June 18, 2015 @ 4:33 am

    THE BAWDIES member ROY's (Vo, B) wife and model AMO has given birth to their first child.In a blog entry dated June 18, AMO reported that she gave birth to a baby boy on June 13. She expressed her joy, "We are very very happy that this child has come to us. My eyes are filled with tears everyday."  ROY and AMO married in January of 2014. In March of the same year, she and AYAMO ended their activities as music unit AMOYAMO.&nb

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  • Oricon Ranking for the first half of 2015 : Album

    June 18, 2015 @ 4:30 am

    So, what did you think about the single ranking? If you haven't checked it, go ahead, and take a look here. Now, it's time for the album ranking! [Album TOP 25]01. "PLANET SEVEN" - Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE : 1/28 (820,470)02. "Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de Tobe!" - AKB48 : 1/21 (780,591)03. "Budo" - Southern All Stars : 3/31 (500,776)04. "Tree" - SEKAI NO OWARI : 1/14 (460,154)05. "REFLECTION" - Mr.Children : 6/4 (355,268)06.

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  • 'Anohana' to be released as a live-action special drama

    June 18, 2015 @ 4:28 am

    Anime series "Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai" (aka 'Anohana'), aired on Fuji TV's late-night anime time slot "noitamina" during April ~ June 2011, would be getting a live-action drama adaptation. This marks the very first time for the anime to get a live-action adaptation, and it will be aired as a special drama. "Cho Heiwa Busters" consists of 6 childhood friends --Yadomi Jinta ("Jintan"), Honma Meiko ("Menma"), Anjo Na

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  • Oricon Ranking for the first half of 2015 : Single

    June 18, 2015 @ 2:26 am

    Oricon has released its rankings for the first half of 2015. Let's start with the singles ranking below!  [Single TOP 25]01. "Bokutchi wa Tatakawanai" - AKB48 : 5/20 (1,771,608)02. "Green Flash" - AKB48 : 3/4 (1,041,084)03. "Coquettish Juutai Chuu" - SKE48 : 3/31 (687,284)04. "Inochi wa Utsukushii" - Nogizaka46 : 3/18 (615,449)05. "Aozora no Shita, Kimi no Tonari" - Arashi : 5/13 (552,360)06. "Don't look back!" - NMB48 : 3/31 (525,568)07. "Sakur

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  • Drama Prime Time Report - 6/12~6/15

    June 18, 2015 @ 1:52 am

    This is Tokyohive's regular Drama Prime Time Report giving 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 June 12th to June 15th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current dramas below! Screencaps: Yokoso, Wagaya e === 6/12 – Friday 09.0%(0.8%) – 19:00-19:56 – Wara Gamisama wa Totsuzen ni... 07.6%(2.7%) – 19:56-20:54 – N

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