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  • Cancer-struck Asami Yuma sends message to the stage greeting of 'Sakura Hime'

    June 29, 2013 @ 2:12 pm

    Japanese adult video actress Asami Yumi prepared a written message for the stage greeting on the opening day of Hashimoto Hajime's ('Tantei wa BAR ni Iru') newest movie 'Sakura Hime' on June 29. Asami is currently under treatment for ovarian cancer and wasn't able to attend the stage greeting in person. The greeting was attended by the other two starring actors Hinami Kyoko and Aoki Munetaka.On the 5th, Asami revealed in a tweet that a malignant

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  • Acid Black Cherry reveals jacket covers for "Greed Greed Greed"

    June 28, 2013 @ 11:36 pm

    Acid Black Cherry has revealed the jacket covers for his upcoming single, "Greed Greed Greed", which will be released on August 7th.The single will come in 3 different types: Limited Edition, Regular Edition, and a Special Price Edition. Check out the jacket covers for each type below!======Source & Image(s): Acid Black Cherry's Official WebsiteThanks to Hyde for the tip!

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  • Yuki Maomi officially registers her marriage

    June 28, 2013 @ 4:24 am

    On June 28th, talento Yuki Maomi (33) announced through her official blog that she has officially registered her marriage. Yuki, who held her wedding ceremony on the 17th, expressed, "Since we already held our wedding, I thought my state of mind wouldn't change, but the moment they accepted our marriage registration, there was something that touched me emotionally." She continued, "I feel like this is the beginning of a new life." Yuki

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  • NMB48 Kenkyuusei Ishihara Masako withdraws from the group

    June 28, 2013 @ 1:07 am

    It has been announced that idol group NMB48's Kenkyuusei Ishihara Masako has withdrawn from the group as of June 27th, due to her poor physical health.Below is what she wrote on NMB48's official blog."I, Ishihara Masako, am withdrawing from NMB48. There were times I became ill during my NMB48 activities. Though I felt bad for causing trouble for people around me, I tried my hardest because I wanted to continue my activities. However, after I

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  • yui's new band FLOWER FLOWER provides a song + stars in 'au' CM

    June 28, 2013 @ 12:48 am

    4-member band FLOWER FLOWER, in which singer-songwriter yui (previously stylized as YUI) serves as the vocalist, is starring in 'au's new CM. In addition, the band is also providing a new song "Tsuki" for it as well.The new CM uses footage from "au PERFECT SYNC. LIVE", which was held at Ryogoku Kokugikan on the 11th, as its base. It was a participatory live event which integrated music and technology, and FLOWER FLOWER performed the tie

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  • Former FUNKY MONKEY BABYS' Funky Kato to start his solo activities

    June 27, 2013 @ 6:14 pm

    It was announced on June 27 by former FUNKY MONKEY BABYS leader Funky Kato (34) that he will begin his solo activities via the official "FUNKY MONKEY BABYS" blog.  The popular group disbanded after their Tokyo Dome performances on the 1st and 2nd of this month. He began by talking about his state of mind after the group's final performance with, "I was spending my new days while sometimes closing my eyes, opening my ears, and carefully holding th

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 06/19~06/25

    June 26, 2013 @ 6:27 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of June 19th to June 25th. Check out the top ranking digital singles, chaku-uta, and music videos for this week below!   -   < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Last Love" - Rihwa 02 - "Star Love Ration" - Kera Kera 03 - "Flower Song" - EXILE 04 - "Amachan Opening Theme (Long Version)" - Otomo Yoshihide 05 - "Contrail" - Amuro Namie 06 - "Real Valentine" - EXILE AT

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  • THE SECOND from EXILE to sing theme song for two NTV dramas

    June 26, 2013 @ 2:07 pm

    It's been revealed that EXILE sub-unit THE SECOND from EXILE will be singing the theme songs for two NTV dramas starting in July.The group will be releasing their new single, "SURVIVORS feat. DJ MAKIDAI from EXILE / Pride", on August 14. "SURVIVORS-" will be used in 'Machiisha Jumbo!!' (starts July 4) while "Pride" will be used in 'Frenemy ~Dobu Nezumi no Machi~' (starts July 3). Both songs were written to fit the image of each drama. "Mach

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 6/17 ~ 6/23

    June 26, 2013 @ 12:45 pm

    Oricon has revealed their weekly charts for June 17th to the 23rd.Check out the results below.=====[Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Bokura no Yuriika" - NMB48 : 6/19 (481,843)2. "Flower Song" - EXILE : 6/19 (107,486)3. "I WANNA DANCE" - SUPER JUNIOR DONGHAE & EUNHYUK : 6/19 (54,220)4. "LOVE & GIRLS" - Shoujo Jidai : 6/19 (42,796)5. "UpTURN" - Lead : 6/19 (41,224)(Check out the full ranking here.)-----[Album Weekly Ranking]1. "B'z The Best XXV 1

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  • Yoshitaka Yuriko to star in NHK's morning drama next year

    June 26, 2013 @ 12:57 am

    On June 25th, a press conference to announce the production of NHK's morning drama for the first half of 2014, titled "Hanako to Anne", was held, and it was revealed that actress Yoshitaka Yuriko would be the heroine of the drama. This will mark the first NHK morning drama for Yoshitaka to star in.She enthusiastically commented, "At first I wondered if I would be good enough, like if I would be suitable for the face of morning...but I would

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