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  • Saeko's first photobook is a hit among her female fans

    January 26, 2014 @ 10:49 pm

    In December of last year, Saeko released her first photo book titled 'EPISODE 1' and surprised her fans with many bold semi-nude pictures.However, according to its publisher Takarajima, the photo book has been a much bigger hit among women than men. So far the book has sold over 110,000 copies and statistical evaluations say that 82% of all the buyers have been women. Takarajima stated that it's a first for them to have photo book of a female cel

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  • Kojima Haruna tops Oricon's weekly book ranking with photobook and breaks record

    January 8, 2014 @ 8:58 pm

    On January 9th, it was announced that AKB48 member Kojima Haruna topped the weekly book ranking of Oricon with her first solo photobook titled "Kojiharu".Her photobook sold 61,000 copies in its first week and therefore earned the first place in the weekly ranking for books in general, photobooks, and mooks. It also broke the record of fellow member Sashihara Rino's photobook "Sashiko" by 4,000 copies and became highest selling female solo photobo

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  • Nogizaka46 to release their 1st photo book

    October 16, 2013 @ 4:31 am

    Nogizaka46 will be releasing their 1st photo book 'Nogizaka Ha' on October 22. For this photo book, 32 of Nogizaka46's 1st generation members visited a seaside school in Chiba. They challenged themselves to things like milking cows at a ranch and making curry in the outdoors. It also features photos of the girls getting out of bed and at the hot springs as well as their very first swimsuit photos.  Nogizaka46 producer Akimoto Yasushi c

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  • Horikita Maki celebrates her birthday and the release of her new photo book 'Dramatic'

    October 7, 2013 @ 5:48 pm

    On October 6th, actress Horikita Maki attended a PR event to commemorate the release of her new photo book 'Dramatic' and to celebrate her 25th birthday.The said photo book also features the actress in several sexy shots, about which she commented, "It was a new experience for me, since I usually don't wear clothes that reveal my stomach or my back. I was all fidgety (while wearing those outfits)."Aside from her beautiful bare back and her beauti

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  • Sasaki Nozomi to release a new photo book

    July 25, 2013 @ 2:52 am

    It's been revealed that actress Sasaki Nozomi (25) will be releasing her new photo book, 'Sasakiki', on September 5. Sasaki promoted her new photo book saying, "I didn't wear makeup for the most part of the shoot. It turned out to be a book filled with the faces of the 25-year-old Sasaki Nozomi." She also hinted, "It includes swimsuit shots. which might be my last, so it would make me happy if you would take a look and enjoy it." For this p

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  • Weekly Young Jump & Natsuna to introduce gravure at the 14th Japan Expo

    June 17, 2013 @ 9:14 pm

    The Japan Expo will open its doors for the 14th time in France from July 4th until July 7th. This year, the popular Japanese manga and gravure magazine 'Weekly Young Jump' will be there with a special booth and introduce the world of gravia and gravure idols to all the visitors. The photo exhibition is titled "JAPANESE GRAVURE IDOLS - Boy meets Girl" and features 170 pictures from the magazine's archive. Among the 170 pictures are seve

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  • Yoshiki Risa forms "One Color" for "1 Kara"

    November 25, 2012 @ 10:43 pm

    On November 24, gravure idol Yoshiki Risa (25) appeared at a press conference in Tokyo to talk about the formation of idol unit “One Color,” in which she played five separate roles. As the image character for “1 Kara", a speciality Karaoke store for people to go alone, she advertised for the store by changing into five roles, including a rock idol and enka idol.   She stated, “I want the five members to be as acrobatic as Momoiro Clover Z.

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  • NMB48's Yamamoto Sayaka and Watanabe Miyuki to go head to head with the release of their photo books

    October 18, 2012 @ 11:14 pm

    On October 19th, it was announced that NMB48's Yamamoto Sayaka and Watanabe Miyuki will be releasing their first photo books on the same day in November. Both of their still untitled photo books will be out on November 20th, and the two will have to face off against each other on the Oricon weekly chart until the 25th. The winner of this internal competition is said to get a chance of starring in a CM all by herself, and both girls are con

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  • Olympic swimmer Irie Ryosuke gets naked for 'ViVi'

    September 24, 2012 @ 1:42 am

    Known for winning the bronze medal in mens 100 meter backstroke and the silver medal in the mens 200 meter backstroke at the London Olympics, Irie Ryosuke (22) is now going to bare all for the November issue of fashion magazine ‘ViVi’. Irie is known for his beautiful backstroke and is valued highly in the swimming world. However, there’s more to him than just swimming. He has a handsome style, beautiful muscles, good fashion sense, and ca

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  • Kamata Natsumi attends PR event for new DVD 'Natsu Purin'

    September 11, 2012 @ 12:57 pm

    Gravure idol Kamata Natsumi recently attended a PR event for her latest DVD 'Natsu Purin'. It's already Kamata's 13th DVD release, but she has also been becoming more active in the world of acting. She recently appeared in the late-night drama 'Toranaide Kudasai!!' (TV Tokyo) and the NHK morning drama 'Umechan Sensei'. She described her new DVD: "This time, the focus was on my rear. There are a lot of ero-kawaii (sexy, but cute) shots,

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