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  • Golden Bomber drummer Darvish Kenji to undergo 2-month treatment for wrist injury

    November 15, 2014 @ 12:26 am

    On November 14, Golden Bomber announced through their official blog that drummer Darvish Kenji will be undergoing treatment for his injured left wrist for 2 months.About 2 weeks ago, Darvish Kenji revealed a photo of his bandaged wrist saying, "I've injured a ligament in my left wrist lol (2 months for complete recovery wao!)." On the 13th, he and fellow member Kyan Yutaka held a baseball tournament at Yokohama Stadium; however, Darvish wasn't in

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  • THE TURTLES JAPAN welcome 2 new members into the band

    November 15, 2014 @ 12:22 am

    THE TURTLES JAPAN have announced that they have welcomed 2 new members into the band. They are Remioromen's Jinguji Osamu (JINGUJI) on drums and Simon Isogai (ISOGAI) on piano and keyboard. THE TURTLES JAPAN are comprised of 3 main members; producer Kameda Seiji (KAMEDA), and flumpool's Yamamura Ryuta (YAMAMURA) and Sakai Kazuki (SAKAI).  With the new arrangement, the band will make their appearance in

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  • Oricon reveals annual 'ideal faces chosen by women' ranking

    November 14, 2014 @ 2:42 pm

    ORICON STYLE has revealed the results of their 8th "ideal face chosen by women" ranking.From October 28 to November 4, ORICON STYLE held an online poll with 500 women in their teens to 40's asking them, "Which celebrity has the ideal face?" The number one spot went to actress Kitagawa Keiko, who also ranked in first place last year. Check out the top 10 "ideal faces" of this year below! [Oricon's 8th "ideal face chosen by women" ranking

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  • 'Josei Seven' reports V6 member Nagano Hiroshi and actress Shiraishi Miho's date in Yokohama

    November 13, 2014 @ 1:06 pm

    On November 13, tabloid magazine 'Josei Seven' reported on V6 member Nagano Hiroshi (42) and actress Shiraishi Miho's (36) date in Yokohama.According to the magazine, the two went out for a drive in Nagano's car to Yokohama earlier this month. Then, Nagano escorted Shiraishi into a Chinese restaurant where they enjoyed a meal together. The magazine published eyewitness reports stating, "They were eating lamb kushiyaki (grilled skewer)," along wit

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  • Actress Adachi Yumi gets married to photographer Kuwajima Tomoki

    November 13, 2014 @ 2:56 am

    Actress Adachi Yumi (33) and photographer Kuwajima Tomoki (35) registered their marriage on November 13.Adachi made the announcement via FAX to various media outlets, "From now on, we will watch over my daughter's growth together, and we hope to build a calm and peaceful family. By gaining a companion, we will support each other in order to work more earnestly and genuinely than before." She also called out to her fans, "This is a new start for t

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  • Tackey & Tsubasa's Imai Tsubasa diagnosed with Meniere's disease

    November 13, 2014 @ 1:08 am

    On November 12, it was reported that Tackey & Tsubasa's Imai Tsubasa, who was hospitalized for examination since the 6th, has been diagnosed with Meniere's disease which is a disorder of the inner ear. He is still in the hospital, and will be focusing on medical treatment for a while. Previously, Imai's fellow member Takizawa Hideaki made an appearance on Imai's radio show (broadcasted on the 6th) as an understudy, and ex

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  • Shibasaki Kou and Nakata Hidetoshi reported to be in a relationship

    November 13, 2014 @ 1:05 am

    On November 13, Sports Hochi reported that actress Shibasaki Kou and a former member of Japan's national football team Nakata Hidetoshi are in a relationship. According to a relevant person, their relationship started from group socializing. The two were seen attending a fashion show held in Paris in March together, and going on a date in Kyoto. The source also reports that Nakata visited the film premiere for "47 RONIN", in which Shib

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  • Arakawa Shizuka gives birth to her first child

    November 12, 2014 @ 3:21 am

    Professional figure skater Arakawa Shizuka (32) has given birth to her first child.According to an announcement released by her agency, Arakawa gave birth to a 2,860 gram (6 lb 5 oz) baby girl on November 6. Both mother and child are in healthy condition. While the baby was born before her due date, Arakawa expressed her joy of becoming a mother, "From this first experience, there were times when I felt joy and anticipation, and th

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  • D-BOYS' Yanagi Kotaro to take a long-term break

    November 12, 2014 @ 3:18 am

    On November 10, D-BOYS member Yanagi Kotaro (pictured on the left) announced through his official blog that he would be going on a long-term break. In 2003, Yanagi was selected to play the lead role in the popular musical 'Tennis no Oujisama' which raised the expectations of his future performances. However, he was involved in a traffic accident and still suffers from its after-effects. Regardless, he's continued to work, starring in movies such

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 11/3 ~ 11/9

    November 12, 2014 @ 2:13 am

    Oricon has released its weekly charts for November 3 to 9. Check out the results below! [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Rashikunai", Type A - NMB48 : 11/5 (420,326)2. "Time Works Wonders", Limited Edition - Tohoshinki : 11/5 (106,970)3. "Haitateki!", Limited Ee Edition - Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku : 11/5 (55,099)4. "Darling", with DVD - Dream : 11/5 (24,838)5. "One Woman Show ~Amai Maboroshi~", Limited Edition - Porno Graffitti : 11/5 (21,253)(Check out

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