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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 4/30~5/7

    May 7, 2014 @ 2:54 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of April 30th to May 7th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Let It Go ~Ari no Mama de~ (Japanese)" - Matsu Takako 02 - "Kenka Joutou" - Kishidan 03 - "Let It Go ~Ari no Mama de~ (Ending)" - May J. 04 - "Labrador Retriever" - AKB48 05 - "Nijiiro" - Ayaka 06 - "Let It Go

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 4/28 ~ 5/4

    May 7, 2014 @ 1:30 pm

    Oricon has released its weekly charts for April 28th to May 4th. Check out the results below! [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "GUTS!" - Arashi : 4/30 (501,493)2. "Mystery Night / Eighteen Emotion" - S/mileage : 4/3 (34,340)3. "Uta no☆Prince Sama♪Idol Song Kotobuki Reiji (Itoshiki Hito e)" - Kotobuki Reiji (Morikubo Shotaro) : 4/30 (23,555)4. "Gera Gera Po no Uta" - KING CREAMSODA : 4/30 (22,310)5. "THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA MASTER 028 Hojou Karen (Hak

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  • 10 graduate members appear in the MV for Oshima Yuko's graduation song

    May 6, 2014 @ 12:42 am

    On May 5, AKB48's soon-to-be graduate member Oshima Yuko held her solo event "Oshima Yuko Thanksgiving Festival" at Intex Osaka, and there, she revealed the music video to her graduation song "Kyou made no Melody" for the first time.In the MV, not only the current members, but also 10 graduate members, who were 2nd generation members like Oshima, make their appearances.The 16 current members who sing the song along with Oshima are Umeda Ayaka, Ka

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 4/21 ~ 4/27

    May 2, 2014 @ 4:47 am

    Oricon's weekly charts for April 21 to the 27th has been revealed. Check it out below. [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Eejanaika" - Johnny's WEST : 4/23 (262,154)2. "NEVER LET YOU GO" - GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE : 4/23 (86,442)3. "Sore wa Bokutachi no Kiseki" - μ's : 4/23 (65,930)4. "Truth" - CNBLUE : 4/23 (35,602)5. "Departure" - SCANDAL : 4/23 (30,953)(Check out the full ranking here.)===[Album Weekly Ranking]1. "already" - Not yet : 4/23 (

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 4/23~4/29

    April 30, 2014 @ 6:35 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of April 23rd to April 29th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Let It Go ~Ari no Mama de~ (Japanese)" - Matsu Takako 02 - "We Don't Stop" - Nishino Kana 03 - "Kenka Joutou" - Kishidan 04 - "Let It Go ~Ari no Mama de~ (Ending)" - May J. 05 - "Let It Go" - Idina Menzel 0

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  • Michishige Sayumi to graduate from Morning Musume.'14 & Hello! Project this fall

    April 29, 2014 @ 3:58 am

    It's been reported that Michishige Sayumi will be graduating from Morning Musume.'14 and Hello! Project this fall.The news was announced on April 29 during the Yamaguchi concert of Morning Musume.'14's live tour 'Morning Musume.'14 Concert Tour Spring ~Evolution~'. Michishige, who is the member with the longest tenure in the group's history, commented, "Since I became leader about 2 years ago, I've been saying that I wanted to return Morning Musu

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  • Sendai holds a victory parade in honor of Olympic Gold Medalist Hanyu Yuzuru

    April 29, 2014 @ 2:56 am

    In the '2014 Sochi Winter Olympics', Japanese figure skater Hanyu Yuzuru took home Japan's first ever gold medal for the sport. In celebration of his win, a parade was held in his honor at his hometown of Sendai City. Over 92,000 citizens cheered him on as the 19-year-old paraded through the city. Before the parade, Murai Yoshihiro (53), the governor of Miyagi Prefecture, awarded Hanyu the 'Prefecture Honorary Citizen Award'. Hanyu

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  • Comedian Kintaro admits defeat to 'Otona AKB48' winner Tsukamoto Mariko

    April 29, 2014 @ 2:42 am

    Comedian Kintaro, known for her impersonations of idol group members, recently submitted her applications for the "Otona AKB48 Auditions". However, she didn't make the cut in the end and was made fun of by fellow comedy duo FUJIWARA, who teased, "Obviously you wouldn't make it." Actually, Kintaro made it to the third and final round of the "Otona AKB" auditions, which called for a new member above 30 yeard old. On her blog, sh

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  • Idoling!!!'s Sakai Hitomi to temporarily halt her activities

    April 28, 2014 @ 6:33 pm

    It's been announced that Idoling!!! member Sakai Hitomi will temporarily halt her activities due to medical treatment. This was revealed through Sakai's official blog. The staff wrote, "Due to her poor health, and as a result of examination at the hospital, she will take a rest for awhile." In addition, it was announced that she will be absent from 'Chikacchi to Mitsuko no Heya vol.3 ~Chikacchi Tanjousai~' on May 3 and 'Idol Renaissance Kouh

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  • Go Hiromi to become a father of twin boys

    April 28, 2014 @ 5:12 pm

    It's been reported that singer Go Hiromi (58) will become a father of twin boys in late-July. Go has two daughters from his ex-wife, but has no sons.  In March of 2012, Go remarried former professional baseball player Tokutake Sadayuki's 2nd daughter Rina (33). Her pregnancy of fraternal twins was announced earlier in January.Source & Image: Oricon

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