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  • Perfume appear in PR video for iPhone 6s

    September 10, 2015 @ 10:41 am

    The members of Perfume appear in the promotional video for Apple's new 'iPhone 6s'.  This video was released on September 9 during Apple's press conference in California. In the video, the members take a selfie with the rose gold 'iPhone 6s'. 'iPhone 6s' and 'iPhone 6s Plus' both go on sale on September 25. Apple will begin taking advanced orders via their website on September 12.Source: natalie

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  • Moriyama Naotaro to take a small break

    September 10, 2015 @ 10:40 am

    Moriyama Naotaro has announced that he will take a "small break" from his activities starting from the end of this month. This announcement was made on September 8 by Moriyama himself during a special event on Nico Nico Namahousou. After holding a talk session regarding his new single "Ikiru (tte Iikiru)" (September 9 release), he commented, "I have some work related to my new song until the end of this month. After these activities, I am th

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 8/31 ~ 9/6

    September 9, 2015 @ 10:15 am

    Oricon has released its weekly charts for August 31 to September 6. Take a look at the results below!  [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Ai wo Sakebe" - Arashi : 9/2 (462,550)2. "Unfair World" - Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE : 9/2 (179,822)3. "Dosukoi! Kenkyo ni Daitan / Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san no Uta / Nen ni wa Nen (Nen'iri Ver.)" - Kobushi Factory : 9/2 (34,639)4. "Unbelievers" - Yonezu Kenshi : 9/2 (26,024)5. "Halloween Nigh

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  • Arashi top Oricon's weekly single ranking for the 36th consecutive time

    September 7, 2015 @ 10:59 pm

    Arashi's 47th single "Ai wo Sakebe" (released September 2) has sold 463,000 copies in its first week, topping Oricon's weekly single ranking for September 14. Since "PIKA★★NCHI DOUBLE" (released February of 2004), this marks the group's 36th consecutive single, and also 43 total singles to top Oricon's single weekly ranking. With this, they are the number two artist with the "most consecutive singles to reach #1" and the "most total singles to re

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  • Fujiwara Norika denies rumors about plastic surgery

    September 7, 2015 @ 6:36 pm

    On September 7, actress Fujiwara Norika updated her blog and denied reports on plastic surgery.Fujiwara wrote, "Ah, there has been some gossip about me on the online news." She then introduced some things that were written about her, "'Okamegao' (round face with a low small nose and high flat forehead) and chubby face." On this, she explained, "My face has always been round since I was a child. When I'm tired, my lymph nodes swell up. So everyday

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  • BOOM BOOM SATELLITES to put their concert activities on hold due to member's recurring brain tumor

    September 7, 2015 @ 3:53 am

    BOOM BOOM SATELLITES are scheduled to hold their one-man lives "'SHINE LIKE A BILLION SUNS' for all the night crawlers" in November. The band has announced that they will put their concert activities on hold after these shows. In late-August, member Kawashima Michiyuki (Vo, G) was diagnosed with brain tumor for the fifth time. On his present condition, Kawashima explained, "This is an illness that I've fought many times in the past. Wit

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  • Satoda Mai is 5 months pregnant

    September 7, 2015 @ 3:49 am

    It's been reported that Satoda Mai is currently 5-months pregnant. Satoda and husband, major league baseball player Tanaka Masahiro, posted a joint letter onto her official blog. She expressed, "I want to prepare myself for childbirth in mind and body while taking care of this beloved life that is growing daily. It would make us happy if you would watch over us warmly."Satoda and Tanaka registered their marriage back in 2012. The couple is curren

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 8/26~9/1

    September 6, 2015 @ 9:26 pm

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of August 26th to September 1st. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Kimi ga Kureta Natsu" - Ieiri Leo 02 - "Shake It Off" - Taylor Swift 03 - "Torisetsu" - Nishino Kana 04 - "Halloween Night" - AKB48 05 - "I am a HERO" - Fukuyama Masaharu 06 - "Yozora feat. Hazzie→" - miwa

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  • Former Morning Musume member Yoshizawa Hitomi announces her engagement to a non-celebrity boyfriend

    September 5, 2015 @ 1:47 pm

    On September 5, former Morning Musume member Yoshizawa Hitomi (30) made an announcement on her blog about her engagement to a non-celebrity boyfriend. According to her blog post, she met the person a year and a half ago through an introduction from a mutual acquaintance and has been dating happily. "He has a strong sense of responsibility and the ability to take action. Moreover, he understands my personality very well. For my work, he also supp

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  • AI gives birth to her first child

    September 4, 2015 @ 2:48 am

    It's been reported that AI has given birth to her first child, a baby girl, on August 28.AI married KAIKIGESSHOKU's leader HIRO in 2014, and announced her pregnancy this spring. She expressed, "I still can't believe that I gave birth to her. I am very moved and thankful for this new life."  In addition to announcing the birth of her daughter, AI announced that she will release a best-of album titled "THE BEST" on November 25, and to co

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