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  • Details on Mayama Rika's solo debut single revealed

    October 11, 2014 @ 2:25 am

    The details on Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku member Mayama Rika's solo debut single "Liar Mask" has been revealed.The title track "Liar Mask" was picked up as the opening theme for the tv anime 'Akame ga Kill!'. As the coupling song, the single will include "Shinkirou" composed and arranged by Kitagawa Katsutoshi (ROUND TABLE). "Shinkirou" is a ballad that was written in the image of 'Akame ga Kill!' characters Tatsumi and Mine, which was an idea

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  • Miura Daichi to release double A-side single in December

    October 11, 2014 @ 1:47 am

    It's been revealed that Miura Daichi will release a double A-side single called "Fureau Dake de ~Always with you~ / IT'S THE RIGHT TIME" on December 3.Both title tracks, as well as the coupling track have all received tie-ups. "Fureau Dake de ~Always with you~" was picked up as the CM song for Kaou's 'Nivea', while "IT'S THE RIGHT TIME" was chosen as the ending theme for NTV's late-night anime 'Kisejuu: Sei no Kakuritsu'. As for the coupling trac

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  • JUJU to release new cover album + to hold tour in early summer

    October 11, 2014 @ 1:46 am

    It's been revealed that JUJU will release her new cover album "Request II" on December 3. This announcement was made by the singer herself of on 'JUJU Day', October 10 at 10:10 pm during Nippon Broadcast's 'JUJU no All Night Nippon GOLD'. JUJU's last cover album "Request", which was released in September of 2010, held the number 1 spot on Oricon's weekly album ranking for 2 consecutive weeks. JUJU is reportedly currently in th

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  • Yoshitaka Yuriko and Arashi to host this year's 'Kohaku Uta Gassen'

    October 11, 2014 @ 1:43 am

    On October 10, NHK made an official announcement that actress Yoshitaka Yuriko and popular group Arashi will host 'The 65th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen'. Arashi will host the white team for the 5th consecutive year, while Yoshitaka will make her debut as the host for the red team. In addition, announcer Udo Yumiko will be the general host. Yoshitaka played the lead in this year's NHK morning drama

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  • Kanjani8, Sandaime J Soul Brothers and more to perform on October 17 broadcast of 'MUSIC STATION'

    October 10, 2014 @ 5:01 pm

    TV Asahi's music program 'MUSIC STATION' has revealed the artist line up for its October 17 broadcast. Next week's episode will feature performances by 7 artists; Kanjani8, Sandaime J Soul Brothers, SEKAI NO OWARI, Naoto Inti Raymi, Nishino Kana, Nogizaka46, and Hata Motohiro. You can check out the full set list below.  ==="Itta Janai ka" - Kanjani8"C.O.S.M.O.S. ~Akizakura~" - Sandaime J Soul Brothers"Dragon Night" - SEKAI NO OWARI"LIFE" - Naoto

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  • Tackey & Tsubasa's new album to have the theme 'entertainment'

    October 10, 2014 @ 2:28 pm

    It's been revealed that Tackey & Tsubasa will release a new album (currently untitled) on December 3.The album will have the theme "TakiTsuba Entertainment" featuring a variety of genres from rock to disco to Latin to Showa music. It will be released in 4 different versions: Limited Edition A, Limited Edition B, Regular Edition, and TakiTsuba SHOP Edition. Additionally, Tackey & Tsubasa will hold a live tour in December. After holding 2 shows at

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  • Flower unleash PV for 'Akikaze no Answer'

    October 10, 2014 @ 12:53 pm

    E-girls sub-unit Flower has unleashed the PV for their new single "Akikaze no Answer" that's slated for release on November 12.The PV was directed by Kubo Shigeaki who was also in charge of Flower's PVs for "Nettaigyo no Namida" and "Shirayukihime". It features scenes of the ladies singing and dancing while being surrounded by a flower chandelier, flower objects shaped as hearts, and fallen leaves.   Besides the title track, the limited edition

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  • Superfly to release 'Ai wo Karada ni Fukikonde' in November

    October 10, 2014 @ 12:05 pm

    Superfly will release her new single "Ai wo Karada ni Fukikonde" on November 19.The singer's 18th single is a powerful rock tune that's being used as the theme song for TV Asahi's drama 'Doctor X ~Gekai・Daimon Michiko~'. It will come with 2 coupling tracks titled "You You" and "Closet". There will be 20,000 first press editions released that will come with a DVD featuring Superfly's performance on Fuji TV's 'Bokura no Ongaku' which recently aire

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  • Gouriki Ayame collaborates with Ishii Tatsuya for a cover of 'Wakarete mo Sukina Hito'

    October 10, 2014 @ 2:27 am

    Gouriki Ayame's third single "Kuyashii Kedo Daiji na Hito" will include a cover of "Wasurete mo Sukina Hito". For this song, she collaborated with Ishii Tatsuya's vocal group 'Ishii Tatsuya to Tokyo Del Amigo'. This is Gouriki's first cover song as well as her first duet.  This collaboration was planned out because Gouriki and her staff "wanted to do something fun" for the single. "Wasurete mo Sukina Hito" is Purple Shadows' hit song f

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  • ONE OK ROCK to release a new album in February

    October 10, 2014 @ 2:05 am

    ONE OK ROCK has announced that they will release a new album (currently untitled) in February of next year. The band held a successful 2-day concert at Yokohama Stadium in September. Their new album is reportedly being recorded overseas.   In related news, ONE OK ROCK will release their documentary film 'FOOL COOL ROCK! ONE OK ROCK DOCUMENTARY FILM' on DVD and Blu-ray on November 12.Stay tuned for more information on ONE OK ROCK's upcoming album

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