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  • NATURAL8 announces new album, "STAY TOGETHER"

    April 26, 2011 @ 3:18 am

    Collaboration unit NATURAL8's new album is just around the corner! Despite just announcing their comeback a few days ago, NATURAL8 has already updated their website with information on their first new album in three years, "STAY TOGETHER". According to the announcement, the album is a collection of songs dedicated to the victims of the March 11th earthquake. Although it had been difficult for each of the members of NATURAL8 to continue th

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  • Check out a teaser for Kondo Natsuko's upcoming PV, "Hanabira Namida"

    April 26, 2011 @ 2:02 am

    Pop singer Kondo Natsuko has just revealed a teaser for her newest PV, "Hanabira Namida"! "Hanabira Namida" is a sweet song that's perfect for the spring season; it'll be  released as a single on May 4th. Check out the PV teaser below, as well as the covers and track lists for the single! - - Limited Edition (CD+DVD) < CD Track List > 01. Hanabira Namida 02. Sekai Hatsu ni Naru Kana?? < DVD Track List >

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  • Kanjani8 tops the Oricon chart for the third time in a row

    April 25, 2011 @ 10:00 pm

    Kanjani8’s 16th single “T.W.L/Yellow Pansy Street” has entered the May 2nd Oricon Weekly Single Chart at the number one position. The group sold 201,000 copies in their first week and this marks their third consecutive first place single since the release of “Wonderful World!!” last June; their 11th overall. "T.W.L/Yellow Pansy Street" is the first single released in their one single release for three consecutive months plan Congratula

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  • Super Junior to release "Bijin (BONAMANA)" in June

    April 25, 2011 @ 9:23 pm

    Today it was announced that popular South Korean multi-entertainment group SUPER JUNIOR will make their first appearance in a Japanese commercial in addition to news that they're releasing a Japanese version of "BONAMANA" in June. Their commercial will be for the popular convenience store chain "Circle K Sunkus" that currently operates 6,257 stores throughout Japan. The members are going to promote the chain's "South Korea Fair" that will

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  • S/mileage to release their next single in July

    April 25, 2011 @ 9:15 pm

    The four girls of S/mileage are currently set to release their next single on July 6, 2011. The title is currently pending, but we can already see that there will be four First Press Limited Edition versions (A, B, C, D) and one regular version. We can assume that each of the limited edition versions will be dedicated to one of the four members, so choose wisely! Source: Amazon Japan Tip: Tommy Van Damme

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  • Up-Front Agency's talents charity song "Ai wa Katsu" to be released as a CD

    April 25, 2011 @ 6:28 pm

    As we reported earlier, 131 talents from Up-Front Agency created a special group "Ganbarou Nippon Ai wa Katsu singers" for a disaster relief project. They sang a charity song "Ai wa Katsu" which was a big hit song by KAN back in 1990.   The song was already distributed as a digital single on April 9th, however, it's been announced that now it will be released in CD form on June 22nd. It will include "Ai wa Katsu" and its instrumental versi

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  • COMA-CHI releases anti-nuclear power song, "say 'NO'"

    April 25, 2011 @ 12:30 am

    R&B singer COMA-CHI unveiled her latest song "say 'NO'" on her official blog, revealing her firm position on nuclear power. "The last time (they had a protest about nuclear power), I was in Germany," she wrote, encouraging people to attend the April 24th protest in Yoyogi Park. "I penned (this song) in my hotel room in Berlin." The track was produced by Frankfurt producer Chris Mako, who also included the English translation of the ly

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  • EXILE's ATSUSHI covers Ray Charles on "EXILE Tamashii"

    April 24, 2011 @ 11:24 pm

    On the latest episode of "EXILE Tamashii", EXILE member ATSUSHI covered the legendary American musician, Ray Charles! ATSUSHI made fans swoon by playing the piano while singing his own versions of the hit songs, "Unchain My Heart", "I've Got A Woman", and "Georgia on my Mind". The episode also features the appearance of singer Wada Akiko, who was close friends with Ray Charles. Check out the videos below! http://www.youtube.com/watc

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  • Oku Hanako announces new best album, "Kimi no Egao -smile selection-"

    April 24, 2011 @ 4:18 pm

    Singer-songwriter Oku Hanako announced on her official blog that she will be releasing a compilation album titled "Kimi no Egao -smile selection-"! The album will consist of ten songs hand-picked by Oku herself, all of which carry the theme of making someone smile. The cover of the album will also be designed by Oku Hanako, thus making "Kimi no Egao -smile selection" a "self-produced" album. Check out the list of songs that will be included

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  • NERDHEAD to make major label debut with "Doushite Suki Nan Darou feat. Mai-K"

    April 24, 2011 @ 11:19 am

    Hip-hop unit NERDHEAD has announced that they will be making their major label debut this year! NERDHEAD will release their single "Doushite Suki Nan Darou feat. Mai-K" on June 1st, which features the vocals of pop singer Kuraki Mai. This marks the first time that Kuraki has used the name "Mai-K" since her less-than-successful attempt to break into the American market in 1999. NERDHEAD is the solo project of Giorgio Cancemi, a hit produce

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