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  • Fukui Mai releases PV + track list for upcoming single, "Ikutabi no Sakura"

    May 2, 2011 @ 1:45 pm

    Singer, Fukui Mai released her first single of 2011 back in February. She is now ready to release her second single, "Ikutabi no Sakura" and it will drop on June 15th. This time around she will have a "Special Edition" (aka limited edition). The "Special Edition" is titled "Ikutabi no Sakura Special Edition ~Pray for Eternal Life~". It will come with DVD and 6 tracks and come in a sleeve case. The regular edition is a CD only and contai

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  • MTV announces its line-up for "MTV ZUSHI FES 11"

    May 2, 2011 @ 1:10 pm

    For three days in August, MTV will host an open-air music festival called, "MTV ZUSHI FES 11". It will be held at the Riviera Zushi Marina in Kanagawa, Tokyo. MTV started the festival three years ago in 2008. They wanted a festival where the stage was surrounded by palm trees, had a pool, and music fans in their swim gear; so they chose a resort as the event location. This year will be the longest for the event since it will be going on fo

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  • Ex-Zoro member, Taizo joins Kra + announces new single

    May 2, 2011 @ 12:30 pm

    Ever since he left his old band, Zoro, former member Taizo has been playing support guitarist for another visual kei band, Kra. Taizo has been playing with Kra since last year, and the band has finally asked him to join them officially, making him their newest guitarist. Kra and Taizo actually had no affiliations with each other. They met at the studio and played a few sessions which led to Taizo becoming a support member. An interview

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  • Akanishi Jin to participate in "Marching J" through Chaku-Uta

    May 2, 2011 @ 12:00 pm

    Akanishi Jin's single "Eternal" will have a new version released on Chaku-Uta. It will be released on May 8th, which is Mother's Day. The song is available for ¥210 ($2.57 USD), in which ¥100 ($1.22 USD) of it will be donated to the "Marching J" project for Tsunami Relief. The download will come with a signed picture of himself. Jin's live DVD "Yellow Gold Tour 3011" is also set to release this week on the 4th. The footage is taken from

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  • Himuro Kyosuke's new song "IF YOU WANT" to be the theme song for NEWS ZERO

    May 2, 2011 @ 10:00 am

    Himuro Kyosuke has written a new song titled, "IF YOU WANT", and it will be a new theme song for NTV's NEWS ZERO. This song was going to be the theme song starting on April 1st, however, while Himuro was at recording studio in LA, the Great East Japan Earthquake occurred.  Himuro was shocked at the painful sight on TV, therefore, he changed the lyrics to the song for current Japan including the devastated areas putting his thought of "the

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  • Music Japan reveals line-up for April 8th

    May 2, 2011 @ 9:00 am

    Music show Music Japan has just revealed its guest line-up for April 8th! Next week's episode will feature KREVA, May'n, AKB48 sub-unit DiVA, and Hello! Project's new soloist Kikkawa Yuu. The episode airs on April 8th, at 6:10 PM JST. Check out the official set list for the episode below! KREVA - "C'mon, let's go" DiVA - "Tsuki no Uragawa" May'n - "Scarlet Ballet" Kikkawa Yuu - "Kikkake wa YOU!" Source: Music Japan Official

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  • Hirai Ken releases full PV for "Itoshiki Hibi Yo"

    May 2, 2011 @ 8:11 am

    Hirai Ken will be releasing his 34th single "Itoshiki Hibi Yo" which is being used as the theme song for ongoing drama "JIN-仁-", on May 4th. Recently, the full PV for this pending single has been revealed! Check out the track list of the single as well as the PV. <Track List> 1. Itoshiki Hibi Yo 2. Run to you 3. Itoshiki Hibi Yo -less vocal- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_P2Oqvq9ok Source (track list) : Hirai Ken offic

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  • Ashida Mana to become the youngest radio host ever, tops mobile charts

    May 2, 2011 @ 5:41 am

    Today it was announced that six-year-old child actress Ashida Mana, who can currently be seen starring in the drama "Marumo no Okite", will become the youngest girl ever to host a radio show. Ashida's radio show is called "Children's Day Special - Ashida Mana's Favorite Songs" and will air on Nippon BS, also known as JOLF, at 11am on May 5th. Her charming voice and cute talking in between the songs is bound to make it a really enjoyable sh

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  • Ms.OOJA announces new single, "Cry day..."!

    May 2, 2011 @ 2:39 am

    Urban singer-songwriter Ms.OOJA announced on her official blog that she will be releasing a new single, titled "Cry day..."! According to her blog entry, the theme of all the songs on the single is "the one person you can't forget". The PV will also air on May 2nd through the late-night television show "a-ha-N". Check out the cover and track list for the single below! - < Track List > 01. Cry day... 02. Shout out!! 03

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  • JERO announces new single + cover album

    May 2, 2011 @ 12:49 am

    Enka singer JERO announced on his official blog that he will be releasing a new single, titled "Tada... Namida"! "Everybody, how are you? It's soon, but I have some news for you," he wrote in his blog entry. "On June 22nd, I'll be releasing a new song titled 'Tada... Namida'. Like my third single 'Yancha Michi' and the song 'Hare Butai', which I made for my mother, this one is also Nakamura Naka-san's work." The song is described as having

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