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  • Ketsumeishi to release new single "Kodama" on June 8th

    April 13, 2011 @ 1:56 pm

    Hip hop group Ketsumeishi plans to release their new single "Kodama" on June 8th. The title track was written as the theme song for the TV Asahi drama, "Hagane no Onna Season 2", which will go on air starting April 21st. Ketsumeishi also provided the theme song for the first season of the drama, which aired in May of last year. "Kodama" is a song with a passionate message describing the joy of loving someone. The coupling tracks on the si

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  • hitomi leaves avex for an independent label, rumored to be MAXIMUM10

    April 13, 2011 @ 1:03 pm

    Singer hitomi has "announced" that she will be leaving major label avex and transferring to an independent label. Rumor has it that the label she transferred to is MAXIMUM10, but it has yet to be confirmed. hitomi was a model for the magazine "Fine" before debuting as a singer in 1994. She was produced by Komuro Tetsuya, belonged the "Komuro Family" within avex, and has been a part of the company since then. Suddenly though, she announced

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  • DiVA unveils covers + track lists for "Tsuki no Uragawa" single

    April 13, 2011 @ 12:35 pm

    AKB48 sub-unit DiVA have just released the covers and track lists to their debut single, "Tsuki no Uragawa". The girls are debuting on avex, so it's no wonder that one of their coupling songs is written by hitmaker Komuro Tetsuya. Komuro produced the song "Information", which can be found on 'Type-B' of the single, and fans are curious as to see what kind of song these two have come up with. The single is scheduled to release May 18th and

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  • SuG unveils new info on their upcoming single, "☆Gimme Gimme☆"

    April 13, 2011 @ 10:29 am

    Visual Kei band SuG has just revealed some new information on their upcoming single, "☆Gimme Gimme☆"! The single will be released on June 15th and will come in three different versions: 'Limited Edition A (CD+DVD)', 'Limited Edition B (CD+DVD)', and a regular version (CD-only). The title track has already been claimed as the theme song to the upcoming movie, "Pole Dancing Boys", and is said to be a catchy tune with SuG's characteristic pop

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  • DiVA comments on their new single, "Tsuki no Uragawa"

    April 13, 2011 @ 6:55 am

    In anticipation of their exciting debut single, "Tsuki no Uragawa", out May 18th, DiVA has uploaded a video comment about the single on avex's official YouTube channel. They commented, "Hello to everyone watching avex Channel! We're DiVA! Our major debut single, "Tsuki no Uragawa" will be released on May 18th! The intense characteristics of this song are about understanding the pain and fleeting nature of a girl's love. Right now on

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  • aiko announces new double-A side single, "Koi no Super Ball/Home"

    April 13, 2011 @ 2:02 am

    It's been revealed that aiko will be releasing a new single on May 11th! The single will feature both her Calpis Water CM song, "Koi no Super Ball", and "Home", which is the theme song for the movie "Hankyuu Densha Katamichi 15fun no Kiseki". Consequently, the new release will be a double-A side CD. In addition, because "Hankyuu Densha Katamichi 15fun no Kiseki" is set in the Kansai region, there will be a special Kansai version release

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  • Tracklist and details released for Kanjani8's new single "My Home"

    April 12, 2011 @ 10:00 pm

    The tracklist along with details of Kanjani8's new single, "My Home", scheduled to be released on May 11th, have been revealed. This is the second of 3 singles being released in 3 consecutive months, and the title song is being used as the theme song for member Nishikido Ryo's TV Asahi drama "Inu wo Kau to Iu Koto ~ Sky to Wagaya no 180 Nichi~". The single will be released in both limited and regular editions, and the former will include a

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  • miwa is the first Heisei-born solo singer to reach number one with debut album

    April 12, 2011 @ 9:47 pm

    20 year old singer-songwriter and university student, miwa is enjoying a lot of success. Her debut album "guitarissimo", which was released on April 6th, has sold 40,000 copies in its first week and has topped this week's Oricon Albums Chart list. This is miwa's first number one release since her debut single, 'Don't Cry Anymore,' in March of 2010. "guitarissimo" is also the first debut album to reach number one on the weekly album chart by a

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  • Idoling!!!'s Goto Kaoru to take a break from the entertainment industry

    April 12, 2011 @ 8:31 pm

    Idoling!!! member #25 Goto Kaoru has announced that due to undisclosed family circumstances, she will be taking a short break from her entertainment industry activities. Goto joined Idoling!!! back in March of 2010 as part of the 4th generation. Since April of last year, she has been appearing on the group's regular TV show and keeping up a full schedule of activities. At present, her hiatus from the industry is expected to last 6 month

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  • LUNA SEA announces a "3D Live" album

    April 12, 2011 @ 7:00 pm

    When LUNA SEA embarked on their "REBOOT World Tour" last year, their stop in Los Angeles had extra settings, as the stage was set up to be recorded as a "3D Live". Now the band has announced the release of a new live album titled, "LUNA SEA 3D IN LOS ANGELES ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK". It is scheduled to drop on June 1st. The last live album the band released was "NEVER SOLD OUT" back in May of 1999. There is no news of when the 3D Live DV

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