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  • Ranking of female celebrities most hated by women

    November 13, 2010 @ 5:38 am

    "Shukan Bunshun" has been holding a hilarious annual ranking of  "female celebrities most hated by women". The magazine released its 2010 results on its November 11th issue, and we've got the top 10 listed below! -- 1. Tani Ryoko 2. Sawajiri Erika 3. Wada Akiko 4. Hisamoto Masami 5. Renho 6. Koda Kumi 7. Hosoki Kazuko 8. Isono Kiri 9. Michishige Sayumi (Morning Musume) 10. Fujiwara Norika

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  • Koda Kumi shows off her bejewelled nails

    November 12, 2010 @ 12:58 pm

    The Japan Nailist Association (JNA) held their 25th anniversary ceremony on November 11th, which has been determined as "Nail Day". At the ceremony, JNA recognized individuals who either helped improve the skills of nailists or developed the nail art industry. Koda Kumi, Ayumi Hamasaki, and Becky bestowed the honor of being  'Nail Queens', and received special testimonial awards. Koda Kumi participated in the ceremony, and also represented

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  • Ex-Morning Musume member, Fujimoto Miki's father passes away

    November 11, 2010 @ 4:52 am

    It's been reported that ex-Morning Musume member, Fujimoto Miki's father passed away on November 10th.  The reason of his death has not been revealed, but according to Sanspo, both Fujimoto and her mother were shocked to hear this sudden, sad news. Fujimoto is married to commedian duo, Shinagawashoji's Shoji Tomoharu.  The couple held a wedding ceremony in Hawaii in 2009, and her father was showing big smiles at their weeding. Fujimoto will

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  • Domino's Pizza Japan offers one-hour job at an hourly wage of ¥2.5 million (~$30,000 USD)

    November 11, 2010 @ 12:48 am

    Domino's Pizza in Japan will be hiring one person for their 25th year anniversary, at an hourly wage of ¥2.5 million (~$30,000 USD). On November 10th, they revealed on their official site, "It will be an hour job in December.  Please celebrate the 25th anniversary for Domino's Pizza Japan, and let's make Japan full of vigor." Anybody who lives in Japan can qualify as long as you are over 18 years old, and if you are fine with making an

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  • Natsukawa Jun announces her engagement!

    November 9, 2010 @ 11:48 pm

    Another upcoming celebrity marriage!  It's been reported that talent, Natsukawa Jun will get married with her boyfriend who owns a cafe restaurant in Roppongi, next year.  According to sanspo, the couple met through an acquaintance, and started their relationship a couple years ago.  Natsukawa already reported her engagement to people close to her, and they are planning to register their marriage in January 2011. Natsukawa is not pregnant, so

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  • Mizushima Hiro's first novel "KAGEROU" to be published in the middle of December

    November 9, 2010 @ 8:17 pm

    We previously reported about Mizushima Hiro's first novel (under his real name, Saito Tomohiro) "KAGEROU" received the “Poplar Publishing Grand Prize for Fiction.” On November 9th, he announced that the novel will be published in the middle of December. Hiro announced that on his Twitter.  He has over 130,000 followers and is quite popular! Source: Mizushima Hiro's Twitter

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  • Zepp Osaka will relocate to Nanba in early 2012

    November 9, 2010 @ 1:54 pm

    The Zepp Osaka live house has announced that it will be relocating, and the club will be reopening in Nanba in the spring of 2012. The new location for the Zepp Osaka will be near the Imamiyaebisu train station.  The propriators will be leasing the building area for 20 years, and the occupancy for the new club is planned to be about 2,500 standing.  The concept for the new building is a "21st century Zepp", and it will feature more space, mo

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  • Matsushita Nao & Sasaki Kuranosuke receive distinctions for "Best Smile of the Year 2010"

    November 9, 2010 @ 12:08 pm

    On November 8th, actors Matsushita Nao and Sasaki Kuranosuke attended an awards ceremony for the "Best Smile of the Year 2010". This awards ceremony was established by the Japan Dental Association in recognition of the celebrities with the brightest smiles. At the event, Sasaki said, "I can't look at Matsushita-san's smile directly because her smile is very elegant, and also gives a maternal feel. I would love to end this year with her smi

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  • Ogura Yuko is getting married!

    November 8, 2010 @ 10:48 pm

    It's been reported that talent, Ogura Yuko (aka Yukorin) is getting married next year.  The groom is a popular hair stylist, Kikuchi Isao (40) for popular artists such as SMAP, Tsutsumi Shinichi, and many other celebrities.  According to Sanspo, they've been together for 2 years, and they're already living together.  It is also rumors about the possibility of Ogura being pregnant, but it's still not for certain. Their relationship has

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  • Sister rivalry! Perfume inspires 9nine to aim for the top

    November 8, 2010 @ 12:02 pm

    Perfume recently celebrated their 10th debut anniversary with a live in the Tokyo Dome. It was a fun, yet emotional event as fans received a tearful and sincere thanks from member A~chan herself. But there was someone else watching in the crowd that took Perfume's success to heart, and is aiming to achieve the same for herself. A~chan's little sister, Sayaka Nishiwaki, is a member of girl group 9nine who recently expressed her own aspiration

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