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  • Model Suzuki Emi marries a non-celebrity man on Valentine's Day

    February 14, 2013 @ 10:57 pm

    It was reported that model Suzuki Emi who appears in several magazines, including female fashion magazine "MORE", married a non-celebrity man who works for a fashion-related company on Valentine's Day. According to people who are close to the couple, they first met at a birthday party for a mutual friend last fall, and began dating around 3 months ago. Reportedly, they went to a ward office in Tokyo together in the early dawn of 14th, and

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  • Oshima Yuko to receive 'popularity award' from Maeda Atsuko at "The 36th Japan Academy Prize"

    February 14, 2013 @ 8:06 pm

    It was announced on the radio show "Ninety-nine no All Night Nippon (aka ANN)", that AKB48's Oshima Yuko has been elected for the popularity award (actor/actress category) of "The 36th Japan Academy Prize." The popularity award is the only award that is elected based on the votes by the listeners of ANN and it is given to the most favored work and actor/actress by the young generation. Oshima displayed her impressive acting in the movie "Y

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  • Nito Moeno explains her decision to graduate on blog

    February 14, 2013 @ 5:41 pm

    AKB48 member Nito Moeno who announced her graduation from the group during the team A stage performance on February 14th, updated her official blog, and explained the reason for her graduation. Below is what she posted. ===== I announced during today's (February 14th) stage my decision to graduate from AKB48. I am sorry for the sudden announcement. I started seriously thinking about the graduation when I turned 20, and I have m

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  • Nito Moeno announces her graduation from AKB48

    February 14, 2013 @ 1:48 pm

    AKB48 member Nito Moeno announced her graduation from the group. She made the announcement during the team A stage performance held at AKB48 theater on February 14th. Nito is a 5th generation member, and she was the runner-up in the Senbatsu Janken Tournament held back in September of last year. The graduation date has not yet been revealed. Source: Nikkan Sports Image: AKB48 official site Thanks to Jurinaoshi for the tip!

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  • Yoshikawa Hinano produces a children's clothing brand

    February 14, 2013 @ 3:50 am

    It's been revealed that model/talento Yoshikawa Hinano has produced a children's clothing brand for the first time. Yoshikawa's brand 'Dolly Mew' will be launched from popular brand 'CECIL McBEE'. After experiencing childbirth last March, Hinano says that she grew interested in children's clothing. Since last autumn, she started working on this project with plans for production. "It's unbearable how cute miniature sized clothing are. I tho

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  • Kabuki actor Onoe Kikunosuke to marry the 4th daughter of Nakamura Kichiemon

    February 13, 2013 @ 8:34 pm

    On February 13, it was revealed via a fax sent out to the press that Kabuki actor Onoe Kikunosuke (35) will marry Namino Yoko (30), the 4th daughter of Kabuki actor Nakamura Kichiemon. Kikunosuke comes from a distinguished family in the Kabuki world as he is the first-born son of Kabuki actor Onoe Kikugoro (70) and actress Fuji Sumiko (67).  Kikunosuke and Yoko, along with their respective fathers, will appear at a hotel in Tokyo to announ

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  • ZONE member MIYU's agency dissolves her contract

    February 13, 2013 @ 7:38 pm

    RunTime Music Entertainment announced on their official site that they have dissolved their exclusive contract with MIYU (Nagase Miyu), of girls' band ZONE, as of February 13th. According to the announcement, "The reason of the dismissal is that "Nagase Miyu's conspicuous immoral conduct and frequent non-fulfillment of duties caused the fans and the parties concerned great trouble in addition to extensive damage to our company. Although we tri

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  • AKB48 group to become 'Tourism ambassador' of Guam

    February 12, 2013 @ 3:41 pm

    The national tourism organization of Guam has appointed popular idol group AKB48 as the "Tourism ambassador" of Guam. They will be sworn in during a ceremony on April 6th. AKB48 was chosen as the tourism ambassador due to the recognition of their worldwide activities. This is the first time a group has been chosen as Guam's tourism ambassador. AKB48 General Director Takahashi Minami commented, "As the tourism ambassadors, we hope to tell e

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  • Masuda Yuka to have her own program starting in April

    February 11, 2013 @ 4:27 pm

    Former AKB48 member Masuda Yuka announced on her Twitter that she would have her own program starting in April. Though no details including the title or which broadcasting station the program will air on were revealed, Masuda also tweeted that she already attended the first shooting for the program. The fans can look forward to hearing further details from her soon. Source & Image: Masuda Yuka's Twitter Thanks to Stela for the tip

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  • Kishidan's drummer Shiratori Yukinojo to halt his activities

    February 10, 2013 @ 6:03 am

    On February 9th, Kishidan's drummer Shiratori Yukinojo announced through the band's official homepage that he would be putting a halt to his activities. As such, support drummer Kano Akira will be participating in Kishidan's nationwide tour which will kick off on March 1st. Shiratori has been concentrating on treatment for muscular insufficiency in his left hand since last June. However, it was revealed that his condition was due to occup

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