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  • Former Idoling!!! member Kikuchi Ami reveals that she's lost 7.5 kg

    December 3, 2014 @ 3:56 am

    On December 2, Kikuchi Ami (24), who recently graduated from idol group Idoling!!!, updated her official blog revealing that she has lost 7.5 kg (16.5 lbs) through dieting. She also shared a picture of herself when she was at her heaviest weight.Kikuchi revealed, "During summer, when I was at my max weight, I was 57 kg (125.4 lbs)." In order to improve her figure, she says she used various dieting methods such as drinking enzyme diet dr

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  • Oricon Weekly Charts for 11/24 ~ 11/30

    December 3, 2014 @ 3:54 am

    Oricon has revealed its weekly charts for November 24 to 30. Take a look at the results below! [Single Weekly Ranking]1. "Kibouteki Refrain" - AKB48 : 11/26 (1,130,312)2. "Mr.Snowman" - E-girls : 11/26 (43,653)3. "Aki no Anata no Sora Tooku" - lily white : 11/26 (40,116)4. "DREAM TRIGGER" - Tokyo Performance Doll : 11/26 (33,012)5. "Tora Tora Tiger!!" - babyraids : 11/26 (31,171)(Check out the full ranking here.)===[Album Weekly Ranking]1. "THE

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  • BIGBANG tops Oricon's weekly album ranking with their best-of album

    December 1, 2014 @ 5:20 pm

    Popular Korean group BIGBANG and their best-of album 'THE BEST OF BIGBANG 2006-2014' (released on November 26) sold 120,000 copies during the first week, topping Oricon's latest weekly album ranking.The first week sales for this album was their highest since they made their major debut in Japan back in June 2009. This also marked the first time in 3.5 years for the group to top the Oricon charts since their last top-charted work, their 2nd album

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  • AKB48 becomes first female artist to sell more than 30 million singles

    December 1, 2014 @ 4:17 pm

    AKB48's 38th single "Kibouteki Refrain" topped Oricon's latest weekly ranking with first week sales reaching 1,130,000 copies.  If you add the first week sales of "Kibouteki Refrain," the total sales for AKB48's singles have reached 31,111,000 copies since their debut back in February 2006. They're the second artist to achieve the 30 million sales figure for singles after B'z (sales figure: 35.443 million copies). AKB48 is also the first fe

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  • PE'Z to disband at the end of 2015

    December 1, 2014 @ 3:31 am

    Jazz band PE'Z will be disbanding at the end of 2015.According to the band, the disbandment was decided "after talking with the 5 members, and eventually talking with the staff." They explained, "The members' passion for music hasn't faded at all. It was a positive decision for us."  At this moment, PE'Z is scheduled to hold their customary year-end lives 'EN-MUSUBI2014 ~Chisoutte Iu Gurai Dakara Sore wa Mou~' and their live house tour 'REALIVE

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 11/19~11/25

    November 30, 2014 @ 9:30 pm

    Recochoku have just updated their weekly charts for the week of November 19th to November 25th. Check out the top ranking chaku-uta, digital singles and music videos for this week below! - < Chaku-Uta - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Happiness" - Che'Nelle 02 - "BRIGHTER DAY" - Amuro Namie 03 - "Silly" - Ieiri Leo 04 - "Fall" - Makihara Noriyuki 05 - "Darling" - Nishino Kana 06 - "Parade" - BUMP OF CHICKEN 07 - "Ai wo Karada ni

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  • Nikaido Fumi and Arai Hirofumi reported to have broken up

    November 29, 2014 @ 3:01 am

    On November 28, it was reported that actress Nikaido Fumi (20) and actor Arai Hirofumi (35) have broken up.The two started dating shortly after co-starring in the movie 'Himizu', which was released in January of 2012. In June of last year, a weekly magazine published photos of the couple on a dinner date. However, sources say that they broke up a few months ago.  In a Sankei Sports interview, Nikaido's agency commented, "We haven't grasped

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  • B'z new song 'NO EXCUSE' used in CM for 'Smirnoff'

    November 28, 2014 @ 2:56 am

    On November 28, the new CM for Kirin's 'Smirnoff', featuring B'z new song "NO EXCUSE", was unveiled. The CM stars actor Fuchikami Yasushi as a salaryman who opens a bottle of Smirnoff and begins "surfing" inside his home. B'z rhythmical number helps to create a relaxing atmosphere after returning from a long day of work. Details on the release of "NO EXCUSE" will be revealed in the coming days. Source: natalie

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  • Matsu Takako is pregnant with her 1st child

    November 28, 2014 @ 2:29 am

    Actress Matsu Takako has announced that she and husband Sahashi Yoshiyuki are expecting their first child. Matsu uploaded a handwritten message onto her official website. She reported, "At this time, I have been blessed with a new life. We, as a couple, are filled with deep joy right now. I am expected to give birth next spring." Regarding her work before taking maternity leave, she stated, "I plan on doing the best I can, so pleas

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  • Actor Oda Yuji's first child is born

    November 27, 2014 @ 2:15 am

    It's been reported that actor Oda Yuji (46) has welcomed the birth of his first child.According to his agency, Oda's first child, a baby boy, was born at the end of last month. Both mother and baby are in healthy condition. Oda married a non-celebrity woman on August 16, 2010. He revealed in September of this year that his wife was 8-months pregnant. Congratulations to the family!Source: Oricon

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