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  • Sandaime J Soul Brothers to release new single in September

    July 14, 2015 @ 2:54 am

    It's been revealed that Sandaime J Soul Brothers will release a new single, titled "Unfair World", on September 2.The title track of this single will be used as the theme song for Shinohara Ryoko's starring film 'Unfair the end' that's scheduled to open in theaters nationwide on September 5. This will be the group's first ballad number since "C.O.S.M.O.S. ~Akizakura~" which was released about a year ago.  The single will be released in both CD+D

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  • Aoyama Thelma to team up with Shimizu Shota, Furuya Kenji, and more for new mini album

    July 14, 2015 @ 2:54 am

    Aoyama Thelma will release her new mini album "GRAY SMOKE" on September 16.  This will mark the singer's first new release in about a year, and it will be comprised of a total of 6 songs. While her last album "Lonely Angel" was completely self-produced, she will work with Shimizu Shota, Furuya Kenji (Dragon Ash), and other male artists for the upcoming release. The album's art work and track list will be revealed at a later date.Source: natalieT

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  • Acid Black Cherry kicks off his free live series

    July 12, 2015 @ 4:38 am

    The first day of Acid Black Cherry's free live series "ABC Dream CUP 2015 LOVE" was held on July 11th at a special event space outside Centrair Shimano in Aichi. In the 34℃ (93.2F) heat, over 4,000 stood in line early to enter the hospitality area of the venue which opened at 10:30 am. Including the free area, there was a total of about 250,000 people in attendance. yasu excited the fans with his aggressive rock numbers, as w

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  • Hirai Ken to release 38th single in August

    July 12, 2015 @ 4:37 am

    Hirai Ken's new single "Kimi no Kodou wa Kimi ni Shika Narasenai" will be released on August 5th.The title track of Hirai's 38th single is a medium-tempo ballad that was written as the theme song for the TBS drama 'Napoleon no Mura' premiering on July 19th. This is the first time the singer has written and composed his single's title track in about 3 years. The last one was "Kokuhaku" which was released back in May of 2012. The single will be ava

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  • AYABIE keyboardist Taito to withdraw from the band

    July 12, 2015 @ 4:35 am

    AYABIE's Taito (Key) will withdraw from the band after their live concert on July 31st at Ikebukuro EDGE.On his official blog, Taito explained, "I wanted to distance myself from the environment I have grown accustomed to and study once again." Also, Takehito (G) revealed that he had accepted Taito's request to withdraw as he "felt the responsibility of AYABIE not being able to produce anything since last year." Regarding AYABIE's future

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  • EXILE's Iwata Takanori & Takahata Mitsuki to star in a live-action film adaptation of Arikawa Hiro's novel

    July 12, 2015 @ 4:34 am

    Arikawa Hiro's novel "Shokubutsu Zukan" would be getting a live-action film adaptation, and Iwata Takanori of EXILE and Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE, and actress Takahata Mitsuki would star in it. For both Iwata and Takahata, this marks the very first movie to be the lead roles. "Shokubutsu Zukan" is a heart-wrenching love story. The story begins where an office worker 'Sayaka' (played by Takahata) whose work and private life are no

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  • Kimura Kaela reveals new artist photo & details on single 'EGG'

    July 12, 2015 @ 12:09 am

    Kimura Kaela has revealed a new artist photo, as well as details on her new single "EGG" which will be released on September 2nd."EGG" is a ballad number that is being used in the TBS drama '37.5℃ no Namida'. The coupling tracks are "SHOW TIME", a piano rock tune composed by AxSxE and arranged by H ZETT M, and a cover of "Obake Nante Nai sa". The limited edition DVD will be comprised of 6 songs from the finale of Kimura's live hou

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  • ORANGE RANGE vocalist RYO to release solo debut album

    July 12, 2015 @ 12:07 am

    ORANGE RANGE vocalist RYO will release his solo debut album "DELIGHT" on September 16th. While RYO has worked with various artists under his solo name, this will be his first time releasing an album. It will consist of 12 songs including an album version of his first solo song "Tim Don!-Don! feat. DJ KEIN", "DRIVE feat. N.O.B.U!!!", which was the weather theme for NTV's 'NNN Straight News', and a collaboration song with Kina & Kalani from Hawaii.

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  • Tackey & Tsubasa announce fall tour and new single

    July 12, 2015 @ 12:05 am

    Tackey & Tsubasa has announced that they will hold a nationwide hall tour this fall.The tour will start on September 22 at Fukuoka Sun Palace. The finale will be held on November 29 at Honda no Mori Hall.In addition, the duo will release a new single in September. It will be about 1 year since they released their last single "Dakinatsu" in August of last year. The title, release date, and other details will be revealed in the coming days.  [Tack

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  • Drama Prime Time Report - 7/3~7/9

    July 11, 2015 @ 5:32 pm

    This is Tokyohive's regular Drama Prime Time Report that gives you a detailed look at the prime time ratings with a focus on the weekly dramas. You can check out more of the most recent ratings from July 3rd to July 9th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! Screencaps: Death Note === 7/3 – Friday 09.8%(?.?%) – 19:00-19:56 – Wara Gamisama wa Totsuzen ni... 10.4%(?.?%) – 19:56-20:54 –

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