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  • Fukushi Sota and Arimura Kasumi cast in 'Strobe Edge' live-action movie

    August 12, 2014 @ 2:45 am

    Fukushi Sota (21) and Arimura Kasumi (21) have been cast in the movie "Strobe Edge" (directed by Hiroki Ryuichi)."Strobe Edge" is a live-action film adaptation of Sakisaka Io's popular manga of the same name, which was serialized on Bessatsu Margaret during 2007 to 2010. It's a pure love story that depicts the characters' painful longing.Fukushi will play "Ichinose Ren", the most popular boy at school. He looks like a cold person, but he has a ki

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  • AKB48 is looking for part-timers, pays 1000 yen an hour!

    August 12, 2014 @ 2:44 am

    Recruitment site "Baitoru" has a new job posting from none other than popular idol group AKB48! "Baito AKB" is searching for a part-time member to join the group's ranks as part of a collaboration between AKB48 and Baitoru. The part-time member will be paid 1000 yen an hour, and her duties will include performing at concerts, attending handshake events, and appearing on TV and in commercials. This new 'job opening' was announced at the

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  • MIYAVI teams up with overseas producers for new single

    August 12, 2014 @ 2:32 am

    MIYAVI has revealed that he will release a new single titled "Real?" on September 10. The title track is an upbeat tune that's produced by Grammy Award winner Jam & Lewis. As the coupling track, the single will include a rock tune called "Set It On Fire" which was produced by Jeff Blue who is known for discovering Linkin Park. Additionally, the single will come with live audio from the London show of his world tour 'SLAP THE WORLD TOUR 2014' as t

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  • CAPSULE to release 15th album by the end of the year

    August 12, 2014 @ 2:31 am

    It's been revealed that CAPSULE will release their new album (currently untitled) by the end of the year.   In fall of 2013, CAPSULE changed the stylization of their name and transferred to record label unBORDE. Their upcoming release marks their album 2nd since their transfer, and also their 15th total original album.The title, release date, and other details will be revealed at a later date. Source: natalie

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  • Golden Bomber reveal PV for 'Rola no Kizudarake'

    August 12, 2014 @ 2:31 am

    Golden Bomber are getting ready to release their new single "Rola no Kizudarake" on August 20. At this time, they have revealed the full PV through their YouTube channel.   With this single, Golden Bomber seeks after a "specialization in music". It will be an experimental single for the band as it will come with a plain white jacket cover, and will include no bonuses. In addition, the PV is said to be filled with many of the

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  • Kanjani8's newest single as 'Eight Ranger' charts at No.1 on Oricon weekly ranking

    August 12, 2014 @ 2:30 am

    Popular group Kanjani8 released a new single titled "ER2" under the name "Eight Ranger", which was the theme song to their starring movie "Eight Ranger 2", on August 6.The single sold 208,000 copies in the first week and topped Oricon's weekly single ranking.The group has also topped the chart as "Eight Ranger" with a single "ER" back in July 2012 which marks this Eight Ranger's the second consecutive chart-topping single. When including Kna

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  • Tsumabuki Satoshi and Maiko reported to be in a relationship

    August 12, 2014 @ 2:28 am

    It was reported that actor Tsumabuki Satoshi (33) is dating actress Maiko (29).According to the source, the two co-starred with each other in Fuji TV's 2012 summer drama "Higashino Keigo Mysteries", and began dating since then. Both of their agencies did not deny the report, but made a comment that they leave their private lives alone.Source & Image: Daily Sports Online

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  • SEKAI NO OWARI's Fukase admits to dating rumors with Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

    August 12, 2014 @ 2:27 am

    Fukase (28), the lead singer of 4-piece band SEKAI NO OWARI, has admitted to dating Kyary Pamyu Pamyu via Twitter on August 12 in Japan time. The two were reported to be dating in June 2013, but did not admit to the rumors. Fukase tweeted on August 12 that he was at a beer garden, to which a fan asked, "With Kyary-chan?!". "Well, yes." Fukase answered. Another fan then asked, "Are you dating?" to which Fukase answered frankly,  "Well, y

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  • Johnny's WEST tops Oricon weekly ranking with their 1st album

    August 11, 2014 @ 5:49 pm

    7-member group Johnny's WEST and made their CD debut back in April recently released their first album "go WEST Yoi Don!" on August 6. During its first week of sales, it sold 83,000 copies which allowed the group to top Oricon's latest weekly album ranking. As their debut single "Eejanaika" (released in April) also charted at No.1, this marks the group's second consecutive chart-topping work. Johhny's WEST also became the first artist to to

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 8/4~8/7

    August 9, 2014 @ 5:02 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 August 4th to August 7th and an overview of the episode and average ratings of the current fall dramas below! === 8/4 – Monday 14.1%(0.5%) – 20:00-20:43 – Tsurube no Kazoku ni Kanpai 09.8%(0.7%) – 21:00-22:00 – News Watch 9 14.3

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