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  • OBLIVION DUST to release new digital single, "TUNE"

    November 16, 2011 @ 7:24 am

    Alternative rock band OBLIVION DUST has revealed that they will be releasing a new digital single called "TUNE" on December 14th! "TUNE" will be the band's first new song in about 3 years and 4 months. The lyrics and melody will be provided by KEN LLOYD (Vo), while the composition and arrangements will be done by K.A.Z (G). It's described as a mid-tempo tune with a grand sense of scale. The song will be distributed through iTunes Store,

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  • Rainbow reveals PV for "Mach"

    November 16, 2011 @ 5:45 am

    Korean pop group Rainbow is back with a PV teaser for their new song, "Mach". "Mach" was originally released in Korean, but the girls modified it for their Japanese audience. They've created a brand new music video with a motorcycle motif to reflect the futuristic sound of their track. Their single is scheduled to come out on December 7th. Tip: tabi

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  • COCOA OTOKO。 releases PV preview for single, "Sayonara ja nakute"

    November 16, 2011 @ 4:34 am

    COCOA OTOKO。, a fresh rock band consisting of five young male actors, will be releasing their single, "Sayonara ja nakute" in December. A minute-long preview has just been released on the official avex Youtube channel, giving the public its first look and listen to the song and PV. The PV reveals much to wonder, hinting at a sad love story that fits the sad lyrics of this song. Check it out below: In addition to this single, COCOA

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  • TBS announces new drama, "Stepfather Step" to succeed "Mito Komon"

    November 16, 2011 @ 3:18 am

    The long-running Mondai jidaigeki (period) drama of TBS, "Mito Komon", is coming to an end in December after 40 years and 43 seasons due to the gradually decreasing ratings. So far the network has remained silent about a possible successor, but today they finally announced a new drama. The new drama will be called "Stepfather Step" and star actor Kamikawa Takaya as the protagonist. It's based on a best-selling novel of the same name by wri

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  • Hamasaki Ayumi confirms "Hotel Love songs" countdown live for New Year's

    November 16, 2011 @ 2:04 am

    It has been confirmed that Hamasaki Ayumi will be holding her countdown live at Yoyogi National Gymnasium again this year. Since the start of 2001, the pop singer has held countdown concerts on the evening of New Year's Eve to share the celebration with her fans. Each year, this event has taken place at the famous gymnasium, so it comes as no surprise that she will be performing there yet again this year. Titled "HOTEL Love songs", the li

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  • Saito Takumi holds a commemorate event for his upcoming movie, "Asu Naku"

    November 16, 2011 @ 1:05 am

    On November 14th, actor Saito Takumi held a commemorate event for his upcoming movie, "Asu Naku", at Shibuya Tower Records. When asked what type of movie he likes, Saito answered, "The kind of movies that the general public wouldn't watch. I can feel the aesthetic value." He then described his movie saying, "Personally, it's a work of individuality that I want to treasure." Directed by Naito Makoto, "Asu Naku" is based on an original nove

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  • "Arakawa Under the Bridge" to open premium shop

    November 16, 2011 @ 12:02 am

    It's been revealed that "Arakawa Under the Bridge" will be opening a premium shop in commemoration of its Blu-Ray and DVD-BOX release. The store is scheduled to open on November 18th in Ikebukuro P'PARCO. The shop will display the actual costumes worn by Hayashi Kento (Riku), Kiritani Mirei (Nino), Oguri Shun (Soncho), Yamada Takayuki (Hoshi), Shirota Yu (Sister), and Katase Nana (Nana) in the drama. It will also feature manga reproductions

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  • Ito Yuko announces her marriage + pregnancy on her blog

    November 15, 2011 @ 11:06 pm

    On November 15th, actress Ito Yuko (37) took to her blog and announced her marriage to a non-celebrity man and also revealed that she is now 6 months pregnant. Though she did not reveal the details about her husband, she wrote, "To stretch a point, he is a 'passionate man'." Ito also wrote, "I have been feeling two kinds of happiness, the happiness that I became a wife, and the happiness that I will be able to become a mother.  While gettin

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  • WADA from Tomato n' Pine to go on hiatus due to poor health

    November 15, 2011 @ 10:01 pm

    [caption id="attachment_203849" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Right: WADA"][/caption] It's been announced that WADA (Wada Rieka) from Tomato n' Pine will be going on hiatus due to her poor health condition. WADA fell ill about 2 weeks ago and has been absent from the group's regular radio show. In order to focus on a full recovery, it was decided that WADA will be going on hiatus. As a result, members YUI and HINA will continue t

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  • Sanai introduces 'Swimsuit Image Girl' for 2012

    November 15, 2011 @ 9:05 pm

    On November 14th, a presentation event for the annual 'Sanai Swimsuit Image Girl' was held, where the swimsuit company revealed their 11th image girl as 15-year old Miyahara Kanon. As the youngest to become the brand's image girl, Miyahara commented, "I'm very surprised. I'm anxious, but I will do my best, so please give me your support." Miyahara, who has an outstanding body at 170 cm (about 5'7") with measurements of 82-59-86 cm (32-2

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