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  • Ikimonogakari reveals details on new album

    February 1, 2012 @ 12:50 am

    On February 29th, pop trio Ikimonogakari will be releasing their new album, "NEWTRAL". The group's third original album will feature a total of twelve songs including their latest singles, "Warattetainda", "NEW WORLD MUSIC", "Aruite Ikou", and "Itsu Datte Bokura wa". It will be available for purchase in both limited and regular editions. The limited edition will come with a bonus CD, titled "Namamonobakari ~Members BEST LIVE Selection~",

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – January 27th~29th

    January 31, 2012 @ 11:00 pm

    [caption id="attachment_218428" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – January 27th~29th"][/caption] On Friday, 'Renai NEET' lost a lot of viewers with the second episode, while '13-sai no Hello Work' jumped back up to its initial level. There's also one new midnight drama to keep an eye on! Competition was tough again on Saturday, but 'Risou no Musuko' actually reached a new personal season-high with its third

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  • Hasegawa Kyoko gives birth to her second child

    January 31, 2012 @ 10:00 pm

    Actress Hasegawa Kyoko has announced that she has given birth to her second baby! According to the announcement, Hasegawa gave birth to a healthy baby girl on January 25th. She wrote on her official site, "While being thankful for this new life, and clenching onto this happiness, I want to do my best as a mother and as Hasegawa Kyoko. Please continue to watch over us warmly." Hasegawa married Porno Graffitti guitarist Shindo Haruichi ba

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  • "Yamikin Ushijima-kun" movie to be released this August

    January 31, 2012 @ 9:07 pm

    Earlier, we reported that drama, "Yamikin Ushijima-kun", would be getting a live-action adaptation starring actor Yamada Takayuki. Now, it's been revealed that the movie will be released this August! The movie is based on Manabe Shouhei's manga of the same title, and is currently being serialized in "Weekly Big Comic Spirits". The story of "Yamikin Ushijima-kun" starts when Ushijima attends a celebrity party to collect debts. However, h

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  • Check out more details on Kis-My-Ft2' upcoming single + album

    January 31, 2012 @ 7:02 pm

    Previously, we reported that Kis-My-Ft2 would be releasing their 3rd single and 1st album, and recently, more details on both the single and album have been revealed on their official site.  According to the site, the single is titled "SHE! HER! HER!", and scheduled to be released on March 21st.  The album which is titled "Kis-My-1st", is set to be released a week later on March 28th. Check out the details below! ---- "SHE! HER! HER!

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  • NMB48 graces the cover of 'Young Magazine' Issue 9

    January 31, 2012 @ 5:08 pm

    Members of idol group NMB48 are gracing the cover of the February issue of 'Young Magazine'. The issue went on sale on January 30th, so fans of the group should grab a copy! The issue will also have the first serialization of Watanabe Daisuke's "Hanjyuu". "Hanjyuu" is about a man named "Shishikura Tetsu", who lives to get revenge. The story begins with Tetsu surrounded by bad guys, 300,000 yen, some information, and a pistol. Manga fans of

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  • Ikuta Toma & Yoshitaka Yuriko attend pre-screening event for "Bokura ga Ita"

    January 31, 2012 @ 3:28 pm

    On January 30th, Ikuta Toma and Yoshitaka Yuriko attended a pre-screening event for their upcoming film, "Bokura ga Ita", at the Roppongi Hills Arena. Ikuta expressed, "I want people to remember their youth and watch this movie with a smirk." Yoshitaka added, "It really does make you want to smile. It should ring the bell within your heart." "Bokura ga Ita" tells the love story of a couple who first met in high school; it continues to fol

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  • Take a listen to AAA's "Wishes"!

    January 31, 2012 @ 12:32 pm

    AAA is gearing up to release their 31st single, "Sailing", and they've kicked off promotions by unveiling the PV for their main song. Following up, the co-ed group has aired their coupling track, "Wishes", on radio airwaves. "Wishes" is a beautiful ballad that really fits with the 'journey' theme of AAA's upcoming single. The sweeping melody and rich harmonies are sure to sweep your off your feet as you listen to the track. Check it out b

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  • AKB48's Shinoda Mariko shoots a fairytale-inspired CM for 'Yodoko'

    January 31, 2012 @ 11:43 am

    AKB48’s Shinoda Mariko is filming a new CM for storage manufacturing company, Yodoko and their product "Yodo Monoki". This latest endorsement, titled “Yodo Monooki: Birth of a New Esmo!”, features Shinoda in a fairytale-like setting. She's flanked by two gentlemen in top hats, and together they dance to a hip-hop version of “Happy Birthday to You” while promoting the new product. Staff on set reported that Shinoda had memorized the dance

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  • Milky Bunny to release first full length album

    January 31, 2012 @ 9:51 am

    Model-turned-singer, Masuwaka Tsubasa (a.k.a. Milky Bunny), has announced that she will be releasing her very first album, "Milky Bunny" on March 21st. The album will include her first two singles, "Bunny Days♥" and "Zurui you... / I Wish", which was released earlier this month. "Milky Bunny" has drawn a talented array of producers including TAKUYA (ex. JUDY AND MARY), Kaji Hideaki, and Hidaka Tooru (MONOBRIGHT). Details on the album its

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