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  • Fuji TV to air 2-hour "Marumo no Okite" special in October

    September 3, 2011 @ 10:07 am

    "Marumo no Okite" enjoyed stellar success during the spring drama season, and it looks like it'll be making its return for the fall! Fuji TV recently announced that they will be airing a two-hour special for "Marumo no Okite" on October 9th! The story will take place during the children's summer vacation, when Marumo (Abe Sadawo) takes Kaoru (Ashida Mana) and Tomoki (Suzuki Fuku) to visit a vineyard managed by a college friend. Once there, the

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  • Chara reveals tracklist for upcoming album, "Utakata"

    September 3, 2011 @ 9:24 am

    Chara has just revealed the track list for her upcoming album, "Utakata"! As previously reported, Chara's latest album is her second for the year, and will be released on November 2nd. Since 2011 marks Chara's 20th anniversary in the industry, the singer decided to celebrate this special year by tackling new challenges in her work. "Utakata" will feature guitars, piano, synthesizers, and minimal arrangements for a delicately expressed album th

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  • Every Little Thing's "Ordinary" used in new 'Kracie' CM

    September 3, 2011 @ 7:56 am

    On September 2nd, Every Little Thing's vocalist Mochida Kaori revealed a new CM for "Kracie", which featured her group's new song, "ORDINARY", off of their upcoming album, "ORDINARY". The 15-second preview gives a sample of what's to come, as heard by Mochida's heartwarming vocals and a relaxing melody. Hear it out below! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGDLHjhlvIg

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  • HOME MADE Kazoku reveals jacket covers for "AKATSUKI"!

    September 3, 2011 @ 6:50 am

    HOME MADE Kazoku has just revealed the jacket covers for their upcoming album, "AKATSUKI"! "AKATSUKI" will be released on September 28th and comes in two different versions: a limited CD+DVD version and a regular CD-only version. The album features their single "FREEDOM", which was just released in June, and "Nukumori". Check out the covers and track lists below! - Limited Edition (CD+DVD) Regular Edition (CD-Only) < CD

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  • Matsuyama Kenichi & Koyuki announce they're expecting their first child

    September 3, 2011 @ 5:50 am

    It's just been revealed that Matsuyama Kenichi and Koyuki, who recently got married in April, are expecting their first child! The couple made their  announcement to the media through a fax sent by their agency. Koyuki, who is five months pregnant, wrote, "I am starting to feel the joy and responsibility of taking care of this new, tiny life within me. I hope to take care of myself and prepare myself for that day with the help of my hus

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  • Morning Musume reveals track list for their new single!

    September 3, 2011 @ 4:18 am

    Morning Musume has finally revealed the official track list to their upcoming single, "Kono Chikyuu no Heiwa wo Honki de Negatterun da yo! / Kare to Issho ni Omise ga Shitai"! As previously reported, the single will be released in six different editions: Limited Edition A, Limited Edition B, Limited Edition C, a normal version, and a Takahashi Ai version in commemoration of her impending graduation from the group. Check out the track lists

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  • NMB48 member Shimada Rena to suspend activities for remainder of 2011

    September 3, 2011 @ 3:16 am

    Second generation NMB48 research student, Shimada Rena, has announced that until the end of 2011, she will officially suspend her activities as an entertainer. After her pre-NMB48 purikura photos shook up her fanbase in August, it's been said that the idol has been putting much thought into what it takes to be in her position and whether or not she should continue as a member of NMB48. The decision to halt her activities was submitted by Shi

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  • C-ute's Suzuki Airi featured on the cover of "Young Gangan"!

    September 3, 2011 @ 1:36 am

    C-ute's Suzuki Airi appeared as the cover girl on the September 2nd release of "Young Gangan" magazine, which also included an eight-page pictorial inside. This spread featured the idol in her most natural state - in pajamas and other casual outfits. Check out the featured spread below! [gallery link="file"] Tip: TommyVanDamme

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  • Oguri Shun and Inoue Mao's CM for "NTT" revealed!

    September 3, 2011 @ 12:21 am

    The other day, tokyohive reported on the press conference for actors Oguri Shun and Inoue Mao's new CM for "NTT West". This CM has officially broadcasted nationwide on September 2nd and is now available for viewing! This "Hikari Life" version of this CM features Oguri questioning the services of "NTT" to Inoue, 'the company representative'. Check out their interaction below! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhlyVD5aRTk

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  • 'Music Station' performances from September 2nd

    September 2, 2011 @ 11:27 pm

    This week's episode of TV Asahi's 'Music Station' was a first for some of its performing artists. Visual kei band Golden Bomber made their first appearance on the show, and Korean girl group 2NE1 made their debut on the show as well to promote their first Japanese single, "I AM THE BEST". The rookies were joined by four of Japan's top-selling artists, Hamasaki Ayumi, Tackey & Tsubasa, Fukuyama Masaharu, and Kuroki Meisa. Check ou

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