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  • Arashi's Matsumoto Jun becomes the main MC for a special variety program

    September 24, 2011 @ 12:44 pm

    Arashi's Matsumoto Jun has been chosen to be the main MC for NihonTV's special variety program, "Sekai Ichi no SHOW Time ~Gyara wo Kimeru no wa Anata~"! This show began back in 2010, and it attracts people from all over the world, who  aim to show off their unique talents on stage.  300 audience members will determine how much they would be willing to pay to watch that performance, and actually pay from their own wallets in the end. As a

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  • Take a first listen to KARA's new song, "Winter Magic"

    September 24, 2011 @ 11:20 am

    Earlier, we reported that girl group KARA would be making a comeback with their 5th single, "Winter Magic", which will become available on October 19th. A radio sample of the song has just hit the web, and it's kicked up everyone's anticipations for their return! The girls are sounding smooth in their harmonics, and there's a great crystalline feel to the song that matches perfectly with the winter season. Check it out below! Tip

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  • CNBLUE reveals PV teaser for "In My Head"!

    September 24, 2011 @ 10:28 am

    CNBLUE has unveiled a PV preview for their upcoming song "In My Head" through their official Japanese YouTube channel! As we previously reported, "In My Head" is the title of their major label debut single, which is scheduled to hit stores on October 19th. The video features the band rocking out in a dark room with debris flying around, giving off a grittier image for CNBLUE. Check out the video preview below! - Sources: CNBLUE'

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  • Kamikawa Takaya becomes a chief of police for one day

    September 24, 2011 @ 8:50 am

    On September 23rd, actor Kamikawa Takaya (46) became the chief of police for one day to promote “Fall’s Traffic Safety Message” in front of JR station Kita-Senju in Tokyo. Commenting on this campaign, Kamikawa stated, “Although I love to drive, I believe it is important to have an open-minded heart so we can follow traffic safety rules.” While he was helping the police with their campaign, Kamikawa also took the opportunity to promote

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  • GReeeeN to release new single, "Koibumi ~Love Letter~"!

    September 24, 2011 @ 7:21 am

    GReeeeN has announced the release of a brand new single! GReeeeN's latest release, titled "Koibumi ~Love Letter~", will be released on November 16th, but it's already been claimed as the theme song for the movie "Antoki no Inochi", which opens in theaters on November 19th. "Koibumi ~Love Letter~" is said to be a powerful love song that can be compared to a "love letter we write throughout our entire lifetime, and cannot be seen by the eye".

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  • Kuraki Mai reveals teaser for new single, "Your Best Friend"!

    September 24, 2011 @ 5:31 am

    Kuraki Mai has just revealed a short teaser for her upcoming single, "Your Best Friend"! The brief PV preview shows Kuraki Mai shining like an angel against the dimly lit set, singing her beautiful  mid-tempo song. The single will be released on October 19th. Check out the video preview below! Source: Being Group's Official YouTube Channel

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  • Kimura Kaela reveals PV preview for "Chocolate"!

    September 24, 2011 @ 3:35 am

    Pop singer Kimura Kaela has just revealed a short teaser for her upcoming PV, "Chocolate"! The song has already been released in full, and will be included as one of the new tracks on her long-awaited album, "8EIGHT8", which is slated for a release on October 12th. Check out the PV preview below! Source: Columbia Music Japan Official YouTube Channel

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  • AKB48's Shanghai handshake event gets cancelled

    September 24, 2011 @ 2:17 am

    On September 23rd, 16 AKB48 members flew into Shanghai to attend the AKB48 handshake event, scheduled for the 24th. The girls were greeted by hundreds of fans and reporters at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, and it's said that approximately 100 fans also waited for the girls at their hotel, calling out the members' nicknames in Japanese. Member Watanabe Mayu smiled and commented, "It's my first time in Shanghai, but the support f

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  • AKB48's Fujie Reina comments on her "Janken" luck at "Enkiri Village" event

    September 24, 2011 @ 12:02 am

    The runner-up for AKB48’s latest "Janken Tournament", Fujie Reina (17), recently attended a PR event for her horror movie “Enkiri Village”, where she talked about her streak of luck. Fujie and her co-star, Yagami Ren (25), held an interview at the event, and in the spirit of her latest adventure, Fujie played a game of rock-paper-scissors with Yagami. Unfortunately, Fujie lost to Yagami, and she sighed, “I may have used up all my luck duri

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  • ViViD to release their third single "FAKE" in November!

    September 23, 2011 @ 10:34 pm

    On September 23rd, it was revealed that ViViD’s third single “FAKE” will be officially released on November 9th! This song has been announced the theme song for their participating love game by GREE, “Koi to Shigoto to Kimi no Produce”. From the day of opening, around 60,000 people registered for this game as it features various members’ voices for their individual characters. This upcoming single will include a coupling song titled

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