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  • Which song has lyrics that are too sexy?

    August 8, 2011 @ 7:00 am

    Mobile site JOYSOUND recently conducted a poll asking its users what song they thought contained lyrics that are too sexy. Coming in first place is Acid Black Cherry's "Black Cherry", thanks to its  provocative lyrics expressing a woman's desires. Voters commented, "When I heard sexy, this was the only song I could think of. Or rather... it's completely erotic!" and "From a woman's point of view, I can really sympathize with the lyrics. It

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  • Music Japan announces special episode for August 14th!

    August 8, 2011 @ 5:29 am

    Instead of the usual performances, Music Japan will be airing a "Summer Vacation Children's Special" on August 14th! Guests include adorable child actors Ashida Mana, Suzuki Fuku, Ohashi Nozomi, and Kato Seishiro, who will be led by SMAP's own Katori Shingo as they sing their way through hits like "Maru Maru Mori Mori" and "Sanbyakurokujuugo Ho no March". Stay tuned for this adorable special on Music Japan! Source: Music Japan Official

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  • Japan Twitter Trends for July 2011!

    August 8, 2011 @ 4:05 am

    Every month, BIGLOBE releases the top Twitter trends in Japan.  With July recently coming to an end, they’ve compiled their data and have just released their rankings for that month. There are a lot of unique trends this month, including Japanese women’s soccer team Nadeshiko Japan, who won the World Cup!  If you want to go back in time to compare what trended in the past, you can see June and the first half of 2011 rankings here. Check o

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  • YUKI reveals full PV for "Hello!"

    August 8, 2011 @ 3:10 am

    YUKI has just revealed the PV for her latest song, "Hello!" The bright PV features adorable choreography to match the free-spirited mood of the song, which will serve as the A-side to her upcoming single. "Hello!" will also be included on her new album, "megaphonic". Check out the video below!

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  • Preview Buono!'s upcoming mini-album, "partenza"!

    August 8, 2011 @ 2:08 am

    Tracks from Buono!'s new mini-album "partenza" have just been revealed! Back in July, fans heard an audio preview of the mini-album's title track "partenza ~Let's Go!!!~". They can now check out the song in its entirety along with "My alright sky" and the interestingly titled "FrankincenseΨ". Check out the songs for yourselves below! - "partenza ~Let's Go!!!~" Full Audio "My alright sky" "FrankincenseΨ" Thanks to alyssa a

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  • Kitano Kii to star as a detective in new "Unfair" drama special

    August 8, 2011 @ 12:22 am

    Today it was announced that young actress Kitano Kii (20) is going to star in a special drama called "Unfair the special ~Double Meaning / Nijuu Teigi~" on Fuji TV this fall. "Unfair" was a very popular detective drama starring Shinohara Ryoko (37), and it aired back in 2006. The series also spawned a special drama in the same year and a movie in 2007. On September 17th, the series' second movie, "Unfair the answer", will see Shinohara wil

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  • Music Japan performances for August 7th

    August 7, 2011 @ 10:25 pm

    Music Japan presented viewers with an all-star cast of performers for its August 7th episode. This week's guests included idol groups SKE48, Kis-My-Ft2, and S/mileage with their newest songs, as well as Yusuke and Mizuki Nana. Suga Shikao also joins in with a special piano version of his song "Progress". Check out Yusuke, Mizuki Nana, and Suga Shikao's performances below! - "Junketsu Paradox" - Mizuki Nana "Otakebi" - Yusuke

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  • SKE48 performs "Pareo wa Emerald" for Music Japan

    August 7, 2011 @ 9:42 pm

    On August 7th, idol group SKE48 appeared on Music Japan to sing their latest hit, "Pareo wa Emerald"! The girls have describe the song as perfect for the beach, although it begins with a peaceful intro, member Suda Akari says "in an instant, it changed into a cheerful and upbeat song, and my excitement grew. I became energized just by listening to it."  SKE48 displayed all the summery charms of their new single creating a lively stage for view

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  • Kis-My-Ft2 says "Everybody Go" on Music Japan!

    August 7, 2011 @ 9:22 pm

    Kis-My-Ft2 took to the Music Japan stage on August 7th and wowed the crowd with "Everybody Go"! As expected, they performed with an abundance of energy and exuberance.  This is just the tip of the iceberg of what fans can expect at their upcoming live at the Tokyo Dome. Check out their performance below the jump!

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  • S/mileage performs "Uchouten LOVE" Music Japan!

    August 7, 2011 @ 9:08 pm

    Hello! Project group S/mileage appeared on the August 7th episode of Music Japan to perform their energetic new single, "Uchouten LOVE"! Check out their performance beneath the cut! Thanks for the tip, Tommy Van Damme.

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