Latest

  • AKB48's documentary "To Be Continued" to have special U.S. premiere!

    August 17, 2011 @ 3:17 am

    Earlier this year, AKB48 fans in Japan got to watch a special documentary about their idols in theatres across the nation. Now, fans in the U.S. and Canada will get the same opportunity, thanks to NEW PEOPLE Entertainment, who recently licensed the film for those two countries. Titled "DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 - To Be Continued", the film follows the unstoppable all-female idol group, giving an insightful glimpse into the challenges the member

    Read More

    • 0
    • 5272
    • 0
  • Kimura Takuya attends interview conference in Beijing on behalf of SMAP

    August 17, 2011 @ 1:58 am

    On August 16th, SMAP’s Kimura Takuya (38) attended a press conference in Beijing, where SMAP will be performing their first overseas performance on September 16th. Dressed in a black suit with a crimson necktie, he expressed his gratitude to China for the aid received after the Tohoku earthquake. He  commented, “Right now, Japan is still trying to recover [from the earthquake and tsunami]. We are taking steps to accomplish with all our pow

    Read More

    • 0
    • 2125
    • 0
  • NMB48 announces Senbatsu members for 2nd single at handshake meeting

    August 17, 2011 @ 12:46 am

    [caption id="attachment_182743" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="From left to right: Yagura Fuuko, Jo Eriko, and Yogi Keira"][/caption] On August 14th, AKB48’s sister group NMB48 held a handshake event at Intex Osaka and made a surprise announcement about their second single! The girls revealed that their new single will be released on October 19th. Furthermore, in addition to the 13 members from the first generation, another three

    Read More

    • 0
    • 3740
    • 0
  • SDN48 reveals their special PV to "Everyday, Kachuusha"!

    August 16, 2011 @ 11:25 pm

    Even AKB48’s big sister group SDN48 is getting in on the super popular election single, “Everyday, Kachuusha”. The girls are normally seen sporting sexier outfits, dances, and songs than their younger counterparts, so this cute cover is quite refreshing! “Everyday, Kachuusha (SDN48 ver.)” can be found on the B-version CD of their latest single, “MIN MIN MIN”. Check out their PV below! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajPLBdZ-9pQ

    Read More

    • 0
    • 3352
    • 0
  • SDN48 show off their sexy moves with "MIN MIN MIN" in Shinbashi!

    August 16, 2011 @ 10:21 pm

    On August 16th, SDN48 attended a promotional event for their new single, “MIN MIN MIN" at the hotspot for various workers in Tokyo, Shibashi SL Plaza. SDN48 is in charge of the sexy and mature side of AKB48 and member Serina (26) said, “I believe our charms are in demand amongst today’s businessmen. I am sure that they're tired from working morning to night everyday so we want them to cheer up by looking at us,” and appealed her sexy glamor t

    Read More

    • 0
    • 2952
    • 0
  • Kis-My-Ft2's single "Everybody Go" is the 3rd best selling debut song in history!

    August 16, 2011 @ 10:11 pm

    On August 15th, it was revealed that Johnny’s Entertainment group Kis-MyFt2’s debut single “Everybody Go” sold 316,000 copies and topped the Oricon Weekly Single Chart for the week of August 22nd. With this result, the single placed third as the highest selling debut song for its first week. KAT-TUN’s “Real Face” (754,000 copies sold) and Arashi’s “A RA SHI” (557,000 copies sold) holds the record for first and second place respectively. In

    Read More

    • 0
    • 4181
    • 0
  • C-ute's Yajima Maimi reveals a teaser for "a rainy day"

    August 16, 2011 @ 9:36 pm

    C-ute's leader Yajima Maimi has uploaded a preview of her upcoming solo DVD, "a rainy day", onto C-ute's official YouTube channel! In the DVD, Yajima appears cute and graceful, showing her many expressions on 'a rainy day'. "a rainy day" is Yajima's second DVD from her three month back-to-back release project. It is currently available for pre-order on e-LineUP until August 29th. Check out the preview below! Tip: Tommy Van Dam

    Read More

    • 0
    • 1766
    • 0
  • Dream Morning Musume holds handshake event for the release of their concert photobook

    August 16, 2011 @ 9:04 pm

    On August 16th, Dream Morning Musume members Nakazawa Yuko, Ishikawa Rika, and Yoshizawa Hitomi held a handshake event to commemorate the release of their concert photobook, "Haru no Mai ~ Sotsugyousei DE Saikessei~". Ishikawa commented, "I used to have muscle pains back in the day, but I've never had leg cramps before. It never used to bother me, but now, to keep ourselves from being tired the next day, we all drank citric acid," comparin

    Read More

    • 0
    • 3339
    • 0
  • Shiina Ringo to sing theme song for NHK's morning drama this fall

    August 16, 2011 @ 8:34 pm

    It's been revealed that singer-songwriter Shiina Ringo will be providing the theme song for NHK's morning drama titled, "Carnation", this fall. Shiina's new song of the same title will be her first solo work since the release of her 4th album, "Sanmon Gossip", two years ago. It is scheduled to be released as a new single this fall. Written by Watanabe Aya, the drama "Carnation" is a biography of the drastic events in the life of Koshino

    Read More

    • 0
    • 2924
    • 0
  • SCANDAL to release their first PV collection

    August 16, 2011 @ 7:47 pm

    Pop rock band SCANDAL has been gaining popularity with their third album, "BABY ACTION", which hit stores on August 10th. It's just been revealed that the band will be releasing a compilation of their music videos titled, "VIDEO ACTION", on September 28th. "VIDEO ACTION" the will come in both DVD and Blu-ray formats. Fans will be able to enjoy SCANDAL's growth in this long-awaited PV collection. Stay tuned for more information on this u

    Read More

    • 0
    • 2622
    • 0