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  • ZONE releasing members' new singles at their comeback live

    August 14, 2011 @ 9:53 pm

    Girl band ZONE has announced that they will be releasing MAIKO and MIYU's new singles at their August 15th comeback live at Akasaka BLITZ. MIYU will be releasing her first single in three years under her solo name Nagase Miyu. Titled "Lips", the song presents her approach to R&B and dance music. The single will also include the coupling song, "Crazy", and the songs' instrumentals. Meanwhile, MAIKO will be releasing her debut single, "

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  • Itano Tomomi holds solo live event in Osaka

    August 14, 2011 @ 9:02 pm

    AKB48 member, Itano Tomomi held a solo live event at Namba Hatch in Osaka on August 13th.  She performed 9 songs, including her second solo single "Fui ni" in front of 1,700 fans who were chosen among 50,000 applications.  Itano told the audience, "Thank you for visiting here in this hot weather.  Let's make a memory for this summer with me!!" At the event, Itano also revealed that she previously lived in Osaka, Kita-senri for 5 years.  Sh

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  • AYABIE unveils PV for "Lilia"!

    August 14, 2011 @ 8:09 pm

    Visual-kei band AYABIE has unveiled the full PV for their latest song, "Lilia"! "Lilia" is the coupling track to the band's major debut single, 'Ryusei', scheduled for release on August 24th. Check out the PV below! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnduPY_kqVc Thanks to Elena for the tip!

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  • Guest list for August 19th episode of Music Station revealed!

    August 14, 2011 @ 7:24 pm

    Music Station has updated their official website with the guest list for its August 19th show. The episode will feature a special medley from SMAP, Kanjani8 with their latest song, "Tsubusa ni Koi", and more for an episode you can't miss! Check out the full set list below! - Tsubusa ni Koi - Kanjani8 Ashita e no March - Kuwata Keisuke Poppin' love cocktail - Koda Kumi Special medley - SMAP Hello! - YUKI Source: Music Jap

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  • Check out Bright's 'Brightest na Hibi'

    August 14, 2011 @ 5:50 pm

    Back in June, chorus group BRIGHT released their single, "LOVE ~Aru Ai no Katachi~".  Since then, the girls have making many radio show and other appearances as well as planning their own shows. The girls were the opening act for AAA's 'Buzz Communication Tour 2011'.  They are now preparing to join another tour, Matsushita Yuya's 'Live Tour 2011 ~SUPER DRIVE~' for eight shows arounnd Japan.  The group sang the chorus and were back dancers in

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  • 'Tokyo Koen' receives the Golden Leopard Special Jury Prize at Locarno International Film Festival

    August 14, 2011 @ 2:20 pm

    On August 13th, director Aoyama Shinji's movie, 'Tokyo Koen', received the Golden Leopard Special Jury Prize at the Locarno International Film Festival. It is one of the world's longest running international film festivals and has been held annually in Locarno, Switzerland since 1946.  The top prize of the Festival is the Golden Leopard awarded to the best film in the international competition. During a post-festival press conference, the

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  • Fukuyama Masaharu to hold live concert in Miyagi prefecture in November

    August 14, 2011 @ 2:04 pm

    It's been announced that singer/actor Fukuyama Masaharu will hold a live on November 12th and 13th at Sekisui Heim Super Arena in Miyagi Prefecture! The news was revealed during the latest broadcast of “Fukuyama Masaharu no All Night Nippon Saturday Special: Tamashii no Radio”, in which Fukuyama said, “It would be great if they can have fun with all their hearts and create a lively atmosphere. I want to do whatever I can through this live

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  • Goto Maki adds another performance to her upcoming concert

    August 14, 2011 @ 11:15 am

    Singer Goto Maki has added another performance to her concert, "G-Emotion FINAL", which will be held on December 4th at Makuhari Messe. This concert is Goto's last solo live before she goes on hiatus at the end of the year. She had only scheduled a 6:30 PM performance, but due to high demands in pre-order sales, she will be holding another performance at 1:00 PM on the same day. "MAKI GOTO MAIL MAGAZINE" members will be able to obtain t

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  • NMB48 to root for the Hanshin Tigers in their upcoming match against Hiroshima Toyo Carp

    August 14, 2011 @ 8:58 am

    The professional baseball team Hanshin Tigers, relay station ABC TV, and idol group NMB48 announced a special collaboration for the team's upcoming match against the Hiroshima Toyo Carp on August 17th. The Hanshin Tigers are currently chasing after the current first place holders, the Tokyo Yakult Swallows, and absolutely need a victory in their next game. Since they're one of  two teams in the Central League without any mascot girls or ch

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  • S/mileage reveals their five new sub-members!

    August 14, 2011 @ 7:46 am

    On August 14th, idol group S/mileage announced their five new members at the Hello! Project concert, "Hello! Project 2011 SUMMER ~Nihon no Mirai wa WOWWOW Live~". The five new members were revealed to be Katsuta Rina, Kosuga Fuyuka, Nakanishi Kana, Tamura Meimi, and Takeuchi Akari. Producer Tsunku explained, "They will take part as sub-members instead of official members. Based on their activities, I will decide if they will become offi

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