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  • Former AKB48 member Oshima Mai holds release event for her DVD

    September 13, 2011 @ 1:48 pm

    On September 11th, talento and former AKB48 member Oshima Mai held a release event for her DVD, "Oshima Batting Center Vol.1 & Vol.2". The variety program began airing in 2009 through CS Broadcasting, and features Oshima's "suggestion corner" as well as footage of her tackling challenges of varying difficulties. "We did it at an incredibly loose way, so I had no idea it was going to turn into something like this," she said. Though she

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  • Porno Graffitti unveils PV for "One More Time" + single info

    September 13, 2011 @ 12:16 pm

    Porno Graffitti announced back in July that they were planning to release a new single this month titled, "One More Time".  One month later, a full audio was aired for fans to hear. "One More Time" is currently the theme song for Nihon TV's "Sukkiri!" for the month of September, and it's also the group's 33rd single. There's only one version of the single, but it's first press will come with a password for "Tsuma Koi Romance Porno'11 Dige

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  • Live-action movie of "Golgo 13" to be released in the States

    September 13, 2011 @ 11:24 am

    It's been revealed that Saito Takao's popular manga, "Golgo 13", is in the works for a live-action movie adaptation in America. "Golgo 13" has been serialized in the manga magazine, "Big Comic", since October 1968 by Leed Publishing Co. It portrays the story of 'Golgo 13', a professional sniper whose age, nationality, and career is wrapped in a mystery. Recently, Leed Publishing Co.  finalized an option contract with Davis Films for the

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  • Morning Musume reveals jacket covers for 12th album

    September 13, 2011 @ 9:24 am

    Morning Musume has just revealed the jacket covers for their upcoming album, "12, Smart"! The album will come in two versions: a limited CD + DVD edition, and a regular CD-only edition. The limited edition will contain a DVD featuring the PV for leader Takahashi Ai's solo song, "Jishin Motte Yume Motte Tobidatsu Kara". "12, Smart" is scheduled to be released on October 12th. Check out the covers below! - <Limited Edition>

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  • Tsuchiya Anna reveals "Master Blaster" PV!

    September 13, 2011 @ 8:29 am

    Just yesterday, Anna Tsuchiya released her first PV from her triple-A side single, "UNCHAINED GIRL". Now the rock star is back with the PV for her second song, "Master Blaster", a collaborative track done with composer Kanno Yoko and guitarist MIYAVI. "Master Blaster" is the image song for the RPG, "Continent of the Ninth". Unlike the first video she released, "Master Blaster" takes place in bar and it's definitely an entertaining video

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  • Tsuji Nozomi expresses her concern for Kago Ai

    September 13, 2011 @ 6:37 am

    Former Morning Musume member Tsuji Nozomi recently blogged about her long-time friend, Kago Ai. Tsuji wrote, "I heard about Aibon (Kago-chan) on the news, and I was very surprised. I am very, very worried. I pray from the bottom of my heart that she will recover quickly, and that we will see her cheerful smile as soon as possible." Kago Ai shocked the nation recently when it was revealed that she tried to commit suicide. Fortunately, sh

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  • GACKT to provide new theme song for the anime, "SKET DANCE"

    September 13, 2011 @ 5:32 am

    GACKT's upcoming song "Graffiti" has just earned a tie-in with the popular anime, "SKET DANCE"! "Graffiti" - which will be released as a single on November 30th - will be used as the opening theme song for the anime, and is said to be a fast-paced rock tune characteristic of the singer's sound. "SKET DANCE" is based on the popular manga of the same name, which is currently serializing in "Weekly Shounen Jump". The story revolves around Kaim

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  • NMB48 to auction a T-shirt featuring autographs of all 44 members!

    September 13, 2011 @ 3:47 am

    On September 11th, it was announced that NMB48 will auction off a T-shirt to ‘YOSHIMOTO WONDER CAMP KANSAI’ charity event (from 17th to 19th) featuring all 44-member’s autographs. This auction will occur on the 17th and the 18th at Yoshimoto Hall in Osaka. This will be their first time to feature a T-shirt with all of their autographs and it will be exhibited in the midst of other auctions from various celebrities. Team N’s leader Yamamot

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  • Minami Akina guest stars in this year's 'KANSAI COLLECTION'

    September 13, 2011 @ 2:42 am

    On September 11th, talento Minami Akina (22) and Kinoshita Yukina (23) guest starred in this year’s fashion event ‘KANSAI COLLECTION 2011 AUTUMN AND WINTER’ at Kyocera Dome in Osaka. In the midst of applause and cheers, the women in this fashion show displayed their fierce walking on this runway. For the live performance, talento and singer Becky (27) performed and stated, “It’s been half a year since Tohoku earthquake. I will sing this son

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  • AKB48 to broadcast rock-paper-scissors tournament in Singapore + Thailand

    September 13, 2011 @ 1:29 am

    Many already know that AKB48 will be holding their highly-anticipated 'AKB48 24th Single Senbatsu Janken Taikai' on September 20th at Nippon Budoukan, but now Singaporean and Thai fans won't have to miss out on all the fun! The group's tournament will be broadcast live in 98 theaters across Korea, Taiwan, and Taipei.  In addition, Cathay Cineplex Group theaters in Singapore and SF Cinemas Group theaters in Thailand have been added to the lis

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