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  • Drama Prime Time Report – January 23rd~26th

    January 28, 2012 @ 7:02 pm

    [caption id="attachment_217839" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – January 23rd~26th"][/caption] A third-episode itch seems to be developing this week, as the ratings for a couple of dramas fell as much as 3.5% with the third episode. However, there weren't just losers. A few dramas actually managed to gain nearly 2.0% compared to last week. Meanwhile, two new dramas aired their first episodes on Tuesday, wh

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  • Amuro Namie's "Go Round" ties up "KOSE ESPRIQUE"

    January 28, 2012 @ 4:22 pm

    A few days ago singer Amuro Namie announced on her Facebook that she will be releasing her first single of 2012 titled, "Go Round". Today, the singer announced that the song will be the campaign song for 'KOSE ESPRIQUE'. The new cosmetic foundation will hit stores on February 16th. No further information has been released regarding the single but stayed tuned to tokyohive for more updates! Source: Amuro Namie Official Facebook Tip:

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  • Hayami Mokomichi to release Italian-themed recipe book

    January 28, 2012 @ 11:24 am

    It's been revealed that actor Hayami Mokomichi will be releasing his third recipe book, "Trattoria MOCO" (tentative title) in April. For the recipe book, Hayami traveled to Italy in December of last year to pick up traditional Italian cooking techniques. He commented, "It turned out to be a delicious book. With this book, I want everyone to have a good time." Hayami's journey to Italy will be featured in a documentary titled "Hayami Mokomi

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  • Rock band DOPING PANDA to disband in April

    January 28, 2012 @ 9:05 am

    Rock band DOPING PANDA has announced that they will be disbanding in April. Member Furukawa Yutaka (Vo, G) shared a message with their fans through the band's official website, saying, "We decided that we would come to an end if we couldn't go any further, music-wise." The band will hold their final live, "DOPING PANDA 2012/4/19", on April 19th at TOKYO DOME CITY HALL. Ticket pre-orders will start on January 28th at 9:00 p.m. JST via "G

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  • girl next door reveals jacket covers for single collection album

    January 28, 2012 @ 6:28 am

    Previously, tokyohive reported that pop trio girl next door would be releasing their first single collection album, "Single Collection", on March 7th. Now, they have just revealed the cover jackets! The album will come in both CD+DVD and CD-Only versions. The DVD will contain all 14 music videos, along with the short film for "Silent Scream", which won an award at the "Short Short Film Festival & Asia 2011". To coincide with the alb

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  • Winners from the '26th Japan Gold Disc Awards'

    January 28, 2012 @ 3:54 am

    The winners of "The 26th Japan Gold Disc Awards" have been announced! The 'Japan Golden Disc Awards' are headed by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ). The RIAJ initiated this annual event in 1987 to recognize outstanding artists and works that have contributed to the recording industry. Awards are based on actual sales number, and the winners for this year were chosen from data compiled from November 1st, 2010 to October 31

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  • Crystal Kay announces new single + live house tour

    January 28, 2012 @ 2:11 am

    Singer Crystal Kay has announced that she will be releasing a new single on March 14th. The single will be double A-side featuring her brand new songs, "Delicious na Kinyoubi" and "Haru Arashi". It will be produced by BACHLOGIC, who was also in charge of Crystal's previous single, "Superman". "Delicious na Kinyoubi" is described as a happy number that reminds us to enjoy the weekend with our family and friends. Meanwhile, "Haru Arashi" wa

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  • Ebisu Muscats announces new single, "Honey Trap ♪"

    January 28, 2012 @ 12:30 am

    Sexy idol unit Ebisu Muscats have announced that they will release their new single, "Honey Trap ♪", on March 28th. This will be group's first single after transferring to Pony Canyon from NAYUTAWAVE RECORDS. The girls made their debut in February of 2010, and have since released five singles and one original album. They enjoyed great success last year after holding a one-man live at the Hibiya Outdoor Theater, as well as embarking on the

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  • TOKYO GIRLS' STYLE reveals details on new single

    January 27, 2012 @ 11:17 pm

    Five-member girl group TOKYO GIRLS' STYLE will be releasing their new single, "Rock you! / Onnaji Kimochi -YMCK REMIX-", on March 7th. This new single will hit stores a week before the release of their second album (currently untitled). The double A-side single will feature the upbeat song, "Rock you!", which was temporarily named "TGS18" at their live concert. It will also include the YMCK REMIX of their hit number, "Onnaji Kimochi". T

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  • Takei Emi promotes stockings for 'Mirica'

    January 27, 2012 @ 10:05 pm

    On January 27th, actress Takei Emi attended a PR event as the new image character for new stockings brand 'Mirica'. At the event, Takei was wearing stockings with a tightening effect, which highlighted her healthy and beautiful legs. "I'm trying not to use the escalator as much as possible," she revealed her secret. "I decided to always use the stairs." Takei usually prefers tomboyish fashion, therefore she felt a bit uneasy wearing suc

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