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  • Takahashi Katsumi announces his wife's pregnancy

    April 10, 2012 @ 10:01 am

    Actor Takahashi Katsumi (51) has announced that his wife (37) is currently 4 months pregnant! On April 9th, Takahashi sent a fax to several media outlets stating, "I have been blessed with my long-awaited child. We are expecting in October." He continued by expressing his happiness, "Becoming a father at age 51, I am of course happy, but I feel I must devote myself as someone's parent and as a person." Takahashi and his wife started dat

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  • Sexy Zone's Sato Shori completes 10K marathon in Hawaii

    April 10, 2012 @ 8:00 am

    On April 7th, Sexy Zone's Sato Shori participated in the "15th Annual Ford Island Bridge Run 10K" in Honolulu, Hawaii. Sato's participation in the marathon was decided by Johnny's Entertainment president Johnny Kitagawa. Out of 2,688 runners, Sato placed 51st with a time of 42 minutes and 42 seconds. He also placed 5th in the 15 to 19-year-old division. Sato commented, "The moment I reached the goal, my sense of accomplishment was stron

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  • Plastic Tree's Sato Kenken discharged from hospital, will resume activities at Nippon Budokan concert

    April 10, 2012 @ 6:10 am

    [caption id="attachment_224475" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Second from the Right: Sato Kenken"][/caption] On April 9th, it was reported that Plastic Tree's drummer Sato Kenken has been discharged from the hospital. He will officially resume his activities in the band's one-man live, 'Ao no Unmeisen Saishuu Kouen: Tent (3)', at Nippon Budokan on April 14th. Sato was hospitalized last month due to acute hepatitis, and was forced

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  • TOYOTA's new Doraemon CM series released

    April 10, 2012 @ 3:53 am

    On April 8th, a new CM for the Doraemon CM series of  TOYOTA's campaign 'ReBORN', was released. As we reported before, a french actor, Jean Reno, plays Doraemon and Tsumabuki Satoshi plays Nobita. This 5th CM version is titled "Suneo's nice driving", and Yamashita Tomohisa, who plays Suneo, invites Nobita and Doraemon to his palatial residence to show off his car collection. As Doraemon(Jean Reno) mutters that all his cars are TOYOTA, Sune

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  • Sexy Zone's "Lady Diamond" PV revealed

    April 10, 2012 @ 2:07 am

    5 member group, Sexy Zone, has recently revealed their PV for their 2nd single "Lady Diamond", which will be released on April 11th. We reported previously that this is the theme song for Fuji TV’s variety show, 'Real Scope Z', which is also the first regular variety show for the group. The PV starts off with Sexy Zone welcoming the dancers from Johnny's Jr. and having them change into amusement park character costumes inside the bags.

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  • Hilcrhyme's TOC announces his marriage to a non-celebrity woman

    April 9, 2012 @ 11:39 pm

    On April 8th, hip-hop/R&B duo Hilcrhyme's TOC (30) announced his marriage during their nationwide tour. The announcement took place in Niigata, the group's hometown.  Hilcrhyme was performing on the final stage of their nationwide tour, and after their masterpiece song "Shunka Shutou", TOC began talking to the 18,000 fans in attendance, "I have something that I want to tell, you guys are the first people that I'm telling this to." He c

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  • ONE OK ROCK to hold live tour in commemoration of DVD & Blu-ray release

    April 9, 2012 @ 9:30 pm

    Previously, we reported that rock band ONE OK ROCK will be releasing a new live DVD and Blu-ray on May 30th. To commemorate this release, the band has revealed that they will be holding a live tour called "ONE OK ROCK 2012 'Start Walking The World Tour'"! The DVD & Blu-ray, titled "ONE OK ROCK 2011-2012 ‘Zankyo Reference’ TOUR~YOKOHAMA ARENA SPECIAL FINAL~", will feature footage from the band’s Yokohama Arena concert on January 21st and 2

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  • Japan Box Office Report – April 7th/8th

    April 9, 2012 @ 8:04 pm

    [caption id="attachment_232056" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption=""Doraemon" / "SPEC~Ten~" / "Bokura ga Ita""][/caption] As expected last week, "SPEC~Ten~", "Titanic 3D" and "The Artist" rearranged the top 10 of the weekend box office chart, with SPEC~Ten~ even pushing "Doraemon" from the top. "SPEC~Ten~", starring Toda Erika and Kase Ryo, opened on 279 screens and made it onto the top position for the w

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  • Kariyushi58 to release new single, "Warattete Kure yo"

    April 9, 2012 @ 7:02 pm

    Kariyushi58 has revealed that they will be releasing a new single titled "Warattete Kure yo" on June 13th. As previously reported, "Warattete Kure yo" is the ending theme song to Tsumabuki Satoshi and Takei Emi's starring film, "Ai to Makoto", which will open in theaters on June 16th. A portion of this song can be heard in the trailer for the movie. The single will be available in both limited and regular editions. It will also include

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  • BiS release their real PV for "IDOL", apologize for the fake PV & cruel jokes

    April 9, 2012 @ 5:24 pm

    On April 10th, the girls of idol group BiS (‘Brand-new idol Society‘) and their director Watanabe Junnosuke revealed that all of the recent announcements have been nothing but lies. In March, we reported that everything looked like as if they were becoming an orthodox idol group after the release of a pretty tame and fluffy short PV for their latest HMV exclusive single "IDOL", which will be released on April 11th. Moreover they announced

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