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  • AneCan model Suzuki Sachi is expecting her 2nd child

    January 8, 2012 @ 4:02 am

    Model for fashion magazine 'AneCan', Suzuki Sachi (32) announced that she is pregnant with her second child.  The announcement was made both on the latest issue of AneCan (released on January 7th) and on her blog.  According to her blog, she is currently in the fifth months of pregnancy.  She is expected to give birth in June. Suzuki wrote on her blog, "I had heavy morning sickness, and could not even get up for a while.  Therefore, consid

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  • FLiP announces new single, "Wonderland"

    January 8, 2012 @ 3:13 am

    FLiP's new single, "Wonderland" will be released on February 8th. The title track also called "Wonderland" will be used as the new opening song for TV Tokyo's anime "Gintama" starting on January 9th.  The single itself will have a total of 4 tracks. Also, FLiP will conduct a special web program, 'Wonderland Special' starting on the 9th (watch here).  This program will be distributed for a limited time only.  It will be updated every Mon

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  • Cast and director of "Quartet!" attend stage greeting

    January 7, 2012 @ 11:00 pm

    "Quartet!" opened in theaters today, and was celebrated by a stage greeting in Tokyo. "Quartet!" is a heartwarming movie about music and a family that has to rediscover its bonds. The greeting event was attended by the main cast, Tagasugi Mahiro, Gouriki Ayame, Tsuruta Mayu, and Yuki Saori, as well as the director, Mimura Junichi. Like many other movies that were filmed last year, "Quartet!" was about to face a long delay in schedule du

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  • Check out the results of Oricon weekly chart for January 9th

    January 7, 2012 @ 7:03 pm

    Below are the results of Oricon's weekly chart for the week of January 9th. ----- <Single Weekly Ranking> 1. "Seasons" - Akanishi Jin : 12/28 (97,148) 2. "Pedicure day" - No Sleeves : 12/28 (85,660) 3. "Kudokinagara Azabujyuban duet with Mino Monta" - SDN48 : 12/28 (67,018) 4. "Wonderful Cupid/Glass no Mahou" - NYC/Nakayama Yuma : 1/4 (38,936) 5. "Please Mini Skirt Post Woman!" - S/mileage : 12/28 (34,132) (Ch

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  • Kim Hyun Joong's 3 album jackets for Japanese debut single album revealed

    January 7, 2012 @ 4:22 pm

    After a successful nationwide Japanese tour which drew in more than 30,000 fans, Kim Hyun Joong, the leader of popular Korean group SS501 will be releasing his debut Japanese single album. On January 6th, he released 3 different album jackets for his upcoming debut Japanese single album, 'KISS KISS / Lucky Guy'. The album jackets use three different color schemes of white, green, and red and he also gives off three different images in

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  • Preview for Mukai Osamu's new drama 'Hungry!' revealed

    January 7, 2012 @ 2:22 pm

    A few days ago, we reported that the cast of upcoming Fuji TV drama 'Hungry!' gathered for a press conference to promote their new project. Mezamashi News aired footage from the conference, and also revealed a short preview of the drama itself. ‘Hungry!’ follows the story of ‘Yamate Eisuke’ (Mukai Osamu), a sadistic French chef with a poisonous tongue who used to be a bassist, but began his culinary career in accordance with his late mother

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  • Check out Watanabe Mayu's preview for her upcoming drama, 'Saba-dol'

    January 7, 2012 @ 11:04 am

    AKB48's Watanabe Mayu will soon be seen on the small screens in her upcoming drama, 'Saba-dol'. Recently, a preview of the drama was revealed, which doesn't show too much about what's in store for Mayu fans, but clips of Mayu singing, standing on stage, and looking absolutely thrilled are surely more than enough to get them interested in watching the drama. As reported previously, Mayu will play an unattractive classics teacher who's 38 years

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  • Princess Princess to reunite after 16 years

    January 7, 2012 @ 8:30 am

    It's been reported that legendary girls band Princess Princess will be reuniting after 16 years. In November, they will be holding their comeback live at Sendai Sun Plaza Hall. Princess Princess is comprised of five members: Kishitani Kaori (formerly Okui Kaori / Vo, G), Nakayama Kanako (G), Watanabe Atsuko (B), Tomita Kyoko (Dr), and Konno Tomoko (Key). The members decided to get back together in order to assist with the recovery from the

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  • Cosmos Troupe's Musumeyaku top star Nono Sumika to leave Takarazuka Revue

    January 7, 2012 @ 4:43 am

    Cosmos Troupe's Musumeyaku top star, Nono Sumika, has announced that she will leave Takarazuka Revue in July. The star held a press conference on January 6th, where she revealed that she's decided to leave after her partner, Ozora Yuuhi, announced that she would depart from the Takarazuka. "I've always had the thought that I wanted to graduate with Ozora-san," said Nono. "I have been happy everyday that I was able to stand on the stage I dr

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  • Ayaka's new song "The beginning" becomes the CM song for Yokohama Tire

    January 7, 2012 @ 3:08 am

    Ayaka's new song "The beginning" has been chosen as the theme song for Yokohama Tire's new commercial, "Blue Earth." The song is the title track for her upcoming album "The beginning", and the new CM will start airing on the same day as the album's release, which will be on February 1st. Additionally, one of other tracks in the album, "Hello", is being used in Yamazaki's "Lunch Pack" CM which is currently on air. Check out the track

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