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  • Tabe Mikako reveals her 'true colors' during "Jiu" press conference

    July 27, 2011 @ 9:55 am

    Actresses Kuroki Meisa and Tabe Mikako appeared for a press conference on July 27th to talk about their upcoming drama, "Jiu". As tokyohive previously reported, "Jiu" is based off of Honda Tetsuya's work of the same name, and revolves around two female police detectives as they track down crime ringleaders one by one. Since Kuroki participates in quite a few action scenes for her latest drama, the actress enthusiastically commented, "I'd

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  • Kanjani8 to appear in new Morinaga "Hi-Chew" CM

    July 27, 2011 @ 8:08 am

    It's been confirmed that Kanjani8 will be the new image characters for Morinaga's "Hi-Chew" candy CMs! The packaging for the product will have details on their latest campaign, where customers can win beds, guitars, and other goods through a special raffle. While laying down on the "Hi-Chew" bed prepared specially for the campaign's press conference, member Shibutani Subaru looked quite satisfied as he said, "It'd be the best to sleep on Hi-Ch

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  • AKB48 to open an official store in Harajuku!

    July 27, 2011 @ 6:22 am

    On July 27th, AKB48 members Maeda Ami, Iwasa Misaki, and Oota Aika attended a press conference to commemorate the grand opening of their first official streetside shop, "AKB48 OFFICIAL SHOP HARAJUKU". This store will be located on the famous Harajuku shopping street, Takeshita Dori; for the time being, customers can only enter by making an appointment. Oota excitedly stated, "I'm happy because it makes me feel like an idol," while Maeda mu

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  • "Shiawase no Kiiroi Hankachi" to be released as special drama, starring Abe Hiroshi

    July 27, 2011 @ 5:47 am

    The ultra-famous Japanese film, "Shiawase no Kiiroi Hankachi", will be released as a special drama this fall, starring actor Abe Hiroshi! Abe commented, "When I first received the offer to play the role of 'Shima Yusaku' (originally played by Takakura Ken-san), I was baffled. But because we are in these times, I hope to deliver this warm story of people in distress supporting each other." "Shiawase no Kiiroi Hankachi" was originally rel

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  • Porno Graffitti to release new single in September!

    July 27, 2011 @ 4:44 am

    It's been revealed that rock duo Porno Graffitti will be releasing a new single in September! The single is currently untitled, but it's scheduled to be released on September 21st. This will be their first single in about six months, with their last being "EXIT". While details regarding the single's various editions haven't been made fully available yet, the first press edition will contain information that grants access to Porno Graffitt

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  • Oricon weekly chart for the week of August 1st unveiled!

    July 27, 2011 @ 4:05 am

    Oricon has revealed their ranking for singles, albums, and music DVDs for the week of August 1st. Let’s see who managed to come on top! - <Single Weekly Ranking> 1. “Zetsumetsu Kurokami Shoujo” – NMB48 : 7/20 (218,441) 2. “Superstar” – Tohoshinki : 7/20 (158,870) 3. “Maru Maru Mori Mori” – Kaoru to Tomoki, Tama ni Mook: 5/25 (48,797) 4. “Zenbu Suki.” – Yusuke : 7/20 (32,743) 5. “Warattetainda/NEW WORLD MUSIC” – Ikimo

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  • [Exclusive] Interview with Aoi Sola at the 6Theory office + signed polaroid giveaway!

    July 27, 2011 @ 3:33 am

    - Popular actress, Aoi Sola, was recently in town for the showing of her film, "Three☆Points," at the Japan Cuts film showcase in New York City. During her stay here, Aoi dropped by our office for an exclusive interview session with tokyohive, where she discussed her career, ideal man and more! Check out the photos + exclusive interview below and also stay tuned for tokyohive's exclusive interview with Aoi Sola and the director of Thre

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  • Vision Factory to debut a new idol group!

    July 27, 2011 @ 3:03 am

    [caption id="attachment_176782" align="aligncenter" width="470" caption="Top, left to right: Shimomura Mio, Hayashida Haruka, Kiyomura Kawane, Inoue Rikako. Bottom, left to right: Ito Momoka, Fujita Miria, Nomoto Sora "][/caption] Vision Factory - the entertainment agency managing Amuro Namie, SPEED, and DA PUMPS’ - has announced that they will form a new idol group. The members of this idol group were carefully selected from various dan

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  • Perfume to appear in "Cars 2" CMs

    July 27, 2011 @ 2:29 am

    Recently, Perfume made their international debut with hit song, "Polyrhythm", which was used in the Disney-Pixar animated film, "Cars 2". On July 26th, it was announced that Perfume will be appearing in the CM for the movie. The CM will come in four episodes, "Cute", "Friendship", "Women Power", and "Washlet". It will start airing on July 30th, which is also the day the movie hits theatres. In the CM, the girls talk about the charm of t

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  • LM.C to release first 'best-of' album to celebrate their anniversary

    July 27, 2011 @ 1:53 am

    To celebrate their fifth debut anniversary this fall, visual kei rock unit LM.C will be releasing their first ever best-of album! "☆★Best the LM.C☆★2006-2011 SINGLES" will be released on October 12th, and contains some of their biggest hits, such as "Trailers 'GOLD'" and "Trailers 'Silver'", "88" (the opening theme for "Katekyo Hitman REBORN!") and their latest single, "Hoshi no Arika". "☆★Best the LM.C☆★2006-2011 SINGLES" will also include

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