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  • Acid Black Cherry reveals the full PV for "Chou"

    November 6, 2011 @ 11:42 pm

    As announced earlier, Acid Black Cherry's new single, "Chou" is the 3rd from his five-month consecutive release project.  "Chou" was released on November 6th. Recently, the full PV for the upcoming single was revealed, so check it out!  (For more details about "Chou", check our previous post here.) It's also been announced that his next single will be "CRISIS", scheduled for released on December 21st. Thanks to Hyde for the tip!

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  • Yoshitaka Yuriko worries about Fujiwara Tatsuya's future?

    November 6, 2011 @ 10:48 pm

    On November 5th, actress Yoshitaka Yuriko (23) attended the first-day opening for her starring movie, “Kaiji 2 ~ Jinsei Dakkai Game” at TOHO Cinemas in Tokyo.  During the event, she showed concern for starring actor Fujiwara Tatsuya (29)’s future. On this stage, co-actors Namase Katsuhisa (51) and Kagawa Teruyuki (45) gave hilarious, but immature greetings.  Since men around 20 to 30 years (including actor Iseya Yusuke (35)) attended this

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  • "Mezamashi TV" newscaster, Otsuka Norikazu diagnosed with acute lymphatic leukemia

    November 6, 2011 @ 9:07 pm

    On November 6th, Fuji TV announced that popular morning news program 'Mezamashi TV's' main newscaster, Otsuka Norikazu (63), has been diagnosed with acute lymphatic leukemia.  He will soon be going under treatment. According to Fuji TV, Otsuka has been absent on the program since on the 2nd, and is currently hospitalized.   Soon he will start chemotherapy and using anti-cancer drugs.  It was also announced that Ito Toshihiro (39) will stand-in

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  • AKB48 and Perfume's performances from CDTV's November 5th episode

    November 6, 2011 @ 7:51 pm

    On the November 5th episode of CDTV, idol group AKB48 and the trio Perfume took to the stage to perform their respective songs. This episode started off with AKB48's performance of their latest single, "Kaze wa Fuiteiru".  In black outfits, the girls gave a powerful dance performance to go with this empowering song. Next up, the three ladies of Perfume excited viewers with a their new single, "Spice".  With their usual catchy electro-pop

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  • Which female celebrity has a "centripetal face"?

    November 6, 2011 @ 6:19 pm

    A "centripetal face" is described one where all of its parts focus to the center of the face.  More specifically, a face where the eyes are at a close-distance and the apples of the cheeks are close to the nose. Some people argue that a centripetal face is a foundation to be considered a beautiful person.  It also is an ingredient that makes one have a sharp and intelligent look. Goo ranking noted this concept and asked its users 'who w

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  • Sukeban Girls set to release "Tsupparu Riyuu" this month

    November 6, 2011 @ 3:59 pm

    Sukeban Girls -- comprised of AKB48’s Oshima Yuko (23), Kasai Tomomi (19), and SKE48’s Matsui Rena (20) -- will be releasing their new single “Tsupparu Riyuu” digitally on November 10th. This special unit was created for the “Bikkuru Pachinko Sukeban Deka” slot machine. Their two songs “Tsupparu Riyuu” and “Tomo yo Yoake ni Machiawaseyou” will be used on the actual Pachinko machines. Starting on November 10th, fans will be able to download

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  • First trailer of Matsuda Shota as "Afro Tanaka" revealed

    November 6, 2011 @ 3:25 pm

    The live-action adaption of the popular manga 'Afro Tanaka', starring Matsuda Shota and Sasaki Nozomi, finally has its first trailer. The "Afro Tanaka" story revolves around Tanaka Hiroshi (Matsuda), a twenty-four year old high school drop-out who works as a tunnel digger in Tokyo.  His  trademark is a big fluffy afro. One day, a beautiful woman named Kato (Sasaki) moves into the apartment next door and he falls madly in love with her.

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  • ViViD kicks off their first Asia tour in Hong Kong

    November 6, 2011 @ 11:38 am

    On November 5th, rock band ViViD kicked off their first Asia tour in Hong Kong. The band was welcomed with chants of ViViD's name and loud claps from 600 fans. When vocalist Shin called out, "We are ViViD!", the crowd burst into screams and cheers. ViViD is a five member band comprised of Shin, Reno (G), Ryoga (G), Iv (B), and Ko-Ki (Dr). After their single "BLUE" got picked as the opening theme song for "BLEACH", the band's popularity

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  • BoA holds a fan club event to celebrate her 10th anniversary

    November 6, 2011 @ 9:41 am

    On November 5th, BoA held a fan club event called ‘SOUL MEMBER MEETING VOL.5 ~BoA 10th Anniversary & Birthday Party’ at the Shinagawa Stella Ball. Approximately 3,000 fans flocked to the event, which was comprised of two parts. BoA received video messages from her labelmates in Korea -- Tohoshinki, Shoujo Jidai, and SHINee -- who all sent warm wishes to their senior. Tohoshinki expressed regret in their video, as they said, “BoA-Senpa

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  • Ashida Mana to star in new CM for Thermos

    November 6, 2011 @ 6:41 am

    Child actress Ashida Mana will be starring in a new commercial for "Shuttle Chef Vacuum Thermal Cooker" from household product maker Thermos. In the CM, the 7-year-old actress plays a sales representatives who endorses "fast, easy, no-fuss cooking". Donning a bright red apron, Ashida will appear on screen shouting "It's Shuttle Chef!", and then proceeds to explain how to use the product. The CM will start airing on November 7th. In the me

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