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  • B'z exceeds 80 million total records sold with their 18th album, "C'mon"!

    August 1, 2011 @ 9:20 pm

    B'z's new album "C'mon" sold approximately 272,000 copies in its first week, topping the weekly ranking for August 8th and pushing their total lifetime record sales to a staggering 80 million copies! Since making their debut back in September of 1988, the legendary rock duo has released forty-nine singles and nineteen original full albums. With the release of their latest album "C'mon", B'z has sold approximately 80.046 million copies of t

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  • Check out a preview of YELLOW FRIED CHICKENz first single!

    August 1, 2011 @ 9:01 pm

    GACKT’s band, YELLOW FRIED CHICKENz, has released a short preview of their first single “THE END OF THE DAY”. As expected of the band, it features smooth vocals and rocking out. The single is set to drop on September 14th, but until then check out the PV preview below! Tip: Miki

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  • Japan Box Office Report – July 30th/31st

    August 1, 2011 @ 8:35 pm

    [caption id="attachment_178388" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption=""Transformers 3" / "Harry Potter 8" / "Cars 2""][/caption] "Harry Potter" is showing off it's magic as it sits on top of the Japanese box office ranking for the third week in a row. Not even "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" was able to outsell the magical thrill-ride during its own opening weekend. Another 369,845 people saw the "Harry Pot

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  • Listen to radio rip of Berryz Kobou's "Otona ni wa Naritakunai, Hayaku Otona ni Naritai"

    August 1, 2011 @ 8:17 pm

    Berryz Koubou's new song "Otona ni wa Naritakunai, Hayaku Otona ni Naritai", the B-side track to their upcoming 27th single, "Aa, Yo ga Akeru", was recently revealed on the radio. Check out the song below and remember to support Berryz Koubou when the single officially drops on August 10th. Thanks to Tommy Van Damme for the tip!

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  • KAT-TUN performs special live on Music Lovers

    August 1, 2011 @ 8:08 pm

    The July 31st episode of Nihon TV's music program "Music Lovers," featured a special live by Johnny's idols KAT-TUN. The group performed their debut song "Real Face" and their newest song "Run for You". The members also showed off their special skills (including voice percussion and tap dancing) as well as some impressive group dancing. -- In the talk segments, the members were asked to choose a song that they found inspirational. Thes

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  • Aota Noriko leaves Oscar Promotion and joins husband's agency

    August 1, 2011 @ 8:08 pm

    It has been revealed that talent Aota Noriko has left Oscar Promotion on July 18th, and will continue activities under her husband / musician, Tamaki Kouji's agency. According to Tamaki's agency, this was not an exchange of contracts for the talent, but  a "'window' to possibilities". Ever since the couple got married last year, Aota has been "temporarily withdrawing from activities to devote herself to being a housewife". She hasn't state

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  • Model Izuoka Misaki to make major debut!

    August 1, 2011 @ 8:06 pm

    It has been reported that 'Popteen' model Izuoka Misaki will be making her major debut through Universal Music with the single, "Mirror", on August 24th. The jacket cover and music video is produced by Izuoka herself, and a short version of the music video has been released on Universal Music's official YouTube channel. Izuoka commented, "I want to create something that connects heart to heart, and I want to deliver words that fill unsati

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  • Winners of Aoi Sola autographed polaroid!

    August 1, 2011 @ 8:02 pm

    Aoi Sola visited our office a few weeks ago and we had the pleasure of interviewing her. After the interview Aoi signed a few polaroids to give out to fans! The 3 lucky winners are... makiyo_u Neika niiwa Congrats! You will all receive a private message shortly with details on how to claim your prize! Thank you all for participating and being loyal tokyohive readers! Stay tuned for more giveaways in the near future and if you

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  • AKB48's Nakaya Sayaka & Tanabe Miku to form a new unit "BABY GAMBA"

    August 1, 2011 @ 7:54 pm

    On August 1st, it was revealed that AKB48’s Nakaya Sayaka and Tanabe Miku will form a new unit, titled “BABY GAMBA”! The girls will release a DVD single named “Ee Janaika” on September 14th. In the PV for the song, the two will be featured dancing with “Gamba”, based on a children’s book written by Saito Atsuo titled, “Boukenshatachi: Gamba to 15 hiki no Nakama (Adventurer: Gamba and his 15 friends)”. “I am happy that BABY GAMBA will b

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  • knotlamp announces mini album and concert tour

    August 1, 2011 @ 7:14 pm

    Four member band knotlamp announced that they will be releasing a new mini album on September 13th titled, 'Bridges We've Dreamed'. Along with the release they also announced that they will embark on a national tour that will be called, 'Bridges We've Dreamed TOUR 2011'. This new mini album will be knotlamp's first release in three years since their last mini album 'Ghost of the Freedom'. This new mini album will include the headlining son

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