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  • Oricon reveals the weekly charts for August 29th

    August 24, 2011 @ 6:20 pm

    Oricon has just revealed the results for its latest weekly ranking! Check out how your favorites did below! - < Single Weekly Ranking > 1. “Tsubusa ni Koi” – Kanjani8 : 8/17 (152,859) 2. “Asu e no March/Let’s try again ~kuwata keisuke ver.~/HADAKA DE Ondo ~Matsuri da!! Naked~” – Kuwata Keisuke : 8/17 (91,690) 3. “MIN MIN MIN” – SDN48 : 8/17 (72,584) 4. “I’m your man” – 2PM : 8/17 (69,383) 5. “Everybody Go” – Kis-My-F

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  • Ando Yuko to provide theme song for "Majutsu wa Sasayaku"

    August 24, 2011 @ 5:43 pm

    Ando Yuko's new song, "Hishou", has been chosen as the ending theme song for Fuji TV's upcoming special drama, "Majustsu wa Sasayaku", which will air starting September 9th. "Majutsu wa Sasayaku" is based on the suspense novel by Miyabe Miyuki. It will star Kimura Yoshino, Nakamura Aoi, Koike Eiko, Oosugi Ren, Harada Mieko, and Okuda Eiji. "Hishou" is a ballad that Ando wrote in image of the script after receiving a request from the drama'

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  • Maeda Atsuko, Oshima Yuko, and Jang Geun Suk to appear in new CM for TBC

    August 24, 2011 @ 5:00 pm

    On August 24th, AKB48's Maeda Atsuko, Oshima Yuko, and Korean actor Jang Geun Suk attended a product launch event for aesthetic brand TBC. Standing in between the two girls, Jang blushed as he said, "They're very cute. I'm quite embarrassed to be in between them. Fans of AKB48, I'm sorry." Meanwhile, Maeda and Oshima complimented him saying, "He's tall, and he has a nice personality, " and "He's friendly, and he has a very handsome appeara

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  • More info on Bonnie Pink's remake album, covers + PV for "Look Me in the eyes"

    August 24, 2011 @ 3:41 pm

    Last month, singer/songwriter Bonnie Pink announced that she is releasing a self-remake album, "Back Room -BONNIE PINK Remakes-" on September 21st. The CD will have 10 tracks from her last 10 albums, plus a new song titled, "Look Me In The Eyes". --- Normal Edition < CD > 01.Heaven’s Kitchen (from 02nd album "Heaven’s Kitchen") 02.Ring A Bell (from 10th album "ONE") 03.A Perfect Sky (from best album "Every Single Day -Com

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  • AKB48's DVD Box for "Majisuka Gakuen 2" astounds with its sales figure in its 1st week

    August 24, 2011 @ 2:34 pm

    TV Tokyo recently released a DVD box for their midnight drama "Majisuka Gakuen 2", which featured a cast that was chock-full of members from idol group AKB48. Today, Oricon updated their weekly DVD ranking and announced that the DVD box sold 10,000 copies in its first week. The DVD box thus secured second place in the overall DVD ranking, and first place in the drama DVD ranking. The DVD box for the first season of the drama, "Majisuka

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  • AKB48 sells over 1 million copies of "Flying Get" on its first day!

    August 24, 2011 @ 12:54 pm

    Oricon has reported on its daily single ranking chart for August 23rd that AKB48's latest single, "Flying Get", has sold an astonishing 1,025,952 copies - all on its first day! For reference, their last hit single "Everyday, Kachuusha" took two days to reach the million mark, which was already a feat within itself. The group sold 942,475 copies of "Everyday, Kachuusha" on the first day alone, but went on to break an Oricon record by selling

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  • Inoue Mao completes filming for her NHK morning drama, "Ohisama"

    August 24, 2011 @ 11:57 am

    On August 23rd, actress Inoue Mao's NHK morning drama, "Ohisama", finished its filming at NHK studios in Shibuya. While holding back tears, Inoue greeted, "It motivated me that we were able to deliver dreams and hope in just 15 minutes during the earthquake and its sad news." During the presentation of bouquets ceremony, singer Hirahara Ayaka -- who sings the drama's theme song -- made a surprise appearance. She expressed, "My family is a

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  • 'Weekly Playboy' takes you on a summer date with Minami Akina

    August 24, 2011 @ 10:48 am

    Popular model, TV personality and image character, Akina Minami, has ventured into her first gravure pictorial in over two years through 'Weekly Playboy' magazine. Despite the time away from gravure, she still looks beautiful and had many viewers agreeing that she'd be the perfect date for a nice summer getaway. Check out Minami's pictures below! --- [gallery link="file"] [Get the high-res pictures here!]

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  • NO DOUBT FLASH releases "Baby & Baby" PV teaser + track list info

    August 24, 2011 @ 9:50 am

    R&B power group NO DOUBT FLASH is preparing to release their second album entitled "GOLD MEMBER". NO DOUBT FLASH is special group formed by HIRO (of LGYankees), Noa, GIO, and ShaNa. The album will be released on September 14th, and their lead song "Baby & Baby" was just released via Reco Choku on August 24th. The group's label, Pony Canyon, have also released a PV teaser of "Baby & Baby", so be sure to check it out below! -

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  • Morning Musume reveals jacket covers for their 47th single

    August 24, 2011 @ 8:48 am

    Morning Musume has finally revealed the jacket covers for their upcoming single, "Kono Chikyuu no Heiwa wo Honki de Negatterun da yo!/Kare to Issho ni Omise ga Shitai"! The single will come in five versions: Limited Edition A, Limited Edition B, Limited Edition C, Graduation Commemoration Edition, and Regular Edition. This will be leader Takahashi Ai's final single before she graduates, and it's scheduled to be released on her birthday,

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