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  • KARA's Goo Hara introduces her "beauty juice" in the latest issue of ViVi!

    August 5, 2011 @ 9:23 pm

    It’s no surprise that Japanese girls are interested in the beauty secrets of Korean idols. The September issue of “ViVi” magazine will introduce KARA’s beauty tips in their “Beauty Seoul!!” section. KARA’s Goo Hara introduced a ‘special mixed juice’ that she drinks every single day. To make her juice full of nutrients, Hara puts bananas, almonds, blueberries, walnuts, and milk into a blender to mix. Fresh fruit juice includes enzymes t

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  • SM☆SH attracts 2,000 people to their release event

    August 5, 2011 @ 8:48 pm

    On August 5th, Korean boy band SM☆SH attended the release event for their fourth single, “Bounce★up”, at Lazona Kawasaki in Kawasaki City. Although it was raining heavily before in Kawasaki City, the skies lifted up just in time for their mini live event. One of their members Hiro (19) said in front of 2,000 people, “I know Japanese summers are hot but the fans are even hotter!,” and danced furiously in the intense summer heat. Source &

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  • Check out the PV for FLOW's upcoming single "Hey!!!"!

    August 5, 2011 @ 7:57 pm

    Rock band FLOW has revealed the PV for their 22nd single "Hey!!!" (set for release on August 31st). This song has also been featured as the latest opening theme song for anime "Beelzebub". This PV features all five members in red attire singing against the powerful gust of wind, snow, and thunder. Check out this energetic PV below!

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  • Check out JAMIL's PV of "The Rock City Boy" featuring AKB48's Takahashi Minami!

    August 5, 2011 @ 6:59 pm

    Earlier we reported that AKB48’s Takahashi Minami would be making an appearance in American-born pop singer JAMIL’s PV for “The Rock City Boy”. As previously mentioned, JAMIL plays a man who arrives in Japan and meets Takahashi, who plays various roles throughout the PV; a cabin attendant, a shrine maiden, and a college student. JAMIL is a huge fan of AKB48 and was honored to work with the beautiful Takahashi Minami. JAMIL’s philosophy

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  • Listen to a preview of JAMOSA's "Nanika Hitotsu" acoustic style!

    August 5, 2011 @ 6:04 pm

    Earlier this year, urban artist JAMOSA released her seventh single, "Nanika Hitotsu feat. JAY'ED & Wakadanna". The song ranked #2 on the Reco Choku monthly download rankings and is also the theme song to NTV's "Misaki Number One!!" JAMOSA will release an acoustic version of the song and it will be available via Reco Choku on August 10th. Now, take a listen to a preview of the song below! Source: JAMOSA Official Website

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  • Ito Yui shows off her innocence in her latest DVD

    August 5, 2011 @ 5:17 pm

    Ito Yui (17) gained attention in NHK ETV’s “R no Housoku” as an actress and now she will be showing off her innocent charm in her latest DVD, “Yui Time”. Ito shot her DVD on location in Bali, Indonesia back in March. She participates in a variety of shots, showing sadness in her eyes while lying on a bed and even throwing her innocence out the window for more sexier scene. Ito commented, “The ocean and sky were so pretty in Bali, I had

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  • AKB48 reveals full PV for "Flying Get"!!

    August 5, 2011 @ 4:23 pm

    Just a couple of days ago tokyohive shared some of the PV previews of AKB48's upcoming single, "Flying Get". Decked out in Chinese inspired outfits and movie, the girls fight villians who look like "The Crazy88" from "Kill Bill". While the group may have lost, it's Maeda Atsuko comes to the rescue and squares off with Oshima Yuko. Who will win this fierce battle? Watch the PV to find out! Thanks to everyone who submitted the tip!

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  • Longer preview of SHINee's "JULIETTE" revealed on Mezamashi TV

    August 5, 2011 @ 3:15 pm

    Last week, Korean group SHINee released the PV teaser for their second Japanese single, "JULIETTE". The teaser was pretty short, so earlier today a longer preview was revealed on the Enta iikamo ON corner of Fuji TV's Mezamashi TV. "JULIETTE" is scheduled to hit stores on August 29th.

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  • Which artist looks the best in swimwear?

    August 5, 2011 @ 2:37 pm

    Recochoku recently held a poll asking its users who they think looks the best in swimwear. The poll was divided into female and male categories. Coming in first for women is AKB48's Oshima Yuko. When asked why they chose Oshima, voters replied, "She is bright and cheerful, like the summer sun," "She has exceptional style," and "Her figure suits swimwear in her PVs, magazines, and photobooks." First place in the men's category is EXILE's

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  • PEACH JOHN reveals AKB48's CM for 'Heart Bra'!

    August 5, 2011 @ 1:32 pm

    tokyohive previously reported that fashion brand PEACH JOHN would collaborate with AKB48's Oshima Yuko, Kojima Haruna and Kasai Tomomi, who became image characters for their new autumn collection, "Heart Bra". Oshima, Kojima and Kasai will appear in CMs that will air from August 8th til the day "Heart Bras" hits stores. They'll also be on the cover for the brand's autumn catalogue, "PJ", which will be available on August 29th. But before t

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