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  • Glaceau Vitamin Water gets colorful with Ninagawa Mika for their new flavor

    March 27, 2012 @ 9:03 am

    Beverage brand Glaceau Vitamin Water has released their new flavor “stur-d” on March 26th and to help with advertisements, they brought on photographer Ninagawa Mika to help with the new graphics. This will be the second year in a row that Ninagawa has worked with the international brand. This time around, the theme is “Nature is colorful. Glaceau is colorful too.” Ninagawa cast those who she felt would match the flavor. She chose Saito Ta

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  • Which celebrity has the most exotic look?

    March 27, 2012 @ 8:01 am

    Recently AKB48’s Shinoda Mariko made a comment stating fellow member Akimoto Sayaka would be the most similar to King Tut since she is half Filipino. This statement prompted goo to ask its viewers which celebrity they felt had the most exotic look. Below are the results! == [Who is the most exotic beauty?] 01. Kuroki Meisa – 9787 votes 02. Hasegawa Jun – 4377 votes 03. Sugimoto Aya – 2439 votes 04. Sada Mayumi – 2172 vot

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  • Check out the details for Mano Erina's 3rd album 'More Friends Over'!

    March 27, 2012 @ 7:00 am

    [caption id="attachment_228924" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="First Press Limited Edition"][/caption] Mano Erina is set to release her 3rd album 'More Friends Over' on March 28th. The First Press Limited Edition DVD will come with a making-of video, the jacket photoshoot of 'Doki Doki Baby/Tasogare Kousaten' and 'More Friends Over', the music videos for “Tenkiyouhou ga Atattara” and “Glory days”, the PV making-of for “Tasogare K

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  • Itano Tomomi produces beach sandals for 'Bubbleflop'

    March 27, 2012 @ 6:01 am

    On March 26th, AKB48's Itano Tomomi attended a press conference for the beach sandal brand, 'Bubbleflop', as their new image character. Earlier it was reported that fellow member Maeda Atsuko would be graduating from the group. Itano revealed, "She asked for my advice beforehand." She continued, "She thought about things her own way, and this is the answer she has given. Everyone has dreams other than AKB, I do too. I want Acchan to mak

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  • Maeda Atsuko receives 38,000 comments after her graduation announcement

    March 27, 2012 @ 5:03 am

    [caption id="attachment_228879" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="L to R: Masuda Yuka, Maeda Atsuko, Nakagawa Haruka"][/caption] Maeda Atsuko’s graduation announcement was the biggest surprise in AKB48’s history and the chatter over it didn’t settle down even well into the night. On March 26th, Maeda went to Hong Kong to attend the 40th anniversary event of Japan-China friendly relations "Genki na Nihon Tenjikai", in which AKB48 too

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  • HEAD PHONES PRESIDENT to release new single in the US

    March 27, 2012 @ 3:19 am

    HEAD PHONES PRESIDENT will begin their US tour on April 6th. To commemorate their US tour, the band will be releasing their single “PURGE THE WORLD” in the United States on April 2nd. This single will include two new tracks titled “Purge” and “Stand In The World”. In addition to that, it will include a digest of their unseen PV for “Stand In The World”, as well as a making-of video of the same PV, and a special comment for their American f

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  • Mr. Children to provide opening theme song for "Mezamashi TV"

    March 27, 2012 @ 1:53 am

    Mr. Children's new song, "Happy Song", has been chosen as the opening theme for Fuji TV's morning news show, "Mezamashi TV"! In celebration of their 20th anniversary, Mr. Children has many exciting things in store this year for the fans. They have already announced a new single, a live Blu-ray & DVD, 2 best-of albums, and a nationwide tour. "Happy Song" will be used as the new opening theme song for "Mezamashi TV" starting April 2nd

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  • Former Takarazuka top star, Matobu Sei, to debut as an actress in new drama

    March 27, 2012 @ 12:57 am

    On March 26th, it was announced that former Takarazuka Revue top star, Matobu Sei (35), will be debuting as an actress in the upcoming Fuji TV drama '37-sai de Isha ni Natta Boku', starring SMAP's Kusanagi Tsuyoshi. The drama is inspired by a true story and portrays the hard struggles of the 37-year-old 'Konno Yuta', who decided to quit his job as a salaryman at a food company and now works as a medical intern at a university hospital. Ma

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  • BiS celebrates their 1st anniversary + loses their manager

    March 26, 2012 @ 11:41 pm

    The girls of the unique idol group BiS ('Brand-new idol Society') have celebrated their 1st anniversary since their CD debut with an extra-long concert at LOFT/PLUS ONE in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Since their CD debut in March 2011, the girls have provided us with a rather different concept for an idol group as well as some great tracks, which even earned them invitations to various rock festivals. They also already went through many shaping event

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  • L'Arc~en~Ciel performs at world famous Madison Square Garden

    March 26, 2012 @ 10:11 pm

    On March 25th, rock group L’Arc~en~Ciel performed at Madison Square Garden (MSG) in New York City. MSG is a world renowned venue and L’Arc became the first Japanese act to perform a solo concert there. Tons of fans packed the venue. MSG is located in central Manhattan and it is a venue Western artists take much pride in performing in, MSG has the nickname of The World's Most Famous Arena. L’Arc was first scheduled to hold their concert at

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